3 Simple Reasons Why Meditation Matters

I started focusing on yoga and meditation when I was in university. I was drawn to it because I wanted to do something that would help me feel less stressed and anxious. I’m glad I started taking time out of my day to meditate and do yoga because it has helped me in many ways. […]

Are You Wearing a Mask for the World?

I love the late Maya Angelou’s poetry because her voice is unique, touching and mesmerizing. There’s a poem of hers that I adore. I found it years ago on Youtube. It is called “The Mask.” It is her adaptation of the poem by Paul Lawrence called “We Wear the Mask” I’ll share a few lines […]

A Year After..What Life in Nigeria is Really Like

Last year March, I was packing up to move from my life in New York. I said my goodbyes to friends over lunches and dinners. I hung out with my brothers. Then, it was time to make flight preparations and travel back to Nigeria. The flight experience was long but interesting. You can read about […]

3 Things I Like About the Jumpsuit

I’m such a fan of wearing jumpsuits. I have one in black, red, blue, polka-dots and black and white African prints. I will most likely purchase more in other colors. Jumpsuits are sort of my favorite outfit and here are the reasons why. It’s Flexible One of my favorite things about the jumpsuit is that you […]

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 […]

3 Tips to Style Black to Make it Stand Out at Work

Black is simple and classy which can make it the first choice to buy for corporate clothing. But wearing black can also be dull so I have some black items you can incorporate into your wardrobe to make the outfit stand out more. Walk in like a Boss in The Black Jumpsuit You might not […]

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 […]