Faith… Hope… Love…

Welcome to another Fresh Start Monday, where we change the narrative… As February closes and we embrace March, many are becoming disheartened because of the changes in our environment. Many are feeling like they are living in ‘Déjà vu’… while the hope of others has begun to dwindle because the challenges keep increasing. The demandContinue reading “Faith… Hope… Love…”

FAITH… will you use it?

For weeks I’ve been thinking of the woman with the issue of blood… can you imagine bleeding for 12 long years? Women, including myself struggle to cope with 5 to 7 days of our monthly cycle… I simply can’t imagine bleeding for 12 years! Yet this is what this woman endured. She spent everything sheContinue reading “FAITH… will you use it?”


The end of a season marks the beginning of another. Many mourn the end of a season without realizing that it also signifies the beginning of another. The end of the year is a time when most set out to have “new year resolutions”. Some opt to participate, while others opt to “wing it” forContinue reading “Resolutions?”

Change Variables

Welcome to another in the Fresh Start Mondays series, where we change the narrative. Today, we will continue with the CHANGE series and we will be focusing more specifically on some variables of change such as types and factors affecting change. Types of Change As discussed previously change is a constant we encounter in lifeContinue reading “Change Variables”

Feliz Navidad

Merry Christmas everyone Some persons don’t celebrate Christmas while others do. I’m among those who do. I do so because I’m aware that the actual date may be incorrect, however, the symbolism of the birth of Christ means more to me. See, the belief that a savior was born gives me hope… and experiencing theContinue reading “Feliz Navidad”

The Necessity of Change

Welcome to another fresh start Monday, where we change the narrative. Today we will be starting the series on CHANGE, by taking a closer look at the necessity of change. The most permanent thing I have found in life is change… in my few decades I have learnt that the more accepting I am ofContinue reading “The Necessity of Change”


Courage may be thought of as strength in the face of pain or grief, or the ability to do that which frightens. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” —NelsonContinue reading “Courage”

Fresh Start Mondays – Stress

Welcome to another in the Fresh Start Monday series, where we change the narrative… today we will be talking about stress. What it is, some causes and managing stress. Stress is a part of everyday life, therefore, in order for us to thrive in the uncertainties, we must be able to identify when we areContinue reading “Fresh Start Mondays – Stress”

Mirror… Mirror…

After a long day at work, Lydia went to the bathroom to prepare for home. Upon looking in the mirror, her mind drifted… what a rough day it has been, the boss screamed in my face and a few customers were down right rude. “How am I going to manage when I get home”, sheContinue reading “Mirror… Mirror…”

Fresh Start Mondays – Uncertainty

Thriving in Uncertainty Welcome to another fresh start Monday… where we change the narrative. Today we will be looking at thriving in uncertainty. Truth be told, we are in unprecedented times and navigating these uncertainties is paramount to not just living but thriving. When the word thriving comes to mind, immediately I think of flourishing,Continue reading “Fresh Start Mondays – Uncertainty”