Category Archives: Reality Check

LESSONS FOR EVERY WOMAN FROM HILARY CLINTON AT THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

      Comments Off on LESSONS FOR EVERY WOMAN FROM HILARY CLINTON AT THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

On July 26th 2016, Hilary Clinton secured her spot in history as the first woman to win a major political party’s presidential nomination. Interestingly she still has more firsts to check off her list. On Monday night, she became the first woman to participate in a presidential debate. The first US presidential debate in history to feature a woman as… Read more »

STEPS TO ACHIEVING A WORK-LIFE BALANCE – TAKE THE QUIZ!

I had a very long nap this afternoon…I must have slept for about four hours and I woke up feeling really refreshed. I must confess it’s been a while I have had such luxury of sleep during the day! Yeah… successfully managing all the things we have to do as an adult is a challenge. From doing our best on… Read more »

WHAT DOES A WOMAN REALLY WANT???

      3 Comments on WHAT DOES A WOMAN REALLY WANT???

One question that keeps bugging the menfolk or perhaps humanity as a whole as even the women themselves are yet to come up with a gratifying resolution is “What does a Woman really want?” As comical as it can get, I have seen an artiste impression of this being played out with a man looking at very massive book almost… Read more »

THINGS WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VALENTINE’S DAY

      5 Comments on THINGS WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VALENTINE’S DAY

Flowers, candy, red hearts and romance! That’s what Valentine’s day is all about, right? Well, maybe not. The origin of this holiday for the expression of love really isn’t romantic at all — at least not in the traditional sense even though there are several versions to it. Yes, there is no other celebration that is surrounded by so much… Read more »

LIFE ISN’T AS HARD AS WE MAKE IT- LEARN FROM THE VILLAGERS

Urban life has become the bane of our existence. And I too have become an inevitable part of it! My pill for life which I pop whenever I feel I’ve become too stressed out, too deep in work, too “out of the loop,” irritated at the world – is a quick getaway. By that, I mean “get-away” still within the… Read more »

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE THE YEAR ENDS

      Comments Off on 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE THE YEAR ENDS

Perhaps you’ve been too busy to notice, but the year is almost over. Yes, time flies and soon we’ll be ringing in a brand-new year. The end of the year is a natural time to reflect on goals and set resolutions. So in between shopping trips, holiday preparations and the rest of the daily grind, it’s time to take a… Read more »

PRACTICAL WAYS TO PREPARE FOR A JOB LOSS

      1 Comment on PRACTICAL WAYS TO PREPARE FOR A JOB LOSS

This is not a question of “God forbid” or “it’s not my portion”. It is given! Many will be sent home this year-end! Here are the reasons just in case you haven’t taken note: In the Banking sector, the Treasury Single Account (TSA) implementation and other recent fiscal policies the new administration introduced – like the loans reconstruction for states… Read more »

THROW BACK THE REAL LIFE – #tbt

      1 Comment on THROW BACK THE REAL LIFE – #tbt

It’s another Thursday…social media has christened it ThrowBack Thursday! Well, if digital trends are alien to you, you just might not get my drift. With all pleasure, I will educate you. Throwback Thursday is the name of a weekly social media posting trend and hashtag game that users participate in to share and look back fondly on some of their… Read more »

ARE YOU RAISING YOUR KIDS FOR GREATNESS???

      18 Comments on ARE YOU RAISING YOUR KIDS FOR GREATNESS???

Watching CNN this morning, one of the major news that struck me is that of Queen Elizabeth who made history today as the longest reigning British Monarch. What hit me actually isn’t the length of her reign but the age at which she ascended the throne! Elizabeth became queen at the age of 25! Now, I am looking at the… Read more »

NEVER LET FEAR HOLD YOU BACK!

      4 Comments on NEVER LET FEAR HOLD YOU BACK!

In the last couple of days, I have spoken to 5 different very brilliant young women with a lot of potentials to do great stuff but one common thing seem to be holding all of them back and that is FEAR! Most people don’t realize or even come close to acknowledging the incredible potential that they are capable of. I believe… Read more »

SIGNS TO KNOW YOUR CHILD IS SEXUALLY ABUSED

      Comments Off on SIGNS TO KNOW YOUR CHILD IS SEXUALLY ABUSED

I still can’t get the issue of the molested toddler off my mind! Last night, I asked my Five year old, “If someone tries to play with your Peepee (the name we call Penis) what will you do, he said, “I will tell my Mummy and Daddy”. Should I feel comforted? When I asked his little brother, my three-year old… Read more »

SACK YOUR EMPLOYER

      1 Comment on SACK YOUR EMPLOYER

I enjoy conversations around job independence. To so many, independence is a time when you are free from your boss’ harassment. You can go on vacation when you want to. You can think and act unhindered. ‘I am going to have so much time to myself doing what I want to do’ they say. The good thing about this century… Read more »

SO, WHAT’S YOUR EXCUSE???

      2 Comments on SO, WHAT’S YOUR EXCUSE???

In about 75 hours or so, we would kiss the Month of June good-bye and that invariably means that the first half of 2015 is officially gone! I bet some people are already warming up for Christmas and all the excitement that comes with it. Some may have even started composing their “Happy New Year” messages and rehearsing their dance… Read more »

The Truth About Haters

      4 Comments on The Truth About Haters

A lady sent me a message telling me how my display messages turned out to be her daily tonic; that she kind of looks forward to it daily. She said she particularly liked the one I put up yesterday, which is “I’m not here to be Average…I’m not here to make a Living…I’m here to make a Statement. My God… Read more »