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.
We've had a lot of misconceptions about certain myths which we think are actually true. Because most stories were told to us when we were quite young, passed from generations to generations or even by close friends as adults, or maybe by our teachers, and since almost everyone believes same, we tend to also establish… Continue reading Myths Vs Facts | 15 common myths most people think are actually facts.
Personal growth is an unending journey, where one keeps transforming, changing, and evolving into a better version of him/herself, by adopting new habits, setting goals, and so forth! The thing here is, you start from a place of realization. The point where you realize that you need to step up. Perhaps it could be learning… Continue reading 4 Useful steps to personal growth. (Personal development tips). Plus a free gift below!
How many times have you created a To-Do list and actually followed it through till accomplished? Many times we create a list whether written or imagined, but hardly ever follow through. Too many things scamper for our attention every single day that sometimes we forget to even look at the list or remember the things… Continue reading 7 simple ways to make your To-Do list doable.
Its a light-hearted post today. Scrolling through some pages on social media yesterday, I came across a few people who got tagged to share some random facts about them so I jumped on the wagon 😂 Because why not? I love that idea. Absolutely! So today, in a bid to let you to know some… Continue reading Ten random facts about me.
I first came across the word - RESISTANCE in one of my physics classes back in secondary (high) school. I'll try to explain it in a lay man's language, for some of us who weren't/aren't science students. It has to do with a conductor and passage/flow of electric current. A conductor is any material which… Continue reading The power of RESISTANCE! (What you can do with it.)
Time...time is something that only goes forward and never returns. For example, today is today. When it passes, it becomes yesterday and tomorrow becomes today. Every second, every minute, time ticks. There can only be a 10th of February 2018, ever! It can never come back. When it's gone, it's gone. It's irreversible. Therefore, it… Continue reading 10 things I would tell my younger self, applicable even NOW.
It's the shortest month of the year, the month of love. I told y'all I suspect the earth revolves round the sun faster than usual these days, Lol and we'll be celebrating Easter soon! I love the month of February because it's the month of giving candies, flowers, and much more! Well, technically. February is… Continue reading 5 ways to celebrate valentine without breaking the bank! (Valentine’s day ideas).
It all started when they saw the question paper. The much-awaited test day had come. Beholding them was a blank sheet with a black bold dot on it, right in front of their desks. Sandra and Thelma had prepared so much for this test. The Dean doesn't joke when it comes to setting 'difficult' test… Continue reading The moral of the lesson| A short inspirational story.
Excessive clutter often leads to stress. This affects every area of our lives. Clutter is distracting and weighs one down. Tackling clutter can be a very huge and daunting task. However, devoting a little time to getting rid of clutter will lead to reduced stress plus a more organized, peaceful and productive living or work… Continue reading Decluttering; 3 quick ways to declutter your life.
Oh boy! One thing I'm so happy about right now is how I've been able (with constant reminders/practice) to shift my paradigm from focusing on the negative side of humanity to accentuating the positive. I waste no time dwelling on anything negative. Negative energy does nothing but zap the joy out of life. You create… Continue reading 5 easy ways to cultivate a positive mindset. (Personal growth)
For some reason, our brain is wired in such a way that we're constantly criticizing ourselves. Self-criticism is one major problem which impacts on our lives, our dreams and our relationship with others. Whether it's a little mistake, or one tiny little nasty thing, We're constantly beating ourselves up. We are constantly tainted with many… Continue reading Dear self; Speaking to yourself kindly.