Literally, to forgive and forget means to stop blaming someone for something the person has done to hurt you and to stop remembering what happened but, do we ever really forget? No, I don't think so. The deed is done. The scar has formed. The memory has already been stored in the brain. You can't … Continue reading APOLOGIES AND THE CONCEPT OF “FORGIVE AND FORGET”
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SEEKING COUNSEL & TAKING ADVICE
I know you're thinking, "counsel and advice have similar meaning, so why use both in one title?" Well, there's a reason why I used both in the title of this article. Keep reading to find out. I'll define the act of seeking counsel as going out of your way and putting aside your ego to … Continue reading SEEKING COUNSEL & TAKING ADVICE
THE STRANGER AT THE AIRPORT
Some years back, I was stuck at the airport for about three hours waiting for my parents to pick me up. After checking out my luggage, I moved on to the arrival hall to wait for my parents, and after settling down on the bench, a man walked up to me and asked if he … Continue reading THE STRANGER AT THE AIRPORT
20 BEST FEELINGS IN THE WORLD
We cannot deny the fact that life is filled with ups and downs but there are so many events in life that can make one feel genuinely happy and here are some of them: Being in bed with a full stomach, sleepy eyes, an empty bladder, cool weather and a duvet: I know this sounds … Continue reading 20 BEST FEELINGS IN THE WORLD
HOW DO PEOPLE FEEL ABOUT YOU?
Not everyone will like you. Learn to be okay with that. Whenever I find myself in a new environment, my first instinct is to look out for those who don't like me at all, those who feel indifferent about me, and those who seem to like me, respectively. When you're going to be around a … Continue reading HOW DO PEOPLE FEEL ABOUT YOU?
8 THINGS TO DO WHEN LIFE THROWS STONES AT YOU
Work through your Emotions: You need to allow yourself to feel. There is absolutely nothing wrong with crying yourself to sleep or having some alone time to be emotional. You actually end up feeling better and it sometimes comes with getting closure. Bottling up your emotions will only make you feel worse. It might seem … Continue reading 8 THINGS TO DO WHEN LIFE THROWS STONES AT YOU
An Open Letter to my Grandmas
Dear Grandma, I hope you're fine where you are. I hope you're looking down at me right now with a broad smile on your face. I hope you're proud of whom I've become. As a child, whenever I asked about you, they'd tell me you're up there in heaven. They say it's a very beautiful … Continue reading An Open Letter to my Grandmas
10 Tips for Winning at Life
Keep your Private Life Private: The importance of this tip cannot be overemphasized. Not saying you shouldn't post pictures on your social media or write motivational stories about yourself to encourage and uplift people, all I'm saying is that you keep private stuff like your love life/marriage, your next business plan to yourself and your … Continue reading 10 Tips for Winning at Life