mental health

There’s Something about September that Turns me into a Therapist

Over the past couple of days I’ve had numerous people tell me about their depressed and suicidal thoughts. That’s nothing new but I’ve never had such a large multitude approach me at the same time. Then I read Jenny Lawson’s post about there being something about September that wanted to kill you and it all… Continue reading There’s Something about September that Turns me into a Therapist

Afro ADHD, Failing to Adult, life as a creative

I have no purpose…

My Myer-Briggs Personality type with the selfie position I always take up If you've ever grown up in a black religious household or any household for that matter then you probably are aware of the pressure to achieve and fulfill your purpose. From a young age, I was inundated with euphemisms of unique I was… Continue reading I have no purpose…

life as a creative

It’s Never too Late to Be the You Your Younger Self Dreamed of Becoming

Photo is of Amberlicious. A beauty and lifestyle content creator based in Gqeberha in South Africa. Purple Palace is one of my biggest inspirations. Being a creative based in Paris and going through a divorce is not easy yet she shows me in her videos what its like to have calm in the midst of… Continue reading It’s Never too Late to Be the You Your Younger Self Dreamed of Becoming

Afro ADHD

Afro ADHD: I Routinely Lose My Phone in My Hand

*Afro ADHD is a series I’m starting telling my story of having adult ADHD as an African girl* It was a Saturday skateboard season with the local skate group. I was learning to skate because I liked skateboarding and had dreams of possibly becoming a pro-skater, also because a lot of the boys in the… Continue reading Afro ADHD: I Routinely Lose My Phone in My Hand

life as a creative

Doing Things That Make Me Happy and Healthy as I Move Forward

There is a verse that says “money answereth all things” but also another verse that says “the love of money is the root of all evil”. Which may seem like a contradiction but it just proves that two things which seems to completely oppose each other can coexist peacefully and both be equally right. I’ll… Continue reading Doing Things That Make Me Happy and Healthy as I Move Forward

Uncategorized

Milwordy is Helping Me with Blogging…but not with my novels

So I decided to try and commit to Milwordy as few months ago…and failed. I like to comfort myself knowing that probably less than one percent of the people who embark on this journey have managed to accomplish it….but it's not comforting. In order to achieve Milwordy, which is writing one million words in one… Continue reading Milwordy is Helping Me with Blogging…but not with my novels

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I Have a Confession

Hi, my name is Tanatswa and I probably have ADHD. Wow, okay, you probably stepped back thinking that you didn't sign up for ADHD Anonymous meeting. This is supposed to be a blog about being a creative and creative intellectualism. But hear me out. Our intellect is heavily tied to our brains and if there's… Continue reading I Have a Confession