Plot Twist: Life is Actually Good

We grew up being told that life is tough, life will screw you over and at every bad situation you get told, “that’s life”! Is it really bad though or are we just constantly expecting the worst because we have given ‘life’ a reputation of being bad?  Don’t we all just wish to have a […]

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Top 5 Things You Should Never Fear

Fearing is a normal thing, right? I mean, how can we not when there are creeps like spiders, moths, lizards and snakes? It’s not just that though, there are also some weird phobias out there too like omphalophobia (the fear of bellybuttons), aerophobia (fear of fresh air) and guess what, there’s also venustraphobia, which is […]

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What We Need to Unlearn About Adulting

Welcome to the last episode of this Unlearning Month. I must say, it has been a success, I generally just enjoy hearing thoughts from other people on any topic and this month I really did a lot of thinking and rethinking. Anyway, if you missed out on all the episodes, do check them out – Episode […]

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What Black Parents Need to Unlearn

It is still August and we are still Unlearning here on Budding Regardless and on today’s episode I collaborated with my super cool mother on What Black Parents Need to Unlearn. If you missed out on the previous episodes of this series you can check them out whenever you get a chance – Episode 1 and Episode 2. […]

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What Women Need to Unlearn

Welcome to yet another episode of this month’s Unlearning series. Previously, we talked about What Men Need to Unlearn and if you missed it, spare some time before or after reading this post to read through what some men had to say about the things they need to unlearn. Today’s episode solely revolves around women and what […]

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What Men Need to Unlearn 

This is the first of 4 ‘Unlearning’ posts that I will be sharing with you this month. This series will consist of my personal opinion and my mates’ opinions on ideologies that need to be unlearned. What exactly is unlearning? It’s basically rethinking the roles we were assigned to from a tender age, it is […]

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We Are too Grown for This Shit

Here’s the sad truth, we are way too old to be beating around the bush when it comes to showing our intentions with someone. Honestly, this is purely complicating life unnecessarily. What do you want? You’ve just exchanged numbers with someone, for what? Friendship? Relationship? Situationship? State it as soon as you can! Listen, we […]

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You Are the One You’ve Been Looking For

It’s quite normal for us to fantasize about ‘the one’ – that one person who will complete us, reciprocate our love and for some odd reason, when we fantasize about ‘the one’, they hardly have any imperfections. How unreal. Anyway, here’s something to consider – what if the person we are looking for is really […]

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Just Like a Flower Would

Life can be great and sometimes when it starts to get too good, we are tackled with challenges that bring us down and kill our drive. After winter must come spring soldier, dark times do not last forever and you have to learn to survive through the storms, you have to be just like a […]

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What Are We Living For?

Do you know what your purpose in life is? If so, how did you figure that out? Why did you assume that that is in fact what you were brought on earth to achieve or seize? Have you ever thought that maybe, just maybe, we exist merely because of our parents not because there was […]

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