Val’s Day – 10 Perfect His & Her Gift Ideas That Are Pocket Friendly

It’s that time of the year, people! Val’s day is almost upon us. And yeah I know, times are hard. Not only in Nigeria, but the world at large. The smart guys are already cooking up quarrels so that they can break up with their significant…

Hello February! What January Taught Us + February To-Do List

Phew! And just like that, January 2017 has ended. I almost didn’t write this post. Matter of fact, as I’m writing this, I’m lying down on a spare bed in the post-natal ward keeping my sister and her baby company. Yes, my beautiful…

Why You Need One and 7 Tips for Creating an Effective Bucket List

The first time I heard the words “Bucket List” I literally thought it was a bucket that contained so many lists. Don’t laugh; I was 9 or 10, I think. Heard it again when young Michael (Mikey) Dee Thorpe Jr. (2003-2014) passed away. As young as he was…

Introducing the Weekend Reading List Series

My story can never be complete without devoting at least 10 chapters to my love for books. Books made me; and also put me in a lot of trouble both at home and in school. I can count how many times the infamous Mr. Razak, back then in secondary school…

Meet Tosyn Bucknor aka “The Voice of Lagos”

The first time I heard Tosyn on her morning show “Top of the Morning” at Top Radio 90.9, I was hooked. This may not be news to you but I have twitchy fingers when it comes to Nigerian OAPs and their “foreign accent“. I was…

You to the world – Introducing the “Be Inspired Series”

Be Inspired. I like it. Believe me, I struggled with coming with a name for our interview series. I wanted a name that will convey the message of inspiration to any person who wants to take that step but is unsure of how to go about it. I even had…

It Takes A Village To Raise A Child – How To Be A Good Role Model

I spoke to a very dear friend of mine last night. We hadn’t spoken to each other in years, not for lack of trying. I’d reformatted my phone and lost her number. She also lost mine. So, life went on. We were friends on Facebook (and still are…

The First Commandment: Thou Shall Not Lie In Your Curriculum Vitae (CV)

How can someone even lie in their CV? It baffles me. Do you think your employers won’t find out? Or you think that by pulling wool over their eyes you are smarter? You forget that the reason you state your qualifications in your CV is to enable your employers…

Procrastination is Good for You! Here are 6 Reasons Why 

I can already hear some people saying, huh?! Yes, procrastination can be very good for you. *inserts smiley face* I know, I know, we were told about the evils of procrastination. How it is very bad and how you lose a lot of opportunities as a result of procrastinating. It…

6 Really Good Reasons To Quit Your Job

There are different reasons why people quit their jobs. These reasons may be good, bad or inconsequential. For some people, they are not being paid enough or are underappreciated, while for others, they want to be their own boss. Whatever the reason, we can all agree that at some point…