When Overwhelmed with Insecurities

When Overwhelmed with insecurities, Odinakachukwu Ndukwe

We sometimes make the statement “I don’t care what people say about me” and the likes but is that true? I myself have said that often and even did a post on it. There’s no doubt that saying such helps and is liberating, it actually did help me. However, the truth is we care about what people say. Let’s admit it. What we actually do is we try as much as possible to not make what people think about us matter or get to us. Continue reading


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

YOLO – You Only Live Once

YOLO, You only live once, decisions


“It’s my life”

“Just do it, live in the moment”

“Do you!”

These are statements we make that in fact are not harmful. They sometimes help you become brave when you have thoughts about what people might think of you and so on. However, some people use YOLO as an excuse to live carelessly and recklessly. They make decisions that are selfish and unwise. Continue reading



Welcome y’all to 2018. For some reasons, I have a good feeling about this new year. I know, that’s how I’ve been having good feelings about previous years but this year is going to be filled with so much growth, I just know it.
First of, I want to apologize for the MIA. I can come up with excuses but I’ll spare y’all all that. This year, I plan to be more organized. Easier said than done right? Anyway, Continue reading

Common 50 Naira

Ndukwe Odinachukwu, QuirksandPearls, common 50 naira

“Common 50 naira”

“Is it not common 15 naira pen?”

“Just to go to market you cannot go”

“Just because I borrowed your jacket I won’t hear word”

“Just because of a book you are disturbing my life”

I’m sure all these must sound familiar. People say these things because they feel it is “just this or that” or it is “common”. Continue reading

Thinking Out Loud

​So, today, I was asked by someone to refer a post on my blog to him that he probably could connect to. The thing is I couldn’t. Yes I had posts but I just couldn’t point out one I felt would be so helpful at that moment. Then I just started thinking. What have I been blogging about? What is my blog about? Why did I start blogging? What’s my aim of blogging? I realized I wasn’t satisfied with what it is now and I have decided to do something about it.

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