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Why You Should Ditch Motivation

As the Olympics and Lent get underway and as I enter a new stage in my freelancing goals, I’ve been thinking a lot about motivation and discipline. Olympians are the best in the world at what they do, and we know they all got…

February 20, 2018
Education & Career

How to Successfully Apply for a Fellowship Program

I specifically wrote this post for Fellowship applications, but the advice is applicable to scholarship applications as well. Enjoy.  So you’ve decided that doing a fellowship program is for you and you’ve decided which one(s) you want to apply to. GREAT! You’re half way…

January 29, 2018
Nkem Story

25 to 25: Becoming the Woman I Want to Be

In exactly 23 days I will turn 25-years-old. Twenty-Five. Vingt-Cinq ans. A quarter of a century. It’s just crazy. The Versions of Me In some ways, I still feel like the passionate, wide-eyed 18-year-old that first skipped off to college, excited to embrace a…

December 11, 2017
Education & Career

How to Not Procrastinate.

Today’s topic threw me for a loop because I couldn’t think of something I knew how to NOT do really well. So I started thinking about things I wish I knew how to do better…and Viola! I wish I knew better how not to…

September 4, 2017
Food for Thought Nkem Story

What’s in a name?

I once again get to cheat because the #30DayAfriBlogger topic is very similar to the #BlogTemberChallenge by AfroBloggers. The first one is My Totem (which I actually had to have explained to me because it means how your family is identified in Zimbabwe) and…

September 3, 2017