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    Take a ride and don’t look back!

    “There’s no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s a scarcity of resolve to make it happen” Wayne Dyer I’ve lived most of my life not daring to do or be. I would admire creative…

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    On Love and Marriage

    Deciding on writing this post, I first thought why would I deviate from my usual norm; it was almost as if I suddenly developed claws that wouldn’t allow me to write and express all the reality there is to this…

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    In (secure)

    “If you hear a voice that says you cannot paint, then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” Vincent Van Gogh I recently watched a documentary about Vivian Maier, a nanny who was discovered; she’d taken thousands…

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    Finding Purpose…

    Who am I? Why am I on earth? What am I here for? These are some of the questions I go to bed and awake with ever since I started learning and practising how to live a concious life. If…

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    An Evolving Identity!

    First I was born into a society that made me aware of gender. One that places hormones before ability: because one gender is assumed weaker, and the other stronger. One that taught me shame but also taught me strength. I…

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    Resolve, Unfreeze the fear!

    An old important, yet exciting new year’s tradition I adapted over the years was re-opening a list of goals/aspirations I had written down at the beginning of the previous year. It was a form of self-evaluation and also a time…

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    Huraay! Happyblacky is one.

    HELLO Dear one, (A letter from Angel to Happyblacky) It’s been a year since I birthed this “Happyblacky blog”, wow! I remember last year by this time, I had shaky hands and doubts before publishing my first post. Today, I…

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    The simple act of letting go.

    “Cleanliness is a state of purity, clarity, and precision” Suze Orman There was a metallic shelf in my house, standing in the kitchen which contained all sorts of food including things I dump when I’m too lazy to put them…

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    Feel a little, Laugh a lot.

    “You don’t stop laughing because you grow old, you grow old because you stop laughing” Michael Pritchard I have always been someone that questions my sanity. I have questioned it to the point where I came to a conclusion that…

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    Solitude!

    “How can you hear your soul if everyone is talking” Mary Doria Russel One of the first things I have learned from living abroad, is to mind my own business. Whether as a neighbour, a passenger in a bus/train, in…