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  • My Epiphany at 24 || Theblackwriter.co

    TBW Diaries || My Epiphany at 24

    Reading Time: 2 mins 24 secs || My Epiphany at 24     “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1:5   Those fleeting moments or long hours spent reflecting and asking questions like – How did I do? How have I been doing? What can I do? or What’s…

  • TBW Diaries || 3 Needs Your Partner Can’t Give You

    Reading Time: 5 mins 30 secs || 3 Needs Your Partner Can’t Give You We fall for people and hope they complete us, make us better, or help us grow into that person we think we should be. We create heavy expectations and are devastated or angered when they fall short. We place needs on them that in no humanly possible way can they meet. We know at the back…

  • Meet The Bloggers who inspired my journey

    Meet The 4 Bloggers who Inspired my Journey

      Reading Time: 4mins 57sec || Meet The 4 Bloggers who Inspired my Journey   “A new broom sweeps clean but an old broom knows the corner” – Anonymous   Being a blogger right now is a lot of stress, work, and effort. If you are conversant with the blogging sphere, you probably know that consistency is one of the major problems bloggers face.     I started The Black Writer…

  • The Type of Depression No One Talks About - Money Induced Depression - The Black Writer

    The Type of Depression No One Talks About – Money Induced Depression

    Reading Time: 5’ 29” || The Type of Depression No One Talks About – Money Induced Depression   “Although the word is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it” Helen Keller Depression is not a term Nigerians like to hear or accept. Some call it “the white man’s sickness”, mood swings, bad behaviour or a spiritual disturbance. Yes, a good number of people still believe…

  • Taking Stock|| Myself Lately VII

    Reading time: 4’31” Taking Stock|| Myself Lately VII I don’t have to worry cause He’s working me, He’s Intentional….. never failing.  All things are working for my good.- Travis Greene Whenever I go AWOL ( which I do very often) my comeback post is always a “Myself lately”, you can check out some others here, here and here.  I’ve heard that they’re pretty interesting. Normally these posts always take a…

  • Life Tips|| On toxic friendships, how to cut them!

    Life Tips|| On toxic friendships, how to cut them!

    Reading Time: 4’39”: Life Tips|| On toxic friendships, how to cut them! Am I the only one that thinks the word “friend” is often misused today? Is he or she really your friend? Have they got your back for real? Are they making your life any better? Are they loyal? With growth comes maturity, that’s how it should be anyways but usually not the case. I’ve always been the one to…

  • Myself Lately VI

    Last year was hectic, at some point I stopped blogging, I gave into the stress. Between the last myself lately and this, a lot has gone down but I do not want to dwell on that, new year, new posts. In the meantime, you can still check out my 2016 post HERE. This post usually takes the taking stock format but today I don’t feel like doing it that way…

  • My Take on Artistic Discrimination!

    Artistic discrimination. This is probably not a frequently used phrase but it’s something I’ve noticed; I may just have coined a new “about to be frequently used phrase”. Before we go further let’s ask ourselves this question, what is art? … take your time, think about it and give yourself an answer. Art to me is the totality of a being, it is a feeling, an expression of one’s self.…

  • Personal Style|| White Fray and Greens

    Hey, Guys! I posted my mid-year bucket list, where I listed all the things I wanted to do before the end of the year and I finally crossed out one.