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uju okonkwo
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We all know the saying, 'first impressions matter, so make it count' but should they? Are human behaviors so fixed that the prospects of meeting someone on a bad day becomes impossible?
Have you ever been so wrong about your first impression of a person before? How did you deal with it and how has it affected the way you relate with others now?

(You can read my story and how I've learned never to judge character hastily.)

http://pathsonwater.com/2016/03/31/should-first-impressions-matter/
Do first impressions matter? A week ago I was walking home from work, down a busy Lagos street, exhausted and barely keeping the adrenaline pumping when I stopped to buy bread. Bread because I don&…
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Thank you +balbindar varma 
+Rowanna Sands I agree with you. My friend likes to call this 'bluetooth opinion' where we tend to 'know' people based on our expectations of them, than really bothering to know them.
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I decided to commit to a daily writing habit, with some of my posts inspired by word prompts and others, quotes. This one is a bit of both and reminds me of how hard we try to project feelings that other people expect of us, rather than what we really feel. I hope you find inspiration here :)

https://inked365.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/a-game-of-faces/
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It took staring at a leafless tree for days and struggling to still my hands from reaching for a camera to come to this; to realize how monotonous life is when we allow it. Wake up. Eat. Work. Slee...
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hi Uju how are u doing? its being a while
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Ever been part of a Blogiversary? Here's how to get there in 12 steps ... :)
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+PETER OSITA I promise it works :)
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Lets talk marriage and relationships among the sexes :)
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i love the article,thanks for accepting the request!! Thanks
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Happy New Year everyone. May hope burn ever bright in your lives :)
Discombobulate. That's my word for 2014, alongside befuddled, arduous and complicated. It was the most horrible I've had in all my twenty-ish years of existence, and if the stories and conversation...
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We all know the saying, 'first impressions matter, so make it count' but should they? Are human behaviors so fixed that the prospects of meeting someone on a bad day becomes impossible?
Have you ever been so wrong about your first impression of a person before?
Read my story and how I've learned never to judge character hastily.

http://pathsonwater.com/2016/03/31/should-first-impressions-matter/
Do first impressions matter? A week ago I was walking home from work, down a busy Lagos street, exhausted and barely keeping the adrenaline pumping when I stopped to buy bread. Bread because I don&…
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Took a photo of this beauty right outside my home.I always thought how ordinary Dragonflies were until I got a close look of this one.
You can read the accompanying post on my blog :)
It took staring at a leafless tree for days and struggling to still my hands from reaching for a camera to come to this; to realize how monotonous life is when we allow it. Wake up. Eat. Work. Slee...
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Looking for inspiration this 2nd half of the year?
You may have noticed I have a thing for nature-- plants, flowers, butterflies. What these have in common is their tendency to bloom. They pass through various stages to pop out those buds and wings...
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Let's talk about conversations and the social media age.
Talk about the old ways: the era of tea parties, balls, sitting on the porch, picnics, moonlight games in the village square, pen pals, letter writing or carting a journal around and talking. Yes, ...
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Happy New Year everyone. May your hope find a safe place to perch and thrive this year.
Discombobulate. That's my word for 2014, alongside befuddled, arduous and complicated. It was the most horrible I've had in all my twenty-ish years of existence, and if the stories and conversation...
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How strange is it that those who should have the greatest weapon of war, turn out to be the most fearful? Few weeks ago on my way to work, I mounted a bike that left my trouser legs begging for a w...
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    chartered accountant/business consultant/Economist, 2012 - present
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You might wonder how you got here, but don't worry, you are in good company.
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I'm Uju. Accountant, economist, blogger, photo enthusiast and a people's person :) 
I love to read books and basically anything of interest, meet new people and just enjoy life and this journey one day at a time. 
Thanks for hopping over :)
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  • ANSU
    Economics, 2006 - 2010
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September 5