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Not This Widow is an intimate and poignant memoir about the sudden death of a much-loved husband and father. After unexpectedly becoming a widow, Dilys Sillah recounts her experience of transitioning from a devoted wife to a young widow thwarted with challenges she could never have imagined. Losing a loved one is gut-wrenching enough, yet this book explores the significant role that culture and tradition play in stifling the grieving process of new widows. Not This Widow, speaks of the unspoken challenges, pressures and traditions forced upon some widows. Complete with four stories from other women who share similar experiences, this book gives voice to many widows whose stories and experiences have gone undocumented and urges us to change the narrative. This book provides practical advice for anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one. It is a powerful story of resilience, steely determination and dignity, giving hope to anyone who has loved and lost too soon.
Do you ever feel as though you will never meet the right man? Are your relationships leaving you wondering what you're doing wrong? Do you attract the same type of man, repeating the same negative patterns over and over again? If you find yourself thinking "Here we go again" or "I've been here before", if you're dating men who love you and leave you emotionally wounded and insecure, or if you're wondering why you just can't seem to get it right, I have news for you. You are simply dating the wrong men. Mr. Wrong is an insightful and witty exploration into why some women continually attract the wrong men. This powerful collection of humorous, insightful, and entertaining stories are written by women from across the world that have encountered and overcome toxic Mr. Wrong relationships. The book is designed to unite, inspire, and empower women through interactive quizzes, exercises, and meditations. Through them you can to explore, question, and challenge negative belief systems that are attracting damaging connections. It enables a positive journey of self-discovery that breaks the cycle of defeating relationships and ultimately leads to a healthy outcome. Mr. Wrong gives women the courage to turn their pain into Power and their adversities into Opportunities. It also gives space for celebrating Mr. Right by acknowledging men's valuable relationship stories too. Do men get a bad rap? What role do women play in creating Mr. Wrong? "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Clearly see the mistakes you've been making, and observe yourself and your relationships with a new perspective. Discover the joy other women have known, as you claim your Mr. Right!
Have you ever been in a relationship that you knew was no good for you? Have you ever had to make a decision that would ultimately change the course of your life? How do you undo a decision? The Decision is the first in a three-part series of The Mental Gymnastics that tracks the stormy relationship between Melissa and Travis. When Melissa wakes up one morning, she knows her life will never be the same again. Today is that day that most women dream about, but not Melissa. Having been in a relationship with Travis for 10 years and having his child, Travis makes it clear his intention is to marry her. On the surface, things look rosy but on the inside, Travis’s continual mind-games and neglect of her basic needs are tearing Melissa apart. However, having put off the wedding for long enough, it is time for her to bite the bullet and walk down the aisle and face the decision she made to say yes. Set over a four hour period, The Decision invites you into Melissa’s mind as she reflects on the relationship and contemplates her decision. Will Melissa go ahead with a decision that will drastically alter the course of her life and wellbeing or will she choose to end the mental gymnastics?
Are you experiencing those hot flashes, night sweats and a rollercoaster of emotions? Do you feel like you don’t know whether you are coming or going; one minute you are high, the next feeling low? Don’t panic. A transition is taking place and it doesn’t have to be a bumpy ride. You are experiencing The Change. Change is Coming is a comprehensive guide for men and women experiencing menopause or andropause. It sets straight the misguided belief that menopause only happens to women and that it marks the end of youth and vitality. Menopause and andropause mark the beginning of a new and exciting chapter and this book will show you how. Change is Coming will lovingly show you how you can not only survive this period but thrive in it through making some intelligent changes to diet, nutrition and lifestyle to manage hormone imbalance. This book is designed to enlighten you on the benefits of mindful eating and help you to reclaim your health during this transition. Filled with tasty and healthy recipes and effective ways to detox, you will feel empowered throughout The Change as you take proactive steps to manage it and step into the next chapter with confidence. The Change is an opportunity to embrace all that you have experienced and to connect to your inner wisdom on a deeper level. Take this journey through Change is Coming embrace a brand new you!
An unemployed man sees a vision of the love he wants to have as he strikes up a conversation with a young lady on a packed Molue during a traffic jam. A child gets drawn into the daily goings-on of her beautiful next-door neighbours. A woman steps back into her hidden past when she meets her father for the first time and spots a torn photo. A young man realises that he can’t fine tune his romantic inclinations to suit his heritage. Naija Love Stories, set against the backdrop of a rich and vibrant Nigerian culture, will take you on a journey through the lives and loves of various characters, all grappling with different concepts of what it means to love, and to be loved. Using her lyrical style punctuated with sharp and witty undertones, Ola Awonubi deftly captures the power, poignancy, mystery, hilarity, longevity, complexity and simplicity of love – some of the many faces of love that any reader, anywhere in the world, will instantly recognise.