very time I was called on in class, I was sure that I was about to embarrass myself. Every time I took a test, I was sure that it had gone badly. And every time I didn’t embarrass myself — or even excelled — I believed that I had fooled everyone yet again. One day soon, the jig would be up … This phenomenon of capable people being plagued by self-doubt has a name — the impostorsyndrome. Both men and women are susceptible to the impostor syndrome, but women tend to experience it more intensely and be more limited by it.
It's been a good year so far. Time really flies. We are already on the first day of July. This year has been an exciting one for me. My good days have been more than bad days. The bad days were not so crazy. I haven't ticked off my year's resolutions but we are making … Continue reading WHEEL OF LIFE
Last weekend I decided to do something I wouldn't usually do. First was to attend an event where I was invited but I didn't know anyone in person, the second was to go and zip line at Kereita Forest with strangers. Zip lining has been on my bucket list for so long , so when … Continue reading ZIPLINING ADVENTURE
History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it. Winston Churchill
I want to look you in the eye and explain my past I want to be mad at you, for not seeing the pain Or rather for seeing and choosing to ignore. I want to look you in the eye and explain the haunting images But I've got skin to cover all my thoughts and pain.
Let me tell you a story, A tale of how I died
Maybe what hurts me the most is me.
My name is Malika. A name I hated back then because it means funeral where I was brought up and my peers loved to remind me that I am " funeral". My Darling father loved to remind me that the meaning of my name is winner. I remember vaguely him saying the word " … Continue reading WHO AM I ?
Please note that i can BE CRAZY. Never forget that.
I was chatting with a friend of mine about how life was back then in campus versus how life is in campus right now. Its amazing how far we have come and the lessons we have learnt along the way. There are a lot of things that happen in Campus. When one joins campus, they … Continue reading LESSONS FROM CAMPUS