Making Excuses For People: a Peaceful Way to Live

Rather than drowning in anger, bitterness, and frustration, what if we choose to start making excuses for people?

We draw out conclusions and make certain projections which are mostly negative and based only on what we see on the surface.

But rather than drowning in anger, bitterness, and frustration, what if we choose to start making excuses for people? By doing this, we get to put our mind in a place of rest/peace. … More Making Excuses For People: a Peaceful Way to Live

#EndSARS: My Experience as an Online Protester

This past week has had me on a rollercoaster of emotions. Pain. Anger. Sorrow. Frustration. Despair. From hearing people speak up about their ordeals in the hands of SARS operatives to seeing graphic images and watching horrifying videos of extra-judicial killings masterminded by this infamous unit, I have felt these emotions over and over again.

At first, I felt guilty for feeling all of these things because while it was clear that I needed a break, I honestly didn’t think I had a right to one. I thought it selfish to step back when there were people at the frontlines risking their lives. … More #EndSARS: My Experience as an Online Protester

Why Mental Health is a Big Deal

The state of our mental health affects not just our thinking but our feelings and behavior as well. The way we behave is the way we relate to other people, so this leads me to the conclusion that mental health has quite a large part to play in the health of our day-to-day relationships. Being mentally healthy makes you more compassionate, understanding and emotionally available for the people in your life. … More Why Mental Health is a Big Deal

Help! I Can’t Stop!

It is a pity that people who get trapped in addictive habits or behaviour eventually find out that overcoming it is more challenging than expected or can be handled.

Getting into addiction is easier than getting out of it. It can take years of being faced with the negative consequences of addiction before one would realize that it is causing significant problems. … More Help! I Can’t Stop!