I had the opportunity of interviewing Nobleniche thanks to social media. She’s an amazing writer who happens to be my very good friend. In this post you’ll get to know her better and share her opinion on some trending issues.
Hi, Nobleniche welcome to Oyinkansolaplus, can we meet you?
Hello, I am Adewara Idowu, also known as Nobleniche; I live by the term of being an happiness activist and optimist catalyst.
Why the name Nobleniche?
The name Nobleniche is from two words, Noble and Niche. The name came to be just as the literal definition of the two words though with a figurative meaning (creating an honorable and distinguished cavity of optimism and happiness in which no negativity can function)
What made you go into the line of motivation? Why not fiction, poetry or any other form of writing?
I went into the line of motivation because I feel people need motivation no matter who they are. The major reason is to encourage people to look beyond their pain and troubles and focus on the positive side of life…
As a young child, I passed through series of stages of depression and low self esteem, which is why I feel burdened to encourage people not to go through that route. I actually received the scripture Heb 3:13 ‘But exhort one another daily, while it is called today’… Thus I make it my mission to bring people out of the quagmire of hope and despair and into light of possibilities.
As a motivational writer, who are three people you look up to?
As a motivational writer, I look up to God, Prince Ea and Najwa Zebian
Tell us something fun about you
Errm, something fun? That would be dancing and singing even though I don’t really know how to dance and sing🙈
What books are you currently reading?
Books, I did say Michelle Obama’s Becoming, I’m taking my time to read it and in between, Mindset: The new psychology of success by Carol S. Dweck
What advise do you have for Nigerian youths many who are still confused on a future path?
For many that are confused on a future path, I did say seek God… And while seeking God don’t remain idle; try to know what your passion; try to know what you are interested in and work towards accomplishing it… It’s okay to try more than one thing but at the end of the day settle for what keeps you up at night.
With the present economic situation, what are the nuggets you will give to new bloggers?
We live in an age where people are no longer interested in reading and gaining knowledge; everyone wants the fast route to getting rich and are not willing to sacrifice or build themselves up…
I did say just Keep Going and Keep doing your thing, Never give up.
How do you source for your contents?
Sourcing for content include me ; reading books; watching motivational videos; engaging in meaningful conversations but above all, I let God inspire me to write.
During your free time, what keeps you relaxed?
During my free time, I feel relaxed watching Movies or dancing and a bit of music.
How has life been after University?
I did say Life has been Eye Opening
Describe your style
I did say reserved
How do you motivate yourself to keep your blog up and running?
I won’t say I motivate myself, I did say God keeps me motivated. Because trust me, if it were to be up to me, I would have given up a long time ago. And I’ve been surrounded by friends who have been supportive, encouraging and keep me motivated.
Who would you like to live like for a day?
When you’re having a bad day, what do you do to make yourself feel better?
I go offline, try to reconnect with myself and give myself a pep talk.
What’s your pet peeve?
I really hate lies
I hate liars more ☹
What are you passionate about?
Optimism and Happiness
Books or Movies?
Heels or Flats?
Trending or Comfy?
Plantain and Egg
What’s one thing you think Nigerian youths need to stop doing?
They should stop beefing and instead learn to support one another.
What kind of music are you into?
Gospel of all genre
What movie can you watch over and over?
I’m not really a fan of rewatching movies but I did say Joyful noise/Let it shine
Depression and suicide seems to be the order of the day, what do you have to say about it?
This is a serious issue that I’ve been a major concern to me… Depression is massive but suicide is a different ball game. Both works hand in hand.
I did say it all boils down to social media. Social media is a form of a fairy tale which set high standards and can be likened to a tool of oppression. See not everyone is able to filter what comes into their mind. They take everything in even the garbage thus they are lead to the tool comparison on social media. Comparison then sets in to become hate, depression, blah blah blah…
The whole point is that we should try to educate others to just be themselves, let them be the unique being God has created and try not to compare themselves with anyone.
If someone is suffering from depression, let them be encouraged to open up to people who won’t judge them or someone they can trust…
Depression is real, but Suicide should never be an option.
I’m honored and humbled to be on the blog
Thanks a lot and God bless you.
You can catch up with nobleniche on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @nobleniche
She blogs at nobleniche.wordpress.com