What it Means to Value Yourself

To value yourself is critical. It affects your perception of you and your life. Whether or not you value yourself will affect your friendships and relationships either positively or negatively. The question then becomes, what does it mean to value yourself? Below, I share what I’ve learned/learning through my journey on self -love about what […]

What I Know & Hope For As I Enter Mid-Twenties

Today, I enter my mid-twenties. Getting older is something that I look forward to because of change. Each year, I learn more about myself. I shed old layers of myself and I come to a better place of being comfortable with who I am. That is the best part for me about getting older. I […]

How Faith Helps Me Through Uncertain Times

My faith sustains me. It is what enables me to wake up and get out of bed. God gives me hope especially when things in my life are uncertain. I’m sure we’ve all had those moments when we weren’t sure where life is taking us. I had that moment after my highschool graduation. I wasn’t […]

4 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

I’m sure we are all aware of the benefits of working out. Exercise leads to good health, positive mental outlook, and an increased lifespan. All of that sounds great doesn’t it? The issue becomes how to get ourselves moving. How to get ourselves to the gym or just outside to begin the workout. It’s not […]

How to Shake Off Thoughts of Not Being Good Enough

One of the things I struggled with during my adolescence and still now as a young adult are thoughts of not being good enough. What happens is that I contemplate why my life is and isn’t a certain way. I question why my career goals aren’t manifesting the way I would hope. I question the […]

Isaac Jude on Leading the Nigerian Youth to Great Heights

Leaders bring a group of people together for a common goal and vision. Leaders guide. Leaders instill hope. Leadership is about impact, influence and inspiration. Issac Jude started leading from the university. He was in his second year at The Federal University Of Technology Minna when the idea to create K-Patriots emerged. K-Patriots is a […]

4 Ways to Create a Happier Life

Happiness is what I look to create and embrace more of in my life. But it is not an easy goal. Life throws us into situations and events that we do not expect or want. However, I don’t think we should give up on happiness. I believe that as long as we are fortunate to […]

What I Appreciate About Nigeria from Life Abroad

I’ve been back in Nigeria for ten months now. When I speak to others, people often ask why I came back to Nigeria? Well, I came back to Nigeria because I’m not an American citizen. I was in New York for my studies on a student visa. After I graduated, I was able to extend […]

3 Life Changing Lessons Learned in 2017

This year marked endings and beginnings. I left New York to move back to Nigeria. I started my National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). I went back to writing more with different ideas in mind. 2017  brought me to my knees in prayer. It brought me closer, nearer to my God. I want to share what […]