By: Cheryl Ann Mwende Often, you’ve been told to be content and grateful for what you have. You might have even heard that contentment is the key to happiness. But have you ever asked yourself what contentment is exactly? Contentment is being happy with who you are, what you have and where you are. It's appreciating the position you’re in at any given point of your life. Contentment doesn't necessarily mean that you don't desire other things, it simply means that you respect and are satisfied with your present situation and are hopeful that the odds will turn out for the [...]
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By: Derick Mutembei Today, I seek to take you through some habits we are afraid to condemn either because they are done by people close to us or maybe we do them as well. Has anyone one of us found themselves is situation where a friend does something irritating but tend to give a blind eye? This is common in the society today and many can attest to this truth. Let us now look deep into five of these habits. Spitting - Many of you will agree with me this is among the most irritating habits around. Spitting in cases of foul [...]
By Cheryl Ann Mwende Did you know that accepting and learning from your mistakes can boost your determination to reach your goals? Making mistakes is a learning process: Some mistakes might seem like the end of the world, however, they may give you a perfect opportunity to learn from, grow and improve yourself. As we may learn from the experience of one of the most notable inventors; Thomas Edison, who invented the light bulb. His teachers said he was too stupid to learn anything. He was fired from his first two jobs for being non-productive. As an inventor, Edison made 1,000 [...]
By: Cheryl Ann Mwende Most of us have have something we wish we could change in our bodies if given a chance, but what about feeling good in our own skin and body as much as we can? We fail to realize that how we feel about our self is more important than our looks. Body image refers to a person's emotional attitude, beliefs and perceptions of their own body relating to appearance, height, weight and shape. These believes can affect you either positively or negatively, that is why you find some people feeling unhappy with some parts of their bodies [...]
The School of Education (ECDE) today had a benchmarking exercise at Stepping Stones School, Thika. The exercise was to prepare them for teaching practice under the new curriculum as they finish their college education. They familiarized themselves with the new Competency based Curriculum (CBC) that has been adopted by the Ministry of Education which Stepping Stones School is already practicing. CBC was designed by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) and launched by the ministry of education in 2017. The CBC is designed to emphasize the significance of developing skills and knowledge and also applying those competencies to real [...]
The campus administration yesterday held an orientation meeting with all first-year students of the January/February intake. The meeting is part of the curriculum program that aims at preparing students for their lives in campus and general conduct. In attendance were the Director, Principal, Dean, HODs and lecturers. The guest of honor was Counsellor and Life Coach Wambui Thiga. "Abstain from pre-marital sexual activities and be wise in all the decisions you make now that you have freedom and away from home. Be responsible comrades who are always doing what they came here to do," emphasized Life Coach Wambui. Wambui went [...]
The School of Hospitality yesterday visited Blue Post Hotel for an orientation program conducted at the hotel in conjunction with the College. This is a regular eye-opener visit for all first-year students in the Hospitality Department to the prestigious hotel as they begin their course with the leading College. The program is aimed at equipping students with the industry's current trends while mentally preparing them for the course. "The purpose of this trip is to educate our students of the various departments in a hotel set up. This way, they are then able to identify the areas they feel most [...]