I never wanted to go back to foster care, so I had to deal with my Grandfather’s sexual abuse for nine years.

When I was five, my family left me and I was put into foster care for about two years. During my time in these homes I was sexually and physically abused. I was always told that I was nothing, a worth...

A Personal Story of Living through Depression: I joined up with depression around the age of 8.

A recovery story is a messy thing. It has dozens of beginnings and no final ending. Most of the conflict and drama is internal, and there’s a lot more inaction than action. The lead character hides ...

How Humility Will Make You the Greatest Person Ever

When I meet someone who radiates humility, my shoulders relax, my heart beats a little more quietly, and something inside me lets go. Why? Because I know that I’m being fully seen, heard, and accept...

The Danger of Wishful Thinking: Nothing Changes If We Don’t Take Action

Our heart’s desires can bring us into right relationship with the world, to the livingness in and around us. In fact, I believe a true heart’s desire is meant to do just that. Because it summons u...

Learning To Forgive When Someone Deeply Hurts You

Whether it’s a spouse who was unfaithful, a parent who let you down as a child, or a friend who shared something told in confidence, we all must face the question of whether and how to forgiv...

Good Manners Tips Individuals Need To Be Better

These tips would help you leave have good manners and live better while interacting better with people around you. 1.Always dress up neatly when you go out.Let it be,stepping out of the house for a ...

Top 3 Tips to Transform Your Aspirations Into Achievements

So you want to take the risk of shaking up your life, or even just resurrecting “the old stuff” with a unique and fresh perspective. If you’re anything like me, you know the New Year is the perf...

Should I go to my parents as my husband asked, or should I stay and work things out with the in-laws

 I got married this year to the love of my life. However, prior to our wedding, I was having visa issues in the US, and we decided to come down to Nigeria for the wedding, and then work on another vi...

Why You Should Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

  Humans are creatures of comfort. Our comfort zone is our natural, neutral state — a place where stress and anxiety are minimal, where we know what’s coming next and can plan accordi...

How To Deal With Disappointment When Life Deals With You

For me, disappointment is one of life’s most uncomfortable feelings. It’s complex, containing a subset of other emotions like anger, hurt, sadness, and probably many others too subtle to identify...

On the Topic of Regret: A Resolution That We All Have To Deal With

I was on a reporting trip and once it had come to a close, I decided to stick around for another week to explore the city of Berlin on my own. I was preparing to celebrate my 22nd birthday, and I was ...

Can living separately be the solution to crisis in a home?

At the end of 2013, my wife and I had reached a breaking point. Divorce appeared inevitable. Then, out of desperation, the idea of living apart together was raised. For nearly two years we managed ...

I Knew I Had To Find Myself By First Losing Myself

Growing up in a small town in Western Canada, I was known as the kid who accomplished things. I was the well-mannered and conscientious child who skipped grade two, was at the top of her class, played...

When a man has made money, he should make a noble use of it

Recently an old man, over eighty years of age, lay on his death-bed. He could no longer keep possession of the wealth he had accumulated. In a few hours, he must leave it to the world from which he ha...

We discovered we were both AS but I was already Pregnant

Anna met Dele… I feel like that could be the beginning and the end of my story. Anna met Dele. Have you ever met someone who singularly divides your life into two? The time before and the time a...

9 Effective Ways to Build Entrepreneurial Skills That Matter

  Although some entrepreneurs say they were born to build a company, it’s never been easier for anyone to learn entrepreneur skills that can propel them into building a successful business. Her...

Selfishness Signs You Should Look Out For In A Relationship

We are often advised to practice self-care and take our own needs into account, but this can be hard when you’re in a relationship. How do you get the balance of self and another person right? The f...

It Is Important That You Know These Before Renting An Apartment

    Though moving to a new apartment can be very exciting, finding a good one to rent could be a daunting task. There are things you should consider before the big step, so here are some thi...

Expert Tips For Recent College Grads On The Job Hunt

Throughout my collegiate teaching career, students have asked me, “Professor Simpson, how do I land a great job after graduation?” There’s no secret recipe or definite answer to that question, b...