Author: Chude Jideonwo

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 19, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | True Prosperity

There is nothing wrong with striving to improve your life situation. You can improve your life situation, but you cannot ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 10, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | This is why we want you to succeed

If you’re a committed reader of this newsletter, then you probably know what I know: that money doesn’t lead to ...

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Chude JideonwoJanuary 5, 2019

The Daily Vulnerable | Drama

I like drama. I am also naturally given to drama. And I attract a number of dramatic people to myself. ...

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Chude JideonwoDecember 29, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | New year, new … what?

New you, yeah? Well, how has that worked for you all these years? For much of you, not very much. ...

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Chude JideonwoDecember 22, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | You are not your emotions only

We speak a lot about emotions in the newsletter (The Daily Vulnerable). Because emotions are often the way we react ...

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Chude JideonwoDecember 8, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | What’s your story? 

I shared one of the most profound moments of my life with the audience of TEDx Ungwarimi, where I was ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 23, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Nothing but the truth

Friend, ask me: “Do you care what people think about you, Chude?” My answer will be this: “On most days? ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 17, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Friends

Sometimes your friends will be unreasonable. Sometimes they will be annoying, they will say the wrong things, do the wrong ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 10, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | There is too much judgement in the world

Too many people are living under the disapproving eyes of others, or themselves. Too many people are in the prison ...

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Chude JideonwoNovember 3, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | For my sake, I choose truth

I was at dinner with a mentor the other day, and he asked me, “So are you still based outside Nigeria?”  Now, ...

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Chude JideonwoOctober 31, 2018

As we commemorate 501 years of the Protestant Reformation, Nigeria is going through its own special revolution

There are a lot of moments in history that have been held dear as the most momentous points of innovation ...

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Chude JideonwoOctober 27, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable | Sadness

When I began to learn about living a joyful life, I would find myself ashamed whenever I was sad. Almost ...

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Chude JideonwoOctober 20, 2018

What’s the formula? | The Daily Vulnerable

…for living what Brene Brown calls a “wholehearted” life – what I call a life of “joy”? Authentic + Courage ...

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Chude JideonwoOctober 12, 2018

Sit with it | The Daily Vulnerable

  When something doesn’t make sense. When everything that was supposed to work out didn’t. When you are overwhelmed, confused, ...

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Chude JideonwoOctober 1, 2018

Chude Jideonwo: Buhari doesn’t deserve a second term, but Nigeria is still on course

“Nigeria is ON COURSE? Chude?! Are you and I not in this same country?” “I know. It’s almost a sacrilegious ...

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Chude JideonwoSeptember 28, 2018

Both ways | The Daily Vulnerable

  When someone asks you a favour, if your reply is “I sadly don’t have the money. I haven’t even paid ...

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Chude JideonwoSeptember 25, 2018

Of 57 men arrested for being gay in Lagos, Nigeria – and the work that lies ahead for LGBTi advocacy in Africa

Being a speech by Chude Jideonwo, founder of Joy, Inc. at 3rd LGBT Human Rights Defenders Workshop for the Center ...

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Chude JideonwoSeptember 21, 2018

Did you amount to anything? | The Daily Vulnerable

Are you one of those people whom someone told when they were young, in school, powerless or needing help of some ...

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Chude JideonwoSeptember 15, 2018

Come and carry your pedestal, biko | The Daily Vulnerable

  When others respect you or love you, or in other ways hold you in esteem, there is always the temptation for them ...

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Chude JideonwoSeptember 7, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable: Perfect

People like perfect stories, Friend. Be careful. “I haven’t had any alcohol in 5 years,” for instance. But are you ...

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Chude JideonwoAugust 31, 2018

Daily Vulnerable: “Your post inspired me to reach out to a former nanny”

I am always excited to receive feedback on how these newsletters are helping you in your journeys. Once a month, ...

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Chude JideonwoAugust 24, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable – Road rage

The other day I was driving back from church when someone who wasn’t being considerate blocked off our side of ...

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Chude JideonwoAugust 16, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable: “I have no baggage”

Immediately I said it, I did a double-take. Something about it came from deep inside me. I had just arrived Lagos ...

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Chude JideonwoAugust 2, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable: “I am annoyed”

The moment has been stuck in my head ever since. It was 17 years ago. I had just won my ...

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Chude JideonwoJuly 27, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable: Nothing human is alien to me

Him: And you made a statement on how only those who have deep emotions can reach deep or something like that? ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 25, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable: Feedback Friday: “Who knew I had this all held up in me?”

It was my post about the loss of my father that triggered this email from a reader. The human mind ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 17, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable: “I’d like to spend today crying”

I received the most human message I ever got, yesterday, from a dear friend. I want to share it with ...

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Chude JideonwoMay 4, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable: “I am afraid of failing”; a reader’s response

 I get a minimum of 50 emails on my The Daily Vulnerable account each month, and we are just in ...

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Chude JideonwoApril 13, 2018

The Daily Vulnerable: I spend most of my days in pain

I spend most of my days in pain… I deal with high blood pressure. I have had it since I ...

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Chude JideonwoMarch 20, 2018

International Happiness Day: Nigeria is a very unhappy country, but it’s not because of poverty

Satish Kumar is one of my favourite people in the world. He is an Indian monk and editor, more famous ...

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