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    A TASTE OF PRIVILEGE

    It was a Thursday, exactly three years ago. I sat in front of my office computer, tense. I was certain that I needed to make the decision, but I was slightly…

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    STAY OUT OF MY MIND

    While it feels empowering to know what the next person is thinking, I don’t quite see how much value it’d be in the long run, especially when we suddenly have access…

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    AN APPRENTICESHIP THAT REVIVED MY LIFE

    Ambitious people like me easily fall into the trap of being ruled solely by things we consider accomplishments. Our happiness gradually becomes determined by how often or quickly we tick off…

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    LESSONS FROM MOVING

    Two days ago, I moved from the hostel—a place I had called home for roughly forty-four weeks. The thought of packing up and setting out for another phase of my life…

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    WAKE UP TO YOUR MORNING

    Last month, my article was featured on Business Day Sunday. I had done a news feature on Mentally Aware Initiative’s session at the 2018 Social Media Lagos event, and my lecturer…

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    PERSONAL PRESCRIPTIONS

    It was a Monday afternoon. We were to have our public speaking assessment as a requirement for one of our courses. The lecturer had let us choose the topics we wished…

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    EXHALE

    When I was in secondary school, I felt that life in the university would be great. I thought of having my own adventures as I waltz through lectures and all the fascinating…

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    ASK THE UNCOMFORTABLE QUESTIONS

    While at the canteen, I struck up a conversation with one of my classmates. I intended to find out why I had not seen him in the hostel for a few…

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    LOVE By My Own Rules

    When I began to bloom and my eyes betrayed the butterflies that thoughts of a man trapped in my belly, friends and loved ones reeled off the rules. “Do not love…

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    Several Routes Can Lead Home

    Sometime ago, on a WhatsApp group I belong to, someone asked a question. She said, “What if you wake up to find that for the past ten years, everything that happened…