Inspired by a recent dialogue with a friend Clearly, if I walked on by and I could recognize it, I might call it home. If my lips could part to allow the air through my larynx an escape, without my brain processing its phonetics, it certainly would feel like home. If the thought of itContinue reading “HOME; WHEREVER I AM (A POEM)”
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Confidently SELF-AWARE or Confidently PROUD?
I must warn my readers that I find sarcasm amusing- hence, the appropriateness of this quote. Don’t you find it quite ironic that as isolation and depression has increased in recent times, there’s seemingly a greater desire for pets like dogs. Of course, association is not causation and, like the ‘chicken or egg paradox’ weContinue reading “Confidently SELF-AWARE or Confidently PROUD?”
CONFIDENCE looks good on YOU; A personal ‘case study’ and analogy
Growing up, at every stage of my life, my height stood out; literally! It started from my hospital crib, where my ‘length’ was the adjective used to describe me to my dad. Although, I must admit, being exposed to more people makes me realize that the average Ghanaian isn’t as tall, compared to other partsContinue reading “CONFIDENCE looks good on YOU; A personal ‘case study’ and analogy”
Stop Using The Word Normal
Stop using the word normal. Start using the word average. When you look at a Gaussian distribution, otherwise known as a normal distribution, it runs from negative infinity to positive infinity. In other words, for any characteristic, with a large number of people(this is an important statistical caveat), you’d expect that most people would aggregate aroundContinue reading “Stop Using The Word Normal”
So why is it important to know one’s identity? Identity and purpose are linked and I’d like to think that purpose helps in the transformational aspect that leads to the definition of one’s identity. For instance, if you are thrift shopper, chances are whenever you need a new gadget, you consider specific things like its durability, multi-functional purpose, aesthetic features, etc. With those specifics, you know exactly what you want once you see it.