In the olden days, culture was something you just did. You didn't need to train for it, you didn't need to think about it, you were as naturally as part of your culture as a nose is part of a face. You certainly never felt compelled to do the things that you did as a member of your culture.
Fast-forward to today, and the story has changed. You are now a foot soldier in the war of cultures, so you can no longer take your cultural practices for granted. You should dress up, eat, listen
Updated Jul 30, 2008 at 10:25 PM by Tola Odejayi
I came across these lately, by Nik and Eva Speakman, two life coaches. Hope you get inspired by them!
The Speakmans' Top Ten Tips for Success
1. First set goals! If you don't know what you want, how will you ever know when you get it?
2. Remember: success is not limited by your place of birth or the colour of your skin, it is only limited by the size of your belief.
3. Success is the sum of small efforts that are repeated day in and
1. Why not Nigeria?
In the process of assisting a friend to rent out her apartment, I had cause to interact with people from all walks of life. Name it: the time wasters, the over picky, the over reachers, the stingy, the smart Alecs, and the stupid.
There were about ten Indians that showed interest in the apartment. Eventually, we rented it to a nice Indian couple.
The one thing that struck me about every single one of the Indians without exception
Updated Jul 30, 2008 at 01:42 PM by Soul Sista
I have been gone for so long and I seriously I do not have a decent excuse by an inch, cos for starters I'm not working right now and writing was something I thought I was going to have time to do, same as keeping fit and exercising more and spiritual development...Pls do not ask me how well I'm doing on my so called "personal development for 2008" because that was exactly what I tagged all these or better still "In pursuit of a better me" but its one thing after another.
One of which
Okay...what is it about been politically correct nowadays? Can't we just call a spade a spade?
Why do we black people hate been called black and would rather be called...african American...or african(not black african)?
Why do we get testy when we are innocently referred to by the colour of our skin considering that its the most obvious and stricking attribute?(Pls note I said innocently, no maliciously or in a condescending manner)
And females...God help that individual who
Updated Aug 5, 2008 at 01:18 AM by Excusemoi