You Are Mentally Exhausted

Are you mentally exhausted and don’t know it? There always exist periods where it seems you lose interest in working and develop what can be described as an apathy towards work. Someone could even say you’re being lazy or laidback towards work.

We’ll walk you through a quick test today to check if you’re dealing with exhaustion or you’re just really lazy.

1. You Don’t Feel Motivated.

Not feeling motivated is not always a sign of laziness, it can actually be a pointer to emotional exhaustion sometimes which arises as a result of the fact that you have done so much brainwork without adequate rest.

2. You Can’t Focus Or Concentrate.

Are you finding it hard to concentrate on what needs to be done? If you find yourself getting distracted easily, it could be a pointer to the fact that you are stressed and it needs to be managed before it affects you at the workplace.

3. You Constantly Fantasize About Drastic Change

Do you find yourself suddenly imagining what your life would look like if you won the lottery? Or if someone suddenly relocated you away from the country? Using such fantasies to escape your present reality is a pointer to emotional exhaustion.

4. Small Tasks Seem Overwhelming.

When stressed or mentally exhausted, you suddenly begin to struggle with tasks that you naturally would execute. At this point, work seems like a big deal and you just need it all to stop so you can breathe.

5. Making Your Bill Payments Stresses You.

We know any little thing stresses you out when you’re exhausted, especially when it concerns money. That’s why with www.vtpass.com, you can buy airtime/data, subscribe GOtvDStv, or Startimes, pay electricity bills, buy insurance or pay educational bills at the tap of a button.

When Awoof Ran My Belle

Have you ever been in a situation where the search “awoof” (freebies) landed you in trouble?

I’d always heard it said that “awoof dey run belle,” but experience really is the best teacher I guess.

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On this fateful day, I needed to pay my DSTV subscription. Upon searching online, I found a website offering a 20% discount on payments. “Ahnahn, see free money.” If only I had known village people were after me.

As a sharp guy, I quickly entered the website, inputted my card details and paid for the bouquet I wanted and got debited. I felt great. It was in that moment that I realised it actually feels good to know you got a better deal than the seller. All was alright with the world, until…

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I started getting a series of consecutive debits on my account. Huh? I live in Meiran, Lagos State to be precise, why am I getting debited in Dubai? Ah, awoof!!! I had fallen prey to a scam website and my account was completely drained that day.

That is where VTpass comes into play. No point running the risk being scammed. Simply log on to www.vtpass.com to buy airtime/data, subscribe GOtv, DStv, or Startimes, or pay electricity bills . . . it’s as easy as Login, Select, and Pay!

How To Survive The Rain

They say it’s summer time but all we are experiencing in these parts is rain, rain, and more rain. The last thing anyone needs right now is for rain to ruin the season, so, here are seven tips on how to survive the rains

Don’t ever forget to close your windows. One of the worst things that can happen to anyone in this season is stepping out of the house, then when the rain begins, you remember that you didn’t close your windows. Many have slept in nature-made waterbeds just because they didn’t pay attention to this tip.

Plan your outfits in advance. This is the season in which your cloths can take up to one week before they get dried up because the rains can help you decide that you haven’t rinsed them enough. You would do well to do your laundry in advance this season.

Never go out without an umbrella. Even if the sun is shining bright and making you sweat, don’t make the mistake of stepping out without taking an umbrella along with you because in 2 secs, your story can be changed by sudden downpour.

Rubber shoes all the way. Now is not the time to wear shoes that are made of cotton or other materials that are very prone to water if you don’t want your footwear to turn into a sponge.

Dress for the cold. As much as possible, ensure you step out with a coat, jacket or sweater in hand. Now is the time to wear thicker fabrics and protect yourself from the cold.

Eat Healthy. You need to pay more attention to your diet during the rains. Avoid street food as much as possible and also keep away from raw vegetables. Maintain a nutritional diet that includes cooked vegetables, fruits, herbal tea. Now is not the time to fall ill.

Don’t go out if you don’t have to. This is the most important tip of all, and thanks to VTPASS, you can make all your payments from the comfort and warmth of your home. Simply log on to www.vtpass.com to buy airtime/data, subscribe GOtv, DStv, or Startimes, pay electricity bills, buy waec registration pin/result checker pin, or buy insurance… it’s as easy as Login, Select, and Pay!

5 Secrets To Staying Motivated At Work

black man feeling tired and uninspired at work
black man feeling tired and uninspired at work

Nearly everyone has been through that phase/episode where you just lack the motivation to work and it starts to feel and as though nothing works.

Most times the lack of motivation at work could make you feel terrible, bored and frustrated about your business or career. However, we’ve got great news for you as we have compiled a short list to help you stay motivated while completing your daily tasks.

1. Don’t Think About it as Hard Work

Never think of your job as hard work.

Studies have shown that when a project you’re faced with isn’t viewed as drudgery, but rather as a piece of the puzzle that’s helping you along your career path, then perhaps the energy required to do it will be easier to come by.

Here’s how Marie Stein deals with feeling uninspired”at work;

I try not to think so much about how difficult or frustrating or impossible that might be; I just think about how good it must feel to be that, or how proud I might be to have done that. Make hard look easy.

2. Task Identity

Checklist for work done.

Work is most motivating when it’s clear what, exactly, you’re accomplishing. On the other hand, nothing is worse than working all day and thinking “What did I even do today?!”

To stay motivated at the end of each day or week, make a “Got Done” list (the opposite of to the to-do list!), where you outline all of the tasks you’ve completed. For extra motivation, keep it somewhere you can see.

3. Evaluate Task Significance


Always set your tasks in order of priority.

Another key to staying motivated is knowing that the work you’re doing makes a difference in some way—recognizing the impact you’re making on your clients, company, or the world.

If you’re not totally seeing this connection, try to dig deep. You could map your weekly sales reports to the increase in your company’s bottom lines or sales unit, Or make a list of the tasks you do that reduce this cost for your company and find ways to focus on those aspects of your job more often.

4. Focus on things that really matter

Did you know that doing things that don’t mean anything costs(us) a ton of mental energy?

FOCUS

Take a minute to go through your list and take off anything that’s both truly demotivating and unnecessary for you to do. It’s not always best to finish what you started if, down the line, you can’t even remember the reason you started something in the first place. 

5. Celebrate Wins

Celebrating your wins

An acknowledgment of how good you are doing, no matter how small or big is a great step to boosting your motivation.

You may forget how crucial all the little wins are if you’re constantly waiting for a long-term payoff. So ensure to treat yourself and never underestimate how gratifying it can feel to recognize tiny advancements.

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What to do when in a Bad Mood While at Work

There is this popular cliche that “every day is not Christmas”. This resonates the fact there are good days and there are bad days. Some days, we get to smile and laugh and joke around. But on some other day, the reverse is the case. And while we might have enough to spend on some days, we might not other days. And yes, this one fact determines how things run quite a lot. So, on very bad days, how do we get to control ourselves and prevent an outburst? And, especially on the days when you get to go to work and mingle with people. Now, this is something that needs addressing.

But first, it is very important to always nip in the bud any arising bad mood swing. And that is, by first locating the root cause of the foul mood. Without any doubt, the ultimate cause of bad mood and mood swings is when one is having a bad day due to certain inconveniences and hurdles. So say, you are self-employed and you are hoping to meet a deadline. But then, your meter ran out of power just as soon as you started working. You get off to renew it but your car is out of fuel. So, you get a cab only to be stuck in traffic. Now, for anyone, this is terribly bad and it can swing a bad mood. Worse still, wanting to call someone direly to find that your airtime is out and over can be very discouraging.

Now, there is an easy way out of this inconveniences that sour one’s mood. And that is VTpass. VTpass is an online payment platform that guarantees you absolute convenience with regards to the payments of your bills. Right in your home or office, you can, at any time, make payments for your everyday bills. And VTpass is very quick too. You make payment in three easy steps (-Log on -Select -Pay) and you get your service. Just like that. Talk about settling your electricity bills, TV subscription, airtime and data quickly, VTpass is one sure way.

So, since you will be logging on to www.vtpass.com or using the VTpass app which is on Google Play Store. You might not necessarily need or have a bad mood. But all the same, let us see just you can deal with a bad mood while at work.

ADMIT

You first need to see through you and admit that you are in a bad mood and admit it before doing anything about it.

KEEP TO YOURSELF

Really, this is the safest way to dealing with a bad mood while at work. Pretend you are neck deep in work and don’t say too much to anyone. They would not know of your sour mood. And you would definitely not hurt anyone if you keep to yourself.

GET TO WORK ALREADY

Have you been procrastinating a particular task? Well, you have a bad mood and you need to exhaust yourself. So, get down to the real task and do it.

MUSIC

Music is the food of the soul and evidently the medicine for a bad mood too. So, plug in your ears and move your legs to your favourite vibes.

bad moodYOU CAN STILL LAUGH

Even in a bad mood, laughter is not quite far-fetched from us. So, why not look inward or outward for that humorous thing and go on to have a good laugh?

FACE IT HEAD-ON

Still, the best way to quell a bad mood is to face it head-on Whatever the crisis may be, look it in the face and address it squarely. When you successfully get rid of it, you will be better for it.

But why not altogether prevent a bad mood by preventing those slight inconveniences that get to you? With VTpass, you can wriggle your way out of any such bad mood by getting the convenience you deserve. Pay your bills with convenience. Log on to www.vtpass.com or download the VTpass app now.

 

NEWLY RELEASED NOLLYWOOD MOVIES FOR YOUR DELIGHT

So, we once talked about the amazing films that can help make your weekend a delight. But then, most of the mentioned movies were basically international movies, Hollywood to be precise. So, why not let us backtrack to our indigenous movies. Quite a lot of new movies are emerging in the Nollywood scene. And most of them are quite notable. So, we will be reeling out a couple of movies you can watch for your relaxation this weekend.

Before then, it is useful to point out that there really is not going to be a good TV time if bills are left hanging. So, catering for your bills first and settling them is the way to go. And you can do this easily and speedily by logging on to www.vtpass.com.  Or you can simply download the VTpass app for Android. VTpass, as an online payment platform makes it way easy to pay your bills, electricity bills, airtime, data, TV subscription and much more. You can easily pay off these bills in just three easy steps: Log On, Select, Pay.

So, here are some of the newly released Nollywood movies at your behest.

Memoirs Of 4

Image result for memoirs of 4This film is as new as a newly scented room itself. Adesua Etomi takes the lead as Teniola. And she rocks it with Blossom Chukwuemeka. But they are not the only one in this party. Other equally powerful actors like Joseph Benjamin appear in this movie. Just as the title suggests, the movie shows the struggles of four women.

The Royal Hibiscus Hotel

Image result for The royal Hibiscus hotelA chef, an authoritative father, a loving mother and a handsome stud who likes to eat, this movie is set to blow the roof away. And guess what, it is out. So, you can go feast your eyes on it for the weekend.

The Wedding Party 2

Image result for The Wedding Party 2It is no more news that this blockbuster movie now has its sequel out in the wood. You want a piece of drama, romance and comedy, this is the film to watch.

Coming to America

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This film which already has a telling has undergone an African Remake to star the likes of Van Vicker and Mercy Johnson. This is also one you would enjoy.

So yes, your weekend can be just fantastic with this movies. But first, go on to renew your TV subscription or renew your data by logging on to www.vtpass.com and download the VTpass app for Android.

DISTANT RELATIONSHIP: HOW TO KEEP IT GOING

Even more than any other month, February always seems to emit an aura of love and affection. So, it is not unlikely to hear more about relationships this month than in any other month. But while it can be quite a norm to address normal relationships within normal ranges. Other relationship types that might not fall within the “normal” are worth recognising too. In this sense, long distance relationships should be on note. The popular belief basically is that relationships across long distances have a very slim chance of working out well. And yes, this can be very true. However, long-distance relationships also have prospects for longevity when the partners in question adhere to certain conditions.

So, in this turn, here are tips on how to keep a long distance relationship going.

Talk

Take it or leave it, the most important tip in keeping a distant relationship is talking. This is the only weaponry faraway lovers have in bonding. Usually, there is a lot to talk about, it only takes the patient ones to find the right conversations and delve deep. You can talk about your goals, the ground rules you need to observe, serious things, playful things. You can also make reference to your adventures, your emotions, your expectations…

Really, going on to talk about anything and everything; to greet each other good morning and good night will definitely avoid any sort of miscommunication. And it will give room to more closeness.

VTpass, an online payment platform, provides just the right atmosphere for your conversations to lengthen and grow. Through VTpass, you can easily buy your airtime and data for your voice calls, video calls and social media chats. By logging on to www.vtpass.com or downloading the VTpass mobile app on Google Play Store, you can conveniently buy yourself a time with your distant lover in just three easy steps.

Log On

Select

Pay

Trust

Also, the vital key to a long distance relationship is trust. Partners in two exclusive places must be able to trust each other to remain faithful. Jealousy, strife, insecurities, these are the fastest way to quell a relationship. So they are best avoided.

Treats

Who says faraway couples can’t give themselves beautiful treats? So, your partner lives far away alright? But there really ain’t a place we can’t get to in this world. SO, why not take the time once in a while to visit each other. And then make the best of the time doing what you both enjoy. Also, you can stay afar off and still have fun. Delivery, online shopping, digital gifts, all these can spice your relationship

Truth

So yes, everyone thinks it’s good to be open in a relationship, right? Well, in a long distance relationship, the level of openness has to double. Because you are afar off, every shred of information must pass round between the two couples all the time.

Tricks

It is not really a great idea to be playing games in a long distance relationship. But it is not equally a bad idea if you spring up surprises on each other, play pranks and make things fun. Online games

The Train

Honestly, long distance ain’t really the ideal thing. So, as soon as it can be over with, then you should get it over with. So, two couples in love should as much as possible keep looking at the train and be eager to go home.

In more ways than one, VTpass makes any relationship, especially the long-distance relationships very tolerable. Through the convenience offered in paying bills and making everyday services accessible to everyone. By logging on to www.vtpass.com or downloading the VTpass mobile app for Android, you can make payment for your data and airtime in the easiest way possible. Why not come aboard today to keep your relationship alive.

CHELSEA AND BARCELONA FACEOFF

Now and always, the UEFA League brings together clubs from various parts of the world in drilling matches. And this year’s matches have been no exception. As for more reasons than one, the matches have they been quite spectacular. Also, having several clubs from several other leagues play on the same field is nothing short of thrilling. But there is really nothing like having an English club play against a Spanish club. Well, this is what is about to go down today in today’s match. But the teams playing are no mere English or Spanish clubs. They are top contenders in their various leagues. In no plain words, we are talking about the Chelsea-Barcelona face-off that is happening live today. Just by paying attention to the build-up before the match, it is easy to tell just how spectacular it would be.

Now, you wouldn’t want to miss this match for any reason in the world. But then, things happen. You go to work and come home to find that your TV subscription has not been renewed. Or maybe you are caught in traffic. And you somehow tried to renew your data subscription just to stream the match, but the network is killing. Worse still, you are already in the middle of the match, and your data or TV subscription expires. Now, this can be some sore eyes situation.

Well, you do not have to worry about this anymore. With VTpass, you can successfully watch the Chelsea vs. Barcelona match without any hiccups. This is because VTpass makes it so very convenient to renew your TV subscription, electricity bills, airtime and data. In three easy, quick steps, you can get to make the match really accessible to you. All you need do is log on, select and pay.

And yes, VTpass is less susceptible to the glitches of bad technological services. So, you can be sure that today’s battle between these two top contenders will be in the palm of your hands. So, go on and log on to www.vtpass.com or download the VTpass app on Google Play Store and renew your data or TV  subscription.

WHAT TO DO WITH A DAY OFF FROM WORK

Having a day off from work is quite an exhilarating feeling. But for whatever reason you are getting a day off, you sure do have something else doing. It might mean you are sick and you need some time to recuperate. Or you have a particular function to attend to and the likes. And just maybe your line of work gives a day(s) off per week. Anyway, a day off should be an exciting way to discover one’s self and live thoroughly without thinking of work for one day. So, we will be handing very brilliant tips on how to spend a day off. And yes, even with these tips, you still get to work on your other excuse for missing work. So, you do want to have a good time while on your day off. And you sure don’t want to entertain the burden of paying bills and all.

Well, why not trust VTpass to handle the bills for you. At VTpass, we work at ensuring you pay your bills in the easiest way possible. And at an effective speed. And have we been able to make this happen? Well, yes, we have. With the online VTpass platform, www.vtpass.com, customers constantly get to pay their bills conveniently. Also, downloading the VTpass mobile app on Google Play Store makes it all the easier. So, by logging on to www.vtpass.com or downloading the VTpass app, you get to make payment for your airtime, data, electricity bills and cable TV subscription. So yes, your day off can be very seamless and excitable.

And here are just the right ways to spend a day off

  1. READ A BOOK

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You know the whole talk about how great readers are leaders. Well, it is true. So, if you do have a day off, one effective way to spend it would be to read a book through and through and then go on to dream about it in your sleep. This makes you feel happy like you just did a very great thing.

2. GET A GOOD MASSAGE

Related imageYes, most people don’t believe in the miracle powers of a spa. But if there is anyone true thing, it is that getting a massage from a spa or from a partner is way relaxing.

3. PLANT A TREE

Related imageThis is more like pay attention to a plant. It helps to plant something on a boring day and watching it grow over the next weeks.

4. GO SOMEWHERE

Related imageYou can go somewhere, to a restaurant to have lunch, to a museum, to a social function, to the moon. Just get moving. And yes, do remember to take your camera along with you. And be sure to take any exciting shot you find.

5. COOK

Related imageIt feels good to look at a whole bunch of tasty food, and say “I cooked it”. So yes, cooking more than usual will not be a bad way to spend a day off. But make sure to have some evening get together so you don’t end up wasting your fine dishes.

6. WRITE

Many thoughts swirling all over the head. You can write them down on your day off. It could be about your big dreams or your small cravings. Whatever it is, give immortality to it.

7. LEARN

The most exciting way of spending a day off is doing something you could not do before. So, you want to learn to ride a bicycle or skate? Do it. Or you want to start a new course, a new language? Do it.

At VTpass, we believe that what is worth doing is worth doing well. This is why we work hard at making our payment platform accessible, convenient and fast. Why not log on to www.vtpass.com or download the VTpass app to make payment for your airtime, data, electricity bills and TV subscription? And you are sure to see us for what we are: the one-stop online payment platform.

VALENTINE SPECIAL FROM VTPASS

For many people, February 14th is the sweetheart of the year. It is the one day of the year when love flows without measure. And affections get to be on show on end even in the public. In fact, red and white and all the colours of love go on wild, public display. February 14th is Valentine’s day. And Valentine’s day is all about love. So, you are getting ready for an amazing Valentine on the 14th of February. Well, Valentine is about to get even juicier with VTpass in the picture. With VTpass, you can share and show love to that one special person with the amazing offers VTpass has in store. Log on to www.vtpass.com or download the VTpass mobile app for Android to check out the awesome plans VTpass has for this Valentine.

But first, you should know that VTpass is an online payment platform where you can go on to pay your everyday bills. Ranging from your electricity bills, tv subscriptions, to your airtime and data, you can pay any of your everyday bills with VTpass in three easy steps. First, you log on to www.vtpass.com, then you select your payment, enter your details and then Pay. It’s easy, fast and reliable. So, in these three easy steps, you can show love to your dear ones by settling their bills and seeing them smile.

But there is more. For this love season, you can be of the five customers to win a giveaway from VTpass. Isn’t this just great? Well, here’s just how to be one of our five winners.

VTPASS VAL 2018

In sealing this season of love, VTpass is set on putting smiles on the faces of many of our new and existing customers. And not just that, we want to make the season as much fun as possible. So, here’s how it’s gonna be.

1. On your various social media pages and handles, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, list five various services offered by VTpass.

2. Use the hashtag #vtpassval2018 in your post.

3. Once this is done, you instantly receive a 10% discount voucher for any of the services (airtime, data, electricity bills, you buy on VTpass for the whole day.

There is yet another fun thing to do.

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So, every post you share on your timeline or page, and tag @vtpass, you receive 50% discount voucher for all the services you buy. So, say you want to buy airtime worth #1000. Well, with your 10% discount voucher, you only get to pay #900. This is totally awesome, you must agree. Well, why not get on with your Val selfie and begin to win our amazing discount vouchers. Indeed, everyone deserves love and love is what you get with VTpass. Download the VTpass app on Google Play Store or log on to www.vtpass.com to start making your payment now.