Skip to content

Author: Mariam Shittu

Hi, my name is Mariam Shittu and I live in Lagos, Nigeria. I write about my travels, living in Lagos, lifestyle, health and fitness, things that inspire me and poetry. I enjoy sharing my knowledge with the world and nurturing the human mind. Thanks for stopping by!

POEM| Never Should Have Let You Go

Thinking back now,
I guess I never should have let you go
I never should have said those words

6 Ways To Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt like a fraud, like you were living a lie, like you weren’t worthy of your position, salary or degree? Like you shouldn’t be the one receiving all the accolades because you don’t deserve it? Well, my friend you may have imposter syndrome.

TRAVEL| Our Day Trip to Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a Canadian city in Ontario at the famous waterfalls of the same name, linked with the U.S. by the Rainbow Bridge. It is a popular tourist destination in Canada and I had the pleasure of visiting this city and the falls with my family in March.

POEM| Don’t Forget Me

Don’t forget me simply because our story has ended 
When day breaks 
When you look in the mirror while brushing your teeth

You Will Not Get Everything You Want & That’s Okay

We want so many things.
Every day we wake up, there’s an addition to the list of the things we want and desire. Our wants always surpass our needs and we can’t help it because that’s just the way we are wired.

BOOK REVIEW| Children of Virtue & Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue & Vengeance is the second installment of a trilogy about the legacy of the kingdom of Orïsha, by Tomi Adeyemi.  I was excited to find out what became of the characters so I jumped right into reading it as soon as I got my hands on it.

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle During Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and it is the month in which the Holy Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammed (SAW). Muslims fast during the month and take it as a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement and increased devotion to God.