I used to think when a woman is being called a "strong woman", it was a compliment. You know, STRONG ~ full of strength and vigor. Never shows any signs of emotional vulnerability. The superwoman who wakes up, cleans her home, cooks, washes the clothes while backing the baby and pounding yam. Strong woman. Superwoman.… Continue reading The illusion of a strong woman.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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.
It's 2018. I mean, there's no time for time itself. Seems like the earth is revolving round the sun faster than it used to. The world is moving really fast. Before you'd say BOOM!!! We'll be celebrating Easter already. That aside, I'm super super excited for another year, it's a great privilege. You know, every… Continue reading Keeping your new year resolutions, in four strategic ways.
There's this quote almost everyone knows, it's quite common. I like to remind myself of that quote every time I'm working on something. The quote... " Rome was not built in a day"! It reminds us of patience and time. It tells us that so long as we keep up with whatever we're doing, we… Continue reading Patience or procrastination? Meet the friends.