Water off a duck’s back

This was a mantra I had heard repeatedly in RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5 by the winner Jinkx Monsoon every time she had to stand in front of the judges for their critics. I was a little slow to understand why she kept saying that. But the moment I had the literal visualisation of those words in my head, … Continue reading Water off a duck’s back

A Daily Choice for Self-Love

To say my new full-time job has kept me from writing in recent months is an excuse I probably should spare me. I had chosen this path of employment. And now I choose to do my best and be responsible for the work that has been entrusted to me. The adjustment to a new workplace … Continue reading A Daily Choice for Self-Love

Resolutions and Becomings

I wanted to do an annual review for 2015 like Chris Guillebeau or Scott & Chelsea Dinsmore, but I am still sitting my ass on it till today. And it is now day 6 of 2016. I am becoming convinced it is not quite my style to go into such directive reflections of what went … Continue reading Resolutions and Becomings

Make it a Compassionate Christmas

With a full-time day job recently in place, it has become more tricky to manage everything that I had initially planned to do. One of these included writing in this blog twice a week. However, I clearly need to readjust my own expectations, so I don't beat myself up for failing to keep up. It … Continue reading Make it a Compassionate Christmas

The Challenge of Self-Love at Work

Today at my new workplace, my team decided to play a 'game' to get to know each other better. Everyone was allowed to ask anyone else in the room a question from a pile of cards given to them. Being the newest addition to the team, I had a couple of questions thrown my way … Continue reading The Challenge of Self-Love at Work