2020, the year when nothing went as expected. Not even Christmas.
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Your Inner Strength
Your inner strength is hardest to see when you most need it. But don’t doubt yourself, it’s there.
Lessons From Lockdown
2020 has opened my eyes to so many things, good and bad, regarding all facets of life. These are three I feel are the most positive to share.
Living In Care: An Abridged Version
A not so short summary of my experience living in care so far.
Happiness Doesn’t Mean Easy
Happiness, like most good things, doesn’t come easy. It takes work and resilience and is ours for the taking.
My long overdue account of my trip to Lourdes, France in 2018. An honestly life changing experience I cannot wait to have again.
Waking Up in The Apocalypse
A few months ago I became confined to my bed and in the months since the world was turned upside down. Last week I got a glimpse for myself.
Old Me vs New Me
I’ve been so focused on the “new me” post-injury, I didn’t notice the old me slipping away. And I am kind of okay with that.
Our Secret Superpower
Our actions are a lot more powerful than we know, our words a lot more potent, our lives a lot more significant. Tap into this potential and the sky is your limit.
Road To Lourdes
Ten years ago, a year into my life in the UK, I stepped off a plane unto British soil again, after my first visit home since moving to England. The plan was to make the trip to Nigeria an annual thing either for summer or Christmas. The plan never panned out. Two years later, AprilContinue reading “Road To Lourdes”