4 Tips on Being The Best Version of Yourself.

Almost everyone’s end goal is to be successful, rich and famous. So you look up to celebrities and those who have achieved such status and copy them. But what if I tell you that it is all in you?
Yes, everything you seek from others is quite achievable if you only look within and progress to the best version of yourself. This is not a motivational speaker talk about “if you desire to acquire, you would perspire” mumbo jumbo. In this article, you would be dished real facts that can impact your life. If you can stop some certain attitudes, then you would be able to unlock hidden potentials within yourself that you never knew you had. Prepare to unlearn, learn and relearn today. Here we go!!!
  1. Stop being scared of failure
The only way to succeed in life is to try. Try, try and try again. In life, expect more failure than success. That is a salient factor with everyone who you would term successful today; they have all failed woefully at some point in their life. Failure should not discourage you in anyway but instead make you more determined and focused to be better at your dream and eventual goal. Whether it is that scholarship, that job, or that business plan, the only way to get it is to attempt and not be scared of failure.
  1. Dont be cherophobic
Cherophobia is a condition in which people are scared that they would lose all they have gotten and struggled for by being too happy. I know it sounds funny but think about it: have you ever thought “wow, too many good things are happening to me, should I be scared? Doesn’t this mean something bad would soon happen? ”. This is the spirit of cherophobia hindering you from achieving more and enjoying the bliss of your happiness. You need to always be confident, happy and take small wins while preparing for big ones. You should never be scared of success.
  1. Stop people pleasing
Not everyone would like you, and that is totally fine. You do not need everyone to be in your corner at all times . Only a fake person would always say yes, never speak their mind and rather go along with the pack and therefore be liked by everyone. By being fake, you change yourself and are unable to grow and progress as you should. In this case, how do you expect to become your very best??
  1. Stop procrastinating
Yes, we are all on this table. A task/job should be ready tomorrow and we wait the very last minute and opportunity to work on it. This is not the attitude of someone who wishes to progress exceptionally in life. In all things and at all times, you need to put in your best and ensure you can work under a schedule and be focused too.
All in all, being successful and getting the very best out of yourself is easier said than done. Only the few who are ready to go the extra mile with their work and especially their attitudes are able to achieve it. So, why not you?

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The Story of Iyadunni Oluwaseyi Akinrinmade.

My name is IYADUNNI OLUWASEYI AKINRINMADE, popularly known as DUNITE. I'm a business woman, and an entrepreneur.

I'm into Event Planning, Shopping and distribution of Fashion and Cosmetics brands.
I have worked with various clients, and I've built a good, strong and reliable relationship with various clients in and out of Nigeria. This has increased my brands personality, reputation and integrity over the years. I love to impact people's lives by creating value, and by empowering the youths.

I'm from the Western part of Nigeria, Ondo State, Okeigbo, Ileoluji. I'm the first daughter from a family of eight, having five younger ones after me. I graduated from the faculty of Law, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State.

Growing up for me has been a great challenge, and having a lot of younger ones looking forward to learning what I do, and whatever foot step I Lay down is what they tend to follow. I grew up from the best company of siblings and love from my parents. My Dad is a man of policy and principle, strict, and want all his children to be successful. All he wants for me is to be a practicing Lawyer, but then, the Passion of been a business woman right from my childhood days won't let me follow his dream, because I have mine. I must say, as a female child and first daughter, it has been a struggle over the hurdles of life. I have to make myself proud and as well make my parents and younger ones feel blessed to have me.


My first time of trying out a business was during my diploma days, I was in 100 level when I went to Cotonue for an extended family trip. I had with me my pocket money that's about #55,000 (Naira), I thought of buying Abayas to sell when I resume back to school, I did buy as many as I could afford, and took them to school to sell to my friends and neighbours. I remembered one of my Aunt told my dad and he became very angry at me, saying he will stop paying my school fees. I had to stop selling, and then I decided to give out the rest of the Abayas to my friends, because I never want my dad to get angry at me, not even for a second.

However, when I was in my finals of been a LLB holder, I said to myself, before my Bachelors in Law, I had to stay almost a year at home, and in this process, this question keeps pumping in my head, when people ask me, what do I do?, will I tell them I'm a graduate, I'm idle, I'm looking for a job  blah blah blah... This thought keeps coming to me every morning I wake up, then one day I had to pray to God to show me the way, it then came to my mind to start a clothing business. I started going to  Mandilas, Lagos, to purchase and bring stocks to my room in the school hostel, displaying them on my blackberry Display picture, call my friends and colleagues to come patronize me in my hostel. And after few months, I had the opportunity of travelling to China to get stocks to Nigeria to sell, four months later, I opened my first Store in Ondo State Akure. Few years of following my career and becoming who I wanted to be, I thought of a business name, and I came up with "DUNITE COLLECTIONS".

In the process of getting a new Shop, I thought of registering my business name and I came by the Name "HOUSE OF FASHION". I believe that "House of Fashion" is not just for clothing but other fashionable stuffs Like accessories, Hair, cosmetics etc. This is why I have "DUNITE HOUSE OF FASHION" as my brand name. I had a Dream to impact lives through what I do, but at first, it seems like all hope had been lost, this is a story of a young lady who is not from an average home and not getting all the support I needed to start my business, and even though no one was coming to save me or pull me up from the "hole" I was in at the time, I continued to push and support myself.

After couple of years, I thought of registering my company and adding one more business to it,  "Dunite Event Planning".
Oftentimes, I feel like giving up, but then I strive hard and push harder because I believe that the sky is my starting point.

I'm open and available to work with any brand, company or client who would need my services as an event planner or any of my services from fashion, brand identity packaging to entertainment. I would also love to work with any young passionate entrepreneur who is ready to learn and grow.

Without the love of the world, we are nothing, I humbly appreciate all our customers and fans of Dunite House Limited as you all continue to support this brand, may Almighty God continue to bless and answer your prayers. Thank you.

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Health Talk: Halitosis (Mouth Odor).

Halitosis may sound strange but I am sure you have seen or experienced it at least once in your life. In case you are still doubting me, let me paint a picture and get my point firmly across;
Imagine this, being in a public vehicle, moving from one place to another and someone suddenly speaks and everyone quickly turns away because of the very offensive odor coming out of that person’s mouth. That either rings a bell or is very painful to imagine. Well, the condition this person has is called halitosis, commonly known as mouth odor.
This condition is very discouraging and off-putting and would most likely close doors than open them for the person that has it. It is important to understand that no one was born with it, so it must have been gained over time, and so can be treated.
Studies have shown that halitosis most of the time is not a serious medical condition but usually as a result of poor hygiene practices. Below are some things that you are doing that may cause or be worsening this condition
1)      Not brushing properly
Doing this right is one of the simplest ways to maintain mouth hygiene. Brushing should be done at least twice daily and especially with a good tooth brush and ideal toothpaste. A good toothbrush should have its bristles (hair) intact and not off colored. Changing your toothbrush at least once every 3 months is also ideal. It is also better to use a moderate textured toothbrush. If you have sensitive teeth, then you should use a toothpaste that works for such e.g. Sensodyne.
It is important to rinse the mouth properly and brush the teeth especially after eating something that has a strong smell e.g. garlic and onions. For those who already have halitosis, it is preferable to avoid them altogether.
2)      Being dehydrated
There is a direct link between dehydration and halitosis. When we don’t drink water and our mouth becomes dry, mouth bacteria can multiply and will produce a bad odor.
So, always ensure you drink just enough water and not allow yourself to get dehydrated.
3)      Not using a mouthwash
If you already have this condition, then just brushing and being hydrated may not be enough. You would also need to use a mouthwash, once or twice daily. Rinsing your mouth with a mouthwash works well for halitosis because most mouthwashes contain antibacterial or antiseptic that can act against mouth bacteria.


If you have followed through these tips but realized that your halitosis is not improving, then you should complain to a registered doctor who would advise you on what next to do.

Overall, always stay healthy and maintain good mouth hygiene. Till we meet again, enjoy.

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Could This Just Be Pure Hatred And Wickedness? See What This Man Did To His Son!

"A Man Burnt His Own Child's Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000), On Three Different Occasions Without Blinking Twice or Asking Questions."

The only son of a certain wealthy man wanted to inherit the father's business.

The old man gave him one condition to fulfill: "Earn 10,000 dollars, show me the money and my multi-million dollar business is yours"

Not long after, his son brought the money he had collected from his mother claiming he worked for it. His father who was relaxing by an oven collected the cash and threw it into the oven. The two watched the oven until the whole cash was burnt to ashes.
He told his son to simply  go on and work for the money and bring it to him. The mother again gave him another $10, 000 and told the boy to wait for some time, so he could disguise and look worn out before seeing his father.

When he eventually met his father with the money, the old man was at the same spot close to the oven.  The man took the cash again threw it into the oven,  and again the two watched the $10,000 burnt to ashes. Then he told his son to go, work and save $10,000  and show him and the inheritance will all be his.
The boy was furious knowing that his father was determined and stringent with the condition of working and saving up $10,000 before he can access his inheritance.

The boy again met with his mother for advice. She was thinking of another option they can use to outsmart the old man,  when he finally told his mother not to worry and that he will go out and work and save the money for his father.

The boy travelled to another town where he would be given an opportunity to do odd jobs because in their locality nobody would believe him, the only son of a wealthy man doing menial job?

He spent years denying himself of  food, pleasure, good accommodation, designer-wears and every good life accustomed​ to rich men's' children just to save up the money for his father.

When he eventually came back his mother hardly recognised her son, he looked old, thin and wretched.

With that desperate condition he quickly went to present the money to his father who incidentally  was seating in the very place close to the dollar-burning oven. He gave his father the money he has saved with pains and hunger. The old man took the money and again threw it into the oven. The boy dived headlong into the fire and brought the money back and exclaimed, "father you can't burn my sweat." The father replied, "you absolutely worked for this very one son, nobody will stand looking, seeing his  effort being burnt,  as you have done in the previous ones your mother helped you."
The old man feeling satisfied with his son's  last action, willed all his wealth to him.

Moral Lesson

1.People put value on things that cost them most.

2. Wealth gotten through easy way will soon end up in the oven.

3.Before handing over your business to your child, first hand over wisdom to him.

4. Like most of us with wonderful backgrounds, we often deny our children valuable experiences they need to succeed in life by too much pampering, saying "I don't want them to experience what I experienced" forgetting that such conditions added up in making you what you are. Sometimes, create artificial scarcity to help harden your children up for tomorrow.

5.Don't forget to share your story with your family  as your children will need it someday to solve life's challenges.

6. Wisdom and good name is the best inheritance you can give to your children.

7. The billion dollar wealth handed over to your children without character and morals will end up in the hands of your servants and maids that possess them.

 8. Success is not taught in schools but through hard work, dedication, courage, focus, determination, resilience, diligence, honesty, perseverance, character, etc.

You'll definitely succeed.

Are your children ready to inherit you?

- Anonymous 

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He Died In Active Service To His Wife!


Few weeks ago, I was called to see a patient. Without delay I rushed down the stairs and headed to the hospital wards.
The man was sitting in the back seat of a car that brought him. I watched him closely but there was no respiratory efforts, I went for the pulse, not palpable, no cardiac activity, pupils were dilated, fixed and unreactive to light. I watched foam rush through the mouth and nostrils. Obviously he is dead. Still panting from the unplanned exercise I did, I felt bad I couldn't do anything for him. Out of curiosity, I wanted to know how he got to that point. The wife, a young lady in her late 30s told me they were playing when suddenly he became distressed, struggling for air and she tried to calm him all to no avail then she raised alarm for help. I quickly asked if her husband was hypertensive and she admitted. I requested for his drugs, luckily they came with his drugs. I went through the drugs, and was able to identify some and it included: digoxin, Viagra, lisinopril.
In my little mind I concluded the young man in his late 40s "DIED IN ACTIVE SERVICE TO THE WIFE" from heart attack. My assumption may be right or wrong, but seeing those 2 drugs, I won't be blamed for my assumption. He may "Rest in peace to the dead."
Have you imagined why men die more? Have you ever noticed that there are more widows than widowers? Just check in your little village, then extend it to your community and you will be surprised what you find. I just want to pick one of the reasons I feel contributes to this. I will appeal that this is solely my opinion, it may be wrong or right.


Every responsible man wants to satisfy his family and wife in terms of providing for their basic needs and also satisfying his wife in bed. "But doing this at the expense of the man's life is what I want to condemn."
It is a common experience this days that ,"women openly talk about how bad their spouses are in bed, and most times the woman makes life difficult for the man by throwing abusive words at him."
It is also common to see a lot of products being openly advertised and marketed for enhancement of males sexual performance. "A lot of women are responsible for their husband's death" because of their excessive demands for sexual satisfaction, and in the bid to satisfy the woman the man take drugs that endanger his health, and their lives are cut short. If I may ask, "Is sexual satisfaction the basis of relationships or marriage?" Some times some women even asks for bigger penis and my fellow man will be taking the risk to drink all sorts of drugs just to enlarge his penis to satisfy the woman.
Is this not just mocking God who created you? At the end "you may die SATISFYING A WOMAN." Why not ask the woman to reduce her vagina to size you up instead?
It is important to note that a "man's sexual performance depends on a lot of factors,"
such as stress, diet, medical conditions such as diabetes, and drugs such as antihypertensives, as well as relationship problems.
"How do you expect a man whom you nag, starve, embarrass in public, whom you refuse to support financially, who sleeps for less than 3 hours in a day, to satisfy you sexually?" Sometimes the woman may go behind the man. Most of the times the women will threaten to go outside for the so called satisfaction and the man will be struggling to take higher doses of the drugs to satisfy her to prevent adultery from his marriage. But you know what? That woman you want to satisfy at the expense of your own life started having sex before the age of 12 years. She has been experiencing several sexual activities until the age of 25yrs or more before she got married.
"Before her marriage, she has experimented sex widely with many men of different expertise and energy capacities. "Unfortunately, she married you, a single man with single capacity, but "she is already addicted to different sex experiences." So how can you measure up, just one man, to satisfy her?
Don't die in active service. Please your children, friends and parents will need you alive. Don't die in the attempt to satisfy a woman sexually. "Just do what you can do" and leave the rest to God. "If you die satisfying a woman immediately after your burial other men will come and continue from where you left of.
"Our dear wives and girlfriends, we are begging you to help us live a little longer. If you don't want to join the WIDOWS CLUB, please help us financially, appreciate what we are trying to do for you, encourage us to do more, stop the nagging, go the extra mile to feed us well, give us peace of mind, allow us sleep at night, let the house be the home so that we can feel happy coming home after our daily toil, understand our health challenges, understand the side effects of drugs we are taking, protect our weaknesses, don't disgrace us to our children and your friends, and above all pray for us." Then we will live longer for you and your children. Our performances then will also improve when you make us feel appreciated.
Men please do not harm yourself in any way by trying to prove that you are a man. Research has proved that ejaculating 2 -13 minutes is OK. If you can go higher without drugs better; but do not take drugs that will damage your heart.


In fact it is natural with several men to ejaculate fast during the first intercourse so don't take any drug for premature ejaculation, it's not a disease to be treated. The 2nd and 3rd rounds usually take longer before ejaculation. Attempt to take drugs to stay on a woman for longer time may kill you and leave the woman for another man. It may kill you prematurely so be very careful. Many men have died trying to satisfy women. THEY DIED IN ACTIVE SERVICE TO WOMEN

- Anonymous 

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The Effects of Drinking Cold Water During or After Meals.

 Study shows reasons why Chinese and Japanese are more healthy in spite of having weaker genes than Indians.

Heart Attacks And Drinking Warm Water

The Chinese and Japanese drink hot tea with their meals, not cold water, maybe it is time we adopt their drinking habit while eating.
Taking cold drink or water during a meal or after has been know to have some sort of negative side effects. Taking cold water during or after a meal will solidify the oily content that you have just consumed. It will slow down the digestion. Once this ‘sludge’ reacts with the acid, it will break down and be absorbed by the intestine faster than the solid food. It will line the intestine and even get absorbed into the body from there.
It is best to drink warm water after a meal. Although your digestive system adjust back to its original state with time, but it is advice-able not to keep it working too hard while trying to maintain the internal balance of the body.
Fries, burgers and foods with high content of unhealthy oils or high cholesterol are the biggest enemy of heart health. Taking a bottle of coke after that gives more power to this demon. Avoid them for your Heart and health sake.
Drink one glass of warm water just when you are about to go to bed to avoid clotting of the blood at night, to avoid heart attacks or strokes. Drink at least a glass of water every morning 30 minutes before you eat. It helps to clear or flush out your stomach and also, it revitalizes your immune system and prepares your body for the activities of the day. 

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Growing Older is Mandatory, But Growing up is Optional. (Deep!)

She said, “Hi handsome. My name is Rose. I’m eighty-seven years old. Can I give you a hug?”

I laughed and enthusiastically responded, “Of course you may!” and she gave me a giant squeeze.
“Why are you in college at such a young, innocent age?” I asked.
She jokingly replied, “I’m here to meet a rich husband, get married, and have a couple of kids…”
“No seriously,” I asked. I was curious what may have motivated her to be taking on this challenge at her age.
“I always dreamed of having a college education and now I’m getting one!” she told me.
After class we walked to the student union building and shared a chocolate milkshake. We became instant friends. Every day for the next three months, we would leave class together and talk non-stop. I was always mesmerized listening to this “time machine” as she shared her wisdom and experience with me.
Over the course of the year, Rose became a campus icon and she easily made friends wherever she went. She loved to dress up and she reveled in the attention bestowed upon her from the other students. She was living it up.
At the end of the semester we invited Rose to speak at our football banquet. I’ll never forget what she taught us. She was introduced and stepped up to the podium.
As she began to deliver her prepared speech, she dropped her three by five cards on the floor. Frustrated and a little embarrassed she leaned into the microphone and simply said, “I’m sorry I’m so jittery. I gave up beer for Lent and this whiskey is killing me! I’ll never get my speech back in order so let me just tell you what I know.”

As we laughed she cleared her throat and began, “We do not stop playing because we are old; we grow old because we stop playing.
There are only four secrets to staying young, being happy, and achieving success.
You have to laugh and find humor every day.
You’ve got to have a dream. When you lose your dreams, you die.
We have so many people walking around who are dead and don’t even know it!
There is a huge difference between growing older and growing up.
If you are nineteen years old and lie in bed for one full year and don’t do one productive thing, you will turn twenty years old.
If I am eighty-seven years old and stay in bed for a year and never do anything I will turn eighty-eight.
Anybody can grow older. That doesn’t take any talent or ability. The idea is to grow up by always finding opportunity in change.
Have no regrets. The elderly usually don’t have regrets for what we did, but rather for things we did not do. The only people who fear death are those with regrets.”
She concluded her speech by courageously singing “The Rose.”
She challenged each of us to study the lyrics and live them out in our daily lives.
At the year’s end Rose finished the college degree she had begun all those years ago.
One week after graduation Rose died peacefully in her sleep. Over two thousand college students attended her funeral in tribute to the wonderful woman who taught by example that it’s never too late to be all you can possibly be .
When you finish reading this, please share this peaceful word of advice to your friends and family, they’ll really enjoy it!


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