10 Insightful Lessons from Oprah’s Book

I read “What I Know for Sure,” by Oprah Winfrey. I loved each chapter and I want to share my favorite lessons with you. Oprah’s words have always fueled my spirit. I first started to admire her from watching her TV Show “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” Each episode had a moving message. She consistently brought […]

Six Things You Should Do After You Finish Nigeria’s NYSC

For people who completed Nigeria’s National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), here are some thoughts I believe you can relate to regarding life after NYSC. Feel free to let me know your thoughts too. After you finish NYSC, the usual first reaction is that of excitement… Finally Moving On from That Corper Life My first reaction […]

My Favorite Parts of Chimamanda’s Talk on Being a Feminist

It’s been a few years since I listened to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TEDx speech on why “We Should All Be Feminists.” As most people know, Chimamanda is a world famous author and feminist. I like her writing and that she is an advocate for feminism. It’s just recently that I purchased the little book based […]

The Inspiring Advice from Lafiya Lifestyle Expo

I attended Lafiya Lifestyle Expo by She Leads Africa at Sarius Plametum in Abuja. It was an interactive event where several topics were discussed. There were talks and discussions on the art of balancing your work and personal life. There were talks on how to be healthy and how to build and establish your business […]

Eight Things You Don’t Know About Me

For this post, I’m sharing some things such as my experiences, my interests, dreams and my fears. I hope you’ll enjoy reading it as you get to know me a bit more. Some things you might not know about me include…… I’m a Romantic I’m a sucker for romance and cheesy films. This is not […]

The Expat Life as the Diplomat’s Kid

I can’t escape people asking me about my accent. When I was in America, people asked me where I’m from because of my accent. Now back in Nigeria, I still get asked the same question. This question always leads me to have to explain that yes, I didn’t completely grow up in Nigeria. I had […]

The Misconceptions of a Feminist

When talking about feminism, you’re bound to get mixed reactions. Some people will applaud the word. Others might roll their eyes and hiss. This is all dependent on the environment you happen to find yourself in. Now, I can’t speak for every feminist woman or man out there so I’m speaking for myself. This is […]

My Advice To The Frustrated Teenager

I’ve been reminiscing about my past as I watched old high school videos of being inducted into the National Honors Society. I watched the videos of the graduation ceremony, speaking as the Salutatorian of Westhill Institute. Going back and watching these videos makes me smile and also cringe because I can remember those days. I […]

Five Tips on How to Be Focused

There’s a constant word that most people have used to describe me, it’s “focused.” People always tell me that they admire that I’m focused and do what I say I’ll do. Being focused is just a part of my personality and it’s helped me. Being focused has helped me to be productive and remain motivated […]

The TAG Initiative Talk on Impact of Sexual Abuse on Mental Health

I attended the Train A Girl Initiative Talk on the Impact of Sexual Abuse on Mental Health. I attended this talk through Mentally Aware Organization. I would like to share what I learned, as well as discuss my thoughts on sexual abuse. For the talk, the speakers included Bukky Shonibare, the founder of Girl Child […]