A Socially Acceptable Way for Me To Rant/Overshare

Work-Life Balance (Or Lack Thereof)
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Is work-life balance even possible when you're in your 20s and just starting your career? I'm seriously starting to doubt it.

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When It's My Turn
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Growing up, the allure of adulthood was irresistible. The promise of freedom, independence, and endless fun made it seem like the ultimate goal, I mean, it’s our 20s. However, now that I find myself navigating the world of adults, I realise that the reality is far from the carefree dream I once imagined and saw on TV. Everything just seems to be unnecessarily expensive, stressful, and difficult.

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INSIDE MY HEAD
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You guys, we’re almost in the sixth month of the year, that's crazy. What have I been up to recently? Work. that’s literally it. Whenever you see a person working 9-5, prostate please, this isn’t for the faint of heart.

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Embracing Alone Time: A Journey of Self-Discovery
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I’m turning 22 in a week and I find myself dealing with numerous feelings that seem to converge into one overwhelming sensation: I don’t feel like I'm where supposed to be. This sentiment, I’ve noticed, resonates deeply with many young adults routing life, especially those in their twenties.

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We're growing up, let's keep ourselves in check

In a world where everything is connected, the idea of a "digital detox" has become more popular as people(me included) struggle to strike a healthy balance between technology and their own well-being. Our lives have undoubtedly been made better by our smartphones, laptops, and other gadgets, but our mental health is put at risk by the never-ending barrage of notifications and the allure of scrolling. Finding a balance between technology and well-being has become an ongoing challenge.

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It seems everyone is running away from staying silent. Many people, especially my age, cannot embrace self-reflection because they fear quiet periods and constantly need external stimulation.

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Social Commentary/Discourse

Surviving the NYSC Circus: An Unforgettable Lagos Campground Experience

Answering the clarion call of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is a rite of passage for every Nigerian graduate. My journey led me to the Lagos Camp Ground in Iyana Ipaja, where frustration, challenges, and a touch of 'torture' awaited me in this comically chaotic NYSC circus.

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So Close Yet So Far: An AFCON to Remember

The 2024 AFCON tournament will surely leave a lasting memory, marking itself as an event to be treasured and remembered for years.

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Navigating the Abyss of Grief: A Desensitized Heart's Struggle

Anger, sadness, frustration, all these are words that can best describe the feelings of grief. Grief is a heavy, suffocating feeling that can weaken even the strongest people. Sometimes when things happen, they cause you to look at life differently and make you question things you've always known.

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The Appeal of The 20s

After turning 21 just recently, I am now in my early 20s and have been told to expect significant change and transition. I am beginning to experience these things in small doses. As I am about to finish university, I am faced with figuring out what comes next. It's been a time of uncertainty, but I've been choosing to be positive and see it as an opportunity; sadly, things are easier said than done.

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What can I say? I'm a sucker for a good screenplay/music and its BTS gist

In a time where quick, flashy visuals dominate the music scene, pop powerhouses Ariana Grande and Sabrina Carpenter are reviving the art of the cinematic music video. Their latest releases captivate with stunning visuals and compelling stories, leaving fans eager for more.

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In recent years, the global music scene has witnessed a remarkable surge in Nigerian talent, with dynamic female artists at the forefront, reshaping the musical landscape. Among these trailblazers are Ayra Starr and Tems, who have not only captured international attention but have also solidified African music's place on the global stage. Their recent album releases have been nothing short of revolutionary, demonstrating the diverse and dynamic nature of contemporary Nigerian music.

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Pedro Pascal as Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), Vanessa Kirby as Sue Storm (Invisible Woman), Joseph Quinn as Johnny Storm (the Human Torch), and Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Ben Grimm (the Thing) will portray the superhero quartet, who are the first characters that Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created for Marvel Comics.

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In the climactic conclusion of the ad, Beyoncé confidently commands, "Okay, they're ready. Drop the new music." True to her word, the megastar promptly delivered not one but two brand-new singles: "Texas Hold' Em" and "16 Carriages." When the unexpected release happened, music lovers and fans hurried to press play so they could start the sound experience Beyoncé had painstakingly created.

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For real, why do all these things happen to me, I'm literally just a girl.

*Trigger Warning: This blog post discusses instances of domestic violence, abuse, and trauma. In the glamorous world of Hollywood, the dark shadows of domestic abuse often lurk behind the scenes, away from the public eye. The recent allegations against Sean "Diddy" Combs by his former partner Cassie Ventura highlight a troubling and persistent issue: the abuse of black women in the entertainment industry.

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Today, let's dive into the world of beauty maintenance and the not-so-friendly relationship it has with our bank accounts. As I was gearing up for my birthday, I recently had an eye-opening experience, it's really expensive to look this good.

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Exploring the tragic consequences of violence against women, this article delves into the recent stabbing incident involving twin sisters in New York. As we reflect on the high cost of safety and the dangers women face in simply saying no, we confront the disturbing reality of gender-based violence and the urgent need for societal change.

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Let's talk about the absolute joy of having a period. Oh, what a delightful experience it is – a monthly celebration that connects us to our inner femininity. If you haven't guessed yet, I'm being sarcastic. I’m here to lament into the rollercoaster of fun that is menstruation.

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As the digital era grows, it is impossible to ignore the steady ascent of audiobooks, which are revolutionising the way we read. By 2024, audiobooks will have become more than simply a passing fad—they represent a revival that is reshaping storytelling and captivating listeners in ways that were unthinkable just a few years ago.

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BookTok has become a shelter and a Pandora's box for bookworms in the age of viral videos and rapid trends. Undoubtedly, it refreshes the literary world, but there's a dark side that hints at excessive consumption, poor decisions, and the oppression of unachievable reading objectives.

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