Life is full of many many thousands of moments. Some change us, some provoke actions in us, and many of those moments are memorable. These days, no one has time for anything. Everyone is presumably busy. You're busy, I'm busy, we're all busy. Really really busy. It seems as if no one is present anymore.… Continue reading Is busy the new cool? Why I think being busy isn’t cool.
Self-discipline is the ability to exercise self-control, stick to your decisions and follow through, by working hard in order to achieve your goals. (Personal success). Those moments you persevere, endure, stay focused, do those things which are right for you (even when you don't want to), commit to those tasks of yours and see them… Continue reading What I learned about self-discipline.
Value is simply the importance, worth or ideals placed on something or someone. When something is valuable, it is said to be of high significance, treasured or appreciated. What I am talking about here is, how much relevance one places on oneself. Let me re-phrase and ask rhetorically. How much do you value yourself? Invariably,… Continue reading 5 Super ways to start valuing yourself more!
Before I go further, let me start by defining the word- comparison. Com.par.i.son is the act of estimating or examining the similarities or differences between two people or things. Most times, it is used negatively because people use it in a way to compete unhealthily or see who's doing better than the other. I thought… Continue reading On fighting comparison.
Your emotional state, the feelings you transmit, your aura, that's your vibe. A vibe can be a mood, the character of a place, a situation, etc. Vibes is also the feeling you get from being in a particular place or with a certain person or people. It's like an emotional signal a person gives out… Continue reading 5 simple ways to protect your vibes.
People express love in different ways. Most often, they express that love in the same way they wish to receive it. And so, a partner who loves to spend time with you for example, will devout time paying attention to you and being there as much as possible, as a way of expressing his/her love… Continue reading The 5 most effective ways to show your love.
Have you been at that point? You know, that point where everything sucks. Nothing seems to be working and all you want to do is throw in the towel? When you start to feel like you're failing and nothing you plan or hope for ever works. When things don't go your way, honestly it sucks!… Continue reading 5 tips to stay motivated when life seems to weigh you down.
According to college of medicine, University of Ibadan Nigeria, about 1.5 Million cases of depression are recorded per year in Nigeria alone. Globally, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that about 300million people suffer from depression. That's about 5% of the world population. Recently, many stars like talk-show host Ellen De Generes, Kanye West, Pirates… Continue reading What is it about depression? An overview into the world of depression.
It's mid-year already. I remember when I shared IN THIS POST,how fast the year seems to be running and everything about those resolutions and commitments we made earlier this year and strategies we can apply to keep them. What better time than in this mid-year, to evaluate/re-evaluate and keep being focused. I even shared 10… Continue reading Four important and powerful life lessons I learnt recently.
Honestly, when I first thought of creating a blog, my whole idea was just about penning my random thoughts from time to time. Since I love writing, I felt it was going to be easy-peasy. But then as time went by, I found it is very time-consuming. As in, coming up with blog topics, building… Continue reading 5 bloggers on the Major challenges of blogging and how to overcome them.
So I read somewhere recently that when someone gets a kidney transplant, doctors usually leave the original kidneys there and just put the third kidney in their pelvis! You can't imagine how wide my jaw dropped. And so my curious mind went to work. I decided to find out a few other fun, weird, strange… Continue reading 20 Strange but true random facts that’ll awe you. Did you know???
So recently, Social media has been agog about Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's question to former US Senator and First Lady, Hillary Clinton on why her Twitter bio reads "wife" first, while interviewing her at a PEN world voices festival lecture in Manhattan. According to Chimamanda, she said she was "a little bit upset" that… Continue reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Feminism Vs Hilary Clinton.
First, we live in the 'flawless' age. Everything 'flawless' trends on and offline and pop culture heavily celebrates it. If you say something or someone is flawless, it means they're perfect, without mistake or any blemish. But doesn't it sound too exaggerated? Because let's face it... No one is really perfect! It's part of human… Continue reading Here’s why your flaws are really awesome!
Once upon a time, a certain speaker started off a conference by holding up a 1000 Naira note. 300 people had gathered for this important conference to hear him speak. He was a popular and powerful speaker. "Who would like this note?" He asked as he raises the 1000 Naira note to the crowd. Everyone… Continue reading An indispensable lesson on VALUE | A short inspirational story.
I know! First and foremost, almost everyone says 'be consistent', and your blog will grow. This is so so cliche so feel free to roll your eyes. While it isn't entirely false, (atleast it keeps your blog afresh with contents to keep your existing followers/readers going), it isn't just about consistency when it comes to… Continue reading My Top 5 blogging tips to grow your blog.