Mind of Amaka

Personal Development + Photography

April 5, 2019


When you hear the term late bloomer, you probably might imagine an angsty teen staring hard at a bathroom mirror, wondering when the gift of the boob will be bestowed upon her. That, or she’s waiting for the day she can join the period gang. Or some young chap wondering if beard gang is his […]

March 29, 2019

5 Things I Regret About My University Experience

University means different things to different people – it’s a place of advancement, of learning. It is a snippet of the big bad world. To me, university is a place of freedom and learning. I entered university in 2016, starting my law degree. Now that I’m in my final semester, It feels so surreal. It […]

March 22, 2019

Welcome to ‘What Next?’ Season

What next is a question asked to people around the world in different variations. For some, it’s the perfect opportunity to start spinning tales of the plans for the future. For others, it’s a dreaded question. I think I fall into the latter category. What next season is the season where you get bombarded with […]

February 1, 2019

Things Are Changing Around Here

With just a few more hours until January 2019 takes flight, never to be seen again, I’ve finally managed to get some content out! First of all, I welcome you all back to the Mind of Amaka blog – I hope you had a great time in December 2018, and a better January. 2018 Reflection […]

October 23, 2018

How to Survive Long Layovers

Travel is something nearly all individuals aspire to at a certain point in their lives – it’s the ability to explore, see new sights and experience new cultures and mannerisms. People like me love every bit of the experience, from clutching your arm rest a little firmer as the plane takes off, to that rollercoaster […]

October 12, 2018

Nigerians and the “How Are You?” Question

How are you is probably one of the most overused sentences in the conversation dictionary – perhaps it’s not just a Nigerian thing. How are you can be asked in various ways around the world ‘how ya doing’, ‘how are ya’ ‘howdy’ etc., but I’m focusing in Nigeria based on my experience. I recall an […]

October 6, 2018

Do Men Get A Say on Female Sanitary Products?

Sanitary products are a girls best friend whenever the demon known as your period sets up shop at the end of the month, or whenever it usually comes. Periods are actually rude, they just appear sometimes out of the blue (if you’re like my bad half and don’t really keep track of these things) and […]

September 14, 2018

My 3 Biggest Fears

What are your biggest fears? I feel everyone faces fear of something at some point in their existence. Be it things like spiders (spiders are disgusting, by the way) or bigger things like burdens of life & adulthood. Basically, fears can either be basic fears, or they can be something bigger. I’m sharing my biggest […]

September 7, 2018

Can Life Be Search Engine Optimised?

I finish writing the post. I’ve poured all my heart and emotion into it. Of course, I’ve done the basic stuff like checked for spelling mistakes and linked to my other posts. Yet, the question hovers above. The Yoast Plugin shows a dull, dead grey, challenging me to turn it green. I’m perplexed. Confused. I’m […]

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