Friday, September 20, 2019
minimalism

Living A Simple Life And The Pursuit of Happiness

Some individuals may be confused and even relate minimalism to the possibility of leading an individual to abject poverty or a life of destitute. A friend once told me this and I smiled as he expressed an irrational fear following this path and dying a pauper... Well, I have news for you, this is a hasty generalization and a misconception as there are countless rich people who walk the minimalist path, and this concept isn’t emptiness for the sake of emptiness but rather making room to move freely, think clearly and open ourselves to the beauty and wonder of life.
depression

Looking Through the Dark Glass

When you are fighting depression it is a silent battle. No one else sees how much you are fighting; no one else knows the inner pain and turmoil like you do, and that battle is real and the most difficult.
Ant

Citizen Barna Speaks: I Wish I Was An Ant

Let's make the best of the opportunities we have now because "the housefly died of hunger because it refused to store food while the villagers were cleaning up." Don't be that housefly. Be an ant.

6 Lashes

It was 6 years ago, but I remember it vividly as though it were only yesterday. The place was Mfantsipim School. I was in...
lizard

The Lizard- by Chumasey

Another "Yesu!" escapes my mouth simultaneously as a big slimy black lizard makes an effort to jump at me. I attempt jumping backwards and hit my shoulder against the dark painted oak of a door which is just a few steps behind me. Well, good news is it fails to make the target and falls back into the bowl.

Postcard from the DMZ: Welcome to Ghana, Gitmo Ex-detainees

To me, politicians and ‘Dumsor’ [erratic power supply] had been ‘terrorizing’ the country for eons, yet we have survived them.