Vlog: Ake Festival Recap

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Vlog: Ake Festival Recap

Guess who finally got round to editing and sharing more about her Ake Festival experience. You get just one guess :) 

My original post, which is a bit of a picture heavy recap is here, if you'd like to read that as well.

The video is short and (hopefully) fun, so I hope you watch, enjoy, and most importantly, subscribe and share! I have about 3 weeks left to get to 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 watched hours on Youtube or my channel loses the capacity to make money,

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QOTD: An Unlived Life

Happy Monday, y'all. Everyone has been talking about this "never ending January" and I can't help but feel a twinge for the people who started it and didn't get to see its end.

A bit morbid, maybe, but a colleague passed away a few weeks ago and there have been accidents I've heard of involving people I know or know of, the killings happening in Benue state, here in Nigeria, terrorism and bomb blasts, shootings and all sorts of awful things going on around the world.

So death, whether we like it or not, is an ever present factor. 

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QOTD: New beginnings

Are you holding grudges to your chest? Are you angry at someone or something? Welcome, join the rest of us 😂. But it is time for a new beginning, and what better time to begin than at the start of a new week (are we done with "New Year, New Me, yet?) right? Right.

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QOTD: Rejoice in imperfections

I hate not being perfect. When people say being perfect is boring, I'm like "well let me try it first, because feeling like you're not getting things right is not fun either"

But in my moments of clarity, when frustration hasn't gotten the best of me, I get it.

There is nothing that is 100% right, or good, or fun, or lovely, 100% of the time. Not on this earth

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QOTD: Live better

Hey y'all!! Have you stopped writing 2017 when writing the date yet? How's the first week of this new year been for you? Share in the comments! Ok, on to the QOTD!

I hate clichés. Especially those ones that are like "feel the fear and do it anyway" or "every thing you want is on the other side of fear." They irk me beyond belief. Which is why I hate that they're also true.   😩

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QOTD: Pressure, Passion, Purpose

Happy New Year, y'all!! 2018 certainly arrived with a bang, and I pray it is an amazing one for us all.

I'm not saying don't chase your passion, or don't fulfill what you feel is your purpose, but these days, when it seems like everyone else has it all figured out, everyone else knows exactly what they were born to do, and everyone else is doing so much better than you, it's easy to just want to figure it all out at once and get to whatever the destination is.

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QOTD: Think, don't judge

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

Since around this time, people are starting to compile their "New Year, New Me" lists and aspirations, here's a suggestion for us all: Judge less, think more.

I often say one of the things that frustrate me most about people, especially in Nigeria, is our lack of consideration and compassion.

 

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#WhatLamideWore x The 5k Shop

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#WhatLamideWore x The 5k Shop

Guess who put her fashionista hat on and just launched a capsule collection in collaboration with The 5k shop! 

If you guessed me, you get cool points! 😝

I'm excited to announce that after almost a year after I got the idea and started talking to Sophia Ike-Onu, the Founder/CEO of the company, about making it happen, the collection is ready *cue dance break* There are 8 pieces, and yeah, since you asked... they cost N5000 or less per item. They can be worn as pictured, or mix it up and wear with other items. I'm pretty excited to be doing something different and to be partnering with such a great brand, one I already buy from and really like. For my subscribers, this is what I've been hunting at the past couple of weeks, so I hope you guys like it, and support if you can. 

Now, because this is me, I of course did a behind the scenes video to show how it all came together, so here it is:

It feels kinda cool to do something that people don't expect you to do 😂. I'm looking forward to the success of this one, so I can do another one next year too. 

So which is your favorite look? Let me know in the comments, and of course, check out www.the5kshop.com to order - they also do custom sizing and they ship worldwide. There are limited quantities of some of the pieces, so get it while you can!  ❤️

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Travel Vlog: Back in Rwanda

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Travel Vlog: Back in Rwanda

Hello, good people. Another Travel Vlog is upon us :)

Finally, in between real life and a bit of procrastination, I'm done with my Travel recap of Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills! If you missed my last post on it, while I was actually still there, not to worry; it's right here

As I mentioned in that post, my Rwanda vlog was actually my first official travel vlog. It's got the second highest number of views on my Youtube channel (which needs more subscribers by the way, so please do that!) and is probably one of my most memorable trips to date. 

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QOTD: Tomorrow's load

New week, new joy! If I say it enough, I'll believe it. We have to be intentional about not being dragged down by what could happen tomorrow.

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What also comes to mind is the Bible verse "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own."

There are so many other saying about not borrowing trouble from the next day, etc. You'd think with all this wisdom, we'd have gotten the message by now, right? As work and life continues to hit us with all they've got, let's intentionally work at taking it piece by piece. How do you demolish a mountain? Piece by piece. So if we approach our challenges like that, it'll be easier not to get overwhelmed. Are you with me?

All the best this week! Knock it out the park!! 

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