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My struggles that are too real being short.

I’ll be the last person to say I’m short. In my head I’m too tall that’s probably because most of my friends are tall and I’ve never dated someone less than 6ft so it automatically gave me the pass to be tall. But I’m unquestionably short. Sometimes I get tired of looking up to my friends so I can talk to them or getting on tiptoe just for a hug. The struggles are too real. My life sometimes is a…

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Tell me your dreams

Okay I’m not reviewing Sidney Sheldon’s book with the same title. This isn’t Ashley, Toni or Alette being in one person. I don’t know how that Disociative Personality Disorder works or if it’s actually real, but sometimes I am convinced that I have four distinct personalities and I play it out unconsciously. -First of all, there’s the very serious Aniekan that would literally see that everything goes as planned. She’s an economist and financial planner, strong willed, always aiming to…

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Everyday Lifestyle

Bucket List: 25 Things to do Before You Turn 25

Thinking back to my childhood and daydreams about my 21st birthday, I was kind of convinced I would be living up my dreams in my career, working in the World Bank even as an intern for a start. I even fancied myself as a world traveler, backpacking across Europe and spending my days sipping wine with the world’s most fascinating people, meeting world’s best sellers and having my contributions on their paperbacks.  Ok my dreams didn’t turn out as I…

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Know Him More Self Development Uncategorized

Remember God in the days of your youth. 

“Our youth is our most energetic years where our bodies are strong, minds are clear and sharp, our enthusiasm is bright and bushy, our wills are steely and determined.” -David Murray Everyone wants to be known, famous, wealthy, have some level of influence from childhood but how often do we get what we want and at the same time have some level of commitment to our creator? Don’t let the excitement of youth cause you to forget your Creator. Honor…

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