7 Lessons I’ve learnt in 7 Years of Blogging

Hello People! Happy New June! It’s the beginning of the first half of the year. It’s amazing how this year has been, I am super grateful for God’s grace, mercy and I am grateful for You!! Those of you that still find time to read what I write. I am really grateful. SOooo… May 24, 2010 I wrote my first blog post ever. I remember asking on Facebook for name suggestions and since then my blog has evolved from The Rebirth of a Dramaqueen to Girl at the foot of the Hill to Arike and now the Counter Culture. Looking …

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6 tips to form and keep a Habit

Habit is a routine of behaviour that is repeated regularly and tens to occur subconsciously (Source) Research shows that it takes about 21-30 days to form a new habit. Our success or failure is determined by the habits that we have cultivated in our lives. The aim of this article is to help us look through our goals and whatever we want to achieve this year and form habits that will bring us closer to making the goal(s) a reality. Here are 6 tips to help you form and keep a habit; Create a conducive environment: When you are ready …

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How my marriage helped me understand God’s love language

I love Love. Or atleast, the idea I had in my head before I got married. After I got married, I soon realised that I needed to get my head out of the clouds, erase all the expectations and purge myself of the ideas Hollywood had planted in my mind. It was time for work. Expressing Love Looking back at my friendships and romantic relationships over the years, I would call myself a fierce-heady-romantic lover. I used to think that the proof of my love for someone/something is writing about it, talking about it and telling the person about it. …

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2016: The year of our Lord

I don’t know why I kept thinking that this post will write itself. Happpppyyyy New Year People!!! January has just been flying by and it’s the 25th day already!!! How are you guys doing and how has the year been? I have been abit recluse this January for the singular reason that I just wanted some alone time to get my routine on a lock-down. 2015! Oh, what can I say? Phewwww! I had an idea that my life was gonna change at the beginning of the year but I had no clue how much it would. I was basically …

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Life Lately: I don’t love God…

You know how they say “You don’t really know someone until you marry them?” Well we are going through our own fair share of discoveries. My husband recently stumbled on my old embarrassing videos on my youtube channel. Oh! it was such a pain for me to watch him watch them and laugh at me. I went ahead to ask him what did he learn about me from my old videos. “You look really good with your low cut” You love photography and  You love God” he said. I have just realised that I don’t love God as much as …

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