Category: Lifestyle

Psyche Wellness

I Knocked on the door…this simple act represented my very last resort. “Come in.” The voice from the other side answered. I timidly walked in and said hey to the lady who’s office felt warm and her smile even warmer. “Take a sit on the couch I’ll be joining you in just a minute.” She

Dear Black Folks

As people, we are defined by different things; social class, gender and race just to name a few. The color of our skin has been used to define us but that has never been a bad thing because I’m proud of being a black African woman the problem comes in  when someone uses it to

Blogging 101

So a couple of people have asked how I’ve been persistent over the time with Marykenyablog and here’s the thing, I don’t have a particular answer buuuutttt….I have some pointers I could share with you awesome people which, wouldn’t help in writing alone but also in other projects as well. Let’s get started shall we…

Not so Cupid

2 MINUTES READ The greatest feeling in the world is to love and be loved back with the same kind of energy. To give your soul to a person that promises to not only keep it, but to also nourish it as time goes by. To feel safe in someone else’s arms is a dream…and

Social Hack

I still can’t figure out social media…aaaarrgghh!!!!…Kicking and screaming!  Maybe I’m not cool enough for the social media fam…Or maybe I’m just not from this century…I’m really leaning towards the second opinion because it truly feels like I don’t belong. Those are some of the conspiracy theories that have been cooked up by my brain

Perfect Gift

Tis the season So I stood there at the Muindi shop (an Indian based store) staring at the clothes and the accessories that were placed before me. They all could have served as amazing options but I felt like I needed to do something different and special with this particular decision. “The shirt is exquisite,

Start ups with Marykenya

Business is hard no matter the nature of it. Ask any entrepreneur, business can be brutal to your soul and pockets but this statement is not to scare you off, this is just to get your attention. Marykenyablog for me and other projects close to my heart have been a testament to this fact. There

Stereo love

Most times when I’m leaving the house, there’s one essential thing I always have on me, my earphones or headphones. Music is truly a special part of me and I’m sure this also applies to a lot of you who might be reading this special piece. Music is life wouldn’t you say? Music touches our

Unhappily ever after

A quick 3 minute read Love is blind, deaf and stupid! Sometimes* I’m sure a lot of us have been in situations that have left us thinking, ‘Where the F balls was my head?’ And yep Marykenya has been there too, so no judgement here. In this particular piece,  I’ll focus on the  feminine side

Contraceptive Talk

Standing in front of a pharmacy with an idea of what you’re going to buy gives two types of emotions; relief, or a feeling of guilt served with a side of embarrassment and this is highly dependant on what you’re going to buy. So, what feeling do you get when you’re about to buy protection??