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World Environment Day Short Story Writing Contest

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U.S. Department of State EcoWriting Contest

World Environment Day Short Story Writing Contest organized and sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy Abuja has been on for awhile.
We just got a hang of this and apologize for sharing this late.

The purpose of the contest is to promote environmental awareness and literacy.

23 year old Nigerian lady achieves her PhD in spite of failing her first JAMB exams

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Winnie at her PhD graduation
Winnie at her PhD graduation

There is nothing better than stories that express endless possibilities and the can-do-spirit.

One of such stories is that of Winifred Adebayo. She describes herself as a Nurse, writer, blogger and researcher. Only now, she’s all that and much more with a Doctorate.

If you like TED talks, you will probably like these 9 alternative sites.

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TED - Ideas worth sharing (Credit: ted.com)
TED - Ideas worth sharing (Credit: ted.com)

The globally acclaimed TED Talk seems to be everyone’s favorite when it comes to free knowledge from highly inspiring people.

For those that might not have heard of TED Talks before, here is a brief history.

Choice: How hard can choosing be?

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All the choices (Source: Google Image)
All the choices (Source: Google Image)

Coffee or tea, red or blue, sleep or watch one moreĀ episode of your favorite TV show, go to that party or stay home; I mean, I can go on and on without exhausting the list. It’s a struggle that we all face daily. From the simplest choices like brown bread or white bread to complex ones like quitting your job, going back to school or pursuing your dreams.

Are your surrounding yourself with people who make you better?

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Who are those that surround you? (Source: @audacity4success)

Someone once said, “if you lie down with dogs u get up with fleas.” How true?

This applies also to the kind of people you surround yourself with. They are constantly coming up with opinions, suggestions, humor and point of views that you are subjected to daily.
At that rate, you cannot afford to allow yourself around just any person.

Are you also a victim of the impostor syndrome?

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The fear of being exposed as a fake (Src: Google Image)
The fear of being exposed as a fake (Src: Google Image)

Ever had the feeling where everyone else thinks you are a genius but you? Or that you are so good at what you, you do not believe you did it and you keep believing some day you would be found out by people.

Oh yeah, you are probably dealing with the imposter or fraud personality syndrome.

Come Rain, Come Shine

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    Sally Chivun for House of Tara International
    Model - Sally Chivun for House of Tara International

    The thin line between success and failure is strategy.
    If you decide to build a house today, in other to avoid collapse,
    you have to think critically about the foundation.

    Think about it in terms of structure and more importantly quality of materials.
    #BuyAuthentic materials.

    I can say this because of my experience with aesthetics.

    Live, eat and dream what you do.

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    Live, eat and dream what you do (Src: Audacity4success.com)
    Live, eat and dream what you do (Src: Audacity4success.com)

    The success story of every high achiever in this world is replete with various expressions of obsession.

    For you to attain a level of success in any endeavor, there has to be some deep brooding. You have to carefully consider, evaluate, re-evaluate, analyze your idea, strategy and work.

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