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Learning Why And How To Apologize

What if I’m not fully to blame?

You and your spouse have just had an argument. ‘I don’t need to apologize,’ you tell yourself. ‘I’m not the one who started it!’

You drop the issue, but the tension lingers. You reconsider apologizing, but you cannot bring yourself to say those simple words “I’m sorry.”


Pride: Sometimes it’s hard to say ‘I’m sorry’ because one's ego gets in the way. Inordinate pride can make you too embarrassed to acknowledge your share of the blame.

You might feel that an apology is in order only if you are responsible for the problem. It is much easier for some people to apologize when they think they are hundred percent at fault. But when both partners say things they regret, it’s difficult. I mean, why should I apologize if both of us messed up?”

You might feel even more justified if you feel that what happened was entirely your spouse’s fault.

To some people, when they genuinely believe that they haven’t done anything wrong, with…

Have You Learned How To Fail?

This should lead us into the new year.

The elderly patient had consented, and he was waiting for the student nurses when they entered his room. The instructor began to demonstrate insertion of a tube through the nose down the throat and into the stomach.
She began to push, push, push, but the tube would not go down. The patient gagged. The instructor tried again and the patient gagged again; but the tube would not move.
Finally the instructor ran to get her supervisor. The supervisor quickly and skillfully inserted the tube where it needed to be.
The instructor felt disgraced and humiliated. Later one of her students thanked her for the lesson she had taught them that day.
The instructor looked puzzled. “How can you thank me for that”? She asked.
The student replied, “You taught us what to do when we fail. Now we know we are to run for help when we can’t manage a situation”.
That’s it.
Life is not always a success. At times everyone fails himself, society and God. There can’t always …

Olajumoke Orisaguna Fights Tears As She Recounts How 2016 Changed Her Life (Video)

Former Bread seller turned model Olajumoke Orisaguna's sudden shoot to stardom remains one of the most inspirational event of the year 2016.

In a new interview with Pulse, Olajumoke spoke about her unexpected journey to fame and two names that kept on recurring in her speech were TY Bello and Sujimoto.

The model appeared to be beyond grateful due to the roles the two people (TY Bello and Sujimoto) have played in her life transformation.

While speaking, an emotional Olajumoke almost in tears said:

"Ever since all of these started, the major people I have seen are TY Bello and Sujimoto.
The two of them have been taking care of me and the children.
"Anything I need, they do for me. TY Bello is like my mother in Lagos. Sujimoto is like my father in Lagos.

"May God bless them. May God lift them up more than he he already has."The model who has enjoyed ambassadorial position with some top business brands in Nigeria, spoke highly of the likes of Payporte, Stanbic IBTC…