OUR OVERALL PURPOSE – MERCY ABRAHAM

“ROYALTY WALK” BLOGGER MERCY ABRAHAM BREAKS DOWN OUR OVERALL PURPOSE ON EARTH.

 

Introduction

I believe that the majority of us as young adults have the genuine desire to inspire people, to bring positivity to our environment and ultimately make a difference in the world. Elaine S. Dalton once said that “if you desire to make a difference in the world, you must be different from the world.” When it comes down to it, there are only two types of differences that can be made on earth. One being a TEMPORARY DIFFERENCE and the other being an ETERNAL DIFFERENCE. We all have a choice to choose the type of difference we make.

What type of difference are you living to make?

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PEER PRESSURE

HERE ARE OUR 5 TIPS WHEN DEALING WITH PEER PRESSURE.

 

If you’re dealing with peer pressure know that you’re not alone. No one ever wants to be left out and this is why peer pressure often happens. There isn’t a specific manual or guide of ways to prevent peer pressure, but we’ve put together 5 tips that may come in handy if you ever find yourself being under peer pressure:

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NEW MUSIC – TAHIR REGISTER

INDEPENDENT ARTIST TAHIR REGISTER DEBUTS HIS NEW SINGLE: “TELL THE TRUTH.”

Tahir Register is a 25-year-old independent artist and founder of theblackmedia.org, born and raised in Newark, New Jersey. His new single “Tell The Truth” – a socially conscience, thumping record about truth and sacrifice was released on the 8th of June; a part of his upcoming EP titled: “Black Canvas”.

Listen to his single below:

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MICHELLE WATIKI

AFRICAN-COUTURE DESIGNER MICHELLE WATIKI DISCUSSES PROVIDING UNDERPRIVILEGED GIRLS WITH OPPORTUNITIES INTO FASHION.

 

Julani Mwafrika – formally known as Jelani is a contemporary online African clothing line by Michelle Watiki – a young, driven and sophisticated designer from Kenya. Fueled by her roots, she branded her clothing line with the Swahilian words ‘Julani Mwafrika’ that translate as ‘The Mighty African‘ – adding a real meaning to the brand.

As a current a full time student studying Maths, physics, chemistry and further maths, Michelle’s ultimate dream is to become an Engineer with Jelani as her side hustle.  Although Michelle herself lives in England, she runs her clothing line by working with tailors abroad who manufacture her designs. We sat down with Michelle to find out the ins and outs of creating her own online store, and to hear about the lesson she’s learnt along the way:

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JIDE ADE

COMPUTER PROGRAMMER JIDE ADE TALKS WALKING AWAY FROM GANG CULTURE AND FIGHTING FOR HIS EDUCATION.

 

Jide Ade is a young and driven computer programmer who is dedicated to helping provide a platform for other young people, to achieve success. He currently runs his own IT Company called “Iron Ltd” – where he develops websites, apps and databases for clients.

Although he originally wanted to be a lawyer and hated programming, it was his love for computers that led him in a different direction. Whilst at university, his own lecturer told him he was a programming dunce and would never be able to get the grasp of it. Even though he would ask for help and on several occasions ask to meet up with his lecturer for guidance, he was just never given the time of day.

Despite the lack of support, he not only managed to graduate with a 1st bachelor’s degree in Computer Science in 2013 but has also gone on to do a Master’s degree – which he will graduate from this summer (2015).

We sat down with Jide for more insight on his journey and his advice to the many young people who can relate to his story:

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SUFFER IS PASSION – PASSION IS SUFFER BY ANTHONY LEBARIO

21 YEAR-OLD ASPIRING CARDIOTHORACIC SURGEON DISCUSSES NOT BEING ABLE TO AFFORD FURTHERING EDUCATION.  

 

Earlier this year, YoungXGifted’s founder Danielle Tsiba-Membi came across a tweet by a 21-year-old soon-to-be first-time dad Anthony Lebario, on the harsh reality of unnecessary high tuition fees in America. Although wanting to further his education, Anthony expressed that he was unable to simply because he couldn’t afford it. See the tweet above.

Many young people face the same problem of not having the finances to pay for their education. Moved by the tweet Danielle decided to contact him and ask if he would be willing to touch deeper on the subject – A subject so crucial to address for our generation.

This is his story and his message to anyone else in the same situation:

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JESSICA POUDY’S 3 TIPS FOR CONFIDENCE

LIFESTYLE BLOGGER JESSICA POUDY’S 3 TIPS FOR CONFIDENCE IN 2015.

 

A lack of confidence is a killer! It kills your ego, it kills your social life and it kills your opportunities. Not feeling good enough can abolish your happiness and lead you to be depressed. I have personally gone through an emotional rollercoaster with my self-confidence over the years and I understand what it feels like to be at your lowest point.

Depressed, insecure, lonely, not being able to express yourself…tears…. more tears…. a few more tears after that. And just when you think it’s about to get better, the cycle starts again. Is it fair? Not at all! I have 3 tips to take on this year to help overcome this depressing cycle:

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