Tag - balanced living

 Essential Hypertension

Essential Hypertension is a common condition which is the result of a high blood pressure. If left untreated, it can result in strokes, heart attacks, kidney failure, amongst other complications. It is imperative that we are informed about this condition as it is very prevalent in our modern society.
While the cause is not exactly known, (hence the name essential hypertension), there are a number of risk factors that can predispose one to becoming hypertensive. They include: genetic predisposition, high […]

The 10 Commandments of Health.

The 10 Commandments of Health
To increase your chances of staying healthy, here are some tips. You probably know them already, but as it is said, there is nothing new under the sun, and important things bear repeating for re-inforcement.
Here goes:
1. Wash your hands frequently:
Before and after eating, after a bathroom break, and after particularly dirty jobs. be conscious of where your hands have been and wash up accordingly.
2. See a doctor:
See a doctor at least once […]

A Open Letter To An Engaged Couple

Dear Engaged Couple,
Congratulations on your engagement! I am so glad to be able to write this letter to you and I’m happy to be a part of your experience. You see, I have had the opportunity to counsel many of you over the years. It is great to see young people starting on this journey called marriage. I love being married to my husband, Dozie. We have been married for ten years and our love for each other is […]

Approval Hunger: The Sure Death of a Dream (Dreamkillers-5)

In the past 4 weeks, I have written about factors in and around us that serve as dreamkillers. Today I will be writing about the last one: approval hunger.
Are you a people pleaser? Do you seek the approval of many people before you launch out and do what it is that you need to do? Do you run from pillar to post, asking the opinion of every Tom, Dick and Harry before you make a move? Do you […]

3 Keys to Changing Your World- Discover, Develop, Deploy

One of the things my Pastor, Kayode Ijisesan talks about a lot, is using your gifts, talents, callings and abilities to help others and draw people to God. Now, everyone has some type of gift, a natural ability, a skill that others can be blessed by. The question is, will you use yours or will you let it die? Some people have many gifts and talents, some have a few. Everyone has at least one. For some it is […]

The Three Mandatory C’s of Balanced Living

Today I will be writing about about choices, challenges and change. These are three things the we are faced with, everyday of our life. We cannot escape these three things and it is vital to balanced living for us to be able to handle the “C” triplets.
Choices:
We make choices everyday, or choices are made for us, if we are children. There is a saying that, “You make your choice, then your choice makes you”. Look at the day […]

It Takes A Village, Get Help!

Relationships, Getting Help and Delegation
More than one person has reminded me, behind the scenes, that I have a full time nanny, and that enables me to do the things that I do. I just decided to address the elephant in the room, such that it is.
Not only do I have a nanny, I also have cleaners, I have partners in ministry, I have a business coach, I have a publisher, I have a web developer, I have […]

Balanced Living

What is balanced living?
To me, living a balanced life simply means, paying careful attention to the different areas of your life and not leaving any of them to chance. You need to be intentional about your spiritual life, emotional well being, physical health, social/ relational aspects, and your intellectual development.
Your spiritual life essentially talks about your relationship with God and this affects how you see the world; your religion, spirituality and beliefs about things unseen.
Your emotional well being is […]