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Teens Hangout with Noela

April 19, 2022

Do you know that most teenagers struggle with the sense of who they are (identity crisis)? At that age, they are yet to articulate their personal values. If there is no proper guidance at this stage, society might take advantage of this vulnerable period and hand them a set of values that are “twisted”. These young minds need … Continue reading Teens Hangout with Noela

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Teenage-To-Adulthood: One-day Personal Development Session for Teens In Port Harcourt

April 19, 2022

Do you have teenage children? Are you based in Port Harcourt? Ben & Christy presents a one-day session for teenagers, getting them prepared for seamless transition to purposeful adulthood. The teenage years are the most challenging period in a child‘s life and society often takes advantage of their vulnerability. At the Teenage-To-Adulthood session, image consultants will help … Continue reading Teenage-To-Adulthood: One-day Personal Development Session for Teens In Port Harcourt

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Ikorodu Street Kids Get Shout-Out From Naomi Campbell, Rihanna, P. Diddy

April 19, 2022

Kids from Ikorodu got a shout-out from supermodel, Naomi Campbell, who on Saturday re-grammed their dance video on Instagram. The children belong to the Dream Catchers Dance Academy, which was founded and run by Seyi Oluyole, a writer, choreographer and fitness trainer. From Oyinbo to Ikorodu When Seyi was 14 years old, she began a … Continue reading Ikorodu Street Kids Get Shout-Out From Naomi Campbell, Rihanna, P. Diddy

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Four Things You Should Know About Teenage Relationships

April 19, 2022

In this time and age, it is not easy to go through all the different stages of growing up without having to eventually face some challenges when it comes to inter-personal relationships with others. These challenges particularly show up during teenage years when we have to deal with talking and relating with others especially members of … Continue reading Four Things You Should Know About Teenage Relationships

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Letter to my Younger Self- On School and Work

April 19, 2022

Dear Joy, You’re still reeling from the unexpected euphoria of yesterday’s events. Your Semantics lecturer had given the class an assignment the week before, the answers to which could not be found in any textbooks; it required critical thinking. As usual, you paid no attention to the assignment until the morning on which it was … Continue reading Letter to my Younger Self- On School and Work

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Letter to My Younger Self – On Money

April 19, 2022

Dear Joy, It’s never too early to start saving. I love that you’ve always had the habit of tracking your spending. You don’t know that experts recommend it or even what the advantages are, but you’ve been doing it even from Secondary School and it’s going to pay off in future; I can tell you … Continue reading Letter to My Younger Self – On Money

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Letter to My Younger Self – On That Future Husband

April 19, 2022

Dear Joy, You’ve been doing a lot of thinking about your future husband. You’ve read books and reflected on what you expect in your husband, and you painted a picture of your ideal mate back when you were just 19. He should be someone who shares your spiritual values as well as your material values; … Continue reading Letter to My Younger Self – On That Future Husband

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Letter to My Younger Self – On Personal Leadership

April 19, 2022

Dear Joy, At 18 going on 19, you rarely think of yourself when you use the word “teenager” partly because you’ve always been an old soul, and partly because you’re approaching your final year in University. You don’t feel like a teen, but you are, Joy, and the counsel you so passionately dispense to younger … Continue reading Letter to My Younger Self – On Personal Leadership

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Letter to My Younger Self – On Male Friends

April 19, 2022

Dear Joy Girl, The question, “can a boy and a girl be just friends?” is one that many girls have asked, and still ask today. The answer is yes, of course. A boy and a girl can be just friends. That’s what a platonic relationship is; a friendship between men and women into which the … Continue reading Letter to My Younger Self – On Male Friends

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Letter to My Teenage Self – On Safe Sex

April 19, 2022

Dear Joy Girl, You already have a healthy consciousness of your sexuality, and from where I’m sitting now, I can appreciate how much of a good thing this is. You, however, are struggling. Do I really have to abstain? Isn’t there a way around it? What if we don’t go all the way? Can I … Continue reading Letter to My Teenage Self – On Safe Sex

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Dear Teenager, Do You Have a Career Plan?

April 19, 2022

AS a teen, I knew many of my fellow students who had no plans for their career beyond gaining admission to study a randomly chosen course (or one selected by their parents), graduating, and getting a “good job”. Others, like me, were “given” a course by the University we applied to because our original departments … Continue reading Dear Teenager, Do You Have a Career Plan?

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5 Things Every Teenager Should Remember About Sex

April 19, 2022

As a young teenager, I realised that somehow we were made to feel that sex is something bad and dirty, as if that in itself would make us stay away from it. Fat chance! Thankfully, I realised that sex is created to be beautiful. However, premature sexual activity does more harm than good. Eating an … Continue reading 5 Things Every Teenager Should Remember About Sex

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Teen Dating: Is It Time to Break Up?

April 19, 2022

It’s not easy to be young, full of natural romantic feelings (often amplified by the songs, movies and literature) with nobody to lavish them on. So, when you found someone who was as crazy about you as you were about them, you decided to date in spite of suggestions that you should delay dating. However, … Continue reading Teen Dating: Is It Time to Break Up?

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Is It Real Love or Real Lust?

April 19, 2022

You know how it happens. Despite all suggestions to the contrary, you’ve decided that you are in fact ready to date. After all, abstinence doesn’t mean one can’t date, (as for the issue of focusing your time and energies on your education and career in these precious teen years, you’ve worked out a way to … Continue reading Is It Real Love or Real Lust?

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Ouch, I Flunked: Dealing with Failure

April 19, 2022

It’s easy to get discouraged when you embark on a project with high hopes and a vision, only to fail. It can be especially hard when you’re a teenager. However, you must realise that not succeeding at first doesn’t mean you have failed; unless of course, you stop trying, in which case you really have … Continue reading Ouch, I Flunked: Dealing with Failure

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Why You Should Be That Teenager Who Reads

April 19, 2022

“Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading.”  ~ Rufus Choate

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Am I Ready To Date? (Part 2)

April 19, 2022

Read part one here Let’s forget about sex for a while, and assume that you somehow manage to keep it out of your relationship. What about the time you need to invest in the relationship? Relationships, especially good ones, need you to invest your time. You have to spend quality time with this person, otherwise, … Continue reading Am I Ready To Date? (Part 2)

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Am I Ready To Date? (Part 1)

April 19, 2022

Your heart skipped a beat when you first saw him, and you can still hear it pounding in your chest every time he says “hi” to you. He’s so handsome! And that confident swagger! If only… You’ve known her since you were both kids, but suddenly she’s turned into such a hot chick she hardly … Continue reading Am I Ready To Date? (Part 1)

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What I Wish I Had Done Differently as a JAMBITE (Part 2)

April 19, 2022

Read Part One here.   Pick Your Crowd I’m sure your mum has told you how important it is to have the right friends, and I trust you heard her the first time, enough already. Truth is, it cannot be overemphasized. Yes, she’s your classmate from kindergarten. Yes, he’s incredibly cool and socially adept. True, … Continue reading What I Wish I Had Done Differently as a JAMBITE (Part 2)

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What I Wish I Had Done Differently as a JAMBITE (Part 1)

April 19, 2022

I can still vividly remember the very first day I set foot in the University of Benin. It was not only my first visit to the school where I would spend the next 5 years of my life, it was my first time on a University campus. Fifteen years old, eight months out of secondary … Continue reading What I Wish I Had Done Differently as a JAMBITE (Part 1)

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