Being Anxious

Being Anxious, Quirks and Pearls

Every morning on my way to work, I see how some people drive on the streets and most times I’m like, if I drive, I will just be slowing down anyhow and I might just cause an accident. Even before I reached the age of driving, I’ve always been scared of driving. It’s amazing how people could manoeuvre through tight corners Continue reading

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Peace Beyond Human Understanding

Peace Beyond Human Understanding, Quirks and Pearls, Ndukwe Odinakachukwu

Yesterday, I woke up with a heavy heart. I was thinking about a lot of things, including past mistakes and decisions I have to make. I just felt like running away from all that bothered me but that of course wasn’t possible. I was just carrying all these in my mind, even up until noon and sometimes I almost felt like crying (you know those times when you want to cry but you tell yourself, no, you can’t cry naw). All I could ask God was to help me, give me peace, that’s all I was saying. Continue reading

ViewPoint: Success – What’s your Idea of Success?

ViewPoint: Success - What's your Idea of Success?

Hi everyone and welcome to another series of ViewPoint.

For those new to Viewpoint, ViewPoint brings together the opinions or “viewpoints” of people on subject matters. Basically I would ask some people their thoughts on a particular issue or matter and compile them for you all to see. The aim of this is to realize how people think and to appreciate the diversity of thoughts. Continue reading

Waiting On God

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“I’m suffering”

“I don’t think God has a plan for me”

“Why is my situation contrary to the dreams God has given me concerning my life?”

“I have waited for so long, yet God has not given me what I want”

I’m sure most people have wondered why their lives are not going the way it is intended to go (me too). There are 2 answers to this. One could be that Continue reading

University Life: Things I would have done differently + Extra tips

University Life: Things I would have done differently + Extra tips

Hi guys,

My graduation is coming up soon and I’m a bit or maybe not excited. Anyway, I studied Medical Laboratory Science at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana and my graduation was supposed to hold between 28th to 30th of September but I heard last week that it has been shifted to between 19th to 21st of October, depending on the day my faculty falls on.

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Peer Pressure

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On my last post, I spoke about a teen’s programme in my church of which I was invited to speak on depression and peer pressure. That post focused on depression (Of which you could check it out here) and now I’ll be writing on peer pressure, I hope you enjoy it 😉 .

So I was going through true life peer pressure stories online and I came across a website http://doyoudealwithpeerpressure.weebly.com It mainly deals with teen peer Continue reading

Can someone vouch for you?

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Image by  Tamela Hancock Murray

I have ever been in a situation where I was accused of not greeting someone (Nigerians can sha take greeting personal). The person was like didn’t you see me? So you can’t greet, a young girl like you and so on. Sincerely, right there, I couldn’t even remember if I greeted her or not because I was busy (I think) but I know I greet a lot (Has someone ever dragged your ears when you were a kid for not greeting? Continue reading

Emotional Insecurity

Hey guys, today’s post is something interesting and personally, I’m excited to be writing on this. Before I begin, I’d like to welcome y’all to Quirks and Pearls. You can know more about my blog here. OK, back to the matter.

What is emotional insecurity? According to Wikipedia, this is a feeling of general unease or nervousness that may be triggered by perceiving of oneself to be Continue reading