Life & Stuff, Mental Health

What My Panic Attack Taught Me

I had a (small) panic attack Sunday night. I was crying, sweating, thinking a million things at once, breathing rapidly, and shaking. My chest was tight. I felt out of control. And it wasn't nice. It wasn't fun. I hadn't had a panic in a while, so I did beat myself up for it having… Continue reading What My Panic Attack Taught Me

Life & Stuff, Travel

Exploring the Colossal City of Rome

Rome is a destination on nearly everyone's list of "places to visit" because of the Colosseum (amongst other things). In fact, it's always been one of the iconic monuments that I've always wanted to set eyes on, to remind myself of how amazing this world and the people in it can be - with all… Continue reading Exploring the Colossal City of Rome

"How Africa Changed Me" Chapters, Travel

“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 5

  Chapter 5 What I Was in For It seemed it wasn’t OK for me to hide in that back room forever though, where me and my tears could be left in peace. Instead, I had to get up and “bathe,” as they called it. You’d think this would excite me after the long, tiring… Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 5

Life & Stuff, Travel, Updates

Our Trip to Portugal: Part Two

Here's the details from the other half of our trip... Airbnb Ever since I decided to travel for myself, I have stayed (or tried to) in AirBnbs. If you've never used it, give it a try. You can opt to stay in a house, a spare room, or a shared room depending on your budget.… Continue reading Our Trip to Portugal: Part Two

Life & Stuff, Travel, Updates

Our Trip to Portugal: Part One

We have just come back from Portugal, and I for one had a great time - to say the least. It was the best holiday I've ever been on, full of so much than the basics. It wasn't just chillin' on the beach. It wasn't just sightseeing. It wasn't all adrenaline and thrill-seeking, either. It… Continue reading Our Trip to Portugal: Part One

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“My Author Journey” Part One: First Fantasy Book Publication (Ash Born)

I'll start with "Ash Born". Anyone who has followed my journey or known me for a while should have heard of "Ash Born" at least once. If not, I really have failed it. Ash Born is the first book I ever published, well, it wasn't always known by this name.

"How Africa Changed Me" Chapters, Life & Stuff, Travel

“How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 4

Chapter 4 I Can’t Do This It was so funny when amidst the sea of Zimbabweans flooding toward me, I saw Patrick’s nan (so named Gogo, meaning grandmother in Shona) rushing with open arms, saying “Siana, I love you!” She by-passed her own daughter and grandchildren in order to embrace me! How great is that!… Continue reading “How Africa Changed Me” – Chapter 4