Our Generation And Its Huge Sense Of Entitlement

Like a friend of mine would say, “Life is a pile of poop” and I totally agree. The millennial generation is filled with people who have been told all their lives that they are special. This narrative being sold to them becomes a contributing factor to why millennials are narcissists with a huge sense of […]

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HOW I DEAL WITH MY PAIN

I uploaded a line from a Jcole rap on my Whatsapp story this morning. It said; ‘Life can bring so much pain. There are many ways to deal with this pain, choose wisely’. This line is deep in every way, says a lot about us being human. While I have met new people, had new […]

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What Self Love Isn’t 

I was reading an article on Medium, like I’m wont to do this days, when I stumbled on the word ‘self love’. Sadly, self love has become a cliche word that has been thrown around a lot in our generation. When you look up self love on the internet, most of what pops up connects […]

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Why Nice People Can Be A Total Turnoff For Me 

How I feel about nice people.  Writing on this has been on my mind for awhile now, but I have been pretty preoccupied to do so. It’s 4:29am, I can’t sleep, I’ve been rolling over on my bed from an allergic reaction to excess palm oil in the egusi soup I ate,(weird right?) or it’s […]

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On Days I Don’t Want To Be A Woman Anymore 

I enjoy being a woman, exploring parts of me and the inner workings of a woman. I enjoy having to wear different shades of lipstick on different days, the choice of having to play around with my hair, switching up styles from cornrows, silky weave on, box braids or a teeny weeny Afro. I love […]

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What I Have Learned From Human Interactions 

More often than not, I’ve been enjoying adulting, I get to keep learning, unlearning and evolving as a human. There’s always a lesson to be learned, even in the simplest of things, interactions or thoughts. A little story….. Because I’m scared (not exactly the right word but phew…) that my grades might fall this semester, […]

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Here’s Why You Haven’t Been Creative Lately

  -WHEN LAST WERE YOU CREATIVE? So, I’m making conversation with a new friend I met on Instagram and the conversation switches to the concept of creativity and how it has been undervalued in the Nigerian market. I found this appalling that little or no value is attached to creatives in the market and they […]

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Beautiful Girls Feel Ugly Too.

I am beautiful. I know this everyday I look into the mirror and I get whistled at, by boys and men alike when I walk past them on the street. But I didn’t always feel beautiful, it took me hard work and will power to be confident enough in my beauty. I was insecure.  Growing […]

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To The Ugly Girls

I remember talking with Chioma* and she mentioned about a girl on facebook, who is ugly. I started to tell her, that no girl is ugly and she kept saying she is UGLY. But it got me thinking, I am a fine girl, and honestly I don’t know how it feels to be ugly. I […]

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