Life

Speak up sis, your voice M A T T E R S

You deserve to take up space Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I remember in high school the feeling that I would get when I would finally get the courage to speak up and someone would confidently abrupt “Louder!” The feeling of having…

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Life Soul

My healing from codependency (3/3)

I have come to understand that the first step to change is understanding where you currently are and why you are where you are. Unfortunately, sometimes the biggest catalyzer for change is the pain we feel in the reality we…

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Life Soul

Being African & Codependent (1/3)

The last video I posted on abantumay was on whether we as Africans are raised to be codependent by nature/tradition? I wanted to explore this subject further by sharing how my own African home upbringing raised me to become co-dependent…

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Life

Detangling others energy from yours

They say that your vibe attracts your tribe and apart from being “rhymey”, it is also true to some extent. People are usually attracted to one another because of some shared qualities between them, but just because you have a…

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Travel

Salvador: Frida Kahlo and Vegan Eats

  Last weekend I got invited to join a friend and family member to Salvador for a few days. I was going to be exploring a known city with fresh eyes. Perfect. Whenever you visit somewhere you´ve been with someone…

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Life

J U L Y : A Love and Wish-List

Hey you! How are you and most importantly, what is on your current love-wish-list? I actually can´t believe that I never thought of doing this before- especially since I constantly find myself gushing, fascinated, dreaming and gasping over things, ideas…

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Life

How to enjoy growing older

  “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” ― Gabriel García Márquez   When we are young, we can´t wait to grow old and then we start getting…

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