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How to Manage Workaholism

How to Manage Workaholism

It goes by many names: the hustle, the grind, going all in. Entrepreneurs wear their long work hours, dark under-eye circles and stress-induced weight fluctuations like badges of honor. We look up to these people, who sacrifice such things as weekends and a good night’s rest, as the dedicated few willing to do what it […]

Thinking Through The 50,000 Naira Debate

Whoever started the online conversation asking ladies not to marry a man earning 50,000 Naira as salary per month must have called for the wrath of many while also enjoying the support of some who could make sense out of his or her argument.  Yours truly is neutral! I have read many arguments for and […]

She’s Somewhere In The Middle

She’s Somewhere In The Middle

Unscientifically speaking, breakups suck. All sorts of complex emotions are involved, often with one or both partners considering their options for quite some time. Now a new study lends some evidence as to why some of those people make the decision to stay, even if they’re unhappy in their relationship. Apparently, they don’t want to upset their […]

Is He A Gas Lighter? – Know The Signs And Break Free

Is He A Gas Lighter? – Know The Signs And Break Free

Few things are as unsettling as realizing that you’re romantically involved with a gaslighter. These master manipulators lie, deceive, and obfuscate, all in an effort to gain power over you by making you doubt reality. Trying to defend yourself against a gaslighter only makes their strategies more effective. If you express hurt or frustration, gaslighters pivot to phrases like “it’s […]

Success Must Be Attracted, Not Pursued

Success Must Be Attracted, Not Pursued

Personal value is the magnet that attracts all good things into our lives. The greater our value, the greater our reward. Since the solution for having more is becoming more, we must be in constant search for new ways to increase our value. Self-control The practice of discipline Patience Planning Intensity of effort The development […]

Your Lifestyle Is a Reflection of Who You Are

Your Lifestyle Is a Reflection of Who You Are

Our lifestyle communicates a clear message about who we are and how we think. Lifestyle is where we go, what we do and how we feel once we are there. Lifestyle is how we dress, what we drive and the type of entertainment we choose to enjoy. Lifestyle is a mixture of substance as well […]

Raising Girls with Confidence

Raising Girls with Confidence

I grew up in a picturesque suburb of New York City. By all outside appearances, I had it together: confident, carefree, and a natural leader.  I went to college, built a high profile career in the media industry, got married, and had children. Then I had a daughter. The second I heard “it’s a girl,” […]

Fun & Easy Exercises to Do with Your Kids

Fun & Easy Exercises to Do with Your Kids

    With the alarming (and climbing) rate of childhood obesity in the United States, it’s more important than ever that parents model healthy behaviors for their children. Being a fit family doesn’t mean you have to drag your kids to the gym or put them on a diet. In fact, living a lifestyle of […]

Parenting: Alternatives to Spanking Your Child

Parenting: Alternatives to Spanking Your Child

Many of us were raised with spanking that it can seem second-nature, making it hard to change our ways even as we so desperately want to. While changing our knee-jerk reactions take time, the good news is that there are many more ways to effectively discipline our children gently — affording you the opportunity to […]

What Not To Say During a Fight With Your Partner

What Not To Say During a Fight With Your Partner

It doesn’t matter how deeply in love you two are. Inevitably, you’ll have moments in your relationship when your partner does something baffling, inconvenient, or downright irritating, leading to an argument. “It’s okay to have disagreements—that’s actually very normal in a relationship,” says New York City–based clinical psychologist Alden Cass, PsyD, author of Bullish Thinking. The problem […]

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