W e usually attempt to all the changes required in one quick swoop! This can be quite overwhelming! You get discouraged and say ha! I am not seeing any results! It has been said time and again that the way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time! So when it comes to this albatross of Lifestyle Changes, let’s do it one step at a time! When you conquer one and have mastered it, then choose another one, once you master that, chose yet another one ..... And these will become your new normal! They all become second nature to you and the amazing energy, vitality, radiant skin, productivity, emotional stability and better health you enjoy will spur you on. Just take baby steps! One step at a time and you would find Lifestyle Changes are achievable and can be Long Lasting. No more yoyo Changes.
Remember, Life is all about Choices!!! Which of these Changes will you begin with:? 1. Drink Plenty of Water 2. Eat More Healthily 3. Exercise Regularly 4. Reduce Stress 5. Minimize Toxins I wish you Optimum Health and WellBeing!!!
The Smart Money Woman: An African Girl’s Journey to Financial Freedom by Arese Ugwu is juicy tale about four girlfriends in Lagos, Nigeria navigating incredible money woes and coming out victorious. The book is centered on the story of Zuri, a 28-year-old single woman, living the upper-middle class life as a senior manager at a top firm. Despite appearances, Zuri finds herself broke, unable to make ends meet and in need of a lifestyle change. With her best friends, Tami (the flighty fashion designer), Lara (the tough oil and gas executive), Adesuwa (the conservative lawyer) and Ladun (the fabulous housewife), Zuri grows a little and learns a lot.
Through the interesting scenarios of her fictional characters, she offers practical, stepby-step advice and solutions for a number of financial issues from investment and debt to budgeting and entrepreneurship. In a commendable literary effort, Arese manages to deal hard truths about money without sounding chastising or preachy.
Some of the biggest names across sectors from Business, Finance,
Me- By Konye CheLSea nWaBoGor dia and Entertainment have reviews the book. Alhaji Aliko Dangote, The Dangote Group Chairman and CEO said that The Smart Money Woman is “an entertaining way to learn about money. Ushering a new narrative of Africa, specifically of the African woman in the 21st century; her perspective, her ambitions, her journey, her flaws and all, but wholly hers”. Uche Pedro of BellaNaija, Betty Irabor of Genevieve Magazine and Tara Fela-Durotoye of House of Tara all commended her ability to tell a great, hilarious story while driving home the strong message about the changes to be made in the relationship African women have with money. “A journey through personal finance written from a truly African context by a gifted young woman who seeks to reposition and redefine the way we think about the subject”, was the review given by the President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede.
The Smart Money Woman, which has become a movement and the new cool is a must have for every woman and man. The book is currently available in hardcopy nationwide and online on Amazon and smartmoneyafrica.org.
The book tour, which is Nigeria’s first by any author kicked off three weeks ago with book signing events across several states; Oyo, Lagos, Delta and Akwa Ibom. Meet and greets, book readings, book signings, exclusive brunches and dinners, interviews, and other exciting events are are scheduled between now and December in Lagos, Abuja and Accra.