ENGAGE YOURSELF IN purposeful effort this year
Happy New Year to you and your families! Here’s hoping you had nothing less than a stellar festive season and are all geared up for 2015 with all the adventures it promises to bring.
If you are yet to make a New Year’s resolution, here’s one for you.Why don’t you make 2015 the year of purposeful effort? That is our Living Value for this month but we strongly recommend that you make it your cornerstone value for the year.Purposeful effort is all about decisive action geared towards impactful results whether it be with regard to your career, family and, yes, community. So what if you did not achieve a certain goal in 2014? The first step is to make the effort to forgive yourself and let go of the past. Then resolve to hold yourself accountable this year.
Daunting you say? Well, here are examples of people who faced daunting situations but never gave up and are now recognised beacons of change in their communities, industries and families. Meet Bernard Chomba, in the Real Life Experiences column. Despite poverty and being duped time and again, his resolute spirit to rise above the odds was so strong that he ended up inventing a cashless student’s card and unwittingly became a millionaire!
Top that up with the Young Achiever, multiple awards nominee DJ Crème de la Crème, who left the security of a white-collar job to become one of the most celebrated disc jockeys in Africa. Need motivation to make an impact in your community? All it takes is the power of one to set the ball rolling as epitomised by Nuria Omar Mohammed, our hero of the month, who simply armed with passion initiated multiple programmes geared towards empowering ostracised widows and orphans affected by HIV and AIDS in Marsabit. Also, read how one couple, the Yamo’s, are making other marriages last through sharing their personal experience.
Enjoy a front row seat into the life of comedian extraordinaire Eric Omondi in the Inspiring Lives column and read how life conspired to catapult him to national fame despite humble beginnings. While at it, let George Muchiri inspire you to ditch crippling habits as he recounts his battle with alcoholism in the Survivor column.
Need to charge the bedroom spark? Then wag your way from fantasy to fantastic sex and use your brainpower to blow your love life out of the water. Ladies, wondering how to turn your man into prince charming? We have the juicy details on how to peel the best out of him, layer by layer. Also, take some time out this year to give all your relationships a face-lift.
We also have for you tips on how to take back the reins on run-away finances to tip the balance sheet in your favour. Also read on for tips on health and beauty regimens that will leave you looking and feeling your best and how to put your best foot forward for an incredible and lasting impression all year long. In case of doubt, remember, as Sophocles aptly put it, success is dependent on effort.
Have a prosperous 2015 and may it be your best year yet!