AN OWANBE IN LAGOS

AN OWANBE IN LAGOS Lest I forget, a quick definition of Owanbe to our Non Nigerian Readers. Owanbe  or Owambe is defined by urban dictionary as a grandiose party thrown by Nigerians that involves a lot of food, dancing, loud music and spraying(The Nigerian act of throwing money on a dancing person);it is seen as…

TRUTHS THAT HAVE SHAPENED IN A YEAR

  Looking through the past one year early hours of today, was going to have here on the blog, lessons I’ve learned but my thought was rather shapened to having it simply as  truths that have shapened in a year. Here we go! 1)You’re created in God’s image( Genesis 1:27):  I’ve lost count of how…

CONFLICT RESOLUTION: THE RIGHT APPROACH

And here we’re again. Having laid why conflicts are inevitable and principles to guide in the previous post, here are ways I’ve personally been helped in resolving conflicts . You might need to check up the first part to this discourse here WHAT ABOUT CONFLICT RESOLUTION? 1) Self Introspection: Oh how this has helped me personally…

WHAT ABOUT CONFLICT RESOLUTION?

Before salvation, my solution to any conflict was to keep malice. Down to when my name changed and I became God’s daughter, my approach was to remain quiet and keep brooding over it and but you can be sure that my melancholic temperament still expressed itself giving off silent treatment towards the offender until there…

STRUGGLING WITH LOW SELF ESTEEM AND COMPARISON

I wasn’t the most confident girl growing up. No, I did not have significant issues with self esteem. I was just an okay girl. But I feel like even the most confident girl has her moments when she begins to question herself. Can I stretch it further to say we all do? It could be…

LESSONS FROM THE ISLE OF ISOLATION(2)

LESSONS FROM THE ISLE OF ISOLATION I’m so glad you are here for the second part, so sit back while I make some clarifications. I went on isolation. It was supposed to be for 10 days as I’d worked 4 days already before I was asked to go on isolation. I resumed work after the…

LESSONS FROM THE ISLE OF ISOLATION

“Hello Good-morning” “Calling from the Epidemiology unit of the Hospital” “I’m Dr Popoola and contact tracing has begun as regarding the index case here in UITH”. “Oh alright sir” I quietly replied as a whole lot was being processed in my head. “So this thing is really here in UITH?” Prior to this, my dad…