Akosua Dardaine Edwards

Let's Share Lessons on The Journey

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

 

One Year On

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. – Les Brown

It's been exactly one year since the book "The Bootstapper's Way" was published.

Confessions on the Journey I have completely neglected this baby. I neglected it because of my own views on how it became a reality.

 The book represented to me a type of unfinished business, the PhD I started was unfinished, the task to complete the research I started was unfinished and here comes this book as a testament to unfinished business.

Today the photo popped up in my FB feed as a memory. I looked at it and I thought, OMG, why did I ever think of this as a testament of unfinished business?

I decided right there and then to flip the script, change my whole mind.

What a difference a year makes?

I started smiling and being so grateful that I had the opportunity to be a part of this body of work!

Grateful for the experiences which brought forward this body of work

and looking forward to welcoming it into the family, with a new mindset.


Lessons:


1. A mindset shift can make a huge difference


2. Gratitude is everything


Peace

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Have you read any of Akosua's work?

What Did I Learn Today? Lessons on the Journey to Unconditional Self Love

Nyabo (Madam) - Why Are You Here?

Daily Lessons on the Journey - A Journal

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