Book Review: Swallow (#26/30)

Book Review: Swallow (#26/30)

Title: Swallow Author: Sefi Atta Published By: AAA Press Release Date: 2011 Genre: Fiction Format: Paperback Length: 196 pages Synopsis It is the mid 1980s in Lagos and the government's War Against Indiscipline and austerity measures are in full operation. Tolani Ajao is a secretary working at Federal Community Bank. A succession of unfortunate events [...]

Here’s Why You Procrastinate + 6 Practical Tips To Help You Overcome Procrastination

Here’s Why You Procrastinate + 6 Practical Tips To Help You Overcome Procrastination

Procrastinate/prə(ʊ)ˈkrastɪneɪt/(verb)delay or postpone action; put off doing something."the temptation will be to procrastinate until the power struggle plays itself out"synonyms:delay, put off doing something, postpone action, defer action, be dilatory, use delaying tactics, stall, temporize. It is no secret that procrastination is a huge enemy of the achievement of goals and dreams. I would know, I almost procrastinated writing and publishing this [...]

Why You Need Mental Breaks + 5 Simple Ways to Take a Mental Break

Why You Need Mental Breaks + 5 Simple Ways to Take a Mental Break

The importance of taking occasional mental breaks cannot be over emphasized. Mental breaks are great for your mental health in general because they give you a much-needed boost in creativity and productivity. They serve to rejuvenate and refresh your mind so you are not simply existing on auto-pilot mode on a day-to-day basis, barely makin' [...]

How Journaling is Changing My Life + 6 Amazing Benefits of Keeping a Journal

How Journaling is Changing My Life + 6 Amazing Benefits of Keeping a Journal

Writing has always been a great purge for me. As far back as I can remember, I have always loved expressing my thoughts in words, to the best of my ability, I must add...because sometimes, my crazy imagination cannot be put into simple words. LOL. So writing has always come easy to me and with [...]

Book Review: The Four Agreements (#22/30)

Book Review: The Four Agreements (#22/30)

Title: The Four Agreements Author: Don Miguel Ruiz Published By: Amber-Allen Publishing, Inc. Release Date: 1997 Genre: Self-help Format: Paperback Length:129 pages Synopsis In The Four Agreements, the author reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the Four Agreements order a powerful [...]

5 Tips To Become Consistent; How To Get Things Done When You Don’t Feel Like It.

5 Tips To Become Consistent; How To Get Things Done When You Don’t Feel Like It.

“Without commitment, you’ll never start. Without consistency, you’ll never finish.” One of the major lessons I am currently learning is the important role consistency plays in the achievement of goals. Consistency in daily living cannot be overemphasised as it is almost always related to success. The latter cannot exist without the former. Want to become [...]