Category Archives : Find Your Purpose

Find your purpose and get clarity on how to turn your passion into the career of your dreams!


How to achieve your goals and actually get what you want
It’s one thing to set lofty goals for the future, especially as a year closes and a new one is about to open. It’s an entirely different thing to actually achieve them, and get what you want. So many of us run into this issue every time we set new goals for ourselves, or frankly recycle old goals into newer […]

How to achieve your goals and actually get what you want


How to stop setting dead goals and start setting powerful intentions
What do you think about when you think about setting up new goals? As the New Year approaches, and everyone scrambles to set lofty goals for the next 12 months, goals are the big thing! However, how many of these goals do we really accomplish? Actually, how many do we we even begin to work on? DOWNLOAD YOUR MONTHLY INTENTION […]

How to stop setting dead goals and start setting powerful intentions!



7 Rules to manage your friendships as your life and career evolve
We’ve all been there, at those times when our lives and careers take a sharp turn, sometimes for the best, sometimes for the not-so-good. Whether it’s having a new job, losing a job, moving to a new city, getting married or having a baby, there are times when our friendships suffer the brunt of the changes happening to us. As […]

7 Rules to manage your friendships as your life and career evolve


7 Books To Read Every Year If You Want to Be Successful
As a bookworm, there are many books I love to read and re-read, over and over again. There are actually too many for me to list. However, at the end of every year, I have as a tradition to pick the books I would like to read again in the new year, whether as related to self-development, business or career […]

7 Books To Read Every Year If You Want to Be Successful



How to stop comparing yourself to others
This morning, my son and daughter were both painting their Santa figures. A peaceful Santa painting workshop quickly turned into a comparison war, as they both started comparing their mini works of art. Pretty soon, we had to break a kiddie war on who the next Picasso would be. As I watched them, I realized how so many of us […]

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others


What No One Tells You About the Real Cost of Following your Purpose
As you’re reading this, you may also be scrolling through your Instagram feed, looking at all the successful and fulfilled entrepreneurs and career women and men jet-setting all over the world…You may be checking out Queen Bey’s pics on her yacht parked on the Amalfi coast in Italy, or drooling over that influencer’s unbelievable wardrobe… What your Instagram feed won’t […]

What No One Tells You About the Real Cost of Following your Purpose



Sorry but not Sorry_ How to stop caring about what people think 2
What will people think? This question has single-handedly stopped many a destiny, aborted many a dream and reduced the lives of most to an existence well below their potential. For the longest time, it was also the crutch I kept leaning on to remain in my comfort zone. Caring about what people think, this disease that’s been passed on from […]

Sorry but not Sorry: How to stop caring about what people think


Should you pursue what you love or keep a stable job?
This is THE question, right? When it comes to your career, or even your life in general, the big question mark is this one: Pursue what you love or be safe and go for the job that actually pays the bills? The more you advance in life and acquire things (read: mortgage, cars, shoes and purses you don’t need), and […]

Should you pursue what you love or keep a stable job?



7 Questions You Must Ask Yourself to Find your Purpose
If you’ve ever asked yourself what your purpose in life is, you may have unwittingly given yourself a headache. It’s one of those life-impacting questions that requires quite a bit of self-introspection and understanding of oneself. It’s also a question that so many of us avoid because it seems unrealistic, or downright, impossible to get the right answer for ourselves. […]

7 Questions You Must Ask Yourself to Find your Purpose


What no one is telling you about finding the career you want
When you’re in college or even in school, no one really teaches you about finding your own career path. Not the one that pays more money, or that requires less years of study, or even seems to be the most comfortable to take… When I decided to graduate in Accounting in college, it wasn’t the promise of cracking down numbers […]

What No One Is Telling You About Finding the Career You Want



30 best personality assessments to find the career you want 2
This post may contain affiliate links.  How many times have you wondered about finding the career you want? Or asked yourself if the career you’re in is a good fit for your personality? There are actually effective personal assessment tools out there to help match you with the career of your dreams. Understanding your personality, strengths, interests, and values, is […]

30 Best Personality Assessments To Help You Find the Career You Want


7 Steps to Transition to the Career You Want
You may have been thinking about transitioning to the career you want to work in. You may even have started taking a few steps to look into it. However, transitioning to a dream career is an important, and critical process. I recently made the leap to the career I really want, from corporate life to being a full-time writer and […]

7 Steps To Transition to the Career You Want



Career transitions myths
Career transitions are hard. It’s not easy changing jobs, being relocated or jumping into a new career. It’s especially true when it affects our work. Considering we spend the majority of our time at work, change in our careers can be destabilizing. Career transitions have always been challenging for me. I get attached to people and places. As a result, […]

7 Myths About Career Transitions That Are Keeping You Stuck


How the gift of education took me halfway across the world
  Growing up in Senegal (West Africa), I’ve always loved learning. Anything education-related, from shiny new notebooks to large academic books, had me doing a (mental) happy dance. I guess you could say I was a nerd, pink glasses, heavy backpack and all… As the second girl in a single-parent family, I had learnt very early on to treasure the […]

How the Gift of Education Took me Halfway Across the World



Good&Co App 2
Have you ever wondered what it takes to find your very own perfect career? I mean, the career that fits you like a glove, one where your skills, strengths and talents are fully utilized, and where your weaknesses are being improved every single day? Now enters Good&Co, aka “the job-hunting lovechild of e-Harmony and Linked In“. Think of it as your […]

Find Your Perfect Career with the Good & Co. app [Sponsored}


How to switch from an employee to an entrepreneur mindset
Have you been dreaming of building your own business? Are you hustling in your side business before and after work, creating your empire on the low? Are you ready to transition from employee to entrepreneur? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, you’re already going through what I call the shift. It’s that mind shift, that transition, during […]

How to switch from an employee to an entrepreneur mindset



A Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
As I turned the last page of “Year of Yes”, the best-selling book written by the creator of Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy, as well as the executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder, I heard myself uttering the word “Yes”! Actually, reading this book by one of the most extraordinary women ever, whose creative empire “Shondaland” is named […]

Why Every Woman Should Say Yes to Herself: 3 Lessons From “A Year of Yes” ...


MY REVIEW OF LUVVIE AJAYI'S 'I'M JUDGING YOU
So after laughing for a few weeks straight after side-eyeing the last words in Luvvie Ajayi’s “I’m Judging You”, I’ve finally gotten to write my review. And it could basically be summarized in three words/phrases: side eyes, laughs, and a masterpiece. Literally, this was one of the very few times that I sat/laid/rolled in front of a book, laughing my […]

Side Eyes, Laughs and A Masterpiece: My Review of “I’m Judging You” by Luvvie Ajayi



womenshistorymonth quotes
March is here, and it’s officially #WomensHistoryMonth! Which also means I’m personally stocking up on all my inspirational, power-to-women quotes for the remainder of the year… Women’s rights still have quite some way to go, but we’ve also made some major headway over time, and that’s worth celebrating. From pay equality to shattering the glass ceiling, not to mention legal […]

16 Inspirational Quotes to Share for #WomensHistoryMonth


12 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes to Inspire You to Reach Higher
Embed from Getty Images I remember walking around Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard next to the Terrou Bi hotel in my native city of Dakar, Senegal, a continent away from where one of the most influential Black leaders in history lived and died. As a young African girl living across the ocean from the U.S. back then, and despite the […]

12 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes to Inspire You to Reach Higher