How to Serve without Becoming a Slave

In a world where it’s so easy to take advantage of people and be taken advantage of, serving doesn’t seem like a good idea. But when you serve, you give. And self-care is the best way to stay filled. We don’t serve only in churches or at our workplaces. We serve our countries. Our families. Our communities. We carry our patriotism and loyalty around the … Continue reading How to Serve without Becoming a Slave

Building Relationships: the Key to a Happier Life

Each of us has a story. And our stories define us irrespective of how far we’ve come in life. Whether or not you’re where you want to be, building relationships will make your story even better. In the last few months, I’ve made new friends. I’ve reignited old friendships and sought ways to make my family happier. Honestly, life happens to us and we often … Continue reading Building Relationships: the Key to a Happier Life

Vulnerability: What is Wrong with Being Vulnerable?

We live in a world that sets funny standards. Being vulnerable is perceived and almost always (mis)interpreted as a sign of weakness. Tell me. The last time hot, piercing tears danced down your cheeks, was there someone to hold you and let you empty those rivers of pain? Or did some unsympathetic onlookers tells you “don’t cry,” “be a man,” “be strong?” Do you know … Continue reading Vulnerability: What is Wrong with Being Vulnerable?

Productivity Traps: 7 Reasons You are Not as Productive as You Should Be

Are you productive? Don’t read further until you have your answer. Okay, you’re probably not as productive as you should be. Here’s the thing: Achieving productivity goes beyond working long hours on end. It involves overcoming the distractions and efficiently managing the million tasks that just won’t go away. Now, I’m a productivity freak. Every day, I ask myself, “Adenike, what did you achieve today? … Continue reading Productivity Traps: 7 Reasons You are Not as Productive as You Should Be

Benefits of Gratitude: What Oprah Winfrey and Ellen White Say

How grateful are you for your life? When you learn the benefits of gratitude, you’d understand the power of your mindset. Life experiences come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Today, the sun is shining and the weather is awesome. Tomorrow, the clouds are heavy, and you don’t feel like getting out of bed. I understand what this feels like. So, I’ve decided to figure … Continue reading Benefits of Gratitude: What Oprah Winfrey and Ellen White Say