success begins with you

Lauralyseight's Blog

cropped-74937.jpgYou will not succeed in life looking at another. The first port of call is always you, you and you. Riches begin with a state of mind. I was trilled to read this interesting article about a teen who succeeded inspite of his limiting background.

William Kamkwamba, a Malawian teenager had to self-educate himself due to lack of money to pay his school fees which cost approximately £50 ($80).
On one of his usual visits to the library, he said he picked up a tattered science textbook since he was fascinated about the subject. He explains how he fell in love with a picture of a windmill he saw in that same textbook. He thought to himself if I can replicate this windmill, it will surely be a defence against hunger.

He recounts how in 2002, the severe drought in his country killed thousands of people in his village and…

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MidOhio Housewife

This morning I skipped yoga to help my brother. If that’s the worse thing I do all day, I’m in luck and glad it’s over so early in the day. He needed help, I helped him. I could have gone to yoga and not helped him, but it didn’t seem right. So I did what I felt was the right thing to do.

That’s what I have been trying to do all week. I’m trying to do what is right for me and my family. That doesn’t mean it’s right for you and your family. Might not even be the way you see the world. That’s fine. We all see things through different lenses, view the same situation in different perspectives and pull our own experiences into what and how we are dealing with everything every day. What is right for me might not be right for you. What is…

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My Boring Life Blog

  1. Travel Alone!I realized I will never get to travel alone anywhere! My parents are over protective, and they just won’t trust me alone in another country or even another city without them being there.
  2. Star in a movie. – I love acting, and whether I am good at it or not, I just don’t care. I’ve been acting all my life really, pretending to be nice and happy, when I’m depressed and sad almost all the time. I sometimes try to make people laugh by acting out scenes from a funny movie, but I end up looking like a fool which gets my self-confidence down.
  3. Do what I want. – I always wondered what it would be like to talk back to your parent and not get grounded. I’ve always wondered what it would be like to choose your own clothes and go to places that you want…

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