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?
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
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
Today, I met Tuface (2Baba) and Annie Idibia, two famous celebrities in Nigeria, Africa, and the world at large. It’s an experience that I might not forget in a while. Now, it was a Fellowship Award and Concert event organized by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. You’re probably wondering: “How did you come to be there?” If you’ve read about me here, … Continue reading Celebrities: They are Human Beings Not gods
At one point or the other in our lives, we all struggle with negative self-talk. Thinking wrong thoughts can affect your inner life as well as your health. What would happen if you chose to be more positive about life? Continue reading Do You Struggle With Negative Self-Talk?