• Personal Diaries

    I’m Running

    Looking through November 3rd, 2017 to November 3rd, 2018, I can tell you that a lot did happen in that span of a year. There were lots of lessons learnt, some kept and others discarded and one of the lessons I had to learn was understanding that, sometimes distractions look like pressure and sometimes, when the pressure becomes too much, you unconsciously find yourself questioning and vetting your values, precepts, modus operandi and the likes. Then you submit yourself to the overwhelming pressure and you begin to think that you aren’t running your race and when you actually feel like you are, you begin to question how you run your…

  • 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…

  • BEAUTY TIPS

    5 THINGS YOU SHOULDN’T BE DOING AGAIN IN MID/LATE TWENTIES

    To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. – Buddha Being female/woman is one beautiful and life changing experience that comes with unfolding, metamorphosing and becoming. Today, I’m not even going to be talking about the psychological, mental, physical or emotional aspects to mothering and all, I’m gonna be talking about beauty tips! Well, this right here is kinda a first for me ’cause I like to leave this kind of stuff to the beauty/makeup bloggers but hellow, I am a lifestyle blogger too and most importantly, I realized talking female, talking women, speaking gender…

  • 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,…

  • Personal Diaries

    I'm Renewing My Vows

    Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm. ~ Thomas Fuller. Writing this piece took quite a long time. For some minutes, I was simply staring at my laptop while trying to pick my words. I did went AWOL so many times in year 2017 because I could tell you, that year was one of the most traumatic years of my life. I couldn’t wait for the year to roll by. I lost a lot of myself, I questioned my mental health and most importantly, I dared myself to survive again. I can tell you it feels weird having to tell y’all a Happy New Year while the first month…