Book Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck (#14/30)

Book Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck (#14/30)

Title: The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck Author: Mark Manson Published By: HarperCollins Release Date: September 2016 Genre: Self-help Format: Hardcover Length: 204 pages Synopsis In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger shows us that the key to being happier is to stop trying to be "positive" all the time and instead [...]

Book Review: Becoming Nigerian: A Guide (#8/30)

Book Review: Becoming Nigerian: A Guide (#8/30)

Title: Becoming Nigerian: A Guide Author: Elnathan John Published By: Cassava Republic Press Release Date: 2019 Genre: Non-Fiction; Satire Format: Paperback Length:149 pages In Becoming Nigerian: A Guide Elnathan John provides an affecting, unrestrained and satirical guide to the Nigerians you will meet at home and abroad, or on your way to hell and to [...]

Book Review: Daughters Who Walk This Path (#5/30)

Book Review: Daughters Who Walk This Path (#5/30)

Title: Daughters Who Walk This Path Author: Yejide Kilanko Published By: Kachifo Limited under Farafina imprint (2014) Release Date: 2012 Genre: Coming-Of-Age Fiction, Domestic Fiction Format: Paperback Length: 315 pages Synposis Spirited and intelligent, Morayo grows up surrounded by school friends and family in Ibadan. There is Eniayo, her adoring little sister- for whose sake [...]

Finding Balance; The Compartmentalisation Conundrum

Finding Balance; The Compartmentalisation Conundrum

Life is balance. Everything you see as life, everything that you see as yourself is beautiful only when it is in balance.-Sadhguru Recently, I have been learning a whole lot about finding and maintaining balance in life. Balance between career and/or school, personal goals, faith, relationships, emotions, unexpected rollercoasters, highs and lows, failures and disappointments, [...]

Taking Seychelles Islands; The Daring Adventures of a Nigerian-Seychellois

Taking Seychelles Islands; The Daring Adventures of a Nigerian-Seychellois

Yup. Nigerian-Seychellois. Because that is what this young lady is by virtue of association. 😂I am now therefore half Nigerian, half Seychellois (pronounced "Say-shell-wa" . Now, say it a little faster. Do not bite your tongue, plis.) Ugh! I cannot even believe its been a little over two weeks since I had one of the [...]

My Reading Goals For 2019

My Reading Goals For 2019

Hello, my name is Rachel and I suffer from a little bit of Tsundoku (okay, maybe not a little bit). No, I do not need any saving or cure as I am perfectly content enjoying this...illness or whatever it is. Oh, if you're wondering what that strange Japanese word above is, kindly see below. "Even [...]

Chapter 2019!

Chapter 2019!

Ahhh. *exhales* A new beginning...a new chapter...a fresh start...another chance. That is what the new year offers us, isn't it? Second chances, opportunities to right those wrongs and a chance to rewrite the past and start all over, or to just continue and grow. The new year always bursts forth with its freshness, golden opportunities, [...]

Taking Risks

Taking Risks

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go” – T. S. Eliot Recently, I took a what I consider to be a "big risk". Now, at the time I was deciding whether or not to go through with it, I tried to convince myself that it [...]