Sonder

Sonder – the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. (Originally from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows) It’s fascinating how we all walk around all day long as if we have got everything handled, as if our lives are in tact and as if we can’t […]

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Let Me Introduce You to Yourself

You have this tendency of doubting your abilities even though you know how much you are capable of and this is the main reason why you fear starting anything – you are afraid that things might not work out. How will you know for sure if you don’t start though? You spend some (if not […]

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It’s Not Your Responsibility

Isn’t it about time you stopped putting so much unnecessary burden and stress on your shoulders for things that aren’t any of your business anyway? Think about how many times you have held yourself accountable for situations that you cannot change in any way, how many times you have blamed yourself for how things turned […]

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Let’s Just KISS

With so much happening in the world all at once, it becomes challenging to determine what needs our attention the most. In some cases, we may find ourselves trying to consume as much as we can from the internet and social media due to FOMO but this only complicates our lives and leaves us confused. […]

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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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