Andddd we made it!!!
Woohoo!!! First post of the year!!! How you doing?
On this unpredictable rollercoaster that is life, we have once again attained a new height. And for that, we should all be grateful. A resounding happy new year to all the readers, and everyone who makes the Elizabeth T Peters Blog what it is. Without you, we are nothing. This year, even bigger things are in store for you guys and though I can’t ruin the surprises coming, I can say that if you keep reading, you will not ever be disappointed. Cheers to 2016! Have some cake:
New years are all about change, and even though we all stopped making resolutions years ago, I have some advice for you on how to kill it this 2016. As the guru that I am (*both hands raised*) I’m dishing out tips that I know will make this your best year yet. By popular demand, here they are:
1. START WEARING LESS AND GOING OUT MORE
Okay not literally lol. I don’t want your mother to kill you. What I meant to say is SWITCH UP YOUR STYLE. Yes you, baby girl. You are looking for bae. You’ve been complaining that a good man is hard to find and yet you stay indoors expecting to catch a CEO’s eye. You must be joking! Switch up your look, change your hairdo, Do something fun (but reasonable) with your appearance. Have a fresh start. Go to new places. And before you know it you could be ending the year like
2. STAY AWAY FROM RECREATIONAL DRUGS.
You were on something the whole of last year. Maybe it’s time to stop. It’s affecting your academics, relationships and most importantly your bank account. People seriously, it’s not fly to always be high. (Notice my rhyming) except in a situation like this
Of course then, we can’t blame you.
3. PUT A RING ON IT
Yes you our dearest Uncle Tolu, Kola, Wole, Dele, Ayo, Olu, Sola, Lekan, Femi, Tayo (Insert name here). Unfortunately we live in a society where the female most times has no power to make a marriage happen, but must wait for you brothers to be “ready” to “settle down”. Meanwhile she has been washing your plates and cooking your Jollof rice for five years. And you will not let other suitors come near her. And as you know the major accomplishment of a woman is becoming a “Mrs.” so she has to wait for you. *Hiss* Uncle please, this year, put a ring on it. Something reasonable of course, not the one that looks like key holder. (All na ring LOL). Example below:
Wear shoes that kill. LOL. Okay ever heard the saying “Good shoes will take you to good places”? Well now you have, and it’s true. Shoes are a very important, sometimes overlooked aspect of dressing up. They say a lot about a person’s taste, attention to detail and level of exposure. The first thing I look at on a guy are his shoes. If they do not impress, end of story. You don’t have to break the bank, just break away from your comfort zone. Not every time boring black shoes. NEWSFLASH: Brown, Nude and Grey are just as neutral as black when it comes to shoes and look more like you made an attempt. And if you still refuse to embrace these colors, at least clean the black ones you have. Plix and plix, especially this harmattan. Dusty black is not a color.
5. GET TO THE GYM. FOR REAL THIS TIME.
You regularly pree on Fitness Fridays on Instagram. You secretly want to be in the Ultimate Fit Fam (Who doesn’t?). You long for the days when you can flaunt your new Chest or Bikini pictures on your social media so all those haters can shut up. Well now is the time to get to work. You’ve been dragging on your weight for far too long. Just do it (Wearing Nike of course lol). Start eating healthy. Sign up for that dance class. Actually visit the gym you registered for. Get a bicycle.
Be patient and put in your best efforts, and before you know it you’ll be stepping out like
6. GET THAT MAKEUP ON FLEEK ; NO MORE EYEBROW STRUGGLING
Everyone else seems to have learnt how to draw their brows. One line above, one line below. But each time you do yours you look like a Yoruba film actress (no disrespect). You know because people secretly laugh and your selfies always look surprised. It’s time for a change. That make-up must be learnt this 2015. Go on YouTube, start sitting with the Vloggers (not the famous perfect ones abeg o, the ones that actually do makeup for beginners!) You will learn those ombre lips!
There is nothing impossible for God. Before you know it, your selfies gonna be like:
7. THE MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL: GET CLOSER TO GOD
All the other things above na scam. A life without God is an empty one. You need to go deep in your heart and find your faith this year. Don’t be a Christian because you were born one. Don’t go to church because the fam goes on Sundays. Let God know you. Not your surname. You. Find your foot in belief. Talk to Him. He’s always around and you don’t need airtime to call him so no excuses lol. For what shall it profit a man, if he gains the whole world and loses his soul? (Mark 8:36). Think about it, you are in a new year, others were not so lucky. God is bae!
I wish you guys only the best this 2016. Unlimited favor and divine upliftment and all the thing that you wish yourself (Na U Sabi). Take my tips seriously and I promise you, this will be your most amazing year yet!