A clear sense of self is inextricably linked to a high level of congruence. With a high level of congruence, then, as an individual, there is no doubt that one will be more likely to effectively create a positive impact on his or her surroundings. The genteel Mahatma Gandhi echoed,
“In a gentle way you can shake the world”.
These words resonate with me as they very well describe the path that I have taken to make a positive impact on the lives of my fellow earthly citizens. However small, however long, I endeavor to create that golden impact as predestined by my Creator.
Now here’s my personal truth…
I love Jesus. All that I am, or will ever hope to be, I do it for the glory of my Creator.
I lost my mom in 2017. She was my world. It is the most difficult experience I have walked through to date. My world was rocked, but I remained unshaken. I write more about the experience here.
I am a learner. I am energized and fascinated by the steady and deliberate journey from ignorance to competence. Click here to see what I am currently learning.
I enjoy reading. But I do not have a favourite author. Click here to see what books I am currently reading.
My metamorphosis began at age 17 from a timid young girl into a confident young woman. A professor, Keneisha Thompson told me, “You are a great leader.” My life has never been the same since then. I have not been the same.
I enjoy going to the beach…but I can’t swim. Gasp! I should also add that I grew up on an island. I love the beach but I just never got the opportunity to learn. Sadly, I have missed out on many water activities such as swimming with the dolphins. It’s on my bucket list though 🙂
I attended an all-girls high school. This was an interesting experience. For five entire years I was around mostly girls. It’s an experience I wouldn’t change for the world though. I learned a great amount of life skills that I believe gave me a competitive edge after leaving for college. When other high schools were having loud parties, we were having Tea Party and Evening of Excellence. As my high school principal would say, “Horses sweat, men perspire, and ladies glow.” Indeed, I continue to glow.
I am a high achiever. In 9th grade, I heard about the Business award that was usually given to the top business student at graduation. I made the decision at that time that I would receive this award. In June 2012, I received it. It was the Glenn and Joyce Logan Award for the most outstanding student in business. More awards & achievements are listed here.
I enrolled in my first college at 16 years old. I was the youngest female enrolled in the IT program. I was intimidated at first because I was not used to being around so many males at the same time. It was too much testosterone for me. I called my best friend and started crying that I cannot do this. She told me that I could. And that was that. “She believed that she could so she did.” Period.
In my first year at my first college, a senior male told me that the smartest guy in the program has not received the High Achiever Award so I should forget about it. I received the award not once, but twice. Lesson: when someone tells you that you cannot do something, tell them “Watch me.”
I decided that I wanted to immigrate to Canada and study Digital Business at Humber College in 2016. I had no money to do this. It was just a dream that I believed would happen. It became a reality in 2018. There is so much power in having a vision. Dream big.
I have a heart for travelling. I want to do a 30 cities tour close to my 30th birthday (30 by 30). 🙂
I did the big chop in March 2020. Scared the heck out of me but I did it anyways.
I love intensely. I care deeply. I love my family, and friendships are precious to me.
Thank you for reading.