Category: Monday Motivation

Mondaily doses of motivation.

On Biafra or One Nigeria: Made in Nigeria by Dike Chukwumerije

I believe in One Nigeria. I know, you’re going to start asking me why – with herdsman running rampage, and Oba saying ‘jump in lagoon’, and Arewa Youth giving until October 1, and Evans and co waiting for me at home; with corruption, dysfunction and discriminatory cut-off marks, bombings in...

#GreatLikeDad: Nigerians Celebrate Dads on Father’s Day

20 most touching, funny, and on-point tweets by Nigerians for Father’s Day – #GreatLikeDad   1. Fathers sacrifice so much.  A big shout out to all the fathers out there!! 🙌🙌#GreatLikeDAD pic.twitter.com/Hc6JNs6pSn — LOVSY 🇳🇬 (@Chika_Lovsy) June 17, 2017 . 2. RIP to all the late dads.  To all the awesome...

How To Run The Success Race – Martina Omorodion

There is a popular adage which says the race is not to the swift. Lately, that proverb has been turning over in my mind. Especially, as I seek self-fulfillment. One wonders what the parameters for judging success are. Is it based on your own worldview or on the worldview of...

16 LIFE LESSONS FROM EMMANUEL MACRON, YOUNGEST PRESIDENT OF FRANCE

Emmanuel Macron is the 39-year-old former banker who became the youngest president France has ever had, upending tradition that has usually seen voters favor experience in their powerful presidents. We could learn some lessons from Emmanuel Macron on how to change the norm in our favor. 16 LIFE LESSONS FROM...

HOW TO BE HAPPY AND STAY HAPPY, NO MATTER WHAT.

Someone sent me the message below and it so inspired me, I decided to share it with you.   ….. “You can have defects, be anxious and live irritated sometimes, but do not forget that your life is the biggest company in the world. Only you can prevent her from going into...

ACTIVATE YOUR BEAST MODE. REKINDLE YOUR PASSION.

When we were younger, it was much easier to dream big. We had things we were passionate about doing and had dreams of taking it to great heights. The world was at our feet, and we saw ourselves becoming and doing whatever we chose in future. Fast forward to adulthood....

MONOLOGUE FOR WORLD THEATRE DAY: I ATE THE DIVORCE PAPERS

HAPPY WORLD THEATRE DAY In honor of stage plays, here’s an excerpt from the play Goodbye Charles by Gabriel Davis   I Ate the Divorce Papers from the play Goodbye Charles by Gabriel Davis (Monologist stands in front of her soon to be ex-husband) I ate them. That’s right. I ate the divorce papers,...

FROM RUBBISH HEAP TO THE SPOTLIGHT

29 year old Portuguese street artist Bordalo II (Artur Bordalo), wanted to spread his message about endless waste production. So he thought, what better way to talk about scrap, than to use scrap? You can do great things, with little things. He  creates his entire work with materials salvaged from...

A FEEL GOOD SONG: NINA SIMONE – FEELING GOOD

  If you’re ever feeling blue or having a bad day, this is the song for such moments. The song was first performed on stage in 1964 by Cy Grant on the UK tour, and by Gilbert Price in the original Broadway cast in 1965. Nina Simone recorded the song...

FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

I was startled awake… …from a restless sleep in the middle of the night by a strange sound. It took me a second to realize the sound was coming from my mouth as I cried. I had actually been crying from dreamland to real life, and the noise woke me...

A SONG WORTH FIGHTING FOR: RACHEL PLATTEN – FIGHT SONG

This is a song for blue days. A song for the “I don’t want to get out of bed today, or ever” days. A song for the days you feel like giving up. When nothing seems to be looking up. This is Rachel Platten’s Fight Song.   “Fight Song” Like...