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What’s in a Name?

I went to the bank yesterday and I got the same response I always get when I tell people my name. Weird pronunciations, funny facial expressions and a mix of suppressed laughter or the linking of my name with a part of history. Sometimes, it gets uncomfortable until it does not. Overtime, I have learnt to embrace every part of me (which includes my name) that reminds me of who I am. Most times when we meet someone newly, we

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A Recap of 2019 + Moving Forward

It is me stepping out of my comfort zone and seeing the beauty in staying true through and through. On the first episode of “who’s got time? Keep ticking”. It’s the 6th of January and I felt this should have come earlier. Well, here we are. The tiny bits, the big ones, that made 2019 what it was are going to be spilled straight from my heart. For me, 2019 was a year that came a bit too fast and

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5 amazing ways my ideas and yours play together

He says a lot of stuff that makes total sense to me. She also initiates conversations that get me thinking, dang! you’re one of a kind. I also have a couple of friends that talk about unbelievably smart but you-have-to-believe statements that crack me up and in the middle of our conversation gets me thinking, “how on earth did I meet you?”. Plus they are not perfect and neither am I. I want to believe I’m not the only one

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ON BEING CHOKED

PLUS TAKING A CHILL On a daily basis, we encounter events and activities that either interests us, challenges us or pushes us to do better. Sometimes, we fall short. Other times, we give it our best. some of these events gets us entangled with ourselves, not being able to make a right decision, thinking straight or barely having a clear head. And it gets us wondering why our days are so choked up to the extent it’s choking us up

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YOUNG AND BROKE: THE FUN PART AND THE NOT SO FUN PART (1)

Talking about money is a topic not everyone is comfortable with. Reasons best known to each person. This shouldn’t be over looked. The way we’d talk about love, school, work, food, games and sports, should be the same way we should also be comfortable talking about money. I for one, is not really comfortable talking about money with just anybody, and here’s why. I have no freaking idea why!! Studying a course like mine, persons expect me to be savvy

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FOCUSING ON WHAT IS INSTEAD OF WHAT IF?

A big shout out to everyone who’s trying to live in the future. Hollup! let’s live now. It’s pretty easy to see a whole lot of things being done wrong. At that point of realisation, we forget the many things that are fine, that are alright, that isn’t wrong. Different thoughts begin to dance in our heads like what if we could change a particular situation, a particular person or an event that has already taken place. Funny enough notusuallyfunny,

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ON STARTING AGAIN + WHERE WE ARE

DIsclaimer: This is in no way any much different from ochuzupdate.com. The warmth, the love, expression still lives here. It’s good to be back Chum!Do I owe anyone an apology? Definitely. Like a planetary percentage of persons starting out in life or trying out new things to see what works for them and what doesn’t, I make up part of those numbers. Here’s my story. Here’s how it goes. Wanting to say a hundred and one things at a time

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