14 Things I have Learned in 6 Weeks in Kenya

Posted on December 14, 2014


I haven’t written all too much this past 6 weeks but there is so much I have learned that I feel compelled to share it here. So let see!

1. There are places in the world where people are genuine, they are not malicious, they’re not bitchy, they don’t poke fun and their friendliness is real and not because they want something!

2. You realise who your real friends are when you go away for six weeks.

3. People are generally happier when the sun shines. Tell me something new!

4. Life’s short. Don’t spend the majority of it stuck behind a desk crunching numbers in a spreadsheet.

5. We are all capable, of many many things.

6. When you work with a group of people who seem like they would be difficult to work with, they always come good in the end.

7. Factor 50 doesn’t stop your skin getting burnt.

8. Sometimes you’ll really want a relationship with someone who seemingly wants one back, only you just can’t find a way to make it work.

9. Giving things a chance though, helps you recognise what you want and what you don’t want – making it easier to sit comfortably in your decisions.

10. Tinder is cool – you can meet people all over the world, wherever you are.

11. Serendipity as a notion: it’s interesting to me. Are things ‘meant to be?’ or does the Universe deliver to us what we want? I can argue this case based on my recent experiences here in Kenya. But really, I just think we create our own opportunities. If we’re open, if we smile at people, talk to them, interact, connect and engage – you just never know who you could have locked eyes on.

12. If the way someone treats you, makes you lonely, sad or feel pain – walk away. It’s just not right. You can try and understand it forever but then you’ll be wasting time. Time that could be spent manifesting new opportunities and relationships.

13. 15 minutes of daily exercise makes you feel good! Just 15 minutes.

14.There is never a need to get annoyed and show it. Always be gracious. And give people the benefit of the doubt.