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To succeed without “hustle & grind”?

“You flounder through life, struggling desperately so you won’t drown, even though you would float if you’d just relax.” ― Natsuki Takaya, Fruits Basket: The Complete Collection   A friend of mine recently asked me about whether or not I was team…

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Life Soul

How to be and feel enough?

“What do you believe about who you are? About your capabilities? When was the last time you trusted yourself enough to test them?” ― Gina Greenlee Hey sis! How is it November already? This year is wrapping up like a high-school story…

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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

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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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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A year and us – Life in Brazil

Hey guys,   I have now been living in Brazil for a full turn around the sun and a few sunsets and rises. When I arrived in Brazil a year ago, it was during Sao João festival. We went to…

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