The Perfect Life

“EVERY MINUTE YOU SPEND WISHING YOU HAD SOMEONE ELSE’S LIFE IS A MINUTE SPENT WASTING YOURS.” Sometimes people take instagram to the next level–as if it is literally real life. What people do not know is that behind every perfect square, there is a story or a set up, should I say. That’s right. Those…

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Too Many Women Are Waiting for a Husband to Make their Lives Complete.

All right, ladies. This post is for you, especially the single ones. A couple of weeks ago, my brother-in-law posted this on his WhatsApp story: If a man must have a car, a job, and a house, what should a woman have? It was interesting to see the responses he was getting. He took a…

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When I Realized ANXIETY Was Not a Made-up Thing…

For the longest, I always thought that having “anxiety” was just a made-up thing. Any time I met someone who told me they suffered from anxiety, I would snicker on the inside and roll my eyes (on the inside too–of course). There is no such thing. Why are people always inventing these terms? I remember…

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Letting People Go…Why is it Hard?

I have always had a problem when it comes to letting people go, especially those I have known for a long time. I’m the type that will hold on forever–even when it isn’t good for me. I love hard–whether it’s friends or family–and letting go has never been easy for me. I am a very…

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Perfection is Overrated. 

I know… It’s been almost a year since you last heard from me. Pretty much since I went back to work full-time. So, how am I doing? How am I handling everything? One day at a time honestly. I am constantly torn between throwing the towel or pushing myself to keep going. I feel like…

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Author Tamarria Denga Shares Her Story of Being in a Spiritually Abusive Church.

When I first entertained the idea of sharing my story, I didn’t, or rather couldn’t, imagine all of the old wounds that would bleed open once again. Abuse affects us all differently, but it leaves a lasting imprint on all who have had the unfortunate opportunity to encounter its grievous nature. I was a victim…

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When Writing Doesn’t Go as Planned..

What is a new with me? Well, so much. Firstly, I am very sad because I have not been able to complete NANOWRIMO. Unfortunately, last week I grabbed my laptop from the counter, while holding baby on the other arm, and it just slipped from my arms like silk and hit the floor. Then there…

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