Social Media Hacks and Etiquettes for Millennials

Use the same profile picture and bio across all your platforms. It validates the credibility of your digital presence. Do not use a raunchy picture as a profile picture. Similarly, ensure there is an offline consistence with your online profile summary. Your bio should describe who you are and not who you were. We all evolve,…

I Finally Met Chimamanda and Here is What I Learnt

If you are an ardent reader of my blog, then you most likely know that I love Chimamanda. I am thoroughly smitten by the quality of her femininity. I met Chimamanda the other day and guys it was surreal. The meeting which was a night of conversations bordering on Feminism, Femininity and generally issues that affect…

You Listened To Her, Now You Are Screwed

In recent times, I have had cause to leaf through the pages of my old journals. Expectedly, this process sends me into deep thinking mode. The scribbles in those journals represents a lot. For the sake of this post though, I will be making a temporary call on ‘aborted pursuits’ because I listened to ‘her’….

Are you A Wannabe?

I recently peeked into the decision making process of an influencer, the exposure I got was so profound, it triggered a lot of thoughts. They were exclusive musings, but I knew I had to write about it here. If you are passionate about authenticity, you should be able to relate with where I am drawing my perspectives from. Who is a Wannabe?…

Millenials, Our Parents Are Using Us To Fight Their Battles

Our parents get into battles they cannot finish and then enlist us to complete it for them. So at 50,  it is no longer about being married to the best man, driving the classiest cars and living in the choicest, areas. It is now, “My daughter is doing better than yours, I told you.” “My…

Limbo

Dear Diary: January 31st, 2018. Room Alone, Kano State, Nigeria. There is a name for a feeling that isn’t sadness or joy or indifference. You are just placid, you are unmoved about things that matter, your passion is depleted, your energy level is beyond red, and I am tired is now an anthem. Your zeal…

For Leaders…

To get the best out of your followers, allow them operate from their area of strength. As a leader, nuturing should also be a thing for you. Watch your followers, observe them. Each person has that trait that makes them stand out from others. Help them express it without tainting their authenticity. At times, you…

‘Should’ Weary

At times, God gives you what you want, the life you dreamed of just to show you that what you want is really, really¬†not¬†what you want. You just wanted it because you thought that was what you should want and it should make you happy. So now you are ‘should’ weary, things didn’t quite go…

Come In For Breakfast

I ditched assertiveness a couple of times in the past year. I just wanted to intentionally experience what it feels like to be without a voice. I really wanted to understand what it feels like to be walked over, taken for granted, to be on the lower rung of the ladder in terms of economic…

Sobriety

Sobriety is a place. It is a place you grow into where you know that explanations can no longer run this show called life. You know that you no longer need to  explain yourself everytime in  all circles; so you are fine with certain conclusions being reached about you. You are calm, unbothered, untouched, unfettered….