22 lessons from being 22
In 22 years I’ve lost friends, done some awesome things, been afraid to negotiate, hated that I had imposter syndrome, won awards, but indeed I would’ve missed 100% of the shots I was afraid to take, if I hadn’t taken them. Here are my 22 lessons from being 22.
Check out Etudaye Musa Abdulazeez who won the Z’axis + Bridge Connect Giveaway Contest
Etudaye Musa Abdulazeez is a social activist, writer, public speaker, and a social development worker who won the Z’axis + Bridge Connect Africa Giveaway Contest
She almost lost without first trying! | Meet Emmanuel Chika Z’axis + Bridge Connect Contest Winner
“Last year, I contested in so many writing competitions, shortlisted for some, but didn’t win any. I felt like I wasn’t doing enough.” Meet Emmanuel Chika who won the Z’axis + Bridge Connect Africa Giveaway Contest
A Naija activist’s guide on how to be more confident and own the room
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The best or not? All you need to know about interning at Salzburg Global Seminar (challenges & tips)
“Salzburg is about the most beautiful city I’ve ever been to yet!” A riveting and incredible account of an intern’s growth & experiences, by Mirabelle Morah
THIS LOCKDOWN AND MY MENTAL HEALTH
After giving three years of her life to a job, with the emergence of Covid-19, she was kicked out of her job and was left feeling as though she wasn’t good enough.
My First Scholarship - by Glorious Wilberforce
When we learn to do the things we fear, we achieve our desired results, when we refuse to see limits to the heights we can attain, we get so high.
Halidu Abdulai and Others Wonder: “Where Did We Go Wrong” As Africans In Africa?
Many a time, people travel out of their home countries due to a wide range of reasons. But for some, the process of acquiring a visa and other travel documents can be a harrowing experience…
Perhaps this is grief
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A Brand New Story
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AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE I WISH TO TELL AFRICANS AND THE WORLD
To Africans and the world at large, do not be afraid of failure but rather, be terrified of regrets… Do not be afraid of the word no. But be afraid of the possibility of a yes, because you might decide to quit before the clock strikes.
The Isaac Somto Foundation
My name is Isaac Somtochukwu Jideonwor and I’m from Delta State, Nigeria. I’m a blogger, writer, graphic designer, and student. The journey of The Isaac…