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10 Best Tips To Live In Lagos And Be Happy With Yourself

Lagos is a popular and famous city in Nigeria because it is Nigeria’s city known for its exclusiveness among every city in the country.

Lagos however, is said to be a densely populated city, with busy streets, characterized by massive traffic jams. With such massive traffic jams in Lagos however, the city is still an amazing place to live in. Of course, this is true!

Lagos is known for its world-class ambiance,  Nigeria’s city, considered to be most amazing with wonderful beaches, and skyscrapers, and amazing parks, and best entertainment options, and most job opportunities, etc.

Lagos is known for having almost everything to offer almost every person who happened to visit the city of Lagos.  Visit Lagos, and you will be amazed by unique and matchless vibes experiences.

Best Tips To Live In Lagos And Be Happy With Yourself:

Below are the best tips to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself, and in this article, l will give you 10 tips altogether, enjoy reading!

1. Have A Good And Simple Lifestyle:

One of the ways to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself is to make sure that, you live a good and simple lifestyle. Do you desire to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself?

Then plan to live a responsible life and a simple lifestyle. By living a responsible life, you will be driving off every attention from evil men and from hoodlums who made Lagos their home base.

You must always endeavour to conduct yourself and every of your activity moderately. avoid glitz and you will be less of threat personality.

2. Knowing About Rushing Hours In Lagos:

Another way to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself is knowing about the rushing hours in Lagos. What are the rushing hours in Lagos? This is one question you must answer by yourself if you must live in Lagos and be happy with yourself because Lagos is a busy city.

So through such knowledge about Lagos, you will be happy moving around Lagos in the morning, in the evening, even in the night. Know that traffic for example in Lagos, is heavy towards the Island in the early hours, and heavy towards Mainland in the evening, and by that, you can plan your life and movement in Lagos very well.

3. Trust Your Instinct And Avoid Falling A Victim Of One-Chance:

More still on how to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself. To be happy with yourself, while living in Lagos, you have to make sure that you trust your own instinct, as well as, living to avoid falling a victim of one chance. Never wish to be a victim of one chance.

Suppose you are a newcomer or a first-timer to Lagos, newcomer to Lagos state are often called, Johny Just Come JJC in Lagos, there is a possibility that you are likely to fall victim to some muggers or bandits, whose stock in trade is to rob people visiting and living in Lagos. So you have to do your possible best to avoid being robbed by muggers.

Read Also: 10 Most Dangerous Neighbourhoods in Lagos, Nigeria

4. Never Walk The Streets Of Lagos With So Much Physical Cash On You:

Another way to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself is to avoid walking the streets of Lagos with so much physical money on you.

This is very important! Always try to go out with a small amount of money on you, possibly, you can change your money into smaller denominations in order to avoid the chances of falling a victim of Lagos streets bandits.

Otherwise, you will cry ‘had l known’ because Lagos is no man island, that is why before you enter Lagos when coming from your state, you will see this inscription; “this is Lagos”.

5. Never Rush For Buses When With Valuable Goods In Lagos:

Another way to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself is to avoid rushing for buses at the park anytime you know that you are with valuable goods on you.

Anytime you are at any crowded bus stop in Lagos, always skip the frenzy of trying to rush for buses. Be always calm, and never jump in the fray.

Imagine, when rushing for bus and you end up rumpled your ironed clothes, as well as, losing your purse or for no reason, get injured.

Mine only advise to you in a situation like that, is to be strategic. Always get yourself a position at where you can easily see the arrival of buses, and should you jump, make sure you are the first to position yourself at the entrance before other people can rush in, and see how you will be happy with yourself in Lagos.

6. Learn To Go Out Always After Rushing Hours In Lagos:

One of the ways to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself, is to learn to go out always after rushing hours in Lagos, particularly if you are not a civil or public servant, perhaps, you are a business person, to be happy with yourself as a Lagos resident, always go out after rushing hours.

When you go out after rushing hours each day in Lagos, you will be happy with yourself why? It is because it will be easing the stress of having to catch up in Lagos traffic and some other daily road challenges.

7. Always Wake Up Early Every Morning In Lagos:

One of the ways to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself is to make sure that you always wake up early every morning, whether you are a student, a working-class or a businessman.

It is good that you wake up early if you must beat daily challenges in Lagos, and very important it will help you to get to school in time, or get to the office in time or catch up with appointment early as a business person, the reason of being up early is obvious.

Lagos is densely populated, and one of the busiest cities in the world. However, always play safe, if you are to get out early enough, always endeavour to walk in groups if possible or have somebody to accompany you from home.

Read Also: 10 Security Tips for Those Living in Lagos, Nigeria

8. Always Remain In Office Up To Late Hour If You Are On Paid Job:

It is advisable to always remain in the office up to late hour in Lagos if you are on paid job, it is one of the ways to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself, and the reason is that, by staying in the office up to late hour, you will be able to beat Lagos traffic on your way back from work.

Think about it! Remaining in the office up to a late hours is a possible way of avoiding evening rush in Lagos. Most Lagosians will prefer to stay in office late, as a way of avoiding the evening rush hour, which normally lock the city down.

9. Identify Weaknesses In Your Home And Develop Good Relationship With Neighbors:

Yet, another way to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself is to always identify weaknesses in your home, as well as, making sure that you develop a good relationship with your neighbors.

Every person living in a city like Lagos is expected to always note and as well, identify the weaknesses in his home. Then fix those weaknesses.

For example, bad locks, or bad doors or faulty bulbs, and anything that can be an incentive for thefts and burglars. Moreso, you have to maintain a good and positive relationship with every one of your neighbour. Make sure you go some mile to have a safe neighbourhood.

10. Live And Maintain A Conscious Mind In Lagos:

Another way to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself is to live and maintain a conscious mind in Lagos. You never could tell, you or your house can be a target by the evil men, that is Lagos for you!

So what do you do to escape such danger, should it calls? These days, almost any home, especially in Lagos can be a target by these men of under-world, but however, the more you continue in maintaining a sense of consciousness, and that of security, you can always avoid such danger in Lagos.

Conclusion:

Lagos is known for having almost everything to offer almost every person who happened to visit the city of Lagos.  Visit Lagos, and you will be amazed with unique and matchless vibes experiences. In this article are 10 best tips on how to live in Lagos and be happy with yourself.

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