The Zigzag

Ije Anusim
Ideas, concepts and lessons about making smarter life choices.
Created 15 Feb 2021
  • On Shrinking Oneself.
    30 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 3 6
    Ava Sol Hey Zs!, Check out this verbatim exchange between my friend N and I. N: I’m asking for recommendations on LinkedIn, yours coming through. Ije: Job application? Where are you applying? N: No ju...
  • Blinders On.
    23 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 3 8
    Oscar Keys Hey Zs!, I have another uber experience tale, (last one). The other day, I was feeling ill and had to use an Uber to take my kids to school. My Uber driver was fascinating in that he was so...
  • Doggedness or Lunacy?
    16 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Flavio Gasperini Today I’m here with questions that I need help with answering. It’s this; at what point is it ok to give up on something? When do you move ahead to other dreams? Or is it never ever o...
  • Perfection… Such A Tease.
    09 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 5
    Dave Webb An illusion is something that deceives by producing a false or misleading impression of reality. Illusions are sneaky things. It makes you think it’s there but disappears into thin air once ...
  • Travelling Light
    02 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 6 7
    David kohler I’m humming The bare necessities from the Jungle book as I type this because I feel very “light” after spending the last few days doing a massive, massive decluttering of my house. The wh...
  • Thou Shall Not Be Stuck With Indecision
    26 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 4 7
    Mailchimp The time it took to decide what to write this week has been the shortest yet. Usually, it takes me a couple of days to mull over the possible topics and I would sometimes throw whatever I ha...
  • Second Order Thinking
    19 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 3 3
    Pixabay I went to see my Aunty a few days ago. When I got hers she was with a guy who seemed to be doing some work for her. I had to wait for about 30 minutes for her to be done with the guy. When he ...
  • Making Sense of Grief
    12 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 3 5
    Marcus Ganahl The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and ente...
  • We are "Legions"
    05 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Hey! Today’s post is more of an exploration of a concept I have been mulling over. So, I have no wise words or cute charges. More a rubbing of minds as I will like to hear what you think of the idea a...
  • “Street Justice”
    29 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 5 8
    Demand Africa Hey!!! I’m very excited about this newsletter installation. I had planned to write about something else this week but I couldn’t wait to share a recent aha moment I had. I had written ab...
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