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Budget Living: 10 Budget Ways To Brighten A Dark Space

While you may not realize it, if you have been feeling tired, cranky, stressed or just not in a great mood, look to your home and it’s sources of natural light. It’s a proven fact that humans respond, act and feel better in a home that has plenty of natural light but also has light inspired decor. Even for your darkest rooms there is a way to bring in lighter finishes to play off of the darker ones. Whether you are looking to add more physical daylight or you’re trying to choose finishes that will brighten up your space and mood, here are 10 budget ways that you can use to brighten your space.


5 Reasons Why Some Women Stay in Abusive Relationships

Recently, there has been an upsurge in the campaign against abusive relationships. Despite the warcry against women staying in abusive relationships, some of them still choose to stay. I've really pondered and asked myself why some women choose to remain under such circumstances. Here are possible answers to the question on my mind:


5 Habits of People Who Cheat

The world has become so complex today that to actually find a partner who doesn’t cheat is becoming increasingly tougher by the day. Truthfully, no one goes into a relationship with a guy/girl who would cheat on them. For example, 70% of the ladies I speak to, tell me that their greatest turn off in a relationship is a guy who cheats. Now do not get me wrong, I’m in no way implying that its only guys that cheat, ‘cos we all know that both guys and girls cheat alike. However, it’s really not easy to spot a cheater, as there’s no sure-fire way to know who would and would not cheat/. Relationships vary and people have several reasons why they cheat.


Let Them Go

Whether you realize it or not, people who refuse to grow with you simply can't go with you. So often we get so caught up in our emotions that we seem to think that just because someone has been by our side for years that we are entitled to take them with us to each proceeding level of our lives. 



Diary of Ada

The beauty of your single season

Hi guys, look who is back!!!

My life went from less busy to very busy real quick, I couldn’t even keep up. But am here now.

If you are done from university, the questions you start to get more than anything else is “when are you getting married” or “who is the guy” and questions in that regard. Also this period, I have had the highest number of people I know getting engaged and am asking “is this in my neighbourhood and am just oblivious.” And it made me think about my single season and how much I am doing with it and realizing more about myself.

People are more interested in dating other people that they have not even dated themselves yet. The single season is a period for you to discover more about yourself, invest in your future. If you love to sew, find a sewing class and…

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From Pity Party to Praise 

Awake In The Silence

Life may be not what you planned. Actually if we’re honest when is it ever? There are times in our lives where we have a plan and then we turn around just to see that the plan is completely taken out, there’s 15 sub plots, the person you can’t stand is coming over, and the list goes on.

What do we do when life throws curve balls? We could just sit and pout and go to the “woe is me” phase. Sure, you may have perfect reasoning and justification to go into the depth of self pity, but what is that going to do in the long run?

So many times a week I could just let my emotions get ahold of me and just curl up in my bed and not come out. But alas, the life of adulthood does not allow for that. I have work, friends, a…

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Budget Living Room Ideas: 10 Ways To Decorate Your Living Room On A Budget

he Living Room is probably the first part of an interior  that you encounter, when  entering a house. ​The living room accomodates a plethora of activities which include entertainment, relaxation, TV viewing, inter alia. Yet when we get sick of our surroundings and need something different, it's tough to make big changes in the context of our busy lives and small budgets. That's when small, cheap tweaks come in handy. Everyone deserves a living room that exhumes a homely and welcoming  attitude, including you. In lieu, having a decorating and changing the face of your space isn't  so much of a herculean task and can be achieved by some simple yet groundbreaking ideas which I would be sharing below. 


10 Things To Do To Have A Great First Date

So  you have that date with this folk you've probably never met before. Current of ideas flowing through our head and 'what to do' and 'what not to do'. Confusion (or anxiety-if you prefer that term) seems to made your mind its temporary residence.Finally the hour comes. You are the agreed venue for the date. At this point you're heart is probably giving you some nice DJ music (especially if its your first date). Now you're wondering "OMG!!! Do I like nice? Is my hair looking good? Do I smell nice? What would be his/her first reaction when we meet face-to-face. Wollup (hold up) Dear...With all these confusion, you would probably just mess up this while thing. Relax, you don't need to overthink things, just keep on reading. Below are 10 tips that would help you achieve a perfect 'first' date night (or could it be 'date morning or afternoon'-that would be a bit weird-night is just perfect)


5 Possible Red Flags On A First Date

First-date jitters are natural — you’ve probably thought endlessly about what you should wear, how to avoid awkward silences, and if you’re even going to like your potential match. There’s nothing wrong with being optimistic, but remember not to get too ahead of yourself, either. Even if you think things are going well, your date may be thinking just the opposite. And there’s no worse feeling than calling them a week later just to realize it’s always going straight to voicemail. So, we have a few tips to avoid the embarrassment. Watch for these 5 possible red flags on your first date.


10 Ways To Make Your Marriage Rock

​Marriage they say is not  bed of roses. You have to keep working at it to make it work. Your marriage would turn out as beautiful as you make it. Trust, Understanding, Love,etc. are some of the basic ground rules that can make a marriage work. However, there are other activities that you can enagage in to make that marriage to work and rock.


The Fine Art of Pretence- V

Well, you know what they say: ‘Whatever has an advantage also has a disadvantage’? Pretence, as fine an art as it is, isn’t any different. Sometimes you’re not so sure something will work. Scientists call it Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, but here we’ll call it the impedance to pretence. Now, let’s go on to look into some factors that could curtail or impede the workability coefficient of The Fine Art of Pretence.


8 Types Of Libido That Spouses Have

In reality, sex is cultural; it is the fruit of a learning process and it is something we all have to learn. Until we start learning, we might not be able to unravel the mechanism behind the female’s sexuality or the way the erection functions.


5 Types of Friends You Need

 Our friendships pick us up, carry us further, and come from some of the most unlikely sources . In order to get the most out of our friendships, there are certain types of friends we should have in our lives to round out our social circles.


How To Apologise

Maybe it’s because I hate being wrong. Maybe it’s the pain of humility – though it isn’t actually humiliating. Maybe it’s the lack of self-control I have over my attitude in the first place that frustrates me. I would admit, yes, actually, it is all of these things. I hate apologizing for all of these reasons. When I need to apologize, I can easily think of even more reasons I hate it and even justify why I can’t or shouldn’t do so just yet. But, I’ve done it, and I’ll do it again. When I know I need to apologize, these are the things I try to keep in mind


How To Live Long If You Have A Heart Disease

​Heart problems, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease often emerge as your heart adjusts to aging. The good news? You can do a lot to control and sometimes reverse these conditions by making lifestyle changes in your life. Here are creative things you can do that will not only help your condition but give you more energy so you can feel better and live longer.


9 Innocent Pictures That You Probably Looked At Wrongly 

In this age of snapchat, instagram inter alia, snapping pictures and putting them up on social media has become the order of the day for some people. People commonly believe that pictures don't lie or do they? Relax...I guess the only thing that lies about a picture is your eyes. What do you see when… Continue reading 9 Innocent Pictures That You Probably Looked At Wrongly 


Single But Not Lonely

Sometimes it seems like it just can’t happen – especially when you consider yourself to be a “relationship person.” It almost feels like a part of you is missing even though you know that’s absurd logic. So, instead of beating yourself down for wanting a relationship, focus on taking advantage of the time you have by yourself so you can be 100% ready to roll when you do find your certain special human. Not only will you feel more confident about your current relationship status NOW, but you’ll also be better off LATER.


3 Reasons Why Bottled Water May Not Be The Best For You

Though water is the healthiest thing anyone can drink , science suggests that drinking from plastic water bottles might not be the best thing for you or the environment.


The Fine Art of Pretence- IV

Now, it seems quite ironical that trust should be central to such a concept as pretence because the two seem to harbour mutual animosity. Im sure, however, that even you reading this would, at one time or the other, have dealt in pretence, prevarication, or  even outright lying to someone just cause you knew they trusted you enough to hang on to your every word. Thus, I dont need to remind you that the trust they had in you was the very reason you got away with that act.