• Blogging,  Lifestyle,  Self-love

    July 2017 Favourites

    Hi Lovelies, did you have an interesting weekend? I didn’t get up to anything out of the ordinary this weekend and I feel like I should revisit my bucket list just to get ideas I can indulge in. August is hours away and I should really create some fun memories before the year ends. It is the last day in July and for some reason I woke up happy this morning. This is not to say I never have grumpy days but infact I think mornings are my best time of the day. If you are yet to get a hang of how to start your day, then I recommend you read 8…

  • Lifestyle

    Can you stand the rain? 

    and I’m asking literally….. If you are anything close to me, then you are already humming to New Edition’ s ‘Can you stand the rain’.  I love songs that kind of ‘speak to your soul’ (is that a weird description?)…. but I totally fell in love with this song again in the movie ‘The Best Man Holiday’. That was my best movie for a long time. Talking about rain, do you like the rainy season?  It’s been raining a lot in Lagos (it’s the season so there’s no suprise at all) and I think it’s beginning to tell on my usual active self. For instance, I always want to be…

  • Life,  Lifestyle

    8 Ways to literally have a ‘Good Morning’.

    It’s no longer news that while we love the weekends, a lot of us actually dread mornings… especially monday morning. Well, it’s a beautiful monday morning and I’m glad I’m not grumpy. I think mondays or mornings are generally not that bad. Like, it’s all in your mindset and what you have planned out for the day. Overtime, I’ve realised that I can control how i want to feel in the mornings. This is actually very important because the way you start your morning sets the pace for other activities. Sometimes, you find a balance at mid day, other times the day just goes downhill….and you’re left wondering what you…

  • Lifestyle,  Meaningful Living

    Fun minimalist ideas for the weekend

    Don’t we just love Fridays? Especially when you do not have to work till monday. Do you have plans for the weekend? You know, if you had asked me that question like twelve hours ago, I would have mentioned at least three activities that would have taken the whole day. Well, the weekend had other plans for me. I got home and placed a call to reconfirm my appointments but two out of the three got cancelled…..and I was left with just one plan that would only last at least for two hours. There goes my weekend plans…. I quickly thought about likely ideas that would keep me busy over…

  • Career,  Lifestyle

    How to keep busy when the server goes Kaput!

    Ever imagined getting to your place of work and then somehow hours into day, the server goes Kaput…. like completely unserviceable and there’s no immediate remedy? Everything you planned to do on your computer will have to wait and you’re thinking….what next? Use the opportunity to run errands outside the office (No, you already asked to be excused for 30minutes yesterday). Use your phone and social media apps (No again, You’ll look unserious if anyone {read that as the boss} walks in on you more than twice still having your phone in hand). Go over to your colleagues office and have a chat (Nah..doesn’t look good either..even if you do,…

  • Blogging,  Lifestyle

    June 2017 Favourites 

    June can now easily pass as my favourite month. I’m not saying it is, (as I don’t want May which is my birth month to get jealous) but there are some dates in june that are remarkable. My Wedding Anniversary Le Hubby’s Birthday My Grandpa’s Glorious Exit Le Hubby’s Dad’s Birthday I’m so jealous I want to add mine too.  Anyway, it’s only apt that I thought about writing a ‘June favourite’ post. I’m basically letting you know all the things I enjoyed being involved with this month. Music If you follow Phaytea’s Pulse on Facebook or Instagram, you must have noticed my bants about ‘Despacito’ by a Puertorican pop artiste Luis Forsi. It…

  • Lifestyle,  Meaningful Living

    6 Top Distractions: How to reduce its negative effect.

    The first half of 2017 is over…..like…literally OVER. Have you taken a stock count? How did you fare? At the beginning of the year, we had a lot of goals lined out and as I always advocate, I’m hoping we’ve been taking baby steps to achieve one goal at a time. We may not have achieved everything yet due to several reasons and as the start of the second half is just hours away, I am sure we are all gearing up to meet the remaining goals. Now, those ‘several reasons’ are unknown to me but one reason I’m certain happens to the best of us is DISTRACTION.  If you…

  • Inspiration,  Lifestyle,  Meaningful Living

    107 Reasons to Celebrate Life

    It was such an emotional day.  We laid my maternal grandpa to rest today and it was a roller coaster of emotions. Tears because he was such a kind heart and will be missed greatly. Happy because he lived an amazing 107 years on earth. It was more like a celebration of his well spent life than lamenting over a loved one passing on. A lot of people gathered (over a thousand five hundred) to celebrate his awesomeness and i am totally grateful to God it was a success.  I had taken a quick nap earlier..had to wake up to write this post for Friday. I know the title says…

  • Blogging,  Lifestyle,  Mindfulness

    Different ways people get judged on the spot.

    I was running errands the other day with a friend when we saw the police had stopped two guys for driving a jeep that had dark tinted windows.  Both guys seemed distressed but what really got me thinking was when my friend said the two guys might be involved in shady deals.  This conclusion was made because they both wore earrings and had dreadlocks. Now, I tried to put up an argument to differ but it really didn’t get anywhere as the subject of discussion drifted into other topics. While reflecting much later at night, I thought about how easy it is to judge people on the spot just by…

  • Career,  Lifestyle

    Top Tips for Official Phone Conversations.

    The title says top tips so you expect that whatever i have to say should be basic information and everyone who handles a phone for public relations or official reasons should be aware of it. Allow me burst some bubbles but it isn’t totally applicable to everyone. I had an encounter and I am irked that someone who is assigned to handle a PR related issue can actually ignore very basic tips.  I am even more irked that the establishment didn’t think it necessary to perhaps train this individual or assign a more reliable candidate. On Saturday morning, my phone rang while I was fixing breakfast. I answered the call…