The difference between wishers and doers; the art of discipline


“Build castles in the air but support them with pillars” Shared authorship James Annan and Samuel Y. Annan I remember hearing these words from the lips of my dad and for a very long time, it’s been a principle of mine! I called daddy this morning to verify the source of the quote and IContinue reading “The difference between wishers and doers; the art of discipline”

Growing your emotional intelligence; Respect


Have you ever been so angry at a mate you ‘screamed’ so hard at him/her to let out all your frustration? However, after the scream, you got even angrier for having to scream so hard? Well maybe it was not a scream and maybe it was not even someone you could potentially scream at toContinue reading “Growing your emotional intelligence; Respect”

He was customized for the Annan’s’!


Clearly, the world’s confusion about standards makes me pause with the statement ‘I have the best…’. I’d like to think that for the person I’ve become and I’m continuing to grow into, God gave me exactly what I needed and still need!  Daddy! His intellect is my favorite quality of his. I haven’t met aContinue reading “He was customized for the Annan’s’!”

Appeal for Truth-Seekers


It’s not you or me. It’s us It’s not your angle or my angle. It’s our angle I’ve had the pleasure of working in multiple ‘teams’ and I’ve often been intentional about knowing people for myself; for me, this completely changes my perspective! I have grown to learn that every person is ‘Loveable’ and beforeContinue reading “Appeal for Truth-Seekers”

A plethora of complaints with few note-takers; what 2020 revealed.


I can not remember the last time I wrote a new year’s resolution but I know it is something people generally look forward to at the beginning of each year. I’d like to think that for most people, the idea is to pin down particular projects for a year (which is awesome by the way),Continue reading “A plethora of complaints with few note-takers; what 2020 revealed.”

The irrationality of jealousy; focusing on the wrong variable.


Ms X is looking at a reflection of herself in a mirror. She is wearing a white dress and a high heel. Ms Zee comes to stand right next to her, wearing the dark version of the same dress but there’s something about Zee’s dress that stands out and it doesn’t seem to have anythingContinue reading “The irrationality of jealousy; focusing on the wrong variable.”

Two steps back, one step forward; a propelling paradox?


I would rather bathe in the sun Where my cheeks need no cheer to inflate I would rather not feel the pain of a thorn For is pain not just a reminder of an internal mishap? But life is full of contrasts. How does one perceive a shadow if it is not outlined by aContinue reading “Two steps back, one step forward; a propelling paradox?”