Tag "pursuit of happiness"

Our Stories 19 Comments

THE VALLEY OF SHADOW OF DEATH

Some people were born with a silver spoon, some others with a rubber spoon. Unfortunately, I came around the time when all the spoons were exhausted. All my years growing

Series (Non-Fiction) 17 Comments

THE QUESTION: CAN YOU BE DIFFERENT AND HAPPY? (Part 2)

“Happiness is the experience of joy, contentment, or positive well-being, combined with a sense that one’s life is good, meaningful, and worthwhile.” – Sonja Lyubomirsky The happiness question is one

Series (Non-Fiction) 61 Comments

THE QUESTION: CAN YOU BE DIFFERENT AND HAPPY?

This entry should probably begin with a definition of happiness. What is happiness? What do we mean when we say we are happy? What does it mean to be happy?

Our Stories 67 Comments

The Cinderella Complex

On many occasions I have wanted to write an article for this blog. Sometimes I start and in the middle of it, I stop. Other times I am unable to

Series (Non-Fiction) 36 Comments

THE QUESTION: ARE YOU PREPARED FOR WHAT LIES AHEAD?

I have frequently told my friends that our lives are scripted even before we are born. I am not talking about predestination in the sense of divine influence or anything

Poetry 11 Comments

THE ASKING

WRITER’S NOTE: I want to dedicate this poem to my brothers-at-heart. To you dearies – Dubem, Bobby, Temi-D and every LGBTIQ person on here who knows what truly it means

Editor's Desk 13 Comments

Facebook Post Of The Day

I can’t. I just can’t. I suppose, this is also an indirect sub at all those who decide in their latent years to start living their lives according to their

James' Journal 29 Comments

JAMES’ JOURNAL (Episode 39)

June 13 I read a book while I was in Secondary school. The name was My Family And Other Animals. I remember picking it up from a bed in my

Our Stories 54 Comments

The Letter To My Family

Dear whoever reads this, Yes, I am 20 and I am leaving, to be happy. Of course you’ll say, being gay is not being happy, but you won’t understand. You

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ONE STEP AT A TIME

I grew up with my fair share of insecurities. Insecurities over my complexion, my writing, parts of my anatomy, my personality and eventually, my sexual orientation. However, unlike most acquaintances

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