• Let's talk about it/Keeping It Real

    ON BODY SHAMING: NIGERIAN WOMEN NEED TO DO BETTER

    Pheeew! It’s been a while. Well, it feels good to have gathered enough momentum to be back here. Often times when we speak of body shaming and how ridiculously shameful it is to engage in the act, we don’t speak of how endangering it can be to building and raising a community of true women supporting and standing up for one another because for me, I don’t think body shaming in itself is the saddest part, I think the fact that women are mostly the perpetrators of this act makes it the saddest. A lot of times, women come for one another’s bodies for silly reasons like trying to feel…

  • Personal Diaries

    DON’T GIVE ROOM

    spread positivity and good vibes. stay away from things that can trigger depression. please take care of your mental health, we’ve got dead men walking the streets lately. – @Blackprowriter (IG) Has it ever crossed your mind that some people do really enjoy frustrating others and seeing them frustrated? Yes, I do believe there are people like that and I don’t know what they call them but I know I do not want them in my life. I had a totally different blog post planned for today but on the contrary, I decided to allow myself to be an umpire and call the shots. I feel this blog is more…

  • motivation,  Personal Diaries

    My Depression Memoirs

    People think depression is sadness, crying or dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is the constant feeling of being numb. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again. ~ healthyplace.com Depression has been one of the silent battles of my life. I had my first that lasted four years in 2011 and again, in 2017, I began having another phase. I remember starting this year on a very hopeful note – I mean, the moment I celebrated another year in 2017, I was hopeful and positive about a lot of things. There were promises and aspiring new beginnings even though, at a point,…

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    Happy Int'l Women's Day

    Happy New Month readers! I didn’t think this would be my first post for the month after a long while but a part of me just can’t resist posting this. It’s International Women’s Day and in a society where women are daily rising from and conquering stereotypes, injustice, gender inequality, chauvinism, abuse, misogyny and more, I’ve decided to write these pieces to celebrate the woman. the God in me the God in me is black fierce defiant unbroken the God in me is female she’s the soul on whose grace my body survives the God in me is woman she’s loud un-silenced intimidating the ground she walks on with circles…