Have you ever come across such maxims like a tree grows from a tiny seed, a tall building arises from a mound of earth, a journey of 1000 miles starts with a step, and so on? These sayings are as old as the earth itself, but their reality is unquestionable. They awake us to the …

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Why some people are stressed is mainly because they take on more responsibilities than they can cope with. This could be a character flaw that could lead to breakdowns or even burnouts. Finding things to eliminate from your overtaxed schedule and declining from taking up some more, will provide more time for you and more …

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My friends and I, in a jovial mood at a gathering a couple of days ago, discussed the recent statistics of the World Health Organisation (WHO) which reported that child mortality rate in developing countries like Nigeria was on the high side. The statistics were confirmed and supported by a doctor friend. I remarked that …

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In my previous article about stress and medical conditions, I stated that stress has been known to have varying effects on medical conditions. Heart Disease Stress risk factors for coronary heart diseases can be divided into three; chronic, episodic and acute. This classification is based on their duration and closeness in time to the coronary …

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Marketing is a course in which people earn degrees. However, our approach for this discourse is not on theoretical but practical aspects of marketing. Marketing is focusing on your customers’ needs rather than on your product or services. Marketing experts will say that marketing is about advertising, branding, and promotions. A whole lot of the …

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Road rage refers to the feelings of extreme anger and hostility expressed while driving, coupled with the desire for retaliation against other drivers. Interestingly, people who control their feelings and emotions the entire day have been found to experience out of control feelings of hostility when offended by a driver on the road. Studies have …

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About fourteen years ago, a lady was jailed by a court in the United Kingdom for obstructing the child’s attendance at school. I was quite surprised to learn that keeping a child away from school could be an offence against the state. I have since confirmed that child education is compulsory in most developed countries. …

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I will tell you some stories about education on this series of Hilarious Moments. Of Illiterates and & Illiteracy One of my big aunties had something important to tell me and other kids around. You know how it is, you are called and told to sit and then the lecture begins. “Kids, it ok to …

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In 1952, Edmund Hillary attempted to climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain then known to humans, 29,000 feet straight up. A few weeks after his failed attempt, he was asked to address a group in England. He walked up to the edge of the stage, made a fist and pointed at the picture of the …

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One of the major goals you and I have in life is financial independence. However, the subject of money is a source of frustration to many today. This largely because we do not understand the laws that govern its flow. The law of cause and effect affects money just like it affects every other area …

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