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4 Ways Bad News Can Make Your Day Better

4 Ways Bad News Can Make Your Day Better

I know what you’re thinking. There’s no way bad news can make anyone’s day better! Just like there’s no way adding olives to your black coffee will make it better.   I thought so too. But as I found out a few days ago, life […]

Is It Good or Is It Just Familiar?

Is It Good or Is It Just Familiar?

Do you know what bad acting is? Bad acting is what they have in Nigerian movies. I’m sorry if that offends anyone, but it’s just the truth.   It should be a crime against humanity for anyone to air those movies anywhere. On top of […]

Hard Work Leads To Failure

Hard Work Leads To Failure

So you’ve sacrificed many sleepless nights for your dream? You’ve sacrificed your relationships, your health, and your comfort? You put everything on the line for this one goal that means the world to you? I’ve got something to tell you: you will fail.   Sometimes. […]

Do It Because It’s The Right Thing To Do

Do It Because It’s The Right Thing To Do

I was reading a question on Quora not too long ago where someone asked, “If women shame men for being short, why shouldn’t men be allowed to shame women for being fat?” I’m sure many of you can immediately spot the absurdity of this question. […]

How To Respond To Tragedies In The World

How To Respond To Tragedies In The World

  Yesterday (Monday, 22 May 2017) there was an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. From what they know so far, this was a terrorist attack committed by a suicide bomber. 22 people were killed and at least 59 were injured.   […]

Make The Stairs To Success

Make The Stairs To Success

A few days ago, I found myself pacing up and down in my room, ready to break a thing or two in frustration. I had been listening to Lilly Singh’s audiobook, How To Be A Bawse, and she said the trigger words that every self-help […]

Just Take The Parachute!

Just Take The Parachute!

So you’re on a plane, 10 000 meters up in the air, playing candy crush on your phone. You suddenly hear the pilot’s voice screeching through your headphones. He announces that the plane is crashing and there’s absolutely nothing he or any of the crew […]

You’re Just Exchanging One Hell For Another

You’re Just Exchanging One Hell For Another

Have you ever had one of those moments when you realized no one in the world is living a perfect life?   A few days ago, I was confused about whether or not to rent an apartment or to live with my parents. Then I went […]

Sit Behind a Hall at Midnight

Sit Behind a Hall at Midnight

A few weeks ago, my computer suddenly shut down on me. No warning, no prep. Just out of the blue, it was black. And of course I was devastated. At the time, I had tons of assignments to do, and would you guess where they […]

Throw The Bags Under Your Leg!

Throw The Bags Under Your Leg!

Let’s just all agree that Papaoutai by Stromae is one of the best songs of our generation. When I first heard it, I had no idea what it meant, but I still wanted to get up and dance to it. The beat is incredible, and […]