Akosua Dardaine Edwards

Let's Share Lessons on The Journey

Akosua Dardaine Edwards - author, writer, coach, gender specialist, speaker


[What did I learn today? Lessons on the Journey to Unconditional Self Love] I deserve the best

Here's how to know whether you're putting up with less than you deserve:

· When you have to work yourself into a state of excitement rather than
naturally experiencing joy and passion, you're probably settling.

· When you bargain with yourself about what you can do without rather than
f eeling gratitude for what you already have, you're probably settling.

· When your focus is on the time and energy you've invested in an endeavor
rather than the love, joy and gratification you've gained, you're probably

· When you're making excuses about why you should stay put rather than
going for what you truly want, you're probably settling.

· When you spend more time complaining about what you have than
appreciating it, you're definitely settling.


The quote above was a reminder to me today to look in the mirror and say "I
deserve the best!!!" and I would urge you to do the same as of today and
every day moving forward as and when necessary!

Too many times I have forgotten and fall into the "not enough, settling"
mode, And by design I am given some reminders! So this is it today! I
deserve the best!! Say it with me- I deserve the best!!

Now go and act accordingly!!!


-- Posted By Blogger to What did I learn today? Lessons on the Journey to
Unconditional Self Love on 12/23/2014 07:09:00 pm

Your story is inspiring, your delivery is real
— Barbara Ince, President - Maloney Women's Group
The students who attended the function were so inspired by you they want all their friends to be exposed to your story.
— Cherisse Rawlins - Teacher Moruga Secondary
I must thank you for your presentation, many people were blown away by it.
— Sharon Christopher, Dep CEO First Citizens Bank Limited
It was a pleasure hosting you. Your reading from Nyabo (Madam) Why Are You Here? - was both thought provoking and insightful, thank you.
— Consulate General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - New York
You are an inspiration to us all
— Marlene Charles, YWCA President
I can’t stop telling people about your presentation. You changed my life forever!
— Michele Celestine, Executive Director Heroes Foundation
What an honour and priveledge it was for me and my wife to host you during your stay in Washington DC
— Anthony WJ Phillips-Spencer, Ambassador Extraordinary Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Unveiling was exactly what I needed, thank you.
— Participant at 2017's Unveiling- Looking into the Mirror of Self
Akosua, congratulations and thank you for that fabulous and thoughtful sharing from your book. I did NOTHING for the weekend but read your books. Madam, I found your story telling light and entertaining, true Trini style but DEEP.
— Sandra Ferguson, Agency for Rural Transformation, Grenada W.I
After hearing Ms. Akosua speak, I now know that I am everything and that I have everything to become who I want to be.
— Jenna Marie Bharat, Student- San Juan South Secondary School
Madam Akosua was awe inspiring. Excellent motivational skills. For me as a new retiree her words encourage me to “give back to the village”
— Anthea Doyle
Inspirational for both year groups. Forms 3 and 5. They were at the edge of their seats. prodding them to plan and even when things do not go as planned... to never give up when faced with life’s challenges
— San Juan South Secondary School
She is complete, sincere and true to herself. Akosua relates to you on what is common in all of us, our humanity.
— Odella Jowaheer