Author: AmazingGirl

Empowering Through Training, Mentoring & Coaching

Lessons Learned in My First 8 Weeks of Business

So, today the Amazing Girl Mentorship Services branded pens finally arrived, yay!! I was so excited, my very first branded pens for my brand:)! One of the first duties they had was to attend to an interview, well, it ended up being like an interview, this conversation with the lovely Rachel. We were talking about…
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May 26, 2017 0

Turn Off the Tap

Have you been in the process of washing dishes, and you begin to rinse, so you turn the tap on, rinse a few dishes, turn it off, and then continue washing using soap before needing to rinse again? Somehow, that process gets a bit mixed up, and sometimes, even when washing, we leave the tap…
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May 22, 2017 0

Mentoring Tips: How to get the most out of a Mentoring Relationship

Introduction Mentoring is a relationship in which the more experienced person imparts knowledge into a less experienced person. Nature of Relationship This is a mutually beneficial relationship because the mentee gets to learn and save a lot of time because of avoiding potential mistakes, and the mentor gets to leave a legacy and keep growing…
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May 18, 2017 0

Are you tired? Stay in your lane.

Let me tell you what exhausts us. It’s not what we do and then we get so physically tired. That can make us fatigued alright, but not as much as what I’m about to tell you. What exhausts us is the thought of what we are yet to do. Imagine when you have a project…
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May 13, 2017 2

God is with You, yes He is.

When we go to the salon for a blow-dry, we often complain about pain or heat as the hairdresser works on our hair. Often, it is easy to think that there is malice in the process, especially if the hairdresser is a lady (yes, remember those stories told about lady hairdressers being jealous of our…
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May 1, 2017 2

It’s Not Fair: Learning to Love the Life you didn’t Choose

It’s Not Fair: Learning to Love the Life you didn’t Choose By Melanie Dale In a fun, witty but very precise way, Melanie talks about the hardships we all face in life. They are different, yes, but they are painful nevertheless. She talks about the different emotions that we go through and some of the…
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March 27, 2017 0

It’s okay to take a break :)

  So, yesterday I was making chapatis with my daughter. She found me making them, and helped in the rolling and spreading as I fried them. At some point she sat down, saying how good it was to rest. I told her to rest, that she needed a break. I knew she needed it. And…
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March 24, 2017 0

Present over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

Present over Perfect: Living Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living By Shauna Niequist “What kills a soul? Exhaustion, secret keeping, image management. And what brings a soul back from the dead? Honesty, connection, grace.”   This is just but one of the many wonderful phrases in this book. The author talks…
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March 9, 2017 1

Happy International Women’s Day: You Do Make A Difference!

  Today is the International Women’s Day, awesome! Around the world, women get to be celebrated for who they are and what they do.   Or do they? Do women really get celebrated? Does the woman who gets up early to take care of the family and household duties get anyone to tell her that…
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March 8, 2017 0

Leaving Well

It is quite easy to deflate a tire, all you need is to move a small pin to the side, and the air gets out quite fast. It however takes a very long time to inflate the same tire back to its original position.   And so it is with relationships. It is very easy…
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November 4, 2016 0

Becoming an Amazing Girl: The Book is Out!! :-)

Book Profile The book, Becoming an Amazing Girl, written by 32 year old wife and mother Anngladys Gichuhi, covers among others, issues pertaining to self esteem and self worth among girls. The author candidly shares her experiences of lacking a father figure in her life, and her search for one. She movingly shares the challenges…
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October 19, 2016 0

Lessons Learned as a Bridesmaid

Lessons Learned as a Bridesmaid: What Every Single Woman Should Know Before Becoming a Bridesmaid By Larissa Dayana Jean Have you ever been a bridesmaid? Or admired them from afar? Or been a bridesmaid one too many times? Then this book would be for you! You will get many personal details from Larissa’s life as…
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August 27, 2016 0

Heart Made Whole

Heart Made WholeTurning Your Unhealed Pain into Your Greatest Strength By Christa Black Gifford The author begins the book with the experience of expecting a child and going through all those life-changing motions…only to be rather negatively surprised by what follows. This was a difficult book for me to read, as it resonated only too…
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August 27, 2016 0

120under40.org Nominee – Maricianah Onono

120under40.org Nominee – Maricianah Onono Dear Friend, Hi! First, I’d like to thank you for reading the articles that I write, and for responding and offering encouragement in the low times. I come to you with a request, please. In the past, we have given out sanitary towels and undergarments to girls, and you have…
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July 7, 2016 0

The Longing in Me: How Everything You Crave Leads to the Heart of God

In this book, Sheila shares candidly about her life, her choices, her heartbreaks and the breakthroughs that God has brought her way. She draws lessons from these experiences, some of which are very painful indeed. She addresses the longings in every woman’s heart, the longing to be chosen, the longing to be protected, the longing…
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June 28, 2016 0

Unashamed – Drop the Baggage, Pick up your Freedom, Fulfill your Destiny

Unashamed – Drop the Baggage, Pick up your Freedom, Fulfill your Destiny By Christine Caine Do you remember the first time you got rejected, perhaps when you were a child? And how awful that felt, and how you wanted to run and hide? And though you were not the one who did the rejecting, an…
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June 21, 2016 0

Move On: When Mercy Meets Your Mess

Move On When Mercy Meets Your Mess By Vicki Courtney This is a book I enjoyed reading. I read it over a long period of time because of what was going on in my life at the moment. I was also taking breaks to really consider what the author was talking about and how it…
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June 18, 2016 2

Pondering the Reflections of Life and the Reflections of Love

Pondering the Reflections of Life and the Reflections of Love By Patricia Louise This book is full of beautiful, insightful reflections about life, written by Patricia Louise, from her experiences. It is a book to read again and again, picking just small parts at a time and meditating on the deeper meanings of what is…
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June 18, 2016 0

What’s in Your Handbag?

Yeah, what’s in your handbag, like right now?   Recently, I’ve been evaluating my handbags, and the things I carry. There are some things I must have: phone, handkerchief (or tissues), lipbalm and money. I like to have a pen and paper too, but sometimes I’ll let that slide and use the phone’s notebook. But…
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November 19, 2015 1

You’re a Ninja-Woman

That’s the latest compliment I’ve received, and it made me smile. See, I’m now a wife, mother, employee and student…generally speaking. I’m taking my Masters in Library and Information Science at my alma mater, Kenyatta University; as I work at FOCUS Kenya as the Public Relations, Partnerships and Communications Officer – which comes with an…
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November 15, 2015 0