My Dream Home

Hello Lovies, I hope your Sunday is going well. I know I have not posted in a while, sorry for that. I don’t want to make up silly excuses, so I will let that flow with the oxygen. So let’s get started: DREAM HOME I honestly don’t have the perfect image in my head of…

15 Things I have learned in 15 Years

Yes, you are right. It is my birthday and I am officially 15 & growing! Issa Birthday Girl, hope you are all doing great. Well, growing up is hard. I feel like this year has gone by so fast, but on the other side- it is very slow. Today, I will be sharing with you…

Don’t Compare Yourself With Others | Monday Motivation

I think that this is something most of us do on a regular basis, it has become normal to compare our careers, our looks, our knowledge or even our Instagram-Followers to other’s. Comparison has become normal but it can be poisonous. We may start trying to become like the ones we are comparing ourselves to,…

What’s On My Phone? | 2017

Bonjour Amigos!❤🌼 Hope everyone is doing great. Today I will be sharing with you guys a “What’s on My Phone?” post and the apps I use. I have to admit that I am a techy. My technological best friends are Google, Wikipedia and My Phone. PHONE I have the Samsung Galaxy J1 in Gold. I…

Bright Side of Life

“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” -Wilma Rudolph Don’t you just love when you start thinking about the bright side of life? Being successful, wealthy and all the nice words in…

THANK YOU

Dear Readers, Whether you’re new here or have been around since the beginning, I want to thank you. Thank you for reading. Thank you for you constant support. Thank you for your love and your encouragement. Being transparent opens door to the unknown. I have received so much positivity and encouragement from my teachers, friends…

My Skincare Routine

Hello Everyone. Today I am finally doing my skincare routine for 2017. Disclaimer: I am not a skincare expert, physician or dermatologist. I just use what I think works for my skin best. My skin tends to be oily sometimes, so I guess my skin is oily and this might not work on all skin types. As…

Future Goals & Dreams

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisble into the the visible.” -Tony Robbins It is very important to set goals for yourself in future. Goals gives us something to plan and work for. Most of us have big dreams that seem impossible to accomplish. Its easy to feel discouraged when you’re staring at…

The Meaning Behind Blog Name

The Southern Girl Blog says it all right? There is not much about what’s behind my blog name. But the struggle to getting this name was real. All the good names were taken and I didn’t want to seem like a copycat. So I went ahead and thought of nice names, but nothing seemed to…

Why I Started Blogging

People often ask me why I started blogging. Well, today you’ll know why. I started blogging for 3 reasons: First of all, I like writing although I am not a professional writer,  I am not very literate and English is not my first language so I tend to make mistakes, but I love what I do….

20 Facts About Me

My full name is Rejoice Iyaloo Nandjila Amutenya. I am left-handed as well as left footed. But I use my right hand to do a few things I can’t do with my left hand like using scissors. I have a speech disorder. [don’t get me wrong- ask me if you don’t understand]. I love laughing….

Dear Future Self: 2027

10 years from now** Hey, sup? Is yo’ girl Rejoice sitting in the sofa and typing this. Hope life has been good to you and on the other side- interesting, fun, crazy, boring, expected and unexpected- a lesson in opposition. Yeah Take a long calming breath, go outside, look around you. Are you where you’ve…