Chiamaka

Chiamaka is an ardent writer and has written across various channels. The opportunity that writing provides as an avenue to access and share knowledge is what inspires her. She believes that growth means being able to add positive attributes to one's character, even if it is just one trait.

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Does High IQ Actually Translate to Being Clever in Reality?

Many people have come across the phrase Intelligence quotient (IQ) or heard about it at least once in their lives. While some are just okay with looking up the meaning on google, others go as far as calculating their IQ levels online. Depending on who you ask, IQ is a way of estimating how intelligent and smart a person...

30 Things to Be Thankful For If You Are Struggling With Lack of Gratitude

In life, there are lots of reasons to be thankful and grateful but while some people understand this and practice it, there are many others who are actually struggling with the whole concept. They ask questions like why should I be thankful or show gratitude? What should I be grateful for? And what if I am not thankful and...

The Critical Communication Barriers that Hinder Effective Interpersonal Conversation

Only a few things are as frustrating as striving to say something to someone who can't make meaning out of what you are telling them. While universal languages like English, Spanish, Arabic, and the rest of their kinds have gone a long way in bridging the communication gap across the globe, there are critical communication barriers that still engender...

Revealing Truths About ‘Fake Friends’ and What You Should Know About Keeping Them

An old maxim summed up the essence of friendship in five words - "no man is an island". People need people as even the most recluse, no matter how dense his or her solitary life is, is not self-sufficient. There is no doubt that friendship is an important part of humanity, but as much as it is vital to...

How to Talk To Your Crush and What to Say If You Are Shy

The time it takes to find the perfect opportunity to talk to your crush can seem like an eternity but the right moment will always present itself; when it does, it is important to come across as a confident person, at least to some extent. Even if you're shy, you must know that if you don't make a move,...

Why You Should Talk To Yourself and What To Say When You Do

Words are very powerful and studies have shown it is important to have the right words to say when you talk to yourself as it is considered important to your mental and psychological well-being. Research shows people who were verbally abused when they are growing up end up socially withdrawn or mentally disturbed as adults. If you happen to be...

How to Have a Conversation with Someone Who is Dying

Saying goodbye to a dying relative or friend is easily the hardest of things to do. 'What to talk about', 'what to say', and 'how to say it' doesn't come naturally for obvious reasons. But interestingly, what such conversations ask of us boils down to things people like to hear at any point in life: words of candor, reassurance,...

Excellent Ideas for Religious Birthday Wishes for Christian Friends and Family

Since life is short, it has been up to us to make it meaningful for ourselves, the people around us, and indeed, the world at large. One way that humanity has been able to add value to existence is through the celebration of significant moments in life which often manifests as anniversaries. Apart from death, wedding, and birthday anniversaries,...