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Introducing myself and my journal: The Genius in Me

About Me:
I'm extremely clumsy and sometimes I come across as a space-cadet. Whenever I inadvertently say or do something really goofy or off-balanced, I say, "That's my genius coming out!"

Sometimes I'm really mentally sharp. Sometimes the most basic things go right over my head. At my age, I've come to accept it as just a personal trait of mine that doesn't diminish who I am. It's been a long journey to that point, however.

I feel like I've lived 10 lives in just the 41 years I've been on this earth. I was abused by my father as a child. As a young adult I entered an abusive relationship but put myself in therapy to end it when I realized I was living the life of my mother. I paid my own way through college at American University, in DC. There I realized I had no voice as I was raised to be seen and not heard as a child.

I overcame that but then became complacent for the next 10 or so years. I never finished what I started. As I came close to the age of 40, I realized that I didn't want to live a life of regret and overcame my fear of failure to complete simple stuff - write and produce my own music and work hard on my business.

Here I am...still overcoming my fear. This time I think I'm afraid of success but I'm willing to face it head on. I already know it's just a smoke screen. That's why I recently decided to create short videos featuring courageous people from around the world risking their lives for peace, justice, equality and democracy. I just completed my first one last week featuring Kimberely Motley. She's such an inspiration. OK. That's all for now.

My Passions:
Sharing with others stories of courage of unknown people, making music

My Challenges:
Getting the word out about my business and my videos. (I just started with the videos.)

My Vision for the Future:
have a business that not just sells clothes but creates movements for change and empowerment of all different types of people and groups.

My Areas of Expertise:
I don't even know what my expertise is.

Comments

ikirimat's picture

Hello friend, Welcome to

Hello friend,

Welcome to World Pulse online community! It is great to have you here. It is a platform where you can share, raise your voice, and change your community. I encourage you to explore the website since it has very many resources to harness. Be sure to build your online community of women from around the world. I am sure you will get to meet many women on World Pulse who are active in their community too.

I will be glad to hear more from you.

Regards

Grace Ikirimat

"It takes the hammer of persistence to drive the nail of success."


Nechesa's picture

Thank you!

I'm really excited to hear all of the amazing stories that will be coming from my fellow online community members. Thanks for allowing me to be a part of it.

Nechesa

ola.mahadi's picture

welcome on board

Dear Nechesa
I liked your story here about how you are hope to get to know more about you and share your
musice with the world
Enjoy being yourself here
Ola

It is never too late to try make your way to your dream and left up your expectation.
Sudanes Women Building Peace
www.suwepmovement.org

Nechesa's picture

Thank you!

Thank you so much Ola. You as well.

Nechesa

Jan K Askin's picture

Power of Music

Nechesa,

Tell me more about your music: genre, instruments, audience, etc?

Jan

Jan Askin

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