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WRITE IT DOWN — December 6, 2017

WRITE IT DOWN

If there  is one lesson I’ve learnt over the years, it is keeping track of the happenings around me by penning them down and this has helped me gone a long way. I have the habit of reading my journal when I’m idle or less busy thereby measuring my past thoughts and actions. I discovered that Writing it down, whatever it is: reminds you, keeps you accountable, heals you and measures your growth. I’ve learnt to write that business strategy to apply, that WORD for my life from God, that gift given to me, that advice, that thing I need to do, that place I need  to go, that thing I need to buy, that habit I need to drop and steps I need to take to get over it, etc… In fact, I keep a personal 🏆 cup (I’ll explain better sometimes in the future), where I keep short notes of almost every good happenings in my life and reminisces on them when I need remembrance of God’s love in my life.

Write it down. Just write it and keep it. You will forget, I promise. 

The shortest pencil is longer than the smartest memory or so the quote goes.

Since this is my first post this month, Happy New Month! Xmas is around the corner! 🙌

Much Love,

Oluwafunmibi Fayemi

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There’s A Hero In You — October 14, 2017

There’s A Hero In You

Believe in yourself to unleash the hero that resides in you.

     I birthed this post originally 2 years ago while doing the dishes on a good evening. My mind wandered off towards the great movie “FANTASTIC FOUR”, I reminisced on how VictorReedBenJohnny & Susan transformed and something caught my attention. I realized what they transformed to was actually based on their Initial Personality i.e what & who they really are on the inside (Their inner man).

     I can’t remember a scene in the movie where what I’m saying was acted or explained. We were just made to believe; Victor became the Steel (Metal man), Sue became the Invisible woman, Ben (Thing) became the Hefty man, Johnny became the Human torch and Reed (Mr. Fantastic) became the Stretchy man.

– Come to think of it, Victor was the one who has a metal sculpture made for him in the first scene and till the end of the movie, he had a great thirst for power. He wanted to be invincible.
– Sue (Susan) is just very comfortable with being a scientist. She doesn’t want the limelight and popularity that comes with being an hero. She wanted a NORMAL life where people doesn’t have to know her. She wanted to hide behind the scenes (be invisible) and live like regular people.
– Ben, the big boy, he was the fearless one who actually faced the storm in the space. He does the heavy lifting, fighting, defends and protects Reed on a normal day so he got a good dose of heaviness when he transformed to have more strength and power to save the world.

– Johnny, the cute guy who was so all over himself. He feels he’s hot and he dates hot babes too. He craves for attention and can go to any length to be noticed. The Fire-power seems touché for him because flame can’t be hidden.

– Reed (Mr. Fantastic) on the other hand is a scientist with high curiosity. He loves what he does and was always ready to expand his scope. He could go extra miles to see to getting solutions to scientific problems. He was able to stretch himself farther than his comfort zone even when he had to work alongside Sue after she dumped him.

     So far, using the main characters in FANTASTIC FOUR, I discovered that whether Natural or Supernatural, you become what you are on the inside. Your thoughts and confessions becomes you. Everything you become or attracts starts from the inside (You are what you eat or so the says go) and that’s why there is need to feed your inner man right so it can produce the right fruit on the outside. You need to tap into the positive side of you to see the good things about you spring forth on the outside. Your fears becomes you or so the quote goes too. Step out of your comfort zone and choose to be optimistic about life. Don’t be deceived, there will definitely be storms but Peace definitely comes afterward. You have all it takes to get there. 
     We all have a HERO sitting deep in us and we don’t have to be exposed to some radioactive materials before we become the hero, all we need to do is bring out the best in ourselves and every situation we find ourselves and the KING in us will emerge. . . Remember, No matter how small the light is, it terrifies the darkness *strictly my quote*.

I’m sorry I can’t help it, some posts can’t just be short.

#PeaceOut!✌

Oluwafunmibi Fayemi

From Now On — October 11, 2017

From Now On

The way I live from now on. . .

“Life should be lived like you mean it without limits.”                                      – Oluwafunmibi

Everything about life changed since I discovered how I honestly want to live it. Everyday promises to be better than the former because I’ve chosen to truly live and go for what I believe in and my dreams. No more startup excuses, No fears, No inhibitions, No limitations.

From now on, I’m not going to capture a caterpillar in a jar and keep a butterfly hostage.

Much Love 💘,

Oluwafunmibi Fayemi

Do It Anyway — October 3, 2017

Do It Anyway

Drop your fears and be limitless!

I once read a quote by Nelson Mandela that says;

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

Fear should never stop you…

If I wait to stop being afraid, then I just might never do it. Inhale. Do it. Exhale. Do it. Wet sticky palms, shaky feet: do it anyway.

Much Love 💘,

Oluwafunmibi Fayemi

THE SHOW MUST GO ON — September 28, 2017

THE SHOW MUST GO ON

Giving up is not an option, you’ve gotta finish what you started… This show ain’t over until you earn the prize!

That a dancer falls mid-performance doesn’t change nada. That a model twists her ankle on the runway makes for more drama.
In Summary: the show must go on.



Things will always crop up in life. Circumstances will change and almost nothing will go as planned. Sorrow and tragedy will knock and sometimes you will fall flat on your face. Your past mistakes will hunt you and the future turns into a beast hounding you down at night. Amongst all these, the show must go on. You can’t afford to give up by losing hope. You can’t let your life and future be determined by your environment. You can’t judge yourself based on what people say. You can’t lose it because of your skin color. You can’t shy away because you’ve been made to feel you don’t have what it takes. You can’t just let it all go just because you ain’t getting it right yet. You must keep hoping and trying. You can’t just stop when you’re tired except you’re done. When you’re going through hell, you need to keep moving because hell ain’t your bus-stop. You have to believe in yourself and see to the end of it. Persevere. Be persistent in achieving the impossible. Face your fears, Don’t give up. Don’t end your life being a mediocrist, in fact, nothing feels better than proving someone who tried to put you down for what you wanted wrong. I see myself as GOLD most times, whenever the road is rough, I remind myself that the gold must pass through a hot furnace before its beauty can be seen. I’m a WILDFLOWER that will thrive no matter the condition of the desert.
Get up. Dust your pants. Pick your baton. Get back on track.


You have to fight some of the bad days to earn some of the best days of your life 

(strictly my quote).



Trust it was a great read. Thought I should share this editted excerpt from the original post 21 Lessons @21, check for other lessons.
Much Love 💘,

Oluwafunmibi Fayemi

Purpose and Relationship — September 20, 2017

Purpose and Relationship

Purpose is in seed form and just as the seed requires the right environment to flourish, so does the seed of purpose in you require the right environment. Keep around you people that will stretch the limits of your thinking and inspire you to rise higher.
Note: Avoid toxic people at all costs!

Much Love 💘,

Oluwafunmibi Fayemi

Revisiting The Child In You ii — September 18, 2017

Revisiting The Child In You ii

We’ve all got at least one

Usually people worry a lot about why they are not making progress in life thereby choking their ability to allow their potentials find expression. People worry if they’ll get things right; If their purpose can afford them the lifestyle they desire and they end up working for a living with no joy of living. Working in purpose makes life look like a playground. You just enjoy what you’re doing without worries. You take limits off of your ability and there is motivation to push further.
Truth is, I’m on the path of discovery too and along this way, I’ve decided not to put limits on the dreams I’ve conceived and I’m sure I’m on the right path because I’ve read, see and talk to people who living a purposeful life has worked/is working for. 

You’ll always enjoy doing what you’re passionate about.

The principle is as simple as doing that one thing you enjoy, gives you peace, completes you but you’ve been having cold-feet starting or resuming to do. Go back to your canvass and bring those imaginations to life. Go to your early days and sort through the crumbs of your childhood dreams. Revisit the child in you and dream again (I’m sure you will be amazed by what you’ll find). Take the brakes off of your mind. Neglect thoughts of whether the dreams are achievable or realistic (It’s all in the head), Read – Quote-Restrictions. Let your thoughts blossom to the fullness of what could be of your life and you’ll be surprised to find these activities are within your comfort zone, don’t relax in your zone but stretch… Break the barriers of your mind and start living out your dreams.

An Exercise;

“If there were no limitations and failure, what would you dare to do? Where would your imagination take you?”

Much Love 💘,

Oluwafunmibi  Fayemi

Revisiting The Child In You — September 16, 2017

Revisiting The Child In You

Note: This might be a long read but i can assure you it will be worth it… Happy Reading 📚!

We’ve all been there at some points in our lives…

As children we don’t have or know the concept of limitation thereby we dreamt big and believed anything is possible until we grew up and begin to learn limitations from Parents, Teachers, Older siblings and other well-meaning people who begins to educate on how big the world 🌎 is and the series of chaotic happenings in it, slowly and steadily these authority figures built the concept of impossibilities in our minds, and as it usually happens, our personal failures and environment coupled with the information begins to reinforce these limitations in our minds.

What we didn’t realize was that inherent in our childhood dreams are the true visions of the potential(s) placed on our inside. Usually, we think children knows nothing about the real world, but, I think we should ask ourselves what we consider to be the reality; Is it depending on paycheck from doing a job that frustrates you then you end up not enjoying your retirement money because of old age or healthcare bills? Taking anything or everything that numbs whatever stress or pain you’re going through? Giving up on who or what gives meaning to your life?…
Maybe, just maybe children actually do have the keys to life; Don’t worry, Play hard, Be joyful, Help people and Place no limits in the imagination of your potential.
#ToBeContinued…

Much Love 💘,

Oluwafunmibi Fayemi

Attitude — September 15, 2017

Attitude

There is so much ahead of you that what is behind you should matter very little because the past victories, successes and failures have no bearing on your future but your attitude… Its not about what happened but what you do after that matters.

Much Love,

Oluwafunmibi Fayemi

Right Relationships — September 13, 2017