If I see one more post about how the decade is coming to an end and we should like do these many things before it ends – I will pull one hair out. Honestly, the messaging on productivity as worth, busyness as lifestyle – even things like goals that seem to promote capitalism get on… Read More Listen, I am Irked
Dear Ciiku Alcohol is delicious. Start drinking it. Upgrade your taste buds. Sushi is bomb dot com. Don’t stop dancing, ever. Society wants you to keep obsessing over your body, as if you should hate it as a way of living, as if the pursuit of thinness is some sort of virtue: let that shit… Read More Letter to a 22 Year Old Ciiku
I cleared out some documents over the weekend. Of course this meant going through things I’ve carried with me from my dorm room in high school, from the US, from the house I mostly grew up in to here where I currently live. You better believe I kept the success card from my high school… Read More Nostalgia and Rose Coloured Glasses
At times we project arbitrary notions of morality on other people because they refuse to confirm to societal norms. I’m contemplating how I consume and react to content I come across. Either by reading, listening etc. For example consuming other peoples reactions to things and being able to not internalise their reactions as my own.… Read More Things I am Thinking About
You know anime and I go together so when Nyambura messaged me that there was an anime screening at the Japanese Embassy, I was very stoked to go. And go we did. And while there, I realised that going for that plan is such a good date idea because of the following: It is free… Read More Two Date Ideas
Do you sometimes get the feeling that your purpose for living is to fulfill other people’s expectations of what they think you should do? Or how they think you should live? I mean, I have written before about parents etc (click here). I was listening to a podcast episode recently where one the hosts said… Read More The Cruel Absurdity of Other People’s Expectations
You ever look at your life from an aerial point of view and wonder to yourself “how did I get here?” I do. These last two years especially. Recently I told my friend that my self awareness is at an all time high. This includes: I know the things that are problematic about me yet… Read More How Did I Get Here?