Hello lovely people, happy new year. I’m back after a long while and I apologise for that.

It’s been a long while since I wrote anything personal on this space for a multitude of reasons. However, this post has been on my mind for a while and I think it’s time I publish it.

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Last year, was such an overwhelming year but we made it through in one piece. The past few months have been full of ups and downs and spending most of my time with family. But at the same time, fought some anxiety battles and almost fell into depression yet again, it’s an every day struggle.

This year, started off on a good note and I’m very well pleased to announce that I’m a brand ambassador of RawAroma. And all my readers can get to purchase their items at a discounted price if you use my discount code NALIAKA. Click here to order.

When this opportunity came, I felt it was now time to publish this post because I started feeling like I didn’t deserve it and maybe it was just out of sheer luck that I got this opportunity. I started to question myself and drowning myself in self-doubt. Felt like a fraud and not good enough to achieve everything I’ve achieved so far. 

Then it’s like the universe listens, someone posted something similar to what I’d been feeling and I started to dig deeper into it. She said I might be having self-doubt or imposter syndrome, so went to do my research. 

Impostor syndrome is that feeling that you’re a fraud. That you’re just making things up as you go along, but everyone around you is expert. You worry that your accomplishments are a fluke. You can fake it on the outside, but you have this gnawing feeling on the inside.

So I started looking for solutions to my now temporary problem. And one solution I found was “acknowledging my accomplishments and practising gratitude”. I started writing them down and thanking God that I was where I was because of my hard work and not just sheer luck. 

I’m still working on it because I can’t let it hinder me from creating. Until next time my loves kisses.