Connect with us

piece of peace by peace hydeHello and welcome to a piece of peace. Your weekly dose of motivation and inspiration. This week, I would like to share with you on the topic of “overcoming adversity”.

What are you made of? When the chips are down and push comes to shove, what lies beneath all the bravado and ego? Life has a way of knocking us down in a way we never saw coming. Sometimes recovery from such a set back can be one of the most difficult things to do. I read somewhere a long time ago, that successful people in life are not people without life problems, they are people who respond to problems quickly and positively. My friend’s dad has gone through a series of traumatic events recently. He lost his wife about 10 years ago to breast cancer. It was the most difficult thing for my friend and her family to handle. They battled the disease for a number of years before he lost his wife. My friend was a young girl at the time and the loss of her mother was something that she could not handle on her own. It took the whole family pulling together as a unit with love, care and determination and taking each day at a time to be able to overcome that set back.

10 years later, my friend’s dad re married. The pain of the old wife was still there but over the years, it became easier and easier to deal with. One day on a routine trip to the doctors, they noticed a lump in the breast of the new wife. Turns out she was also diagnosed with breast cancer. The cancer was aggressively spreading and she had to undergo chemotherapy. That was an even bigger blow for my friend’s dad. For months he would not talk to anybody including his own children. He felt as though he had been cursed. How could the same difficulties he faced several years ago return? It takes a special strength to be able to move past such a difficult situation as the one he was facing. Whether we like it or not, adversities are one of the biggest hurdles we will face. As a wise man once said, pain and death are part of life and to reject them is to reject life itself.  Learning to deal with and overcome adversity is what builds character and resilience. 

Every adversity and difficulty we are able to successfully overcome in life serves to strengthen our will, confidence and ability to conquer future obstacles. It is only in our darkest moments that we see how truly strong we are. Adversities draw out our strength and unique qualities that are God given. 

When you respond positively and constructively to your biggest challenges the qualities of strength, courage, character and perseveranceemerge from deep inside of you. Through your struggles and challenges, it is important to remember one important key when dealing with adversity and that is to avoid or resist it will only make it persist. Everywhere you look in the world there is one form of struggle or the other. Whether we are dealing with floods, poverty or even terrorist attacks. Even within your own circle of family and friends there is death, loss and tragedy. Although pain is inevitable, suffering is optional. The way you choose to deal with your adversity will make all the difference in the world. Remember, there is a time for everything and that adversity you are experiencing will also pass. Happiness and joy is at the end of that dark tunnel of pain and suffering, all you need to do is to take that bold step to walk through the pain until it is no longer with you.

 You are much stronger than you could ever imagine and always remember to be yourself because everyone is taken. 

Advertisement

 

Much Love,

 

Peace Hyde.

 

Advertisement

Twitter: https://twitter.com/peac_hy

Instagram: http://instagram.com/peac_hy/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peace-Hyde/448041131971101?ref=bookmarks

Linked in: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/public-profile-settings?trk=prof-edit-edit-public_profile

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGhjgbBYk9Es0msRJN9BitA

Advertisement
Advertisement

People & Lifestyle

DJ Justice GH kicks off The Justice Experience Tour on December 3

Published

on

DSC 1773

 Get your dance shoes on! DJ Justice GH will bring the heat to clubbers nationwide this festive month with the Justice Experience Pub and Lounge Tour–a revamp of his annual end-of-year concert, coming to a location near you. The tour will begin at Monte Carlo Pub in Tema–his home city, this Sunday (December 3). Be there!

The three-time Ghana DJ Awards’ “Artist DJ of the Year,” widely known as Stonebwoy’s premier DJ, is ready to spin some of 2023’s hottest tunes all month long: from North to South and East to West. And he won’t be alone. The ‘Dan Aase’ hitmaker will work with other top-flight DJs and MCs to curate what he dubs one of the “best nights” nightlifers will have this year.

“I feel the night scene has become pretty boring and I want to change that,” DJ Justice GH said. “It shouldn’t always be artists, so I’d be teaming up with DJs and MCs this year. They have more to offer than you think and nightlifers can expect one of the best nights they’ll ever have this year.”

DJ Perbi, DJ Toyor, DJ Xpliph, DJ Ronky, DJ Mpesempese, DJ Lord, DJ Wobeti, DJ Mynor, Sheldon The Turn Up, DJ Shiwaawa, DJ Mac Tonto, DJ Cartoon and countless more are on the list of supporting acts to storm Accra, Koforidua, Aflao, Kumasi, Tamale, Swedru and Takoradi alongside DJ Justice GH.

If you don’t want to miss this feature-packed experience, follow DJ Justice GH (@djjusticegh) on Instagram to know when he’s hitting your city.

Instagram: djjusticegh
Twitter/X: @djjusticegh
Advertisement
Facebook: DJ Justice GH
Continue Reading

People & Lifestyle

Grammy Nominee Tyla Tells Apple Music About New Single “Truth or Dare”, Collaborating with Travis Scott & Summer Walker & How ‘Water’ Changed Her Life

Published

on

unnamed 5

Superstar in the making Tyla joins Zane Lowe on New Music Daily to discuss her new single, “Truth or Dare” available now. They discuss the making of the new single, reflect on her smash-hit “Water” changing her life, recent collaborations with Summer Walker and Travis Scott, and more.

Tyla on having fun making her new single…

It was so fun to make. I just feel like I’ve worked on my sound so much these past years working on the album, so making this type of music is easy for me. I love it. I love it. Whenever I make something that I’m excited about, I want to drop it same time. But there’s a lot of times where I learned that being patient is important because I notice that once I wait and I spend more time on certain things, I always come up with something better.

On ‘Water’ changing her life…

Water literally changed my whole life completely. It’s so crazy how a song can change your life like this. It’s beautiful. It’s so exciting. I’m so happy that people are loving the sound, coming from home. So yeah, I’m excited to see where it goes from here.

Advertisement

On what she’s learned from collaborating with people like Travis Scott and Summer Walker…

It feels so surreal working with people that I’ve always loved and listened to. Yeah, I love it. I love that I’m able to also share my sound with other artists, bigger artists, and share their audience and their audience, experience sounds from home. Collaborating is my favourite. I love working with new people. When I was working on my album, I was travelling literally the world and working with everybody. So yeah, it’s cool that I get to now work with the big names that I’ve always been watching my whole life.

On making her forthcoming album self-titled…

For now, my introduction to the world, I just wanted to be clean, Tyla. I want people to get to know my name and get to know my sound because my first project is going to be Tyla in music form. So, I felt like self-titled would’ve been the best way to go.

On her recent success…

Advertisement

I think I’m trying to acknowledge it. It doesn’t feel real as yet, to be very honest. A lot of the times, I’ll just be doing what I usually do, and then my team has to remind me, “You can’t do that anymore.” So, I’m kind of adjusting to it. But yeah, I’m just excited that more people are hearing my music and enjoying the stuff that I’m putting out. And yeah, I’ll still have to get used to this whole change, but we’ll see. We’ll see.

On the idea of “home” and how it feels now that her music is representing her community and where she’s come from…

I haven’t been home in long since Water started blowing up. So, this is my first time home, and everyone’s just so welcoming and so excited and happy. So, it’s such a good time to be here. It’s summer for us here, so you can imagine how the vibes are here. South Africa is the place to be. Summertime, crazy.

On what she missed the most being on the road and away from home…

Obviously my family. I have a big family. I’m very close with them., So being away for so long is so difficult. So, definitely family and the food. Definitely my mother’s food. My mother knows as soon as I land, she knows the routine. She has to have a whole meal ready for me. And every single time, it’s there. I have Pap. It’s there. South African food is what I crave all the time, literally.

Advertisement

On her favourite artists from South Africa…

I always listen to Kelvin Momo. He’s a piano producer. Crazy. Crazy. Everyone should listen to him. I’m always listening to him. I’m listening to Nasty C, Kabza De Small. There’s so many amazing artists out here in South Africa.

Continue Reading

People & Lifestyle

Can You Snort Kratom?

Published

on

A Look At Kratom; Modern-Day Craze

If you are using kratom, this thought might have crossed your mind: ‘Can I snort Kratom?’. But, the answer to this question is a big ‘NO.’ Kratom forms clumps when it is exposed to moisture. So, it is not favorable to snort kratom.

 

Snorting or Insufflation of kratom can damage the mucous membrane and irritate your throat. People can experience negative effects, including overdose. But there are ways in which you can consume different strains of kratom without any problem. 

 

In this article, we will talk about the side effects of kratom snorting and what are the best ways to consume kratom. We will also discuss the dangers related to snorting kratom. So let’s get started.

Advertisement

Why Would Someone Snort Kratom?

Usually, the Southeastern people used kratom by chewing the leaves of the plant. But as kratom’s popularity increased, it was manufactured as capsules, powder, and liquid shots for consumption. People usually take kratom orally, but there are various reasons people snort kratom: 

  • Get High Quickly

Many people believe that if they snort kratom, it will be directly absorbed into the bloodstream, which will make them get high quickly. Some users who use kratom for recreational purposes consume kratom like this. 

  • Lack Of Knowledge

People who lack knowledge regarding kratom and its proper use snort kratom. Kratom forms clumps when it comes in contact with moisture, so it can further cause health issues.

 

Can You Smoke Kratom?

Other than taking kratom in capsules and powdered form, it is also smoked by many people. However, a significant amount of leaves is required to achieve the desired effects. It can be harsh on the throat and lungs, but you can get high quickly. Make sure you purchase kratom from reputable brands to get only the purest kratom. You can check this post to learn more about the best brands to buy kratom.

 

As compared to other herbal supplements, kratom smoke can be strong. It also produces a sustained euphoric effect, but you need a higher amount of supplement to achieve that euphoric state. 

Advertisement

 

Here are some points to know before smoking Kratom:

  • New kratom users or those who are sensitive to kratom must not consume more than one gram of the substance.
  • At lower doses, you will feel mild stimulation, and your mood will be uplifted.
  • If you smoke a significant amount of kratom, like 5 grams, then you will have noteworthy effects.

What is the Best Way to Use Kratom?

Other than snorting kratom, there are many ways in which you can consume kratom and get its various benefits. Manufacturers sold different types of kratom strains in the form of powder, capsules, extracts, etc. You can use kratom in the following ways:

  • Kratom Capsules: If you don’t like the taste of kratom, you can go with kratom capsules. This method eliminates the bitter aftertaste and also offers a convenient way to take your daily dose.
  • Kratom Tea: Brewing kratom tea is a timeless tradition. To create the best kratom tea, boil water on a low flame for 10-12 minutes and add kratom leaves or kratom powder to the water. Strain the liquid, and your kratom tea, with its amazing benefits, is ready.
  • Kratom Powder: People also use kratom powder along with normal water. To make it more fun, you can blend kratom powder with chocolate milk. If you are lactose intolerant, you can opt for a milk alternative. You can also make kratom cookies to get the best of both worlds. You just have to pour kratom powder when you are making the dough for the cookies, and it’s done. People make kratom cookies to get the benefit of kratom and the sweetness of cookies.
  • Kratom Extracts: These extracts are a more concentrated form of kratom. It can be created from kratom leaves of kratom powder. Its dosage is far more potent than the kratom powder.

Dangers of Snorting Kratom

Snorting kratom can be very dangerous for you and against your best interests. There can be short-term and long-term side effects of snorting kratom:

    • Short-Term Side Effects: Nose Bleeding, nasal swelling, trouble breathing, nose and throat irritation, buildup of mucous membrane, nasal blockage.
  • Long-Term Side Effects: Lung Infection, Damage to the respiratory system, Damage to throat and nose, Damaged mucous membrane, Blood clots in lungs, pulmonary embolisms, nasal inflammation, and perforation of nasal passages. 

Along with these, snorting kratom can also cause various mental and physical problems:

Hallucinations, anxiety, aggressive behavior, tremors, seizures, vomiting.

 

Advertisement

Snorting kratom can be dangerous, so make sure you consume kratom in the form of tea or powder, etc. You must also know about the different strains of kratom and their benefits; in that way, you can select the best kratom strains for you.

 

Final Thoughts: Can You Snort Kratom?

This leads to the end of this article; we talked about how snorting kratom can create problems for you. Snorting kratom is not a good idea; the powder will form clumps in your throat and lungs and can cause serious long-term side effects.

 

There are many ways to consume kratom; you can take it as a capsule or make kratom tea. It is also available as extracts, which are the most concentrated form of kratom. You can make kratom consumption fun by adding the powder to your chocolate milk or making cookies.

Advertisement

 

Kratom has many benefits, but only if you take it the right way. Snorting kratom can harm you in many ways. Its short-term side effects include nose bleeding, swelling, nose and throat irritation, and nasal blockage. It also has long-term side effects like mucous membranes, nose, and throat damage. It also leads to lung infection, blood clots in the lungs, and pulmonary embolisms.

 

So, we recommend using kratom safely by consuming it the proper way. Snorting kratom will not get you high but can damage your respiratory tract and lungs. So be careful and safe.

 

Advertisement
Continue Reading

People & Lifestyle

Exploring the Latest Technological Advances in Fishing Reel Design

Published

on

Exploring the Latest Technological Advances in Fishing Reel Design

Fishing, once a simple pursuit with rudimentary tools, has undergone a transformative journey with technological advancements. Piscifun, a prominent brand in the fishing gear industry, stands at the forefront of this evolution. Let’s delve into the latest technological innovations that Piscifun incorporates into their fishing reel designs, enhancing the angling experience for enthusiasts of all levels.

Precision Engineering: Micro Gearing for Smoother Operation

One of the standout technological features in Piscifun fishing reels is the implementation of micro gearing. This precision engineering involves the use of finely machined gear components, resulting in smoother operation and increased performance. Anglers experience reduced friction, allowing for seamless casts and retrieves, making each fishing excursion a more enjoyable and efficient endeavor.

Carbon Fiber Drag Systems: Power and Sensitivity in Harmony

Piscifun recognizes the crucial role that drag systems play in fishing reel performance. The brand integrates advanced carbon fiber drag systems into their reels, combining power and sensitivity. This innovation ensures that anglers can smoothly adjust the drag to handle various fish sizes while maintaining a level of sensitivity that allows for precise control during the fight.

Advertisement

Corrosion Resistance: Shielding Reels Against the Elements

Fishing often involves exposure to harsh elements, and Piscifun addresses this challenge with cutting-edge corrosion-resistant technologies. The brand incorporates materials and coatings that protect the reel from saltwater corrosion, ensuring longevity and reliability even in the most demanding environments. Anglers can trust their Piscifun reels to withstand the test of time and the corrosive effects of saltwater.

Lightweight Design: Graphite and Aluminum Alloys for Maneuverability

In the pursuit of the perfect fishing reel, weight plays a crucial role in determining maneuverability and comfort. Piscifun leverages the latest materials, such as graphite and aluminum alloys, to create lightweight yet durable reels. This technological advance allows anglers to enjoy extended fishing sessions without experiencing fatigue, ultimately enhancing the overall fishing experience.

Sealed Bearings: Enhancing Durability in Challenging Environments

Advertisement

Piscifun understands the importance of bearings in reel performance, and their incorporation of sealed bearings is a testament to this commitment. Sealed bearings provide an additional layer of protection against water, dirt, and debris, significantly enhancing the durability and lifespan of the reel. Anglers can confidently take their Piscifun reels into diverse environments, knowing that the sealed bearings contribute to reliable and smooth operation.

Dual Brake Systems: Fine-Tuning Control for Precision Casting

Achieving precise casting is a fundamental aspect of successful angling, and Piscifun addresses this with the implementation of dual brake systems. This technological innovation allows anglers to fine-tune their casting control, adapting to different fishing conditions and lure weights. The result is increased accuracy and casting distance, providing anglers with a distinct advantage on the water.

Advanced Gear Ratios: Speed and Power Tailored to Fishing Styles

Piscifun fishing reels come equipped with advanced gear ratios that cater to diverse fishing styles. Whether anglers prefer high-speed retrieves or require the power for deep-sea fishing, Piscifun’s innovative gear ratios provide versatility. This technological advancement allows anglers to adapt their reel’s performance to specific fishing scenarios, ensuring optimal efficiency and success.

Advertisement