Mind of Amaka

Personal Development + Photography

Tag: nigerian

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 […]

August 31, 2018

2 Things I Should Say More Often

We all have different characters and personalities. Some of us were blessed with assertiveness, a no-nonsense attitude which allows us to avoid all sorts of stupid situations. Some of us, however, weren’t so lucky. I am one of those people. There are so many things that determine your character as you grow and pass through […]

August 3, 2018

6 Challenges I Face As a Product Photographer

Product photography & product styling can look glamorous in a way – getting to play around with colours and props, arranging things and sometimes getting to keep the products (not going to lie, this can be awesome, but overwhelming). In April, I officially decided to start offering product photography services to those who would need it. […]

June 26, 2018

Studio Diaries: The Rue Cafe

The Rue Cafe is a neat space located at 3 Salt Lake Street, Off Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja. It is tucked into a corner of the Bamboo House Building. I was connected to the owner, Ele, through a previous client I worked for, Mint Organic Care. We talked on WhatsApp, and she told me her […]

June 8, 2018

Driving: Why I’m Not Ready For These Streets

Driving – have you ever really thought about it, or is it one of those things you just take for granted? Let’s look at this – human is born, learns to crawl, talk, walk (in no particular order), and a host of other things. We all go through different phases of life, and eventually the […]

May 21, 2018

The Power of Good Hair

Did you know good hair could boost self esteem? In the world we live in, it seems like every single individual is insecure about some thing or the other – be it their seemingly small achievements in comparison to their peers, or worse, their appearance. My Self Esteem Journey I’ve personally been through quite a […]

December 15, 2017

Aliexpress Shopping Tips

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’d likely have noticed that I kinda have a thing for Aliexpress. Ever since the day I first discovered Aliexpress, and subsequently obtained my very own debit card, things have taken a turn for the worse in my bank account. However, It’s not like I always buy […]

December 8, 2017

My Blogging Bucket List

We all start blogging with various tools, some have more than others. We also have differing visions for where we want to end up, but sometimes also these visions comprise of little goals which may be similar to others. I was happy when Gift of Gift Collins tagged me to do this blogging bucket list […]

September 15, 2017

Short Story: Cut From a Different Cloth

She had ran away from her husbands home, she had destroyed the sacred marriage. Who would have known that this young girl married off young and beautiful to a reasonably wealthy family would’ve brought disgrace?

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