Sometimes you just have to step away from it all

I started writing on Medium on May 22, 2020. The first story I ever wrote made $0.04. I was really excited about it. The idea of me being able to make even a penny from writing was so thrilling. …


I’ve tried to convince them several times that I do, but they just don’t believe me.

Can I count my dogs? I mean I guess their family…🤔🤔

I’m a hardcore introvert. I’m not shy and I certainly do not hate people. Quite the opposite actually. I love meeting new people…


Real lives get affected.

Amazon first introduced its smart speaker device in 2014 and decided that the wake word should be Alexa, an already popular human name.

The Amazon developers went with the name because of the hard consonant X which makes it distinct and also because it is reminiscent of the Library of…


Before we talk about the obvious benefits of a 4-day work week, let’s take a brief look at workweek history.

In the Beginning

Up until the mid-1800s, it wasn’t uncommon for people to work more than 100 hours six days a week. …


The covid pandemic was the first major pandemic of the century, and we can all agree that we handled it poorly. With all the technology and knowledge we have, you would think we would have a better understanding of viruses and pandemics, and how to deal with them. What struck…


The pandemic has succeeded in bringing all cracks to the surface. From politics to your personal life, most of the things we tried to hide were unearthed without grace or mercy. If you were a public figure, these things were unearthed by others.

I honestly believed that being confined to…


I often hear and read statements like “I don’t want to get too political but…” or “I’m not really into politics” and for a while, I was starting to get confused on what real politics is all about. I decided to go back to the dictionary.

Politics: the art or…


It took me a while, but I’m proud to say that I love my face. It may not be conventionally attractive, definitely won’t qualify as a beauty pageant contestant, but this face has helped me have my own identity which is something I think most of us are lacking. …


Does anyone remember the kale craze circa 2016? I was thinking about it recently and for the life of me, I couldn’t figure out how and why it became so popular. The way it was back then, it was almost as if it was a newly discovered species of plant…


As a kid I loved to learn about different things and was quite knowledgeable within my friend group. Even when it came to words and their meanings, I used to get asked a lot of questions about them. I remember one day I said a word, and someone asked me…

Olapeju Kazeem

I love to think about the world and how it could be a better place. Maybe writing my thoughts would bring some life into these ideas.

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