Death, they say is inevitable but is it less painful?

I am not an emotional person. I will say it again. I rarely get emotional. So years ago, anytime death was mentioned around me, I never used to feel anything. Maybe I was of the mindset that we will a...

How My Life Turned Around After Our Full-term Stillborn

  Dealing with death is difficult no matter the situation.  Unfortunately, it is something my wife and I had to overcome early in our marriage. Over seven years ago we were expecting our second ...

#DANGDoctor Aniebiet Ekong Preventive medicine – the way forward in Nigeria

  It’s time that we should decide to take the oars of our health into our hands. It’s apparent that the system has failed and is continually failing, from lack of resources to lack of infrast...

Mental illness in teens is more common than people think

It’s normal for teenagers to be moody at times. But when are an adolescent’s mood swings a sign of something more—like mental illness? Mental illness is more common in teens than you think. But ...

Can Age-Shaming Be the Next Fat-Shaming?

I don’t want to feel bad about my neck. And so far, I really don’t. It looks totally fine. If you saw my neck, you’d agree: There’s nothing wrong with it. Nonetheless, I’ve been in an ambien...

I am not a weak person. I am stronger than most can even imagine.

It’s like an endless black hole eating me up inside. It’s consuming of both time and energy and I’m not quite sure how to handle it some days. For the most part I have it under contr...

When You Begin losing interest in life and start getting confused, you should do this

There are many good answers already. Most of the answers are focused on the action you can take. However, the most important element is knowing the cause. Without knowing the cause any action will onl...

Why You Should Prioritize Your Health Before You Meet Someone New

You want to look your best when you’re dating new people. For most of us, that means dropping a few pounds. In your head, you just have to buckle down on your calorie count for a few weeks or months...

Your Will Power Is More Powerful Than You Think

Willpower has been termed ‘the greatest human strength’, and rightly so…as it is the factor behind every single noteworthy human achievement down the centuries! With willpower, the impossible ca...

Between ego, pride, self respect and being down to earth? Which are you?

Ego is one’s own awareness of oneself, ‘I am’. Pride can be normal or excessive. Normal pride a positive self image and a sense of pleasure in what you are. However one can have prid...

Before dating a colleague at work; consider these 4 things

Because professionals spend most of their time together, it is not abnormal to hear of colleagues falling in love with each other. Before acting on that attraction, however, here are 5 questions that ...

Getting Dumped Before My Wedding Taught Me Things I Never Knew

Getting dumped a few weeks before my wedding was the most painful experience of my life to date, but how I came through it is the single proudest moment of my life. When I met with his mother four yea...

IS SOCIAL MEDIA THE NEW HIGH?

I have always wondered why people take out time to put events of their daily lives on social media no matter how minute. A huge percentage of Facebook and Instagram users are so frequent with posts th...

Telling White Lies. Is It Ever Okay To Tell A Lie?

Telling lies is an integral part of human nature, and often makes life a little easier for everyone. If you think back over your day today, can you honestly say that everything that came out of your m...

How I Put My Mental Health First (and How You Can Too)

  Like millions of others, I am someone who lives with an anxiety disorder, which is categorized as a mental disorder. A little over three years ago I was clinically diagnosed with having a gener...

My ex boyfriend battered, humiliated & arrested me. I want him to pay for all he did to me

My now ex boyfriend battered and humiliated me. So on the 21st of October, I called him that I had an emergency, he promised to come over to my place but never did. I called him back only for him to b...

How an Unexpected Friendship Changed My Life

We were opposites: she was loud, I was quiet. She was outgoing, I was reserved. She spoke her mind, I kept my thoughts to myself. But somehow, we became friends. And her friendship changed my life. So...

How I Got My Groove Back After My Divorce

I believe that things have energy, and that we give objects energy through the memories and feelings we associate with them. I recently admired the Rolex of a man I’ve been dating. He said he’s be...

#ThrowbackThursday I Listen to Strangers’ Conversations and Give my Opinon…In My Mind

Remember how one time I told you I listen in to strangers’ conversations and give my opinion in my mind? You also remember how we all agreed it is only human? Ehen… So, yesterday, I went t...