Tag: compassion


  • Sober Alcoholics: (The Weird Connection)

    I sometimes wonder why my tribe sticks around. I’m sure I don’t have a great smile, hell, I’m not even funny. Definitely not the sound of my voice, even I can’t stand listening to myself. But, whenever I’m on my own, I still feel their presence around me. I’m not the one to pick up […]

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  • Glimpses of Hope: (stories for when we get successful)

    Everyday we fall, some harder than others. What matters is usually what we do about it, not the fall. Sometimes we don’t see the point to get up again. And sometimes, we see something positive during the fall and it sparks a need for a comeback. When you think you’re finished, and someone comes and […]

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  • Take it: (stories for when we get successful)

    Life is all about difficulties. Everything in life is a problem. Some can endure the problems and difficulties, And some simply can’t take it. Too bad, life can’t be without hurdles. The best of us all, are the best because they strive to solve them. They are not problem-free, but instead of playing victim, they […]

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  • The Fall Off (stories for when we get successful)

    After a great run, suddenly the handbrake is up. The shake off is disturbing, and it feels like a set up. Finding yourself not in control anymore. After giving everything, you see there’s nothing you can do more. Then you see everything around you moving on without you. Wondering if your time has come and […]

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  • Rewire the brain (stories for when we get successful)

    Is it possible to rewire your brain? Take it from me, it IS possible.Allow me to take you back to 2011.2011, I was doing grade ten at Holy Cross High School, a brilliant school in the Eastern Cape, Mthatha. At the time I was not learned in neuroscience but I had trained my mind to […]

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  • Sober Alcoholics: (Putting on a Show)

    If you can’t handle me at my worst, you don’t deserve me at my best. Quick question, do we really want to be around people at our worst? Remember, this phrase is usually used by people who usually push others away. It’s different from, “you were not there when I needed you the most”. At […]

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  • Night Time

    Night time is the best time to reflect how your day was and also to plan your next day ahead. It is where great ideas are born through dreams, where wounds are healed but most of it all it’s where a firm relationship with self is built. I remember when the president of the country […]

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  • Sober Alcoholics: (Do not look at me… For now)

    Sometimes people believe in us, but we fall short. The challenge is facing them when you’ve failed.

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  • Sober Alcoholics: (Afraid of the Dark)

    They say, when days are dark, friends are few. But also when it’s dark, my shadow fades too. How do I blame anyone when I can’t see anything? Maybe they’re also in the dark and they can’t see me. Truth be told, light only touches the surface. Darkness goes deeper. When there’s light, everyone sees […]

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  • Sober Alcoholics: Solace

    Trying times. Turbulent tides.The storms keeps getting worse.I’ve projected myself as strong, I’m obliged to keep going.It’s a heavy burden, I can’t believe I’ve carried it for so long. I want to stop and pause for second.But being idle makes the journey longer.If nothing is done, there’s no progress in the struggle.So in order to […]

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