The myth of Icarus and Daedalus: Knowing When to Stop

I first found out about Icarus when I heard Bastille’s track, “Icarus”. “Icarus is flying too close to the sun And Icarus' life it has only...

To the books I just could not complete

As a consistent reader or reviewer, the inability to see a book through to finish is kind of a let-down – a level of...

The Poor People Are No Longer In The Slums

If you've heard me talk about Nigeria or Africa before, then you would generally spot the trend in my thoughts. I emphasize on how...

Sub-Conscious or Conscious: Staying Awake while you’re Awake

Ever been talking to somebody, and then you realise they’re not really there? Like, ‘Hello, Earth to you?’ Have you also been in a...

The Queen of Sheba: Mystery, Sex, and Power Changing Hands

The Queen of Sheba is an original African Myth, arguably traceable to the far ends of Ethiopia. Researchers believe she came from the Kingdom...

Inferno by Dan Brown

Fiction spiced up with fact, is undoubtedly the best kind of fiction there is. This is the modus operandi of Dan Brown. While his...

Why Buy Hennessy?

Somebody, somewhere, once said ‘Alcohol is the Devil’s Piss’. Slightly comical, this simple phrase holds truths that many of us cannot oppose. Picture for...

Thinking positively or basking in Denial?

There are many ways by which humans cope with life and defend themselves from the myriad of problems that they face or would face...

The 10 Mind Stimuli: Extract from Napoleon Hill’s ‘Think and Grow...

Inasmuch as the central aim of ‘Think and Grow Rich’ was to state central, and possibly overhead, truths of the human mind, the means...

The Placebo Effect: Your Mind Has The Capacity To Heal You...

When we hear about the Placebo effect, the first thing that comes to mind is how fake pills are used to cure real diseases....