The Right Time

“We do not seize the day. We wait for the right day.” – unknown Truth be told, I did not see myself agreeing with the enthusiastic motivational speakers in my life. Their aggressive “start now” mantra seemed rather forced when I was lying in bed aimlessly for months waiting for the “right” time and job […]

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Social Norms

“Acquire an education, a degree (preferably before your thirties…), move out, get a job (you don’t have to like it; bills won’t pay themselves…), buy or rent a house, start a family, and if you’re lucky enough you should retire early with incoming pension benefits… Basically, by a certain age, you should have it all […]

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A Few Things To Try on Your Down Days

Dear reader, I have been experiencing a lot of down days lately. With the workload increasing, I struggled to find time to pause and refresh my thoughts, which resulted into substantial drainage. It has been especially hard to be in the right headspace for anything outside of work duties. Nonetheless, I have been intentional to […]

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Gender Bias Against Successful Women

A while back, Ayandola wrote an article on female bosses because of the unfair slander of female bosses. If there is one clear thing, the code of conduct used to assess female colleagues and bosses is very different from those applied to their male counterparts and often too subjective. Women are considered with different lenses […]

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Life Lessons from Seasons of Grief

The path to recovery after loss is certainly not the same for all of us. I have learnt a few things (mostly the hard way). Though saying that I expect anyone to find my experience exactly compatible with their situation would be a bad lie, if there is even a slight possibility that my experience about death, loss, and grief may be helpful to another living soul, here goes.

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The Culture Of Keeping Big News Hush

As Africans, we strongly believe in the fewer people know about something, the more likely it is meant to happen. I have been around many people in my lifetime, and I believe very few if none will wholeheartedly share a piece of upcoming good news with you unless it has happened. Most of us grew […]

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