The Remedy for Despair

Despair is a state in which everything seems wrong and will turn out badly. And to despair is to abandon hope; give up hope or lose heart (WordNet). Given the prevailing economic uncertainties, social chaos and political turbulence across the globe, there’s every reason to despair.

Saving Nigeria: One Step At a Time

The journey to the New Nigeria will obviously be a very long one. We however take solace in that the journey has begun (or so it seems). The schools have started taking the first steps to save Nigeria. Even though these are baby steps, the effects are reverberating nationally. In the words of the Chinese philosopher Laozi, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

Emotional Wellness: The Key to a Longer and Fulfilling Life

There has never been a time we need emotional wellness more than now. Statistics from the World Health Organization (W.H.O) support this viewpoint. For instance, in the last quarter of 2012, the W.H.O reported “… Approximately one million people worldwide die by suicide each year. This corresponds to one death by suicide every 40 seconds.” A figure the organization claimed accounted for more deaths than wars and murders put together!