WHEN SHOULD I STOP GRIEVING?

grief counselling

“We lost him during the time we had needed him the most. It was a week to my wedding. He was the only child of his own parents. So the nearest older relative in the family were his own cousins, who were also seen as our uncles. Dad’s death was the worst of all. We […]

WHY DO BAD THINGS HAPPEN?

why do bad things happen

“My younger brother and I were raised by our grandma. I never really knew my grandpa because grandma said he had died when I was just six years old. My mom died while giving birth to my younger brother, three years after having me.  I’ve only faint memories about her. Even those were the ones […]

“I GOT TO KNOW LATER THAT I HAD POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION”

Postpartum depression

“I had my first son 4 years before this my last pregnancy. The experience was great, and without much stress. Being my first time then, I had expected the worst. Alas, it turned out well! Three months after his birth I was back to work and running. We had my mom come over to the […]

HOW I BECAME DEPRESSED…

Depression in Nigeria

In last post on the depression series I shared basic symptoms of depression. Please find it here “I lost my well-paying job in 2000. It was a real shocker for me then. I had no prior warning. No plans for my life after work. But I had 3 children and a wife. The eldest of […]

SINGLES BECOMING…THE PODCAST

“When you are healed, go out and heal others..” – Maya Angelou   Sometimes, I think being single, especially as a single lady, in Nigeria, can be one of the hardest things to be. If the married women are not thinking you are after their husbands, the single guys would be feeling cool with themselves […]

Fight the Good Fight!!

FIGHT the good fight of faith!! Don’t mind what the words may connote. You’ve got to learn to be a warrior so that you can get trained sooner. Life is a battlefield. I am sorry, if i have scared you with this but you deserve to know the truth. Nothing just happens and you won’t have […]