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’!”

The cool part about the ‘I’ of the INTJ spectrum;


Have you tried spending time with yourself lately? No, I do not mean avoiding people. I mean spending an alone time with ‘yours truly’ because you relish it! Also, alone is not equal to lonely; let’s get the definitions right. Being alone simply means being in a physical space where no other person is, ORContinue reading “The cool part about the ‘I’ of the INTJ spectrum;”

Intercepting an INTJ’s neuronal pathway- An Anecdotal Poem


Hash they said… and the louder my synapses chimed with exciting rigor. To seal the lips of my mouth, is to magnify to voices within. Kukua anthonyin Where are your emotions, they asked…. I answered, why do you choose to bypass your cortical activity? kukua anthonyin He said, I have come to reveal to youContinue reading “Intercepting an INTJ’s neuronal pathway- An Anecdotal Poem”

Low expectations and a low excitement threshold; a seemingly direct and proportional relationship.


I take full responsibility for my actions I take full responsibility for the consequences thereof Yet, each day, I’m reminded of the numerous theories of things that may predict the brightness of my day. I’m reminded that like a door needs a custom key, so do I need to be chiseled and refined for theContinue reading “Low expectations and a low excitement threshold; a seemingly direct and proportional relationship.”

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?


INSPIRATION: There are two ways to perceive painful experiences; a feeling of regret, or thankfulness for lessons learned. In this paradox, I reflect on my own process of introspection. This was what seemed like hours and days of self-reflection; an analysis of the root cause of what I’d call ‘self-inflicted suffering from an internal dilemma’.Continue reading “Two steps back, one step forward; a propelling paradox?”

The 70*7 Forgiveness rule


Prior to writing this blog, I reached out to a Theologian friend of mine to find out why Peter, in Matthew 18: 21-35, suggested that forgiving 7 times was a fair standard. This is what he said; I think there was a Rabbinic debate about it and it was considered that forgiving your neighbor 3Continue reading “The 70*7 Forgiveness rule”

Freedom From the Ruins(a poem)


They said to throw the hurt out of the window. Which part of it goes though? And which part remains? For I may have invested myself a little too much to be feeling this excruciating pinch; or so it felt, at first. Once the ice melts into the water, does the chill it gives decipherContinue reading “Freedom From the Ruins(a poem)”