Young People’s Corner with Amarachi

The Art of Letting Go

By Emmanuella Ogbonna Letting go has never been easy, whether it’s a job, a friendship, a half-finished love affair, or even something you have absolutely no use for. Growing up, my parents always thought it was a waste to throw things away, even if they were old and no longer useful. So we packed up old books and kept stacking ...

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I have wasted my 20’s

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi When you are a kid, you always hear the same piece of advice, whether its from your parents, your family, your teachers, every adult you come across. That piece of advice is this: “Make the most of your time as a kid, it won’t last forever”. Surely, you must have heard that piece of advice, one way ...

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Stop Trying to be Remembered

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi When I was young, I was an avid Disney channel consumer. Even though I had no connection to American culture, I loved the shows and often fought with my brother when he preferred to watch football over Hannah Montana. Most importantly, my love for Disney birthed an unexpected interest that I would carry into my teen years. ...

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Mindful Acceptance

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi When uncertainties come your way, you either stand to brace up and see what the future holds or you lay down, drenched in thoughts and pity for yourself. Nobody prays for these things to happen, but this is the certainty of life, no one knows tomorrow. This alone should awaken our consciousness of how we live, what ...

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Let’s Talk About Mindset

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Becoming Conscious of the Responsibility of our Creations We are all creators, one way or the other, in one thing or another. In this piece, Andre Maria Portal Ruiz, reels  out the importance of becoming Conscious of what  we create. Read on… Creating is part of the nature of living beings, as they all shape their environment ...

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Let’s Talk About Mindset

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Mindset” is the current buzzword in the wellness/mental health/business psychology landscape. It’s not a new concept. But with all of the absurdity that has been going down over the past two years in the outside world, it makes sense that people have begun to focus inward and try to gain control over what is within their purview. ...

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Slow Down: Take your Time and Figure Yourself Out

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Do you ever feel like you’re rushing to accomplish your goals and “get better?” You find a great book filled with great takeaways and suddenly you’re rushing to finish it and move on to the next one. Or you get a cool business idea and next thing you know you’re on your computer visiting GoDaddy to see ...

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Making Corrections without Flushed Faces

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi Nobody is above mistake, whether in making life decisions or choices, writing or performing a daily task. Nobody is also above correction. But how one is corrected and how one responds to corrections determines ones predisposition towards the mistakes being made. Some have lost relationships because of correcting another in a wrong but here’s  the good news, ...

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The Art of Overthinking

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi The stage of youthfulness in one’s life is filled with so many thoughts and questions that always seem unanswerable. These leaves the person with so much anxiety of what they will become and what they won’t be. Most times, after thinking the past and future through, people give up on their life and their reason to live. ...

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Holding on to Hate

By Amarachukwu Okpunobi We were created to love one another, but sadly hate and discord seems much easier for us now than to love. Yes, hating seems much easier these days than loving. We so much hate that we forget the good old days we had. The struggles, fights and battles that we all faced together and triumphed. Our brain ...

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