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Not so long ago there used to be unquestionably three classes of citizens: the upper class (the rich), the middle class and the lower class (the poor). An article published on forbes.com early this year indicates some very startling statistics which include the fact that almost half of the world’s wealth is currently owned by just one percent of the world’s population and eighty-five richest people in the world have as much wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion people in the world. These are staggering figures and they clearly indicate the growth of a major class of citizens – the poor!
Research shows that the middle class are world citizens with the following features: being able to save for the future, being able to own your own home, Continue reading
I have been writing for as long as I can remember and words are my thing! But it’s funny how I run short of them when I am really touched by something. Like the way I feel every time I get that notification that I just got a new follower, it’s better than butterflies in the belly, almost indescribable. I could find close descriptions, like love making, licking honey, falling in love… but to me nothing comes close. Continue reading
Everyone is afraid of something!
Well almost, but I’m yet to meet a man who fears nothing. Fear has been described as an (unpleasant) emotion induced by the threat of danger, pain or harm (Google results). Wikipedia defines it as, and I quote “an emotion induced by a threat perceived by living entities, which causes a change in brain and organ function and ultimately a change in behavior, such as running away, hiding or freezing from traumatic events” The article goes ahead to mention various kinds of fear but for the purpose of this blog, we will be concerned with fears that affect our jobs and careers and sometimes filter into our personal lives. Truth is, whether we are talking about the fear of death or that of heights, our reactions are almost the same and they tend to have similar effects on us. The list below is my personal collection: Continue reading