10 Things I Wish I Knew In My Early Twenties

They say hindsight is 20/20 and I completely agree. It’s the whole reason I started this blog. For every challenge I’ve overcome I’ve learnt major lessons I wish I knew beforehand. However, that’s not exactly how life works. So what I commit to doing is writing down all the lessons I’ve learned at major points in my life and sharing them for the benefit of myself and others. Today’s lesson …

24 Lessons I Learnt Being 24

2018 was a tumultuous year for me. I learnt a lot being 24. There were some ups and some downs. Looking back, I had way more ups than downs and I’m grateful. All the challenges, failures and triumphs taught me something. I started this post last year with the plan to write a post a day in honour of a lesson I learnt as a 24-year-old in 2018. I hung …

24 Things I Learnt Being 24: Day 2

Patience is key. If you know me I’m not always the most patient person in the world but in recent years my that’s been my biggest test. Waiting for the right job, waiting for the right car, waiting for my savings to be enough to buy said car, there were plenty of times when all I could do was wait and it was hard. There were times I felt I …

24 Things I Learnt Being 24: Day 1

Invest your time and energy wisely. There’s nothing worse than wasted time. In primary school we learnt a gem (as we called them) we used to repeat daily. I can’t quite remember the words but the essence was that wasted time can never be regained. A lesson I think we all should learn. Don’t get me wrong though, I’m a devoted advocate for a balanced life filled with equal rest …

4 Things This World Cup Taught Me

Hi! I’m back with another post but this time I’m discussing something I don’t usually talk about but we’re 2 weeks away from the 2018 World Cup finals and I’ve learnt quite a bit so far so in true Sunny Side style (like the new name? leave a comment) I reflect on how we can apply the lessons learnt from the World Cup, here are my top 4 takeaways: There’s no …