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#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 2

#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 2

Who remembers my July Review where I mentioned how much I have been anticipating volunteering for CITY Summer Leadership Camp this year. Well, the camp started yesterday but I just got into camp today so even if it is my Day 1, it's technically Day 2 here in camp. After I got in today, I [...]

THE ACT OF KINDNESS IS IN GIVING…

THE ACT OF KINDNESS IS IN GIVING…

I dragged my feet in my worn-out jungle boots as I walked out through the gates of the local government at Ikeja. I was supposed to be relieved that I had finally finished my clearance but I was not. I was tired and hungry and I really hoped that they would pay our allowee that [...]

Love, Warmth, Grace and Sunshine: July Review.

Love, Warmth, Grace and Sunshine: July Review.

Hey lovelies, Happy new month. Welcome to the month of August. It's been a while since I did a monthly review so I thought I'd do one this month. July was everything I thought it would be and more. I reached and even passed most of my goals for July and that made me really [...]

SO I’M JUST SUPPOSED TO SETTLE?

SO I’M JUST SUPPOSED TO SETTLE?

Today, I’m going straight to the point. It irks me when I hear people say things like “Let her continue rejecting all the guys. Shebi when she’s 35, we’ll see her at Shiloh.” Or “You can’t reply dms abi? Don’t worry when you’re old and ugly, you’ll come and start praying for husband.” I'm tired [...]

RIDE-OR-DIE, TODAY SOMEBODY WILL DIE!

RIDE-OR-DIE, TODAY SOMEBODY WILL DIE!

You know those friends you call ‘ride-or-die’, ones who would eagerly do big things for you before you even ask. There has to be a big gesture involved before you can confidently call them that. I had one of those. I still do. Her name is Tori and I’ll tell you how she earned the [...]

TO THE FRESH GRADUATE: One Year Post-Convocation.

TO THE FRESH GRADUATE: One Year Post-Convocation.

Hey Fresh Graduate, It’s a year already. One whole year after graduating university. And it’s nothing like I thought it would be. I thought I would be living the ideal post-graduate life but right now, it’s the exact opposite. What a shocker! I’m supposed to be doing my masters in jand right now with oyinbo [...]

Book Review: A Waist Is a Terrible Thing to Mind

Book Review: A Waist Is a Terrible Thing to Mind

Book Title: A Waist Is a Terrible Thing to Mind Author: Karen Scalf Linamen Number of Pages: 194 Price: 11 USD (I got mine on sale for about 4 USD) Soo straight to it! I won’t lie and say this book is not one of the most amazing I’ve read in a long time. If [...]

GOODBYE LUCY…

GOODBYE LUCY…

CHANGING MY BED – A GOODBYE LETTER. In a couple of weeks,  I'd be changing my bed because I've been using it for a while now and it has gotten a lot less firmer than it used to be. So here's to my (soon-to-be-former) bed for staying with me through thick and thin. Hey you, [...]

WHY DO NIGERIANS HATE CONFIDENT PEOPLE?

WHY DO NIGERIANS HATE CONFIDENT PEOPLE?

Imagine this scenario and DO NOT LIE! I’m serious. Imagine it. You are at your place of work. Let’s assume you’re the front desk person or wait, no. You’re a management staff. You just happened to be at the reception to pick up something. The receptionist is not present at the moment. A bad ass [...]

20 worst advice you must never take as they are!

20 worst advice you must never take as they are!

I’ve received my own fair share of advice in my time and many of them have been helpful. In the same vein however, many of them can classify as the worst advice you could ever give to anyone and SHOULD NOT be taken as they are. Most times, people can advise you because they just [...]

WILL THE REJECTION EVER END?: Why rejection hurts so much X How to handle it.

WILL THE REJECTION EVER END?: Why rejection hurts so much X How to handle it.

We sincerely regret… We are sorry but… We regret to inform you… We appreciate your interest but… What do these lines have in common? All popular openings to rejection letters. You would know if you have received enough in your time. I have, and to be honest, rejection hurts. Whether small or large-scale rejection. It [...]

God’s Compass Is Not Broken

God’s Compass Is Not Broken

Yes...God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him. All those times when you feel like He isn't listening or He doesn't understand, He is there watching you and saying "Sweetie, I created you. No one can understand you like I do". Of course no one can, or do you understand [...]

Surviving the Bus Life in Lagos, Nigeria: DANFO 101

Surviving the Bus Life in Lagos, Nigeria: DANFO 101

The period of living in Lagos without a car might be one of the defining periods in your life. I mean it. I am totally not kidding. You would know this especially if you don’t have the money to spend on Uber or Taxify daily. Who would do that when you are going to be [...]

HOW TO DRINK MORE WATER IN 8 EASY STEPS!

HOW TO DRINK MORE WATER IN 8 EASY STEPS!

Hi people! How is February going? With the way the sun in this Lagos is ehn, I've had to keep making myself drink a lot of water to avoid being dehydrated. One of my goals for February is to pay more attention to my skincare routine, part of which is drinking a lot of water. [...]

JANUARY REVIEW

JANUARY REVIEW

Finally guys...finally!!!  This January that had 425,218 days is finally over! Or am I the only one that thought the month was exceptionally long🙄? Haha! Anyways, Happy New Month! January was basically work work work. I started working at my place of primary assignment for NYSC and I totally love the place. But of course, [...]