Overcoming My Greatest Fear

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If someone had asked me about 5/6 years ago what my greatest fear was, I’d readily answer “Growing old”😱. Lol yes! I was terribly scared of the thought of growing old. I knew I wanted to live long, but I didn’t want to think of myself in my “grays”, the thought just terrified me.

That’s because the knowledge I had of aging people was sickness, loosing teeth, loosing eyesight, weak bones, walking stick, wrinkles & gray scanty hair, so I just never wanted to take my mind there, and if I did I would immediately shake it off like a plague.

This was me 5 to 6 years ago.

I must say, and I’m sure you agree with me, that understanding has a vital role to play in our progress. I understand now that growing old is actually a blessing if and only if I I’m spending the days…

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Is It Too Late To Dream?

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Is it?
Because I’m old now and I don’t paint rainbow pictures anymore.
Is it too late to dream?
Because my bones ache and I don’t skip merrily across the borders anymore.

Life got too tiring,
I got tired of falling,
Of eating necessarily right
I even stopped going to the gym.
I’ve filled up my journal with to-do lists,
And now I’m too lazy to buy a new one-
Maybe it’s because I know I’d just fill it up yet again-
To-do lists that never get checked.

Why have I been too lazy to dream? I ask my self.
When did I lose my rose coloured glasses?
When did I grow ‘too’ up?

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Guest Post: 1000 Voices Speak & The Power of Writing

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Guest Post TemplateToday, we break our hiatus with a guest post from Yvonne Spence, founder of the 1000 Voices Speak for Compassion blogging challenge! 1000 Voices Speak invites bloggers to post on topics of compassion on the 20th of every month. These posts can range from fiction to poetry to nonfiction and everything in-between, and aim to raise awareness about the various ways in which people can show compassion. Posts are linked up on the 20th so that participants can read each others’ work and spread the word. 

Yvonne is with us today to discuss the power of writing, which is at the very core of the 1000 Voices Speak initiative. 


Suppose you’re having a tough day and feel as if nobody understands you. Lost in sadness, you search the internet for help and find an article that says what you need to do is get rid of your negative thoughts and choose…

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What Would You Attempt to Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?

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Dreaming is never enough! You have to take the first step even if it means stepping out of your comfort zone.

Procrastination kills more dreams than failure ever will. Trust me! I know! I’m still dealing with that evil habit! Deal with fear!

Fear is the BIGGEST obstacle to pursuing your dreams. It is crippling and will steal your dreams from under you- you won’t even know when it’s gone. Fear makes you tell yourself that you’ll go after your dreams when you have acquired more skills, or more money, or more time, but the truth is, that will never happen. Only when you can finally move on from your fears and recognize how it is holding you back, then can you begin to move forward.

Ask yourself this question- “What Would You Attempt to Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?”

So what are you waiting for? Take that first step…

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