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Leveling the Playing Field of Talent Through Learning

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In a world where talent comes in many shapes and forms, it’s easy to feel overshadowed by those who seem to possess natural gifts beyond our reach. From striking looks and exceptional intellect to dulcet voices and magnetic personalities, it’s tempting to believe that success is reserved for the chosen few who are blessed with innate talent. But what if I told you that everyone has a...

Dopamine: Friend or Foe?

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In the realm of neuroscience, few neurotransmitters have garnered as much attention and fascination as dopamine. Often dubbed the “feel-good” chemical. Dopamine plays a central role in our brain’s reward system, influencing our moods, behaviors, and motivations. But is dopamine truly a harbinger of pleasure and happiness, or does its influence extend into darker territories of...

FOMO Friend or Foe? My Social Media Scroll of Self-Discovery

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Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and felt a pang of envy? Maybe your feed explodes with friends vacationing or living in your dream country, while you’re stuck in the office. Or perhaps everyone seems to be attending the hottest new restaurant, concerts, events, and weddings and you wonder when will be my turn and leaving you with a bowl of cereal, and a serious case of...

Positive Attitude: The Secret to Happiness

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Life is a journey, an ever-unfolding adventure brimming with moments of triumph and challenge, joy and sorrow. Yet, amidst this grand tapestry of existence, there exists a quiet force, an intangible power that shapes our perceptions and determines our paths – our attitude. Indeed, the way we approach life, the lens through which we view its myriad experiences, holds the key to unlocking a world...

Generation Debt: Navigating Financial Challenges in Your 20s and 30s in Nigeria

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In a rapidly changing economic landscape like Nigeria, young adults face unique financial challenges that can impact their lives well into the future. While the concept of student loans may not be as prevalent here as it is in some other countries, the rising inflation rate and the depreciation of the Naira against the dollar present significant hurdles for individuals in their 20s and 30s. As...

Adulting Level Up: Broke to Ballin on a Budget (Because Noodles Can Only Get You So Far and Are Not Cheap Again)

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Alright, friends. We’ve all been there, your bank account looking like a barren desert. Let’s face it, budgets can be a real buzzkill. Imagine all the exciting things you could buy, such as a fancy new gadget, from Cardtonic, movie tickets, or a spontaneous Eastern holiday (hello, Bali!). But instead, you are grabbing onto your hats and calculating…! Saving money does not have to be...

5 Sneaky Money Leaks Sabotaging Your Budget (and How to Fix ‘Em for Good!)

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Let’s face it, money is important. But let’s also be real: adulting is hard, and keeping your finances afloat can feel like navigating a leaky ship in a storm. But I argue you to “be still” and fear not, fellow financial disciples!  Every day, 99% of people on the planet think about money when they wake up,  how to make money, how to make more money, how to make it fast, and how to...

Works of literature and audacity

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As the year draws to a close, we find ourselves with more time on our hands than we know what to do with.  And a way to spend it would be with family. But even with family, we want to spend time by ourselves. And so I propose reading new fiction. Travel into a time and era you would never experience. The past is gone and so we call them history. And historical genres are one we can only imagine...

Yuletide

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 It is the season of joy and laughter. A time to rest and bond with family. A time to rest and plan for the new year. In all your jaiye and Detty December, remember to rest. Stay home and see a movie with the kids or a significant other. Read a book and sip some wine or tea. Take a walk in the early morning; hopefully, the harmattan will come. Listen to some calming songs. Let the wind play on...

Fashion: THE ART OF SELF EXPRESSION.

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THIS ARTICLE WAS CO-WRITTEN BY IFEOMA & REMMY Have you ever wondered how the clothes we put on best describe our identity and self-esteem? With fashion being a vehicle for self-expression and connection to the world. a person’s wardrobe speaks volumes about an individual. I recalled having a conversation with Dele. Dele was complaining bitterly about how the cloth he wore on a...