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Natalie Ewaen A. Usen

Natalie Ewaen A. Usen
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Sweet, no-nonsense Natalie Usen is an entrepreneur who wears many hats. She is on a journey of evolution and invites you to join her. When she is not evolving, she enjoys reading, movies and nature. Everything Natalie does is about bettering yourself; every word she types is how you can do it bigger, better and live a more fulfilling life.
Be yourself

Dear woman, find the courage to be yourself

Be yourself I grew up feeling inadequate, inferior. I grew up feeling I was never good enough, smart enough, spiritual enough. I grew up trying to earn attention, acceptance and love. Not from the outside world, but from...
Break free

Break free from the pressure to be perfect!

Have you ever felt ashamed of your struggles? That's how we are conditioned as Nigerians. Ever spoken to a successful Nigerian entrepreneur? Have you realised how they quickly summarise their struggles while detailing their victories? No...
Motherhood

Before you become a mother

Motherhood Before you become a Mother, think and plan carefully. Unless you become a mother by "accident," I'm of the opinion that motherhood should be a venture one should go into with careful thought and planning. Its...
feminism

Still on the feminism matter

Feminism is a necessity Let me explain to you the dangers of believing that one gender is superior to the other. As a woman, if you believe you are inferior to the man, you do some...
hitting kids

Hitting kids should be banned

Hitting kids I believe that what most of our parents did was child abuse not discipline You will say but "that is why you are strong." No, that is actually why you are temperamental, aggressive, have...
Bride price

Paying Bride Price does not make her your property

I support bride price - though I believe shouldn't be a compulsory marital requirement (thank God for the law, it's really not). However I feel it should be regulated. What is the job of...
bold and daring girls

Let us raise bold and daring girls

Bold and daring girls We usually say we raise our daughters better than we do our sons. I beg to differ. I know in Nigeria we put too much emphasis on "respect" when its all timidity and...
Mystification

Nigerians and mystification

At the mention of death and divorce, Nigerians turn to Pastors/Prophets. Everything else is a waste of our Christianity. On the story of the young couple who died together last weekend, all you see human beings...
Motivation

Keep running!

Motivation Some of us haven't been able to meet up with our peers emotionally and mentally, not to talk of physically or financially. For some of us, life stole our second leg and made us run...
feminism

Men are not the problem

I got talking with a lady on my upcoming leadership and free skills acquisition program for young ladies, R.E.D. for Girls and she asked me a question, "Why don't I use ladies as facilitators...