“Your writing voice is the deepest possible reflection of who you are. The job of your voice is not to seduce or flatter or make well-shaped sentences. In your voice, your readers should be able to hear the contents of your mind, your heart, your soul.” — Meg Rosoff

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Why should I write? Is writing that necessary?

When it comes to writing, I have come to love writing. …

“Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.” — Rainer Maria Rilke

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For the first time in my life, I decided to take a break from the chaos in everyday life by retreating to Claver House in the Central Region of Ghana for three days. No technology, no friends, nothing! Just me, God, my spiritual director, and my diary.

I don’t even know how to start. Okay. Let’s start from leaving the house to the retreat center. I actually went with a friend who also wanted a break and needed to figure out…

“A farmer went out to sow his seed. And as he was sowing, some seed fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured it. Other seeds fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the seedlings. Still, other seeds fell on good soil and produced a crop — a hundredfold, sixtyfold, or thirtyfold.” — Jesus Christ.

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I guess we are all familiar with the parable of the sower. …

“All big things come from small beginnings. The seed of every habit is a single, tiny decision.

Growth is a process! Growth takes time. Just have one good day, then REPEAT!”James Clear

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I am happy to say, I am finally done reading the Phenomenal Bestseller — Atomic Habits by James Clear. I can confidently say that I am steadily putting into practice the concepts I learned from the book and I am proud to say, I am making progress.

“Sustaining an effort is the most important thing for any enterprise. The way to be successful is to learn…

Guess what? Walkie-talkies are back again! Oh yes!! Drop-in audio chats seem to be the resurrected walkie-talkies!

Screenshot of a recent room I joined over the weekend

I guess we all know about the famous “clubhouse” app! Yes! I believe this is the new walkie-talkie! Just drop-in and listen or drop-in and get to speak provided you’re given speaking rights.

I happened to drop-in and listen & speak over the weekend and I must admit, I enjoyed the few rooms I joined.

The question I kept asking myself is this, “Is clubhouse the new form or walkie-talkie” or “the new form of live radio shows?”

I must commend the developers…

“Happiness comes by what you measure. Celebrations & Emotions are how you form high-quality habits”

A Picture Of My 2021 Diary & My Favorite Book

As a big fan of personal growth and all that comes with personal growth — that is designing systems, forming habits, setting goals, achieving goals, measuring progress, etc, this year, I decided to come up with a simple habit to help me read.

Last year, I did my best in reading but I wasn’t able to achieve the total number of books I had in mind for the year.

This year, I decided not to have a clearly defined target for the number of books…

Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” — Anonymous. Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness.

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Dear 2020,

I don’t think we can ever mention you without mentioning COVID-19, Lockdown, Social Distancing, No Mask — No Entry, Zoom, Microsoft Teams!

Indeed, you have been a year! But above all, thank you for being 2020!

Thank you for making us appreciate life once again!

Thank you for making us appreciate hugs and handshakes!

Thank you for making us realize we are powerless in this world!

Thank you for making us realize we can do so much without having to be physically…

“Let everything happen to you. Beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.” — Rainer Marie Rilke

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Anytime I read, I make sure I write down quotes that really make me think and that I believe will direct me in a way. Here are some I wish to share with you today.

  1. Victory Loves Preparation
  2. “Life is HARD. None of us have the strength to do it alone. We need people to encourage and inspire us so that we can encourage and inspire others” — Simon Sinek
  3. “Beware of the bareness of a busy life” — Socrates
  4. “You…

“The size of the needle is not due to the shortage of metals but rather its purpose” — Dad

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So I want to begin a series of life lessons I learn from my dad whenever I get the time to speak with him.

My dad lives a very busy life and we hardly talk but whenever we do, we do so for long and it’s full of so much wisdom and inspiration. He’s always like, “I never have time to talk to you, but when I do, I ensure I say all that I can to keep you going for…

100% commitment takes all questions out of the equation. You’re no longer wondering what will happen or occur. You’re committed! Benjamin Hardy, PhD

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It took buying fuel skimpily to fully and properly understand the quote by Clayton Christensen on commitment which says, “100% is always easier than 98%. (You can find the full article by Benjamin Hardy, Ph.D. on commitment here)

For the past few days, I have been going out a lot and I usually drive whenever I do so, in an attempt to ‘save’, I usually skimp on fuel — that is, buying fuel in bits in…

Richmond Chris-Koka

|Data Scientist & DevOps Engineer | Aspiring Product Manager | Writer | Researcher | Leader | Christian | Director @GainExLabs | Radio Host @RadioAngelus |

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