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Intimate Partner Violence: Women As Victims of Love

Intimate Partner Violence: Women As Victims of Love

| March 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

By Viviane Ifeoma in Lagos “It was a misunderstanding I had with my husband not violence, there was no violence between us, Azuka replied, when I told her I needed to write her story. Her experience is  a very peculiar one. She had no physical assault from her husband but from her brother-in -Law. Azuka’s […]

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Fall in Love with Your Job all over Again

Fall in Love with Your Job all over Again

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Remember when you first landed your job and it was all you could think about? You walked through the doors that first day of work feeling like you could conquer the proverbial career world. You were set to take over and move up quicker than one could make it to the water cooler. Now, it […]

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There is More to You than This

There is More to You than This

Have you ever felt like there is more to life, like there was something you are meant to do but aren’t, like there is something missing? I have. There was a period in my life where I was stuck with this empty feeling. A feeling of inadequacy so deep that it had me questioning the purpose […]

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Real Love is Not Scandalous

Real Love is Not Scandalous

It’s February, dear reader. The month of roses, chocolate and Cupid’s arrows. I’m a romantic, y’all.  A hopeless, bona fide Harlequin- slash- Lifetime movie romantic.  I’ve followed the great fictional romances of our TV obsessed generation- Ross and Rachel, Monica and Chandler, Niles Crane and Daphne, Addison and Sam, Buffy and Angel, Dr Mc Dreamy […]

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Twitter Love on the Rise

Twitter Love on the Rise

| February 1, 2013 | 5 Comments

Finding love online these days is nothing new, or even alarming. When my friend Trisha confided in me the other day that she met her husband, Eric, on Twitter, I simply laughed and said “me too.”  The only alarming thing about our shared love experiences is that neither one of us went looking for love […]

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Open Your Heart to the Possibility of Finding Love!!!

Open Your Heart to the Possibility of Finding Love!!!

| January 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Do you believe in love? Are you searching for true love? If so, read on and be inspired to open up your heart to the possibility of finding love this year. On January 1, 2012, yet again, I found myself in a place where I hoped not to be in the New Year. I was […]

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Become Who You Are in 2013

Become Who You Are in 2013

| January 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

As we embark on a new year I encourage you to transition confidently into becoming who you are because in the process of becoming who you are, you begin to create your future. It recently dawned on me after I purchased the domain name for DeVonna Empowers You.com, created a public figure facebook page empowering […]

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7 Piercing Questions Successful Retirement Investors AREN’T Afraid to Ask

7 Piercing Questions Successful Retirement Investors AREN’T Afraid to Ask

Happy New Year!! 2012 went by particularly fast for me, but I sure am certainly grateful to have “survived” 12.12.12. Anyway, may 2013 be a healthy and prosperous year for you and yours. I’m guessing one of the things you’d probably like to do this year is make sure that you’re on track with your […]

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How A Case of Mommy Brain Helps You Forget all About 2012

How A Case of Mommy Brain Helps You Forget all About 2012

My name is Ama and I have Mommy Brain. Mommy Brain.  Loosely defined, it is a mysterious medical condition where a human postpartum female’s mind is so overwhelmed with care giving tasks that she develops a pervasive, persistent personality change, often affecting her ability to function properly within society. I wept like a baby, dear […]

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Are You Having an Emotional Affair?

Are You Having an Emotional Affair?

| December 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

This is the question Adole, married to Ray, her wonderful husband of five years, asked herself as she made her way to the café to meet her friend Eric for the second time that week. In recent months, the two have been spending a lot of time together. It’s nothing physical, just good conversation and […]

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