Since the internet made its appearance on the global scene, it has gifted us with hundreds of social media websites and mobile applications. One of such that has captured my interest and that of its 300 million active monthly users is Pinterest. Now, what is this social network, and why is it worth writing about? … Continue reading Pinterest is Having a Party, and You’re Invited
We’re in the age where mental health issues are no longer discussed in the privacy of the conventional doctor-patient space or let’s say in secret. Now, mental health themes – especially depression – are widely talked about in public (mainly via social media). People even go out of their comfort zone to reveal their … Continue reading Fighting the Monster: Looking beyond the Facts and Stats of Depression
Yes, the blog is still breathing! I really have nothing in particular to write on today. This post is basically heart-to-heart talk with myself (yes, I know I only have a heart and I’m one person), or should I say a time to reflect. Okay, it’s more of questioning. Questioning myself about my ability to … Continue reading From Me, To Me
It's a new year again! Happy New Year to everyone reading this, thank you for your support over these few months. I appreciate you all for taking your time to read my posts. If this is your first time reading an article on my blog, kindly check out my previous posts. A new year … Continue reading ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL
My fascination with African literature started at a very young age with trail-blazing novels such as Cyprian Ekwensi's The Drummer Boy, Achebe's Things Fall Apart and Wole Soyinka's The Lion and the Jewel. Since then, my interest in African books piqued over the years, with Chimmanda Adichie's novel, Purple Hibiscus, at the forefront. There are … Continue reading Five minutes read on African literature
Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the world. In Nigeria, research has shown that there are over 1.5 million cases of depression per year. Depression is seen as the direct cause of suicidal thoughts and subsequently, suicide. In essence, at the end of this piece, one should be able to recognize … Continue reading DEPRESSION (1)
Not to exaggerate though, but hospitals can be very scary! In this part of the world, most people tend to turn to the direction of near-by chemists or pharmacies rather than hospitals. However, it is totally not our fault as going all the way to hospitals comes with certain inconveniences. In my opinion, … Continue reading OPINION: HOSPITAL SCARE!