The Leonardo Da Vinci Schedule (Part 1)

In a bid to get a hold on my life as per Seneca’s plea in my Stoic bites post here, I have decided to work on making my life more meaningful and to be more productive than I am while also nurturing my creative side. What better way than to adopt a daily schedule from…

Let’s get litty: You are a badass (Chapter 1)

Hey, it’s been a minute. The past few weeks have been quite intense. Either way, today will be an overview of the 1st chapter of Jen Sincero’s ” You are a badass: How to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life “. I usually do a holistic review of a book once…

My case against soulmates: Part 1

Soul mates don’t exist. I haven’t always been this cynical, like most little girls, Disney movies had me believing that somewhere in the world there was one human being who was specially made for me. That fate would make sure our paths would eventually cross, we would emphatically fall in love and live happily ever…

The Art of feeling stupid

There’s this little inner voice in my head, lets call her Miss Fifi, yeah that sounds about right I think. Miss Fifi is independent, can’t be held down and is sure of her personal convictions. One of her favourite main beliefs is that I, Selma, am stupid. This belief of hers is especially true whenever…

Let’s get litty: Animal Farm and the naive dream of equality

When I was done reading the book Animal Farm by George Orwell, the question I was left with was whether equality is really achievable? Is the fight for equality and socialism a futile one? I can confidently say that there has never been a point in history where humanity has experienced equality on all levels…

Quarantine Update: The Importance of Rest

Hi there, it’s been a minute. As I’m sure you will realize I didn’t keep up with my vision of blogging every day of the quarantine, why? because of life! So much has happened in-between my last post and now that I just either didn’t have the time or I genuinely was was not in…

Day 3 of 21 in quarantine

I’m uploading this a day after the fact because Day 3 was my day of rest and detox from most social media platforms besides YouTube as that’s where I listen to music the most. In any-case this was just a lazy day for me, spent most of it napping and watching movies, the weather has…

Day 1 of 21 days of Quarantine/Lockdown

2020, wow, you came down like Thors hammer on all of our New Years resolution plans. How can all my dreams come true but come to this weird sudden halt all in the span of 2 months? There is this air of anxiety that’s hovering over everyone as we hang in the balance of the…