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] Discipline means growing to love the word discipline.

Discipline means not just planting the seeds I want to grow, but watering
and nurturing them daily.

Discipline means not allowing what I can't control to affect my stewardship
over the other areas I can control.

Discipline means giving up the idea of instant gratification and giving
myself over to the pleasure of earning and anticipation.

Discipline means growing to love the word discipline.

Discipline means being a disciple to what matters most.

Tivi Jones

I was told yesterday, point blank, that I am holding on to a lot of
resistance in making my goals and dreams a reality! It was a shock to them
system and you know why it was a shock? Because it is true! Notice how you
become defensive when people tell you the truth? You start making excuses,
or you get upset and want to justify why you are still doing or not doing
what you are supposed to be doing!

It was a wake up call for me, and I needed it! Stop the resistance, I don't
need to be "right" all the time there is more times than not no right or

So I made up a lot of BS excuses and justifications for about 30 minutes
until I was told, you know you are still in resistance right? You know you
are talking rubbish right? You know you are shit scared of this right? Yea I know! Well own it! Own that! Own that you are scared and then move!!

How many times have I denied the truth because of fear? Many times, but I
admit its getting better!

So yea, what about you? What are you resisting, denying, bull shitting and
stalling on?

I am ready!!

Are you? Peace!

-- Posted By Blogger to What did I learn today? Lessons on the Journey to
Unconditional Self Love on 12/04/2014 02:30:00 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