Reading Time: 5 minutes I never would have called myself an activist per se, but I have always strongly desired peace, stability and equality. But the truth is I care. I care enough to take a stand and therefore I am an activist.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello, I’m Paula Melissa. And I’m a recovering people-pleaser. I said No to an opportunity that I didn’t have the time, energy or particularly want to do today. And the earth didn’t open up and swallow me. For a recovering people pleaser like myself, that is a major accomplishment.
Reading Time: 3 minutes When my mum was driving me to the train station to get the train from Manchester to Plymouth, she started to tell me about my childhood.
Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve been with my blog and I for a few years now, you’ll know I have a little obsession with being productive. And by little, I mean big. Huge. Gigantic. And another other synonyms you can think of.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Hola amigos. Cómo estás! I’ve been learning Spanish over the last month or so – kind of as a new skill to fill my time with during lockdown.
Reading Time: 3 minutes But listen – and listen CAREFULLY – 2020 is still my year. Twenty twenty is still your year. It is still our year! It’s April. Until it is December 31st, there is still time to have a good year.
Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve had multiple anxiety attacks over the last few days. I’m a little bit of a control freak so I don’t deal too well with uncertainty. With coronavirus (COVID-19), we are definitely in uncertain times. The great thing is it doesn’t end there. It ends like it begins, with GOD.
Reading Time: 3 minutes I spoke at Create Conference 2020 on Friday 21st February 2020 at Living Rock Church in Leicestershire, on the topic of Creating Visual, Written and Audio Content with a Gospel Message. YES I am so excited to shake the status quo and get invited in (and conquer) more of these kind of spaces.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog post is all about my first solo trip ever to Porto, Portugal and how I booked the entire trip via Airbnb. Here’s how it went and if I would recommend it.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Yes, I realise that it’s right at the end of January 2020 and we’re basically a month into the new year. And this is my first blog post. But oh my gosh has it been a great 2020 so far for me!
Reading Time: 2 minutes A while back, I wrote an open letter to the man that will eventually become my future husband. I’m in my feelings, for sure but wherever you are and whoever you are, I’m praying for you.
Reading Time: 7 minutes As we get to the end of 2019, I was reminiscing and I have noticed drastic changes in my diet and lifestyle. I think I am currently in my most happy, content place with my diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle so thought I would share some of the stuff I have learnt through my up-and-down continual battle with food and health.
Reading Time: 4 minutes On Saturday 2nd November 2019, Premier Radio hosted the Premier Digital Awards. I was shortlisted, along with four other brilliant young bloggers. Huge thanks to Premier Digital for considering me! I am so grateful. This recognition means so much to me because it is a nod of approval to a platform in which so much of my youth-to-adulthood journey has been documented (hopefully for your entertainment and edification).
Reading Time: 4 minutes I am British Nigerian. Which for me means, I am born and raised in England but I am of Nigerian heritage because that is where my parents are from. Finding my own cultural identity has been a long journey because I have never felt British enough to be fully British or Nigerian enough to be fully Nigerian.