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Time really does fly because I’m not sure I can explain how it is September already. It makes sense now what I found during one of my wanderings on Instagram. I found a quote that says time is all that we have and don’t have and I think I understand better. I could swear I had enough time to get things done since I was clear on what I wanted to do this year early enough. But here I am, caught between consoling myself with the ‘there’s still time’ mantra and beating myself up because I know I’ve wasted a lot of time doing nothing.

Putting my life bits into words has become difficult because I’ve been spending more time in my head. It is super comfortable to be up there, I mean, you don’t get to face anything at all. Not your fears, not the reality, not your regrets, neither do you have to face the truth since it’s blank up there. But I’ve spent too much time there that it got boring. So, I decided to revisit the beginning which would pass for the past, and what I saw scared me, in a good way though.

Speaking of wrong choices and consequences, contrary to what I had planned for myself, I was caught in the middle and it felt like life was playing snooker with me. The feeling of wanting to show up but needing to disappear badly became a default feeling. The moment it looked like I was beginning to have some stability, something would hit me and I’ll be back just where I was. These past months, I’m talking about June, July has been a sweet yet rocky one for me but ain’t no dwelling on the rocky. We stay focused.

Hello May, I didn’t think I would have to deal with a lot of emotion this month owing to the fact that my last night in the month of April was with so much excitement. If you have ever thought I have total control of my emotions, here’s a call to wake up because I get served breakfast too. The first day in the month of May left me feeling blank and anxious. Not that I know why but the only way I could escape was to bury myself in work and guess what, I’m very tired.

Have you ever sat down to think about the things you think about? Do you know that what you see is what you saw? Wait, don’t be confused yet. I heard the phrase what you see is what you saw in a movie, Tijuana Jackson: Purpose Over Prison. I immediately began to sing this popular TikTok song, I see, I saw, lol. I didn’t give much thought to the phrase until later that evening. The movie that looked boring from the beginning to my surprise, began to make sense to me.

Hello twenty-six, it is a pleasure meeting you!

It is 11:55 pm and I have decided to write this post since sleep is here playing hide and seek with me. So many emotions are running through my mind. I mean, just like that a baby girl is twenty-six. I guess you can only be young forever by heart. You know what’s funny is that I never looked forward to this day as much as I’ve looked forward to my previous birthdays but still, this is the calmest I’ve been about my birthdays in recent times. I really do not know if it’s a good feeling or could it be old age, lol.

Feels good to finally be saying hello April. I mean, it’s my birth month and for the first time in a short while, I’m excited about my birthday. I’m actually screaming in my head right now, if it was not late yet, I would actually be shouting and dancing, lol. Before I get carried away with excitement, Happy New Month to you. I hope you can perceive it too because April smells like success on this end.

I was on the bus traveling back to Lagos and I could not help but ask myself, are there ways to keep your hope alive? I was tired and frustrated, partly because the bus I took was unnecessarily noisy which reminded me of the fact that I should have boarded a car instead. Another reason is that people think I am rich but I do not even have the money they are talking about. I mean, I took a bus instead of a car because I was on a budget. Yes, there was or should I say there is hope, but it looks like everything is out to just kill the hope.

Khazim Danmola is a Nigerian actor, producer, content creator, and digital filmmaker. He was born May 18, 1987, in Lagos state Nigeria. Khazim is the fourth born of the Danmola family. His father, Mukaram is a retired civil servant, and his mother, Shakirat, a civil servant at the Ministry of Education. Khazim studied Sociology at the University of Lagos where he received a bachelor’s degree. He is also a member of PMP( Project Management Professional).

Hello March!

It’s 3:32 am and the thought that I should have published this blog post yesterday is keeping me awake. I mean, I can hear my brain screaming Hello March to my face. The consolation is, nobody sent me really, I chose to be a blogger. That said, Happy New Month to you. Asides from the fact that a lot of people close to my heart will be celebrating their birthdays this month, I’m much more excited for the results this month will bring.

Limiting beliefs explains why you don’t have to be behind bars to be in prison. If I would describe the feeling I got when I heard the statement ‘you don’t have to be behind bars to be in prison’, I would just shout yeeeessshhhh because it felt like someone had slapped me. The statement got me thinking so hard and led me to find out that I had been a prisoner for quite a while. Hey fellow prisoner, I know I’m not alone so shout God forbid as loud as you can but that does not change the fact that we are together. It is what it is darling.

It’s past 1 in the midnight as I type this and if I would be sincere, somebody’s son should be the first on the list of random things I’m loving lately but that’s not the gist for today, lol. It’s been a while I put aside the aspire to acquire part of me to gist with you. If you know me, you’ll know I’m so keen on personal growth and development so much that work tends to take the best part of me. But we are breaking free today. So let’s gist.

The long-awaited Christmas gift ideas for him list is here.

Christmas is here again and if we ask 10 men if they are expecting gifts this season, I’m sure 8 out of 10 would say no. That’s why so many people are eager to read this post. I mean, God knows who started the rule that guys do not deserve, need or want gifts. Worse still, when some ladies now even broke free from the ‘don’t give guys gifts’ rule, we’ve not been able to do it rightly. From gifting singlets to boxers, cufflinks to ties, and some ‘not too nice’ gifts, it just does not seem easy for us to find that perfect gift.

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