Why are we so afraid to stand out?

The year was 1970. I was staring at a picture larger than life of Angela Davis, (an American political activist and university professor who was associated with the Black Panther Party for Self Defense and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), on my brother’s bedroom wall. I was 6 years old. I didn’t know anything about … Continue reading Why are we so afraid to stand out?

Procrastination…how we die to our true selves daily

Henry David Thoreau urged us to go confidently in the direction of our dreams and live the life we've imagined. Yet we slip so easily into procrastination, like our favorite pair of pyjamas...[ahhhhhh sweet] and it prevents us from putting forth the necessary effort and work needed to be done to channel our goal from … Continue reading Procrastination…how we die to our true selves daily