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Mental Health: Medical Students Deserve Accessible Therapy Sessions

Before the mental health talk, let’s know a bit about me. I just scaled through one of the most demanding classes at OAU Medicine and Surgery— Part 4.…

Valentine’s Day: Love, Wallets, and Real Talk

Valentine’s Day is just another day in the grand scheme of things. Just 24 hours – no more, no less, just a commercial circus of emotions.

Empathy: A Fine Curse

Sometimes, I wonder why we need to feel the pain of others when our hands aren’t even enough to bear ours. Why do we submerge ourselves in the…

CBN, FAAN Saga; Family Drama Yet Again!

The family is threatening to break, again. The children, 36 of them, are back to quarreling. But this time, they have clustered into regional camps, singing discordant tunes…

The Illusion of Balance: Struggles of A Young Mind

There is no such thing as balance. What is Balance? Balance is an intriguing concept. It was painted by someone who did not consider the ripples it sends…

Paradox of Free Will: Our Desires and Life’s Outcomes

When we discuss the paradox of free will, the question of whether or not we are masters of our fate often follows. We supposedly captain our lives’ sail…

Christmas Celebrations: A Quick Rethink or Not

It’s that time of the year again to jingle the bell all the way. Yes, the magical season of Christmas. Not a hard tell, you may say, especially…

Online Shaming: Finding the Middle Ground Between Accountability and Empathy

The internet indeed gives people the freedom to express themselves. However, on most days, this liberty is often misused. Online shaming has become a major issue in the…

Get married or stay single

Get married they say, but marriage isn’t for everyone

Undoubtedly, weddings are magical. The music, the laughter, the vows—all part of an enchanting celebration. However, the question lingers: is the lifelong commitment for everyone?

manage your energy

Manage Your Energy, Not Just Your Time: A New Perspective to Productivity

Productivity to me means the ability to complete tasks at the appropriate time and in the best possible way. It is a measure of the quality and value…