HAPPINESS: Is Parenting Making You Unhappy?

A study carried out to examine a group of women’s emotions revealed that marital satisfaction nose-dives after the first child is born and picks up again once the children leave home.

Basing on this theory, some happiness experts argue that although parents insist that children are a major source of happiness, this belief is not true.

So if you are a parent, is parenting making you unhappy? Jane (not real name) was a student of International Relations.

She had a great career until she got a baby. Her husband would not allow her travel for her office foreign trips with their baby.

She became so frustrated and considered whether to separate from her husband and pursue her career  or to submit to her husband’s interest and remain home and take care of the baby or find a new job.

Many times we find ourselves in this conflicting loyalty but how do we find happiness in Parenting?Continue


Man City Vs QPR: Your Pot Can Break By The Door Way

“What does it mean to be the best? It means you have to be better than the number two guy. But what gratification is there in that? He’s a loser–that’s why he’s number two.” –Jarod Kintz,

 The old African adage “The pot breaks by the doorway” could not be more meaningful than this weekend’s game between Man City and Queens Park Rangers (QPR).

Man City won the English Premier League title for the first time in 44 years. This win (3-2) snatched the trophy from defending Champions Manchester United on goal difference in the last two minutes of extra time.

This was one of most dramatic finals in the premier league history. But what do we learn from this experience? Continue

Big Brother Star Game: Opportunity Picks The Prepared

“It is not often that a man can make opportunities for himself. But he can put himself in such shape that when or if the opportunities come he is ready.” –Theodore Roosevelt

On Sunday night, Big Brother Star Game season seven of the famed M-Net Reality show was launched in South Africa. Journalist Kyle Duncan Kushaba and Jannatte, a Kampala dancer, are representing Uganda.

Kyle and Jannatte were introduced and subjected to some simple and easy to anticipate questions.

Their response left many Ugandans worried and they took to social media to express their disappointment. Both Kyle and Jannatte seemed unprepared for these simple questions.

Just like in the reality show, we all develop butterflies in our stomachs whenever subjected to an interview. This could be a job interview or a press interview. continue