Category Archives for "Mindset"

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4 Practical Ways on How To Be Happy(Infographic)

Do you want to be happy? Maybe you don’t even believe in the idea of happiness… We live in a world that is constantly showing us the worst that life has to offer… We see it on the news, we read about it on the internet, we even talk about it so much, it is […]

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You MUST Watch This Video: Never Give Up!

“You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it’s enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up.”   This morning, I found this incredible video on my Facebook feed. This is a story about never giving up. It is a story of a war […]

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Dear Kenyan, Your Greatest Purpose In Life Is Not Just To Run A Biashara!

Disclaimer: I wrote this article not just taking a hard look at the society I live in, but also at myself. I have to practice what I preach, but I have to start somewhere. (And to my foreign readers, biashara is a Kiswahili word for business.) I bet you have your own business. It does […]

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Your Story: Surviving Childhood Abuse

This story is not fictional. The woman who shared this story with me, did so in order to let anyone else who has experienced what she has gone through that you can not only survive, but create a new life and thrive. As a disclaimer, the identity of the person I spoke to has been protected, […]

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Dealing With The Fear Of Creating Your Own Brand

The scariest thing I ever did was start my brand, Push Factor. I knew what I wanted, but I had no idea how I was going to pull it off. I was scared out of my mind, and if it wasn’t for Tim, the brand strategist extraordinaire who helped me create my brand, I would […]

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The Painful Perils of Persistent Pessimism!

You know what I’ve learnt from most millennials? (That’s anyone born after 1988). Optimism, and anything to do with positive thinking, is for suckers. Suckers with no life, no game, and absolutely no swag! (Am I allowed to use ‘swag’ in 2015?) It is waaayyy more cooler to be a skeptic. A cynic. A pessimist, who […]

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5 Destructive Habits You Must STOP In 2015!

A few days ago, I wrote a posted a simple question on reddit. I asked, “What is depressing you today?” I received a flood of comments; people who are suffering from depression, who are close to losing their jobs, who have lost their jobs and are facing evictions, who have sky high credit-card and student […]

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Don’t Believe In Your Current Abilities

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the […]

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Are You An Unsupervised Child?

Yeah I said it. Many of us are tall, hairy, unsupervised children who dress well and don’t make a lot of noise… unless we are intoxicated. Think about it. So much of our life is monitored. We don’t have free reign over our time, because we have a boss who expects us to be at […]

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Why Being Openly Defiant Keeps Me Sane

I have always had an aggressive streak. I’ve had temper problems and been rude… you name it, I’ve been it. I haven’t always been a nice person. During the height of my “issues” back in 2008 and 2009, my father described me as “constantly argumentative.” I have mellowed out over the years of course, and […]

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