Month: August 2017

Take a Break from Technology and Switch On Your Creativity

I’ve always considered my relationship with technology as being purely platonic. Sure, it was nice having it around, but I could just as easily live without it. No wahala, as they say in Nigeria. However, when my wife and I...

/ August 20, 2017

20 Ways To Be Happier Than You Were Yesterday

Who doesn’t want to be just a little bit happier? I mean, have you ever said to yourself “Gosh, I’m feeling a little bit too happy today. I should probably take it down a notch”? Yeah, I didn’t think so. But, because we so...

/ August 16, 2017
When money stopped being my motivation, I became unstoppable

When Money Stopped Being My Main Motivation, I Became Unstoppable

A couple of years ago, I was in dire financial straits. My wife had recently been accepted to study medicine, meaning that she would have to give up working full-time. With bills to pay and our budget stretched paper thin,...

/ August 13, 2017
Getting Hired as a Freelancer

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Hired as a Freelancer

Surprisingly, and despite significant competition, finding work as a freelance writer isn’t all that difficult, if you know where to look (and you write quality content, of course). There are loads of paid writing opportunities, from guest blogging gigs to...

/ August 10, 2017

6 Tactics for Overcoming a Creative Block

Let’s face it, no one feels creative or “in the zone” one hundred percent of the time. On some days, you’re a regular freakin’ Hemingway penning a thousand words without even pausing to think or consider, and on other days...

/ August 3, 2017