How Elizabeth Gilbert Compels Us to Seek Our Bliss

I’ve read “Eat, Pray, Love” several times. I don’t recall whether the first time I read it was in highschool or university. What I know is that it made me emotional reading it the first time. It made me emotional because the author was very honest about her feelings. Her dissatisfaction with her life and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Faith and Prayer Matters to Me

We were dressed in white dresses and veils on our heads as we clasped our hands together. We walked into the church in two lines, singing “walking in the light, beautiful light, come where the dewdrops of mercy shine bright. Shine all around us by day and by night, Jesus, the light of the world. […]

3 Simple Tips To See & Accept People as They Are

It was Maya Angelou that said, “if people show you who they are, believe them.” It is as of recent that I have truly begun to understand how profound and significant that statement applies to my life. “If people show you who they are, believe them,” Maya Angelou In the past and sometimes presently, it’s […]

Lady on the Move: Q &A with Sophie Audu

She heads into the showroom with a cup of tea and a morning snack to start her workday. She begins to check emails and schedules appointments. She later sets up display pieces, maps out a plan for the day and surfs interior design sites for the latest news and trends. As clients begin to troop […]

3 Important Tips on Self-Love To Help You Enjoy Life

Writing about personal development is important to me. I’m passionate about this topic because I know what it’s like to have low self-esteem. As I’m working on loving myself more, I am also enjoying my life more. So I want to share with you what I’m learning and my reasons why. Have Some Boundaries It’s […]

DARK SKIN IS BEAUTIFUL

I notice that on my way to work, there’s quite a large advertisement for a Nivea product that will give your skin a lighter, fairer color. I’ve noticed that bleaching products, lightening creams are often taken as a norm. This can surprise and confuse me because in a country such as Nigeria, the majority is […]