Twitter is an influential and relevant social network. It brings news right to your fingertips. It helps you meet people with the same interests from different corners of the globe. Best of all, it delivers real-time updates from your friends, celebrity crushes, and other public figures you follow. Despite all of these, there are still people who do not recognise the power Twitter possesses. I have personally seen friends with Twitter accounts not take advantage of its benefits. Are you one of these people? How can you tell?Read More
Years-old wounds, such as negative self-beliefs, hurts, disappointments, and anger, are not easy to heal. Let alone almost three-decades of it. That's why when I first "met" the other members of the book club I thought, "What the hell have I gotten myself into?" On my own, I already had a hard time acknowledging my wounds. My admission to the book club would require me to do exactly that.Read More
What if one Friday you wake up and the world tells you "TGIF is a trick you muthafuckin' suckah! I designed it so that establishments will be guaranteed you'll spend money on them every week. I designed it so that you'll be miserable half of the time. I designed it to lure you away from doing things you ought to be doing because you have to spend your weekends at a bar, in the movie house, and some other place built for entertainment."?
What must you do?Read More
One late afternoon during an impromptu rendezvous with a couple of friends at a coffee shop, the conversation briefly brought up the topic of the weekend. "What are your plans for the upcoming weekend?" one guy asked another and me.
The other guy answered. "I'm hoping to travel somewhere."
"Sounds great," the first guy said before turning to me. "What about you?"
Before I got the chance to reply, the second guy spoke for me without my consent. "He got work to do."
The look on the first guy's face gave away more than what he said next. "Work? Weekend?"Read More