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.
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.
We live in the computer-age. The age of information also called the digital-age. The new -media age. Everything has gone digital. We do more emails than send physical letters, because why not? Emails are instant while letters travel for days. We chat and send messages more than we hold physical conversations, we buy air/bus tickets… Continue reading In a world full of distractions, this is how to stay connected with yourself.
A conversation is interactive. It is a communication where two or more people share news or exchange ideas. I highlighted communication because it is basically about sending and receiving information and it goes both ways. During a conversation, it is important for the message to be understood and properly interpreted and for the recipient to… Continue reading 5 common mistakes people make during a conversation and how to avoid them.
"Happiness is not something already-made, it comes from your own actions"~ Dalai Lama. I totally agree with Dalai's quote! You see, for so many reasons, we've come to take life too seriously. Our inner-critic is almost always active. Judging and lambasting us every minute. We spend more time bashing and criticizing ourselves than we do… Continue reading This ten list of things will help you maintain a sense of happiness.(check it out)
"Broad-mindedness is relative to tolerance, open-mindedness is sibling to peace~Salmon R. You see, we all process information differently. We hear what we want and feel the way we want based on our understanding. People understand (decode) information differently and this forms their beliefs, views, or opinions about any situation. This is because each one of… Continue reading Open-mindedness; another form of mindfulness.
People usually say "just be yourself". I can't count the number of times that phrase is being used in 24 hours. Everyone says "just do you"..."Be who you are". But what if you don't even know who you are? It's quite confusing. What does it really mean to "Just be yourself"? I'm going to throw more light on… Continue reading What does it mean to “just be yourself”? and 5 Simple ways How To.
You can't calm the storm, Stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass. ~ Timber Hawkeye. Serenity is maintaining a sense of inner peace and focusing your energy where you can make a difference. It's about finding calmness within yourself and staying unruffled even in troubled waters. Energy flows where attention… Continue reading Serenity; 7 practical ways to make your life more peaceful.
Before I thought of returning natural, ( I wore my hair naturally from birth till about 14years old) I'd seen many of our Nollywood movie stars, rocking their natural hair. The likes of Monalisa Chinda, Omoni Oboli, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Uche Jumbo, etc. And then Solange Knowle's hair was to die for! They all looked so pretty wearing their natural… Continue reading On becoming Natural.
Is there anything you can't get over or unstuck yourself with? Get over here. You may find this post indeed worthwhile!!! I've learnt so far in life that whatever you give attention to, whether wanted or unwanted, grows. Whatever you focus on, you get more of. Whether Joy, love, happiness, or pain, hurt, regret or… Continue reading Letting go…
The idea of personal development is to enhance the quality of lives and aid us in reaching our goals and aspirations and being the best version of ourselves. There are very little things that matter on the journey to improving ourselves yet are almost always ignored. In this post, I throw some light on seven… Continue reading 7 great personal Development tips you should know about.
Just recently, I wrote this article The truth about you!, which highlighted our different personalities and temperaments. The introverted, extroverted and some of those Tim Lahaye's stuff. But there are different areas of these personalities that can also be improved. Our personalities aren't stagnant. Getting older, different life experiences, even our environment, getting married, having kids, jobs, etc… Continue reading Can I change my personality for the better?
Sometimes there is need for the body to take the required break. Taking breaks is very much helpful to avoid exhaustion. As humans, our bodies need time for rest in order to rejuvenate. This helps us function optimally. When your body calls for rest, it is important to obey. It's part of self-care. Doing every… Continue reading Taking a break, MIA and self-care.