It is one very cold night. The fresh smell of wet soil fills the air, ushering in the dark clouds that peek from the west, slowly engulfing…… Read more “Blood Trail”
How can you deal with candidates who are devastated by their national examinations results?
Over the last few weeks, I have been thinking about how people respond to information, and how effective warnings, instructions and disclaimers can be in affecting people’s…… Read more “Curiosity….?”
The link leads to a blank “article”. NOTHING IS WRITTEN ON IT. Clicking the link will waste about 1 minute of your time, time you will NEVER get back. Don’t believe me? Click on the link.
This is a disclaimer. If you have ever been a victim of rape and reading about similar events (including fiction) might bring the trauma back, please take caution before you consider reading this fictional story.
Have you ever thought about the reasons why a child seems happy and you’re not? Let’s explore the possible answers.
We talked, and they listened. We talked about sexual freedom. No restrictions on who I should get intimate with. Why should there be any restrictions? What’s so…… Read more “And The Pre-Teens Were Listening”
Did this obsession with showing only the best versions of our lives on social media start with us? Let’s find out.
In this article, we look at the various factors that play a role in how physical confrontations turn out, and what could make you want to avoid them altogether. Enjoy the read…
This is a real-life account of someone struggling with mental health. This article is written in the hopes of shading more light on how someone experiencing similar difficulties might be feeling. This article is not meant to excuse unproductivity, but to let other people who might be struggling with the same to know that they are not alone, and that help can be sought and received.
Dear friends, In light of very special circumstances, I take this chance to write to you (from me, for real this time!). When special occasions like this…… Read more “Letter To My Friends”
Dear God, It is me, again. I feel like I have been reaching out more often than usual of late, but I believe that you don’t mind;…… Read more “My Sincere Prayer”
In this day and age, most people are trying to have discussions. These discussions can be about politics, religion, gender and sexuality, among others. They might not…… Read more “Recipe For an Unproductive Discussion”
Dear kid, I hope you have had a long and fun day. Did you watch your favorite cartoon today? Or maybe you are the outdoors type, in…… Read more “Letter To a 7 Year Old”
They had just had a huge fight. He could not believe that his worst fears had come true. How could she lay with another man, in their…… Read more “Till Death Do Us Part”
“People never change.” I tend to disagree. Unless convinced otherwise, I don’t believe most people who claim that ‘people never change’ actually believe what they utter. What…… Read more “We Are Not Alike”
“Research shows…””Statistics indicate that…””Studies have proven that…” Those are phrases that you have probably heard, or seen, a few times over the last few days at least,…… Read more “Substitution: Research In, Thinking Out.”
Welcome back to this series. If this is your first time reading the Therapy Session, kindly read the compilation of the whole story (including part four), here.…… Read more “Therapy Session: Part Four”
We have walked through the importance of being honest with your loved ones before in a previous article, but in this article, we are going to talk…… Read more “Be Honest With Your Friend”
Strive to create an environment where your friends and family don’t have to self-destruct for you to pay attention to them, because that’s not how everyone deals with challenges.
Welcome back to this series. If this is your first time reading the Therapy Session, kindly read parts one and two first. Alternatively, you can read the…… Read more “Therapy Session: Part Three.”
This is a compilation of all the ‘Therapy session’ articles, and will be updated as consequent articles are posted. He walks in with a smile on his…… Read more “Therapy Session: Compilation”
Dear upcoming artist,You must be one of the strongest and most resilient people I know. How do I know this? Well, do you remember the project that…… Read more “A Letter From Your Fan”
Human beings are very complex creatures. First of all, we are animals, and like other animal species, we have a brain, which makes us function. At the…… Read more “HONESTLY SPEAKING”
There’s a long pause, about seven seconds long. It may not sound like much, but seven seconds can be very long, depending on the context. Just ask…… Read more “THERAPY SESSION: PART TWO”
He walks in with a smile on his face. The kind that seems to be controlled by the smooth blood gently flowing under his skin; ever so…… Read more “THERAPY SESSION”
I have always found it interesting to read up on, and observe popular culture. In one aspect, it gives you a sneak peek at what people desire,…… Read more “YOLO AND OTHER SHORT STORIES.”
Dear dad. I love you. I know I have told you this before, more than once, but I always feel like I do not say it enough.…… Read more “A LETTER FROM YOUR PROGENY.”
This is part three of a three- part series. You can find part one ‘HERE’, and part two ‘HERE’. Words have a very interesting way of creating…… Read more “PART 3. VALUES: THE DEXTER EFFECT.”
Have you ever interacted with a toddler? They are the most irritating and the sweetest creatures you could ever encounter, all at the same time. Of course,…… Read more “DON’T BEG”
This is part two of a three part series. You can read part one HERE. Values… Values are socially approved desires and goals that are internalized through…… Read more “PART 2. VALUES: THE SEQUEL”
She is woken up by her siblings. It seems earlier than usual, considering she is not going to school today. She is used to sleeping a little…… Read more “BLURRED BANK”
This is part one of a three part series. I had just joined pre-school when a classmate refused to share the classroom toys. And I cried. I…… Read more “PART 1. VALUES: Grow Up.”
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Whether you are the “religious/spiritual type” or not, one thing is for certain; all human…… Read more “SINNERS ON SINNERS”
Most, if not all of us, strive to do what’s best for us, as individuals. It’s how we try to achieve this objective that differs, depending on…… Read more “WHAT’S BEST FOR YOU”
Dear reader, I hope you get to read this, because I don’t know what to write anymore.Lately, it almost feels like my mind freezes whenever I sit…… Read more “A LETTER FROM YOUR WRITER”
He has just finished giving out the Physics papers to his 46 under-performing students, and carefully repeated the same instructions he has been giving for the past…… Read more “THE OVERQUALIFIED TEACHER.”
I wake up in a relatively good mood, and I feel like I’m about to have a very nice day. I check the time, and it’s three…… Read more “ONE OF THOSE DAYS”
My first experience with sleep paralysis was terrifying, even more terrifying than the time I could smell my dead uncle’s corpse in my dream. It was during…… Read more “MY PARALYSIS FRIEND.”
Unlike quite a number of people in my generation, I actually appreciate the concept of spirituality. I acknowledge its utility in the world. I believe it keeps…… Read more “RELIGION: BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU BELIEVE.”
Lately, I have taken a considerable amount of time to look at the public’s response to rape cases, and I have to say, my observation gives me…… Read more “RAPE: AND HOW PREMATURE POLARIZATION IS DOING MORE HARM THAN GOOD.”
Dear mom, I love you. You are the best thing that ever happened to me. I notice you struggle a lot, and sometimes, you don’t look happy.…… Read more “A LETTER FROM YOUR CHILD.”
Some of the ideas that attract the most attention are driven by hate and lack the element of taking responsibility for one’s actions. So I’ll choose the…… Read more “KARMA”
As some of you have noticed, and have talked about already, this one question has, one time or the other, comes up. Why does it seem like,…… Read more “You’re Just In A Relationship.”
September is an important month, not only because awesome people are born in September, but also because it is a month which quite a number of people…… Read more “Your Friend’s Killer”
You are given an array of options to choose from: all straight roads, or so they seem. You are given the freedom to walk on any of…… Read more “TRUST: THE BLINDFOLD”