As someone interested in HR and actively working towards a career change, when I saw the tweet below it got me thinking. I began to evaluate all the times I had ever complimented people on the pleasant scent and feelings I got when I was … Continue reading #TheHr: Interviews & Compliments
Hi there! Today is Day twoooooo! And it’s all about silhouettes. Lol. I’m not sure if any of the pictures I took were silhouettes, but enjoy. One thing that keeps on ringing is take good pictures and you won’t have to edit much. Shoutout to … Continue reading #ShotIn10Days Day 2 – Silhouette
I’ve had 101 things to write about and update this space with but it all spells ‘vulnerability’ and I have been unsure on if I am ready to share.
So unto something with less vulnerability – a challenge I saw on OluwaLatte’s Twitter Page.
Haha, remember the Shoot Your Shot post I did?
Today is the first day of the challenge and it’s all about textures. Kindly find below some pictures I shot (writing a lot of emails causes this)
Till tomorrow, we continue to shoot our shot.
You can join in.
Hey guys, No joke, what happened could have turned into something more serious and right now I’m grateful to God. So, earlier this month we got a carton of Amstel Malta at home. (no hiding of brands + this is not some means to lower … Continue reading #SaturdayThoughts: How I Almost Died This Week
Issa New Year.
Here are a few things I’ve decided to step up my game on this year. Should I call them resolutions? Nah.
1. My words
Like we hear it everytime… But really. For instance there’s this cinema opening up opposite the street of my house and the slang that has been coming to my head has been “ah, this is where my money will finish” and another part of me begins to think “Really, Sarah your money will finish in the cinema? All the money you plan on making in 2019 you’ll spend it all here?”
And anytime I see the building of the mall, I’ve been training my mind to say “my money will not finish here oo, I’ll enjoy watching movies and I’ll be judicious in the use of my money”
Lol.. It seems really small and inconsequential but I’m choosing to be intentional with my words this year.
2. Be extremely thankful. Today I heard that thanksgiving is PDA to the person that has shown you goodness. Be thankful to humans around you but most of all be thankful to God always! Why? He is always good! Always always good.
So in 2019, be a person of gratitude.
Some times I pride myself as being disciplined but deep down Sarah knows that Sarah isn’t as disciplined as she makes people believe. This discipline will be in form of time spent on my phone doing irrelevant things and what I do when I wake up.
Lol. I think I should change the title of this sub topic to ‘Time Management’.
So this year I’m choosing to be disciplined on how I manage my time.
This is a summarized version of how I want my year to look like?
Please share yours.
P. S : I think January as a month gets lost in the whole “Happy New Year” brouhaha so here’s to January 🥂🥂
Welcome to the bestest month in the year! 😘
Nigerians and the sharp guy mentality.
In most recent times, I’ve come to realize that this sharp guy mentality we speak about or boast of is actually being able to cheat another person and get away with it.
The driver that collects double the price because you are in a hurry and have no alternative.
The conductor that refuses to give you your change until you get to your bus stop and forget it.
The fuel station/pump attendant who mess with their pump machines so you get less fuel for what you’re paying for.
The restaurant that renames their potato pie to meat pie
The traders who look at your corper uniform and double the price because “this one na JJC(Johnny Just Come – newbie on the streets)”
But then every once in a while someone does something so good to you that you are amazed, and almost immediately it is followed by a ‘sharp guy’ moment again and so the cycle continues.
*break in transmission*
I was writing the above post and it struck me at how in the examples I gave there seemed to be a pattern to the people who were forming ‘sharp guy’. Yeah, humans are greedy but just maybe this ‘sharp guyness’ to an extent is due to an underlying factor?
Do you have a ‘sharp guy’ moment?
Please gist me of ‘rich people’ sharp guyness too…Because right now none comes to mind and I know there’s a lot.
P.S: It’s almost Christmas and a New Year soon, I’m all for being street smart but please drop all forms of ‘sharp guyness’, don’t cheat people. Be a decent human.
So I volunteered to help a community (Ijeh at Obalende, Lagos) and it was a great experience.
I was reminded of why we all need to help others in any way we can, no matter how small.
A fellow volunteer journaled his experience and I would like you to read it.
It was a Restructure Africa initiative and you can check them out on Instagram @RestructureAfrica
On a faithful day I saw the bubbles initiative picture on a friend’s whatsapp status and I quickly reached out to her that I wanted to volunteer for it. I have always had the heart for this but never really knew how far i could actually go for it. I was added to the group, doing my observations and see where exactly I could fit in and made contributions were necessary. Then I was reached out by the project coordinator (Moyo) to head one of the sub groups which was transport and communications team. I was scared cause I didn’t know how to go about it, was scared of failing but she encouraged me and told me what to do and how to go about it. So yes I decided to head that team. So I went out with the team when necessary, to the market to buy foodstuffs, to…
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