What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

What do you want to be when you grow up? This is probably the most common question we got asked as kids; and we would all respond with doctor, lawyer, engineer, biologist, business man/woman. Basically the profession of whoever we looked up to at that point in time. Childhood is the most crucial part of…

Is Peace of Mind A Luxury?

Inner peace is a state of mind that is desired by every conscious human in earth. Regardless of your journey, position or challenges, we always want to live life in a constant state of tranquility and harmony within the body, mind, soul and spirit. It is no secret that the lack of inner peace is…

Why I Am A Feminist

Feminism is one of the most important yet misunderstood movements of the 21st century. In a country like Nigeria where patriachy is embedded in our culture, there is a negative stigma around feminism. The moment the word “feminism” comes up in discussion, the atmosphere switches up from calm and relaxed to tensed. I grew up…

Valuing Life

On my way back from an alumni event last week, I got into an accident with a motorcycle. In that moment, I did not check to see if I was fine and the next thought that popped into my head was “OMG, my car”. I was able to drive the car back home safely, thankfully….

The Beauty of Self Acceptance

One of the easiest ways to subject yourself to a lifetime of suffering is by trying to be someone that you are not. I believe that as long as you have dealt with the struggles of growing up, you have battled self acceptance at one point or another. We live in a society that stigmatises/normalises…

Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe

I don’t know if you’ve heard the phrase “your vibe attracts your tribe”. By tribe, you probably think I mean like “Hausa”, “Yoruba”, “Igbo” or one of the hundreds of other tribes we have in Nigeria, but unfortunately that’s not it. Let’s be a little bit more woke here, I actually mean your soul tribe….