As Kenyans get ready to cast their votes tomorrow, there remains an almost tangible anxiousness that permeates the atmosphere… what next?
Posted between household items that have long lost their lustre and a blowdrier that has seen better days, is a smiling woman with a price of Sh17000 next to her face.
Take a short break Taking a break does not mean running away from your responsibilites and binge watching Girlfriends (been there, tried it) but rather finding a way to rest your brain by finding something that stimulates it in a different way. Do you have any hobbies that help you relax and inspire some creative …
One of the hardest things to do, especially when pursuing a creative goal, is to try and not care what other people think. Creative work is especially prone to critique, opinions and ideas on what you should be doing instead. Maybe it’s time to stop caring too much and just focus on your goals.
This Friday, I took it upon myself to indulge in an ‘artists date’ inspired by Julia Cameron’s book The Artists Way. An Artist Date is solo excursion aimed at fueling ones creative juices by self nurturing your inner artist.
I decided to watch the play, The Room of Lost Names by Sitawa Namwalie. It was mind blowing. Being by myself saved me the usual commentary I would have indulged in if with a friend, especially during those awkward moments in Kenyan plays where actors stare into the distance but are actually looking directly into your eyes.
It’s easy to get distracted by what people say when pursuing your entrepreneurship journey, how does one deal with naysayers and competitors without losing their head in the process? You must first name your distractions in order to deal with them.
In the movie Divergent (2014) there is a scene where the main character ‘Tris’ played by Shailene Woodley is forced to jump into a dark abyss. She hesitates, closes her eyes and takes a leap, after a seemingly endless fall, she lands on a net and her eyes snap open in relief.