10 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I haven’t posted anything ‘me’ related lately and I love introducing myself to my readers through various personal articles and well, this is one of them. We all have these minor (or sometimes major) attributes that not so many people actually know about, even those who have known you for years. Some of my attributes […]

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A Self-Discovery Session

One thing that never fails to help me get to know myself a bit more and to be conscious of the present is questioning myself and then giving detailed and honest answers. Every now and then I have Self-Discovery sessions with myself where I get down and personal about how I feel and basically reflect […]

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22 Things I Am Grateful For | #Year22

If there’s one thing I cannot stop doing lately it has to be showing gratitude for every tinnie tiny thing that happens or that I think about at random so I thought it would be appropriate for me to do a Gratitude post for my 22nd birthday. Just like everyone, my life isn’t purely great […]

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2018 Recap | 2019 Hopes

Can we all just agree that this year went by really fast but then it dragged at the same time? For all of us, every year has its ups and down and some years have more ups than downs and some have more downs than ups. This year has been the most consistent year of […]

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An Apology Letter to my Younger Self

Dear younger me, a lot has changed from the time I actually drafted this letter last year (2017) ‘til today but one thing remains the same – the message and purpose of this letter. I am writing to you for the sole purpose of apologizing. First of all, I am greatly sorry that the world […]

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Me and My Embarrassing Nicknames

We all have nicknames, right? Right. These are names that are given to us by our friends, family, classmates and sometimes partners too. To those who don’t already know, my name is Mbalenhle but people automatically call me Mbali right after I introduce myself. I always find it so disturbing when someone asks what my […]

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101 Times I Fell In Love With Lauryn Hill

I can’t say that I am a Lauryn Hill fan because that would be an understatement. Is there a word we can use to describe the obsession I have for her and her work? I have been listening to Lauryn Hill’s music since high school and back then all I ever really loved about her […]

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15 Weird Facts About Me

We all think we are weird right? There are little things we do and say on a daily basis that make us realize that we are not normal at all. I genuinely feel like I have exceeded the ‘right’ amount of weirdness to be classified as human. There are certainly more weird facts about me […]

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Ascot Bush Lodge | Adventure Diary 

A Peaceful Oasis A couple of months ago my friend of 11 years and I decided to actually do something together in February because it is our birth month, also we are both 21 this year. Big deal hey? Since we aren’t party freaks we figured we should go on a mini getaway, and so […]

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21st Birthday – 21 Questions 

First of all, how did I get here – how am I already 21? I am not ready for the amount of adulting I’m going to have to start doing just because I’m 21 now. Well, can I at least start looking my age? I would really appreciate that actually. Okay okay, let’s get right […]

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