My Anti-Bucket List: Things I Hope to Never Do or Do Again Before I Die

My Anti-Bucket List: Things I Hope to Never Do Before I Die In life, it is very important to know what you’ll do and what you won’t. Here’s my anti-bucket list…for now. Marry a Married...

What IVF Really Feels Like, According to 12 Women Who Did It.

IVF, or in vitro fertilization is a process for couples struggling with fertility in which a sperm and an egg are combined outside the body in a lab. Dr. David Ryley MD, a reproductive endocrinologist...

“As A Sickle Cell Disease Patient, I Have Endured Countless Hospitalization and Surgeries”-Dr. Lakiea Bailey,

I am Dr. Lakiea Bailey, research scientist, sickle cell disease patient, patient advocate and activist, diagnosed with sickle cell disease at age three. Obtaining a diagnosis was an uphill battle for ...

Find Your Grit: Don’t Get Tired Of Starting Over

Don’t Get Tired Of Starting Over When people say “I’m an adult, I can’t change” it is understandable because mostly, it is true. But an unhealthy habit or behaviour that is a hindrance to yo...

Dating: He Told Me He Liked Me Too Much To Date Me – What Does That Even Mean?

Dating: He Told Me He Liked Me Too Much To Date Me – What Does That Even Mean? Of all the weird things guys have said to get out of relationships, this one takes the cake: a guy I was seeing tol...

Here’s The Truth About post-C-section Body: Never Compare Yourself To Beyoncé

Here’s The Truth About post-C-section Body: Never Compare Yourself To Beyoncé When I found out I was pregnant with my second son, having a C-section never crossed my mind. From the moment I kne...

Breast Cancer Risk Factors

Breast Cancer Risk Factors Every woman wants to know what she can do to lower her risk of breast cancer. Some of the factors associated with breast cancer — being a woman, your age, and your gen...

#MCM Odunlade Adekola: “There’s No Secret To My Success, I Just Put in My Best”

“I used to act very well in church and people loved it whenever I came on stage. Even before I mounted the stage, people would already be screaming in excitement and the cleric would then have t...

Awesome First Date Questions: I Promise You, This is The Only List You’ll Need

Awesome First Date Questions: I Promise You, This is The Only List You’ll Need We are in the modern days, dating rules have changed and life is no more as we knew it. Going on a first date has b...

My Name is Rika Cargill. I Have Survived Breast Cancer Twice

Rika’s personal experience with Breast cancer began in August 2012 when she discovered something unusual about her breast after giving birth to her son, George. A breast cancer diagnosis soon follow...

Making The First Move : That Time I asked A Guy Out on A Date

Making The First Move: That Time I asked A Guy Out on A Date I have never been one to play games, especially now that I’ve come into my own but, I’ve always believed men are hunters and would rath...

“I am Who I am Because I Dare To Be” – Wana Sambo

My name is Wana Sambo. I’m a Nigerian, a Bayelsa state indigene born on the 17th of April in the late 1980’s. I was born into a family of 5 siblings; I’m the 4th child and 2nd girl. I grew u...

Abortion stories: From a ‘sense of relief’ to a ‘broken heart

One in three women will have an abortion in their lifetime, yet it is rarely talked about. For some, making the decision can be traumatic and have a long-lasting effect. For others, it is an empowerin...

“I am Caged by My Body But My Mind is Free, So is My Spirit and Soul” Wheel Chair Bound Muniba Mazari, The Iron Lady of Pakistan

“I am Caged by My Body But My Mind is Free, So is My Spirit and Soul” Wheel Chair Bound Muniba Mazari, The Iron Lady of Pakistan I was 18 years old when I got married. I belonged to a very...

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017 Day 1: Catwalk, Fire and My New Best Friends

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017 Day 1: catwalk, Fire and My New Best Friends The Heineken Lagos Fashion and design week 2017 kicked off yesterday and I was there to soak everything up. I know I don...

#Metoo: I was Sexually Abused by My Mum’s Friend, Now I Can Only Be With Older Women

I am 32 Years Old, I should be normal, date like every other kid out there but, even though I hate my childhood, I am mentally attached to it. I am quite tall which means at 11 Years-old, I was taller...

Nnewi SouthEast Nigeria : The Small Town of The Super Rich

The small town Nnewi, in the southeastern state of Anambra, either by good fortune or hard work, has bred more Naira billionaires than any other town in Nigeria, and possibly Africa. The Igbos, who so...

Postnatal Depression :”It Took Me Three Years To Connect With My Child”- Bunmi Laditan

Bunmi Laditan on PostNatal Depression …No one can prepare you for how it feels to hold a baby and not feel like she’s yours. When I came home with my little cub, while he was cute as a button,...

Being The Other Woman: Letter To My Lover’s Wife

Dear Ma, I’ll address you that way because I still have the utmost respect for you and your home. I never expected to be writing this letter, and I am pretty sure you never expected you would ev...