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The Active Ones Take It All

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Hey, you! Yes.. you! Are you still delaying that wonderful idea you may have been nursing for a while now? Have you been hesitating on starting that business, journey, career, course, or work you have  to do?

Have you identified a favorable opportunity, but you've not been able to utilize it because you're thinking too much about it? Then this article is for you. I want you to bear this at the back of your mind: "The active ones take it all."

Life offers everything to the ones who are active. Life doesn't care about your intention or what you're thinking of doing. It cares about what you're doing!

Let's say there are two people who intend to start a similar business, let's say it's a small restaurant. One of them has been nursing the idea for a long time and is very passionate about it. He keeps thinking and thinking of how to start up the business and get everything ready but has done nothing yet.

The other one also nurses the idea though he…

An Experience on a Keke Ride

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It happened one afternoon that I was returning to my apartment and I usually take a tricycle popularly known as Keke straight down to my small street.

Normally Keke is supposed to take just 3 passengers at the back.. but as Nigerians, we know that there's an extra passenger seat in front making it 4. 😁

So three of us(a lady, a young guy and me) were already seated waiting for the last person. A well dressed man came around asked for where the Keke was headed, after getting a response he proceeded to sit close to the driver.

In this part of Lasgidi, Marwa drivers are particularly concerned about collecting their money first-hand before even starting the Keke because well, they're experienced enough to avoid "issues(akuko)" relating to change, disappearing passengers who intentionally refuse to pay etc.

So this driver started collecting money.. he collected from three of us at the back, and asked the young man seated in front for his money. The man opened his wallet …

The Thing About Facebook and Social Media

The thing about Facebook and social media in general is that it has a way of making it look as if everything is fine with everybody and nobody is passing through any challenges.

People (like you and me) come to these social media platforms, post our "best" pictures and make it seem like everything is all rosy and sweet with us, but a lot of us are really sad on the inside.

So in other to escape this feeling of sadness or pain, we come online, we post our best pictures.. so that at least other people get the perception that our life is so great and awesome.. and then we're kinda satisfied that people "think" we are doing perfectly ok.

But who all these things epp finally? If you're going through anything that hurts you or causes you pain.. please don't feel under pressure to make other people think everything is fine with you.. don't allow social media to be an escape for your word either. These "likes" and "comments" will make y…

The Correlation Between Faith And Happiness

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If you've paid attention to people around you, you may have noticed that the happiest set of people are those who have faith and hope for better things to come while the unhappiest people are those who keep worrying, complaining and blowing their challenges out of proportion.
The reason for this is not far fetched. Faith has a way of putting one into a state of mind where everything is possible. Such a state of mind is what supercedes the feelings of despair or negativity and keeps one feeling happy irrespective of what one may face.
It works like magic. There's no physical evidence supporting your faith or state of mind, but on a subconscious level, you have been able to convince yourself that you possess it. To your mind, that conviction cannot be distinguished from actually having the thing right now. So your mind sees faith the same way it sees something that you presently have. There is no difference!
And that's why faith is such a powerful force of nature. Which is…

A Review of Ucertify Python Programming Course

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Hello bold winners,

Trust you're mentally alert, motivated and doing just great?

It has been a while away from the blog again as I've been working on and exploring the world of IT(Information Technology), ML(Machine Learning) and AI(Artificial Intelligence) to see how these technologies can be utilized for the greater good.

So far so good, the journey has not been easy. I taught myself programming using Python and was fortunate to get an internship at a firm which further helped me to refine my skills.

I see a lot of amazing potential in these emerging technologies and I strongly believe that when put to the right use, it can go a long way to solve the world's major challenges.

Imagine having a personal robot that can tell when you're feeling bad and motivate or give you reasons why you should feel good about yourself by speaking to you or playing you some great videos. Imagine  tech that helps you build and maintain good relationships with people? Or even an intercon…

Please Don't Commit Suicide!

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Damn! Been reading about one Chukwuemeka Akachi, a poet and an undergraduate who took his own life.. I felt bad because for at least 6 months, this guy had been giving warning signs. He posted stuff on depression and death.. but then it seemed like nobody took him seriously until he finally did it. I don't what's moving me to write this post, but I must write it.
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Suicide is a terrible way to go. People take their lives when they feel their challenges are insurmountable and they can do nothing about it. Their mind is made up because they only see negative possibilities.
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But by taking ones life, one loses the beauty and surprises contained in the next moment. All around you and contained in each passing second are possibilities. Lots and lots of wonderful possibilities filled with hope and love.
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But the devil tricks the minds of these people to not see any good possibility and then they eventually choose the easy way out to go by themselves.
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Whatever you're passing th…

10 Cool Job Hunting Commandments

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Stumbled upon a nice article shared by a user named "qanda" on nairaland. Decided to share here:

The Ten (10) Job Hunter Commandments

Dear Job Hunter, it does not matter the number of job applications you have submitted. It does not matter the number of Job tests you have written and Job interviews you have attended. If you follow the information contained in this article, have belief in God and yourself, you will land your dream Job sooner than later.

1. Thou Shall have a Career Goal
It is common to hear Job seekers say “I want just any job, I am tired of doing nothing, any……”. It is important that you have a Career goal in mind. You should have definite job positions and roles you want to play in the organisations you’d like to work with. You may consider matching your interest with your skills and abilities. 

There are many young men and women who desire to work with the best companies in the world but do not make any effort to find out what it takes to work with them. Yet th…

Interpret Your Reality Positively

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A whole lot of people are still trapped living the life that they don't desire because they keep interpreting their realities the wrong way. If you are a person used to interpreting whatever happens to you from a negative perspective, it will be difficult for you to succeed.

We see more of what we pay attention to. This is a natural law whose effects are prevalent in today's world.

Take for example: Two people went for a job interview and the both of them fails. One of them interprets his failure to mean; "I'm not good enough. I am destined to fail. I am not intelligent enough to pass such an interview." Or even things like; "I knew there was no point going for the interview, they have already selected their candidates and  I was there for formality sake."

The second candidate on the other hand who also failed interpreted his situation this way; "Perhaps, this is not the right job for me and I had to fail it, so I get a chance for a bigger and more…