Opinion

Young People’s Corner with Amarachi

Speaking up about Trauma

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi It is no doubt that sometimes we can’t control what happens in and out of our lives but how we react to those events is certainly under our control. Whether to stand or stay down, fall or rise, give up or keep our heads up high and furge ahead. It all depends on us. These events are ...

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Keeping the Brain Healthy

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi The brain is a unique organ in the human body. In this own capacity, it controls the actions and in actions of the body. Any alteration therefore in its physiology typically will cause one or more part of the body to malfunction, be it cognitive or otherwise. Hence, for a maximum productivity and creativity, the brain must ...

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Personal Development

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi No one succeeds without developing. No one grows without deciding to grow. In this part of the world, one need not others to keep pushing one self to self development, but oneself to push oneself. In this piece, Sherrie Campbell, a psychologist dishes out essential instruments necessary for personal development. Hope you find it instrumental The most ...

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Self Motivation

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi If there’s a skill you are yet to get now especially as a young person, it should not be self motivation. Yes, self motivation is a skill. Not all who can motivate can get themselves motivated, likewise not all who have the skill of self motivation can motivate others. But believe you me, in all your getting, ...

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Red Card To Jungle Justice

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi The occurrence and frequency of Jungle Justice in Nigeria have been a major concern to human rights communities, state and non-state actors.  It takes away people’s right to life, and is a strong indication of lawlessness and lack of respect for rule of law, which of course is common in Nigeria. It contravenes the Nigeria’s Constitution, section ...

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Building and Rebuilding Self Esteem

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Every young person, especially in this part of the world needs a very strong self esteem. That subjective judgement of who they are, what their worth is and what they can go in for and against. Low self esteem has undoubtedly dealt with so many young persons in that many are left with nothing to offer for ...

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Healing from Trauma

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Emotional and psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shatter one’s sense of security, making one feel helpless in a dangerous world. Psychological trauma can leave one struggling with upsetting emotions, memories, and anxiety that won’t go away. It can also leave one feeling numb, disconnected, and unable to trust other people. Traumatic experiences ...

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Happy Children’s Day!

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi You are not qualified to read this piece if you didn’t celebrate the children’s day with  at least any child. If you didn’t, pause reading, meet a child and bless him or her with a gift, words of encouragement prayer or any other way you can put a smile on the child’s face. As a parent, please ...

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Being an Entrepreneur

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Almost every Nigerian youth wants to be an entrepreneur but not all of them have the knowledge and the instruments of being an entrepreneur. Therefore this piece by Nathan Resnick tends to give an exposition to those tops that makes an entrepreneur. Below are few qualities that is needed to make a great entrepreneu.. Find your passion. ...

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25 Best Kept Secrets of Nurses

By Sheena Maireen Saavedra, BSN, R.N What are your best-kept secrets, nurses? Society is blind to some truths, mainly because it is better to hide them than to share them to the outside world and risk being misunderstood. So we nurses keep some things a secret just to maintain the peace of everyone involved. Being a nurse is a challenge ...

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