What’s Wrong With Being Shy?

We live in an age where it’s believed that to get noticed one has to be outgoing and that being shy can be a disadvantage. However, that may not necessarily be the case especially when a proper distinction is made between timidity and shyness. As soon as this episode came out on YouTube, an older friend of mine who is a High Court Judge shared some great insights with me and has graciously given me her permission to reshare. “This is a very good topic and well dealt with Charity! I was a very shy child who grew up to … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Being Shy?

How Prepared Is Your Son For The Road Ahead?

While the girl child empowerment has been going on, not much attention has been paid to the impact this has on the boy child. With the emerging breed of successful hardworking female entrepreneurs and the rising number of women being given seats at the table in the corporate world, it is important that we intentionally help our sons develop the skills and maturity needed to co-exist with the 21stcentury female whether in the business arena or on the homefront. Enjoy watching this episode of “Wake Up Nigeria” where we discuss the role a mother should play in preparing her son … Continue reading How Prepared Is Your Son For The Road Ahead?

I’m Thankful For…

In the spirit of Thanksgiving and with the end of the year around the corner, I thought now would be a good time to focus on another TTV -Gratitude – what it really is and why is it important for our children and us, to practice it? Beyond showing good manners or simply being thankful and appreciative, gratitude is a mindset, a lifestyle – it’s an attitude that yields immense benefits. A study conducted by Dr. Robert A. Emmons of the University of California, reveals that cultivating gratitude can increase happiness levels by around 25 percent. It can also cause … Continue reading I’m Thankful For…