Category: Be inspired

Posts on encouragement and inspiration.

Who is a strong woman?

Who is a strong woman?

My idea of a strong woman is encompassing. I believe every  woman is strong  in one way or the other even if her circumstances, choices or the situation surrounding her is unappealing to other women. And this is why I love Annie idibia, that woman is so strong. She embodies a kind of strength that…

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Motherhood and Mothering

Motherhood and Mothering

There is a difference between motherhood and mothering. Motherhood can be defined as the state of being a mother and having the ‘qualities’ of a mother. Mothering, on the other hand, can be defined as the nurturing and raising of a child by a mother – in the way she desires, that suits her and…

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Inertia

Inertia

Let me tell you something about Inertia, Inertia can be defined as the tendency to do nothing or remain unchanged. It is a state that usually creeps in on us particularly when we see a task as daunting, or after we just acquired a huge feat, and trying to get into another task before us.…

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The mommy wars

The mommy wars

We have allowed society to pitch women against one another by tagging the career devoted mother a nonchalant mother who is more career devoted and tagging the family devoted mom a lazy woman who is not career oriented. The media created this form of dichotomy between women which is tagged the mommy wars. A group…

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Claustrophobia the devil (The final saga)

Claustrophobia the devil (The final saga)

I am sorry dear friends for bringing this late contrary to my promise, please come with me and let’s  go on the ride of the final saga lol, you can find the link to part 1 and 2 here respectively HERE and HERE My most terrifying experience with travelling by flight happened in 2013. I was…

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Dreams, Aspirations and Support.

Dreams, Aspirations and Support.

Let me tell you something about dreams, aspirations and support. You see, you need to understand that your dream is conceived, nurtured, and the drive to establish it is on you and you alone. The moment you begin to plan around and depend on people on a dream you are nurturing, and that they will…

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Who is going to pray for her?

Who is going to pray for her?

Right from when I was a young girl I had this uncomfortable feeling whenever I go for weddings and I hear the new wife being thoroughly admonished on how she must be a good and a praying wife for her husband and how that is the only thing that can make her marriage work. Listening…

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Understanding Post Natal Depression for a Nigerian Mother.

Understanding Post Natal Depression for a Nigerian Mother.

Postnatal depression as defined by Oxford Living Dictionary can be defined as the: “Depression suffered by a mother following childbirth, typically arising from the combination of hormonal changes, psychological adjustment to motherhood, and fatigue” Postnatal depression is very common amongst new moms, but due to the kind of society we are, and live in, we…

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