How are you spending quarantine?

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=BYpgC-SYST6UrP55KCMKLg You know that moment in a movie, TV show or even anime when a character just flips out and tosses over a top, breaks a glass or vase or just or chops down a tree relentlessly until tears start flowing out? Have you ever seen a moment similar to that on TV? What about … Continue reading How are you spending quarantine?

Mindfulness continued

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=KZcH73f0Q523oZmQfGzoRg This information is from this site. In my last blog I talked about what mindfulness is, some benefits to practicing it, and two core features; Observing and Describing. In this blog post, I'm gong to continue on the same train, some more features of mindfulness starting with Participating fully. You might be asking yourself, … Continue reading Mindfulness continued

What is mindfulness?

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=9Y9VGdn5ROuXKDSK_kAcRg If you're anything like me then you've probably noticed that when you are doing familiar and repetitive tasks, walking your dog, showering, or even driving, that your mind is often miles away thinking about something else? You might be having a fantasy about writing a script, worrying about things you want to do but … Continue reading What is mindfulness?

Thank you to everyone liking my posts and listening my podcast.

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=U8-IjWy7TEeMstT-MQLEIw Good morning, welcome to developing self; under this umbrella I have my podcast called Develop URself on spotify and apple podcast. My name is Ibra Mpiana and I'm very grateful you are taking the time out of your day to visit this page. A little about myself. I was born in Lusaka, Zambia and … Continue reading Thank you to everyone liking my posts and listening my podcast.

Interview with a youth case manager. Reversing Negative beliefs part 1

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2zkXtpyz5kSxlMoVrjbBps?si=k0MWQwFjRa-g9eouvjuNxg I am so happy and extremely grateful for all the support my podcast is receiving. I only want to help people develop their way of thinking, and become their best self. Initially my podcast was called developing self just like this blog, but I felt a re branding was necessary. I wanted something a … Continue reading Interview with a youth case manager. Reversing Negative beliefs part 1

Three ways to get off your ass!

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=40o0phukRPe-KgtIrtLkNQ Dear God, It is very important to have goals. I know that now, and I am very happy for it. If only it was that easy. Before I had goals, direction, or sense of a path; I felt pretty miserable. Every morning felt like a waste, and every night felt like tomorrow’s breath wasn’t … Continue reading Three ways to get off your ass!

Being Real with myself

Check out the Developing Self Podcast on Spotify and Developing Self on Apple Podcast. Do you love sunglasses but can't afford breaking and buying new ones? Then click the link below. Knockaround, the original, affordable sunglasses company. 20% off first order, Free shipping on orders over $50, Free returns. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6kbYLiBT7omUaC9B839tfC?si=Rlq6KePsT_axnxw7Sk_4OA Right off the bat I'm … Continue reading Being Real with myself

Blog everyday for a week

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=2_3Juxa5SceyhJ-ZyfqptQ I'm starring at my blank screen with a blank mind. The only drive pushing my fingers to type is "Ibra, you gotta write everyday, write everyday for a year and see where it gets you." Check out the Developing Self Podcast on Spotify and Developing Self on Apple Podcast. Do you love sunglasses but … Continue reading Blog everyday for a week

A Letter to GOD. Reflecting on 2019.

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=2_3Juxa5SceyhJ-ZyfqptQ When I started this blog, I wanted to be brutally honest with myself. I kind of derailed from that but in the spirit of New Years and personal development, I'm bringing that back. With a new format of blogging which I like to call, LETTERS TO GOD. Self reflecting on the fails, accomplishments, and … Continue reading A Letter to GOD. Reflecting on 2019.

Looking good equals feeling good! Skin Exfoliating!!

Exfoliation is removing old dead cells on the skin’s outermost surface. I think Exfoliation is used in all facials, during chemical peels or microdermabrasion. For the last couple of days I’ve been trying to examine my mental state and how it compares to my physical appearance. Not only the look, but how I feel about … Continue reading Looking good equals feeling good! Skin Exfoliating!!

Podcast! Developing An understanding about mental health.

Good morning 🌞🔥 lets try to #develop some #knowledge on #mentalhealth I wonder if our president suffers from #mentalillness hmm… might talk about that #ImpeachAndConvict next time 😂 Some people have never done a single shred of research about mental health/illness, but when you have a conversation with them. They feel inclined to give you … Continue reading Podcast! Developing An understanding about mental health.

Do you constantly refuse to try something new? PT 2

Lets be humble and speak some truth. Lets open up the dialogue. COME ON I wanna hear from you out there! Lets be each others Personal Development Coach! For the last three years I made every excuse possible to get out of public dancing. There was maybe once or twice that I did it, and … Continue reading Do you constantly refuse to try something new? PT 2