To Anyone Who Struggles With “Letting Go”

A few weeks ago I snapped that photo above, outside of my sister’s house, and shared it on social media. I captioned it with this quote: “the trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let dea...

Breast ‘Cancer Was The Best Thing to Happen To Me’: Survivor, Edo-abasi Mcgee Recalls Battle

“Happy birthday to me. I turned 34 today… I am documenting this to remind me that I have to take care of myself. I am just doing the small things I enjoy to celebrate the year, which is a pretty...

Tips To Survive Postpartum Depression And Love Your Baby Wholly

There’s no single reason why some new mothers develop postpartum depression and others don’t, but a number of interrelated causes and risk factors are believed to contribute to the problem. My rap...

My rapist is not sorry, Forgiveness and freedom might just be overrated after all.

Today I’m very hurt and angry at myself, here’s why. 8 years ago, I lost my virginity to a sexual predator, I was only 17 at the time and was on my own for the first time ever, in a comple...

Single parent? Here are some tips for raising a child alone

Child rearing can be difficult under any circumstances. Without a partner, the stakes are higher. As a single parent, you might have sole responsibility for all aspects of day-to-day child care. Being...

My Friend’s Husband Molested Me. Now I Feel Guilty Because I Do Not Know How To Tell Her

I want to get and seek knowledge from doctors about my state of health. I am a rape victim, it happened when I was 11 years old, now I am 22. I am about to lose my mind and I am scared. At the same t...

Why You Can’t Expect People To Treat You As Good As You Treat Them

We’ve all been there in a situation where you give a person your 100 percent best. You put everything into them and you would do anything for them. You’re there when they need you, you’re kind e...

My mother is a self-made career woman but until recently, she was the most stingy person I ever knew

My mother is a self-made career woman with a lot of money in her bank account. It wasn’t until recently that I found she’s actually a millionaire. She’s also the most stingy person I know. It mo...

Despite All I Tried, My Son Has Inherited His Father’s Bad Genes

I’m so unhappy. I have put in so much effort and resources to see my son becomes better and responsible in future. My life/ well being/ career is stagnant all because I want the best for him. ...

How to Love Yourself Through Cancer or Any Other Terrifying Diagnosis

One minute your life is just humming along, and out of nowhere you’re hit with a devastating diagnosis. Cancer. Believe me, I know what it’s like to get the news you have cancer and to live with...

Here’s Why You Need To Learn The Other Half Of Patience In Business

I’m kicking myself for not learning this earlier. I could have been so much further along! I could have progressed quicker. I could have been bigger. But it doesn’t matter now because just recentl...

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...

He Told Me He Has Forgiven Me But He Can’t Love Me Anymore.

I’m in a relationship with this amazing guy and for so long I doubted everything he did for me, I was quick to conclude that he was lying and trying to play smart. So I tried not to be fully com...

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...