True Love is Scary

Featured photo credit: Getty Images By Azugbene Solomon Falling in love with someone is one of the most beautiful things in the world, but what fairy-tales don't reveal is that it is S C A R Y! It's actually one of the scariest emotions I have ever felt and all it takes is one person … Continue reading True Love is Scary

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Mentoring The Youth Matters

Adolescents Mentoring Program By Azugbene Solomon We understand the benefits of mentoring young people when we hear the powerful stories of teens whose lives have been changed by a single, caring adult. If you listen, those stories are everywhere. Like me, you likely have a story of a mentor from your own youth. What we … Continue reading Mentoring The Youth Matters

Are You In a Verbally Abusive Relationship? (And What to Do About It)

By Carol Morgan “Shut up!!”“Don’t be so lazy!!”“What’s wrong with you?” These types of phrases frequently come out of people’s mouths every day. So, is there really anything wrong with saying them? I mean, we have all said some of these things ourselves – or at very least had these thoughts. But is it verbal … Continue reading Are You In a Verbally Abusive Relationship? (And What to Do About It)

What Is Self-Awareness? And 8 Ways to Become More Self Aware of Yourself

By Azugbene Solomon President & CEO All Africa Youths Platform Self-awareness is one of the key components of emotional intelligence (EI). Daniel Goleman, the guru of emotional intelligence, identified self-awareness as being made up of emotional awareness, accurate self-assessment, and self-confidence. In other words, it is all about knowing your emotions, your personal strengths and … Continue reading What Is Self-Awareness? And 8 Ways to Become More Self Aware of Yourself

How to Recognize a Controlling Relationship and What to Do About It

By Kevin Thompson A controlling relationship is not pleasant to be a part of. But the tricky part is that most people don’t realize when they are in a controlling relationship. The controlling behavior of a partner is often confused with “caring”, “protective”, “jealous” or “old fashioned”. In this article, we will discuss what to … Continue reading How to Recognize a Controlling Relationship and What to Do About It

How to Live up to Your Full Potential and Succeed in Life

By David Carpenter Have you ever heard the phrase “He had so much potential, it’s a shame he wasted it.” In our culture, not living up to your full potential is frowned upon, but why? In this article, we will look into the factors that influence a person’s potential and the ways to help you … Continue reading How to Live up to Your Full Potential and Succeed in Life

10 Things You Can Do Now to Change Your Life Forever

By Kathryn Sandford The one constant thing in our life is change. We cannot avoid it and the more we resist change the tougher our life becomes. Trust me, I know this because I was very skilled at deflecting change in my life. We are surrounded by change and it is the one thing that … Continue reading 10 Things You Can Do Now to Change Your Life Forever