Motivation

Words And Friends

Poetry is an artistic expression that tells stories in a vividly imaginative and thrilling way. I have always been in love with poetry before I even knew that I was in love with it. So for the month of December, WordsByJayJay will be hosting a poetry series. Featuring poets from in an around the beautiful …

Giving Back

Michelle Sophie Mtandwa is a very energetic young lady from Zimbabwe who is passionate about change and operates with the shona mantra “Simba mukaka rinosinira” which means strength oozes. Sophie runs a project called Giving back to the community which she carries out on a yearly basis on her birthday. She started this initiative in …

The Journey

When you are ready you will know and when you know you know. Don’t question your decisions, they are yours to make, never second guess your choices, they are yours to cherry-pick and most importantly never allow someone to down play your choices and decisions. Give yourself time, you deserve that. Don’t be under pressure …

Stay Up

The world is a funny place to live in, equally funny as it is sad. The way you have to work hard and balance all that life throws at you, things you sometimes have no control over. Every waking day you have to teach yourself to accept the turn outs of events that at times …

Life

For a long time, I have been convinced that I have a purpose in life and I have spent a number of years trying to find that purpose to no avail. A year ago I realized I had stopped living because I was so occupied with trying to find that purpose which honestly I have …

Scars

Stories have been a part of us since the inception of time and as humans we are no exception we all have stories, granted they may differ from person to person but fact remains, we all have one. One aspect that has been a part of the human story since time immemorial is that of …

Brace yourself

It is that time of the year when we all make plans and set goals for the new year. Goals are good to set but they can be useless if not set wisely. In 2018 resolve to approach life differently by setting goals that are feasible, make a commitment towards working tirelessly so that at …