Meet Uyaietieno Okonnah: First Class Graduate in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University


Uyaietieno Okonnah is a recent graduate from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University where she obtained a first class degree in Accounting. She finished with an outstanding Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.71/5.00 among the top 81 first class students produced by the University during their 41st convocation ceremony.

In this exclusive interview, she shared with us the process it took to achieve such great feat, her undergraduate experience, thoughts on studying in Nigeria, and her plans for the future. She attributes her success to God, and expresses gratitude to him and the people who have inspired and mentored her in one aspect or the other.

How to Read Books When You Don't Feel Like Reading


I was reading a good book one day and a great light flashed on me, my brain opened up and uncommon ideas began to flow. It made me remember Daniel in the Bible, "And I Daniel understood by books". 

I have always had this deep desire for access to light and revelation in life. I never imagined they will come through books. I just enjoyed reading inspiring and self-help books. One special day, I had the most significant encounter of my life while reading a book. It was beautiful and meaningful. I began to think about the general impact of books and it's significance to gaining mastery in various fields of endeavors, especially towards growth and personal development.

Short of Breath? Improve Your Health With These Steps


Have you ever found yourself short of breath when you're trying to exercise, or even when you're just going about your everyday business? If you've ended up breathing hard from trying to climb the stairs or running for the bus, don't just ignore it. Finding it hard to breathe could indicate a problem with your health, ranging from asthma to simply being unfit. Instead of simply putting up with it, you can make some changes in your life to start breathing better. You can make healthy decisions that help you to improve your lifestyle and your health.

3 Tips To Get Things Right And Find More From Your Career


It's hardly a rare thing to hear someone talking about the fact that they're not all that happy with their job. In fact, for a lot of people, they outright hate their jobs. There are plenty of reasons for this fact. It could be that they're doing something that leaves them utterly unfulfilled, it could be that their boss is a complete tyrant who makes each and every day totally miserable, or it could just be that they spend every work day feeling bored out of their skull. Whatever the reason, if you find yourself in this position it can sometimes feel like you're trapped and can't possibly get out but that's not the case. Here are some things to do when it's time to get more from your career.

Blessing & Wasinda: Our Love Story! And How to Successfully Plan a Nigerian Wedding


Love is such a beautiful thing and I'm so elated to share Blessing and Wasinda love story on the blog. These two got married a year and about eight months after they met. They have such beautiful hearts and it's exciting learning from their wedding preparation and experience.

In this exclusive interview with the bride, we talked about the possibility of having a drama free wedding in Nigeria. She shared how she was able to navigate the obstacles and challenges encountered during her wedding preparation. She also shared what to look out for in a man and how to plan a hitch free wedding. Yes! She planned it all by herself and it was a very successful event. Hope you learn a few things! Enjoy!

5 Ways to Start Practicing Gratitude


Three years ago, I was constantly pouring over self-help books, looking for what I thought was the get happy quick answer! Looking back, I know that not all books will be able to help you solve your problems. Guide you, yes. Fix everything for you? No. It has to come from you.

What did help me, was when I came across the gratitude practice. I realised that I have to be appreciative of what I have NOW, rather than focusing on what I don't have. I was constantly fretting about what I didn’t have in my life, and overlooking all of the great things I do have.

Taking Care of You, Past, Present and Future


It doesn’t matter what time of year you are reading this. It is always the right time to make changes that can help you take care of yourself.

Take today for example - what will your future self thank you for today? What will your tomorrow you be grateful for?

Edirin Edewor: You And Your Mindset


One Sunday afternoon, I got home from church, tired about my situation. I had listened to people share testimonies of the same kind of blessings I was looking for; the same kind of miracles. I had prayed. I was pretty much a good person. I helped people as much as I could. Yet, it seemed like every time God wanted to give miracles to people, I was passed over.
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