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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.

Can I Walk in Peace?

Since I came out of the compulsory fourteen days quarantine period for recent travellers, I’ve been going for walks around my neighbourhood instead of driving all the way to the Lekki/Ikoyi bridge. I still get my 5km in but I’ve been unable to take a walk alone in peace.

The World is Waiting

We’re in the middle of a global pandemic
people are dying every day
and hope seems so far away

POEM| No One Knows Tomorrow

I bet you’ve heard the saying
no one knows tomorrow
several times and thought
well, the richest man in the world knows tomorrow

Is There More To Life?

Is there more to life than waking up with an alarm every morning?
Is there more to life than drinking green tea or coffee to get through the day?
Is there more to life than working to save money to eat, shop and travel?

It’s Okay Not To Be Okay

Sometimes, everything hits you all at once. You lose your job, your relationship, a friend, a business opportunity, someone you really love. Or everything seems to be going according to plan; you finally landed that job, you got your dream car, you just got married but you aren’t happy and you can’t understand why.

Just Because…

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should
Just because it feels right doesn’t mean it’s right
Just because you can fight doesn’t mean you have to

Life As A Single & Over 30-Year-old​ Nigerian Woman

Being single is awesome and sometimes it’s not. There are days where you’re happy you didn’t settle and days where you envy what your married friends have. In this post, five single and thirty something Nigerian women share their truth.

POEM| We Are All Hunted

We are all hunted
by the ones we’ve loved
and the ones we’ve lost
by the experiences we’ve enjoyed

I Want To Know You

As much as my blog has grown over the years and my stats and engagement have increased this year, I still don’t feel like I have connected enough with you. Yes you, my readers and followers.

Sometimes, Less is More

I know you’ve heard the saying “less is more”, a phrase adopted in 1947 by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe several times but do you agree with it?

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.

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.