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Becoming Thick-skinned with Power of Privacy

Dotun Roy Tongue wagging is inevitable, when you are an extremely outgoing person and then suddenly withdrawn from public glare for a period of time. That is when you decided to keep to yourself and just take sometimes to cool off or just holidaying somewhere sipping Pina Collada, especially when no one has cogent information as to where in particular ...

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Attitudinal Change: Everyone's Assignment (Part 2)

Having discussed two out of five aspects of human lives where attitudinal change is essential in the Part 1. The rest of the 3 aspects are as follows: Religion: In the quest to find answers to the mysteries of life and to also connect back to divinity, religion became a necessity and its activities became part of human lives. Every ...

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Attitudinal Change: Everyone's Assignment (Part 1)

Dotun Roy People say ‘Attitude’ is everything. Yes, I agree with them. It is 100 percent of who we are and what we become on the face of the earth, but are we making any effort to improve on that area of our attitude that probably needs improvement or simply put an adjustment? We need to stop deluding one another ...

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Beautiful Minds: Ebola Amazons

Dotun Roy All in a bid to save the lives of other million Nigerians from contracting deadly Ebola, Doctor Ameyo (pictured above) and Nurse Ejelonu stood their ground, prevented the Liberian National, Patrick Sawyer who allegedly escaped Moronvia Quarantine Center inspite of warnings from Medical experts to attend a Summit in Calabar, Nigeria. He had had a stopover in Lagos ...

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Identifying and Dealing With Judgemental People

Dotun Roy The world is full of judgemental people and we all must have experienced them one time or the other in our lives. Whether a boss, co-worker, family member, church member, religious people, friend, partner or perhaps, a passing stranger, once they are judgmental, they always have some critical remarks and judgement on everything we do, be it  right ...

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Our Patriotism First!

Dotun Roy I was impressed yesterday at the great turn out of Nigerian Youth witnessed at 2014 International Youth Day. The United Nations International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12 each year to recognize efforts of the world’s youth in enhancing global society. It also aims to promote ways to engage them in becoming more actively involved in making ...

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Depression :Unknown Silent Killer

Dotun Roy Over the years, I have come to realise that depression is common to every living soul. Depression often overwhelm us when it appears we are failing in our dreams and set goals in life, when everything seems to be falling apart and there is no remedy in sight to put them back together. At this period, every thought ...

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Ebola Hype

Dotun Roy All I can say for now is to thank the Liberian Man, Mr Sawyer who have succeeded in bringing the most dreadful disease into our beloved country before he gave up the ghost. Just couple of days after his demise, the whole Nigerians became alerted of the woe that had befallen them and ever since all manner of ...

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Cohabitation or friend with benefits?

Dotun Roy In modern society today, it is known fact that old moral values are being discarded and new ones are being invented on daily basis. Just like the saying when new bucket is purchased old one is dumped in the waste bin. As old as these values are, they are fundamentals of wholesome and positive living. In the last ...

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Selfie Syndrome

Dotun Roy It has been confirmed that the coinage ‘selfie’ has gradually been incorporated into English Language. It has also found its way into 21st Century English Dictionary, which means to take personal photograph of oneself by your own mobile phone, tablets or any other camera devices. Honestly, there is nothing wrong when one takes personal pictures of oneself as ...

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