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LOUD WHISPERS: Shameful Harvests

LOUD WHISPERS: Shameful Harvests

One evening in 2003, I had a long telephone conversation with an American friend of mine. When I got off the phone, I was in such distress that I could not hold back my tears. I was shocked and angry at what I had heard during our discussion. I had known this friend (who I […]

Lots Of Girls Are Being Held Back By Low Self -Esteem

Lots Of Girls Are Being Held Back By Low Self -Esteem

More than half of all girls (54%) do not have high body esteem and are missing out on key opportunities in life, according to a new global report. The research by Dove, given exclusively to HuffPost UK, interviewed more than 5,000 girls aged 10-17 across 14 countries. It found that having higher levels of body esteem […]

5 Habits Professional Women Should Break

5 Habits Professional Women Should Break

1. Apologizing This one is probably something that could be applied to all women everywhere, but especially in a professional realm. Women, for whatever reason, feel compelled to say, “I’m sorry!” for a lot of things that don’t warrant an apology, especially when it comes to asking clarifying questions and/or asking for something we know you […]

Postive Thinking May Lead To Your Unhappiness

Postive Thinking May Lead To Your Unhappiness

  Ignoring problems doesn’t solve them Problems don’t cease to exist because we ignore them.   Sometimes, in an effort to minimize drama, we refuse to face real issues properly. And when those around us are struggling, we tell them not to worry so much because life is short; “Be happy.” But what we are […]

The Power Of User Personas

The Power Of User Personas

  If you’re a business owner, then you know there is a massive difference between starting a business and building a business. And the gap between a great idea and a great business is a tough one to close. Because it’s not enough to create a product or service. No matter how innovative, beautiful or […]

The Most Overlooked Characteristic Of Who You Want To Marry

The Most Overlooked Characteristic Of Who You Want To Marry

“In sickness and in health.” On two occasions I have said those words with the full confidence that the couple repeating those words actually knew what they meant. The first occurrence brought a smile to my face. She had endured and marriage was her reward on the other side of illness. Together they have journeyed […]

Crisis Of Values: Reclaiming Our Society

If we were to judge by the dominant tenor of headlines in the Nigerian media, we would come to the conclusion that the problem of our society is simply a question of formulating the right economic policies or fashioning a suitable political ideology. We can be forgiven for this assumption. Despite the undeniable importance of […]

12 Traits of an Abusive Relationship

12 Traits of an Abusive Relationship

“My boyfriend is jealous. He gets furious when I won’t dump my friends and spend all of my free time with him,” the weeping woman shared with me. “I was so thrilled to have a devoted boyfriend that I ignored the warning signs of abuse. I convinced myself that he loved me, and that things […]