Influence is so powerful. If you spend just a minute with someone, it could either make you a better person or make you feel worse than you were before meeting them. There is much to what we think our association does to us. You can become a better person when you have good influencers. … More Who and What Influences You?
Changes in any form usually bring some unfamiliar situations which you need to adjust into. This adjustment period is what I can refer to as “a period of storm and stress”.
Everyone, at any point in life, has gone through this phase. You can talk to someone about it. Just know that you are never alone. … More Adolescence: a Period of Storm and Stress
2018, just like 2019, came as a blank card. The question now is, “what did I write on it and how well have I accomplished what I wrote?”
Do you think there’s a need for improvement this year or would you rather live life the way you did last year?
Know that being alive is a privilege, not a mistake. It is an opportunity to make things happen. … More A New Year: Make Your Life Count
Sometimes, a wrong choice can be amended but most times, they are irreversible. And even when choices are amended, the past is not erasable. Those that have trodden this path can tell you that it’s not as easy as it seems. Teenage years are serious years, you pay now and play later or you play now and pay later. The former is very much preferable. … More Laying the Right Foundation as a Teen
What would you describe as being the best? A lot of us make the mistake of evaluating and placing value on ourselves based on what other people have achieved. We try to compare our lives with that of someone else. When the admiration tends toward frustration rather than motivation, then you really need to check it. If you are honestly doing the best you can to achieve something, then you would have a personal satisfaction towards the work you have done. … More Becoming the Best
Failure signifies that something had gone wrong somewhere. Failure is not the end of the world, rather it is the beginning of a fresh journey towards success. If you fail to learn from failure, you might as well not learn to be successful. Believe in yourself and know that you can still attain success. … More Proper Techniques of Handling Academic Failure
One of the major addictions experienced by teenagers today is gambling. Gambling becomes an addiction gradually. It can have a lot of psychological, social and physical repercussions.
For many people, gambling is a harmless game of fun but it can become a problem when people can no longer stop doing it; an addiction. And it causes a negative impact on any area of an individual life. … More Addicted to Gambling?
Irrespective of what you are motivated by, the desire to achieve your defined goals and become better at what you do is the principal thing.
Your driving force is to guide and keep you in line with your goals. It makes you want to do more even when things seem difficult. The question now is: What is your object of motivation? What drives you? What keeps you getting things done? … More My Object of Motivation
Communication can be tricky at times, especially when the sender and the receiver do not share the same perception, which means both parties would not have a mutual understanding. When this happens, communication has not been effective.
Communicating effectively with people can be learned. … More How to Communicate Effectively