Category Archives: Overcoming Challenges

Watch that Gremlin!

The term “gremlin” originates from Royal Air Force slang in the 1920s. It describes a  so called ‘mischievous creature’ that sabotaged aircraft. Gremlins were responsible for otherwise inexplicable accidents which  occurred during flights In coaching terms, a gremlin is a … Continue reading

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Playing my Part

This weekend I had some profound learning. I listened to a Westgate attack survivor recount her story. It reinforced my belief that miracles do happen. It confirmed to me that someone can overcome really trying situations. It reminded me that … Continue reading

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More checks, but feeling even less safe

If you are an urban dweller who frequents malls and other buildings or attends events you will agree that ‘checks’ are the-new-thing-that–I- wish-never-happened. They are here for good reason – I know. With plenty of people walking around with the … Continue reading

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Lotion bottles and why there’s more left in you than you think

I don’t like to throw out the lotion bottle until I am convinced it is truly empty. So when pumping doesn’t get the lotion out anymore, I begin to store the bottle upside down, then screw off the pump to … Continue reading

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My #Obamahomecoming Story and Why Foundations Matter

This past week was #Obamahomecoming all the way, and I, like many Kenyans, have my Obama story. I was out of the country all week before his arrival and wondered if that would mean my having to stay away longer. In … Continue reading

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