How to Train for a 5k, Episode 7, Black and Abroad

I ran a 5k last weekend and reached my goal of finishing under 30 mins. It felt so good because I've been preparing for it for a month and a half. After my recent breakup I felt I needed a challenge to focus most of my time and energy. Also, I noticed that I was …

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Cohabitation as a Congolese Woman, Episode 4

In this next episode I discuss my experience living with my last boyfriend. My Congolese culture does not condone cohabitation before marriage so my family was not in support of this decision. However, I'm glad I did it and I'm sharing advice to others who maybe considering it. I believe we should do the things …

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Another year older, wiser, faster, stronger !

So I turned 28 on Saturday. Yay!! As they say, you're only as old as you feel-- and I'd say I feel 28. Lol! The month leading up to my bornday I did a tally, of all my accomplishments, in my 27th year and I am glad to see growth. My focus, since graduating from …

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Updates, let’s catch up…

Hello old friend, It has been a little while, again, since we spoke. If you haven't already noticed, I take a hiatus, from my blog/social media, sometimes. Usually, it's because there is something going on in my life, that I'm figuring out, and other times it's because I'm experiencing a mental blockage and, simply, can't …

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Taking a trip doesn’t always have to involve a flight… Weekend in Seoul

This trip to Seoul couldn't have come at a better time. It's been about 4 months since my last trip, outside of Korea (see Hong Kong + Day 1 in Joburg), so visiting Seoul felt a little like I'd left Korea. Exactly what I needed. Sometimes all it takes is a change of scenery and …

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