10 Reasons Why You Should Start Blogging-With Practical Examples from My Experience

I started bogging two years ago when I was a stay-at-home mum. After having my second child and starting a part-time job last year, between juggling two toddlers (with my husband’s help) and my career, I lagged and have not been able to post blogs often. This, despite having over fifty topics I have jottedContinue reading “10 Reasons Why You Should Start Blogging-With Practical Examples from My Experience”

Don’t Count On Your Kids To Do It; Here’s the Surest Way to Immortalize Yourself

Recently, a popular Nigerian blogger made headlines for acquiring a house worth about half a billion naira. Recently too, a Nigeria doctor resident in the United States made headlines for a different reason: He built hundred houses for widows in his village in Anambra. Because the latter story is so good, I will share someContinue reading “Don’t Count On Your Kids To Do It; Here’s the Surest Way to Immortalize Yourself”

The Invisible Discriminator – You Too Have Bias

Last week, I came across this video via social media. In it, a ‘man clad in black’ springs up behind the actors, communicating negative ideas to the actors about other people based on stereotypes. And each time, the actors’ actions towards the victims are influenced by the ideas previously fed them (the actors) by theContinue reading “The Invisible Discriminator – You Too Have Bias”

Linda Ikeji’s N600,000,000 House: The Law of Compensation, The Streisand Effect etc.

Last year, I blogged about Linda’s purchase of a 24 million Naira car and how she was such an inspiration to young people. In the blog, I told a story of how Nigeria’s former president Olusegun Obasanjo suggested that blogging wasn’t a job when political blogger Omojuwa told him he blogged for a living. Linda’sContinue reading “Linda Ikeji’s N600,000,000 House: The Law of Compensation, The Streisand Effect etc.”

Handsome Goat: A Funny Short Story To Help You Understand People Better

Sometimes, less is more. So I will make this post short. I hope it passes across the intended message: That most conflicts stem from misunderstanding. Below is a comment I saw in a Bellanaija blog about being politically correct. By the way, Atoke is one of my favorite bloggers; I love her works. ‘So IContinue reading “Handsome Goat: A Funny Short Story To Help You Understand People Better”

Forget Your Skills and Resume; Here’s What Will Land You That Dream Job

Earlier today, I spoke with a younger family member who recently landed her first job, less than a month after wrapping up her National Youth Service Corps. Besides congratulating her and telling her how elated I was that she’s got her career going, I inquired if she now knows how to touch-type (She works asContinue reading “Forget Your Skills and Resume; Here’s What Will Land You That Dream Job”

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, And It’s All Small Stuff

This week, someone gave me a book by the above title written by Richards Carlson, PH.D. It’s fun to read and contains anecdotes which show that most of the things we fret and worry about in life are small stuff, and how if we put them in perspective, we will live a less stressful life.Continue reading “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, And It’s All Small Stuff”

No 1 Thing on My Bucket List – Visiting Christ the Redeemer in Rio

I heard about the statue is a TV series some years ago. Since then, I fell in love more with the statue with each picture I saw. The image of Christ overlooking the city, like the Redeemer and good shepherd He is, evokes a deep religious feeling in me. I hope they inspire you toContinue reading “No 1 Thing on My Bucket List – Visiting Christ the Redeemer in Rio”

Five Reasons Why You Should Send Your Kids to Ivy League Schools

A few weeks ago, a 17-year old Nigerian kid living in the the United States, Harold Ekeh, made headlines for getting accepted into all eight Ivy League schools including Yale, Harvard and Princeton. Before the news broke, I had read that one’s chance of getting into an Ivy was harder than ever and that exceptContinue reading “Five Reasons Why You Should Send Your Kids to Ivy League Schools”