Admit it or not, life gets overwhelming for all of us. We get stressed out, feel depressed and unfulfilled from time to time. This post is a list of things you can do to keep from drowning, regardless of what hand life deals you. First, make your bed in the morning
Since 2008, the 19th of June has been set apart by the United Nations as a day to increase public awareness of the Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) which has been officially recognised as a global health concern. Past the finger-pointing, there is a cure for Sickle Cell Disease. Following bone marrow transplant and stem cell transplant, which requires a donor who is a bone marrow match (preferably a sibling), there have been significant advancements.
It’s the middle of the year and I’m big on self-evaluation, so let’s take the weekend to get some perspective and appraise. How are those New-Year resolutions panning out? Did you get the new job? Have you got that promotion? Lost any weight? Found love? Paid off your debts aka
At the start of this year, I decided to read the Bible from start to finish. But, this isn’t the first time. I attempted to do this in 2005 and again in 2011, and both times I didn’t get past Genesis. However, this time I’m using Youversion and I am determined to make it through this year
Getting a visa is one of the first things that come to mind when planning a foreign trip. Now, according to the Passport Index, the Nigerian passport ranks 81st in the world, giving us visa-free or visa on arrival to 44 countries.
It is always fun to travel. My earliest memory of traveling is staring out at the trees speeding past on either side of the endless stretch of road, and then drifting in and out of sleep in the backseat of my dad’s Peugeot 504. This year, I’ve been blessed to travel often, both locally and abroad, and even now, the steady hum of the engine, plane or car, still sends me to sleep.
Now, at 31 and free of parental restrictions, my aspiration has been rekindled, and I’m finally learning to swim. As an adult, this experience has been very frightening, exhilarating and fulfilling in so many ways and I’m just dying to share a few tips with you.
On the average, I have about 100 apps on my phone and right now, I have 129 installed. Most of them perform similar functions but have unique features that make them indispensable. Others I have not used in a while, but because they often come in handy, I keep them. Why delete a useful app if you have space for it? I have a lot of space!
Honestly, I’m surprised by this statistic. Our reading culture in Nigeria ends after Comprehension in English Language and the compulsory Secondary School Literature books, or effectively after we “pass exam”. Afterwards, its Facebook Feed, Twitter Timeline or just the monthly pay-slip.
Sequel to my last post, here are a few of the funniest things I learnt. It’s a lot but I promise it’s all worth your time, especially for the ladies. Enjoy! Ignore vain comparisons particularly on things you cannot change So be who you really are, accept who you are.
Pictures of President Obama with different children are trending on Twitter on the hashtag #ObamaAndKids in celebration of Black History Month. Micheal Skolnik, film producer and civil rights activist started this hashtag when he asked his followers to post their favourite pictures of the president with children. Going through these pictures,
First Morning In aiming at the life of blessedness, one of the simplest beginnings to be considered, and rightly made, is that which we all make every day—namely, the beginning of each day’s life. There is a sense in which every day may be regarded as the beginning of a
After reading and enjoying James Allen’s “As A Man Thinketh”, I’ve decided to spend the next 31 Days taking his challenge and being completely positive about everything in my life. James proposes that your mind is a garden and it will blossom if you fill it with positive seeds
With our numerous responsibilities and the current economic dispensation, learning and personal development come next to last on our daily task /priority list, after food, Work, bills, bills, and some more bills. However, with the advent of this new political administration and in our anticipation for change, or more