The Science of Pain.

The Science of Pain.

How do people get out of bed when they don’t feel up to it? When nursing deep emotional pain? How do you take off your covers and put your feet in your slippers when you can feel your heart being squeezed, your chest tightening up, a ball in your throat, a pit in your stomach, a [...]

You don’t have to be one thing, but you can’t be everything.

You don’t have to be one thing, but you can’t be everything.

I remember sitting on the pavement by the garden in the house I grew up in, asking my aunty one short question "Why can't I be everything?" I don't remember the answer she gave me anymore but I remember exactly what I was thinking when I asked that question.

My First Paint-and-Sip Experience.

My First Paint-and-Sip Experience.

Hiiiiiiiii!!! Welcome back! I feel like I need to explain why this blog is now tomioflagos.com. My explanation might give you a little inkling into why I've been away for the longest time. So...my original blog was hacked. I don't know what happened exactly but I just started getting a lot of spam posts like [...]

LIFE AFTER NYSC + SIGNS YOU ARE YOUR OWN GREATEST ENEMY

LIFE AFTER NYSC + SIGNS YOU ARE YOUR OWN GREATEST ENEMY

Yaaaaassss people!!! I have gotten my certificate and I have hung my boots. NYSC is over! It actually feels like yesterday that I was writing my camp chronicles but in reality, a whole year has passed. No more CDS. No more clearance. No more allowance from the Federal Government. No more PPA. No more free [...]

Be afraid! Be veeerryyyy afraid!!!

Be afraid! Be veeerryyyy afraid!!!

  Those who knew me very well when I was much younger would know that I was what you would call a fear-fear person.  I was literally scared of everything. From live animals to frozen fish, from darkness to enclosed spaces,  from heights to water, from plastic flowers to real ones...  Yeah. Basically everything. I [...]