Category Archives: Personal Experience

22 lessons from being 22 Mirabelle Morah

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.

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Etudaye Musa Abdulazeez

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

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Emmanuel Chika Website

“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

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Ngunan

What does it feel like going from an invisible position of “I’m not good enough” to the powerful position of “I owned that stage!” One Nigerian human rights advocate tells her bitter-sweet story of growing into confidence.

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“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

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Yinde Elizabeth surviving covid-19

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.

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Great 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.

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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…

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grief

Grief The first time I experienced grief, it wasn’t because I had lost someone dear to me or a family member. It was me sitting alongside…

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Willy Edgar Jefferson Kouakou

Life is a strange adventure that teaches us lessons. It all started when I got my first educational degree in a small tow… My name is Willy-Edgar Yao Jefferson Kouakou and I am a product of determination

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Mirabelle Morah speaking at Salzburg Global Seminar

She sounded like she hated me not only for not picking up the text from her, but for doing so much awesome stuff? I don’t know. Maybe. It’s super easy to get sad and discouraged when people begin to say negative things about you—to you. And trust me I know this all too well.

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Yinde Elizabeth

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.

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Isaac Somto

  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…

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