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Month: May 2019

Choose To Be Kind, Always

Have you asked yourself lately if you are a kind person? Kindness is often mistaken with niceness yet these two words are totally different. We describe people as nice and kind interchangeably but I believe that while it is good to be nice, it is essential to be kind.

Book Review| This Thing Called Purpose

Do you ever feel like you’re incapable of doing some things because you aren’t very knowledgeable in that field, even though you want to? Do you ever talk down on yourself or feel like you are not enough? Do you ever feel like there’s nothing special about you and you have no gift(s)?

Surviving Long Distance Relationships

Have you ever been in a long-distance relationship(LDR)? If you have been or you are currently in one, I’m sure you will agree with me that it’s not easy. The inability to do simple things like holding your partner’s hand or hugging them can make you feel really lonely.

POEM| My Lover Says…

My lover says
he had been waiting for me
all his life but I never knew
I wake up every day
to a good morning message
from him

The Truth About Life

Life is a fragile journey and its end is uncertain. There’s a chance you may not make it every single day;
You leave the house and may never get back in.
You get in a car and you may never come out of it alive.

Forgiving: Why It’s Hard & Why It’s Necessary

We’ve all felt hurt, betrayed, misjudged, cheated, insulted, taken for granted or abused at a point in our lives. It sucks when people we trust hurt us, believe me I know, I’ve been there and it has made me angry and sometimes very sad. Our reactions to being wronged are different.

Places in Lagos| Arabesque

Arabesque is a middle eastern restaurant located in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. I’ve been to Arabesque several times with friends and family and it’s one of my favourite places to eat. If you are looking for a place that serves clean fresh food that won’t make you feel bloated after eating, then this is the place for you.

5 Easy Ways To Overcome Writer’s Block

Have you been trying to write but the words just won’t come out? You’ve been staring at your PC but it’s been a blank page for two hours and you just can’t come up with the words. Don’t worry too much, every writer gets stuck once in a while.

My Fearless Self-Discovery Session

Do you know who you are?, I mean who you really are? I started writing to discover myself and the initial title of my blog was The Journey of Self-Discovery by Mariam Shittu. I later found out that I wanted to share more than lifestyle which is why I changed it to Mariam’s World and a lot of things have happened since then.

SHORT STORY| In The Darkness

In the darkness, she doesn’t need light to see him because she knows the shape of his face, the width, and pointiness of his nose and the distance between it and his lips.

POEM| She is Woman

She is a boss
She is a home maker
She is a remarkable staff
She continues to prove them wrong
though she is perceived weaker