New years resolutions is a tradition that has been around for a very long time now, in which a person resolve to change unhealthy habits and set some goals to improve on personal life at the begging of every year. Most of us set the same resolutions every year of which we never seem to keep. we just pick a pen and a paper and write a list of things and we won’t remember in the next two months. Well, here are great tips you need to know about before making your resolutions this year in order to actually keep them and really improve your way of living. Pick something that is really bothering you. We are human beings and we tend to think more about something that is affecting us negatively, while we, ignore the things that we are okay with. The chances of following through a weight loss program are higher than resolving to read a book every day. Yes it is very good to create a reading culture, but it doesn’t affect us the same as a negative body image. Some people are okay with their weight, but most will definitely be affected by weight gain, […]
Periods -also known as menstruation (menses), is an important part of woman’s reproductive health. It is a key process that regulates the reproductive cycle. Menstruation is the discharge of blood and mucosal tissue from inner lining of a woman’s uterus through her vagina. The woman body is constantly preparing for birth and when it doesn’t happen, it discharges all its “preparations” through what we know as period, and restart the whole cycle again. During the preparation for birth, the body develops nutrient-rich lining (endometrium) in a woman’s uterus that help cushion and nourish a developing fetus should pregnancy happen. This is the same lining that sheds off during period if pregnancy fails to happen. Periods can be physically and emotionally traumatizing because off all the hormonal changes that happen. Most women experience some of this uncomfortable symptoms; Abdominal cramps Backaches Headaches Breast tenderness Mood swings Bloating Tiredness Acne breakouts FAQS When do menstruations period start? In general, puberty and menstruation period are determined by genetics and hormones. Different girls have different development but generally periods come as from the age of 11-17 years. How long should menstruation period last? Normal menstruation period can last from 1-7days, although for most women […]
2020 has been a year full of many ups and downs, and the most challenging year of my adult life. As a young single mum, I did not expect for life to turn around on such a harsh note after COVID-19 spread. The economy took the biggest blow to be specific, family and friends lost their jobs, others closed their businesses and our children sent home to control the spread of Corona virus. Witnessing this whole experience on a personal level opened my mind to thinking about important things in life that I have been ignoring or thinking little about. These are the 3 things that I learnt in 2020 and would wish that you would also think about, that would help you, maybe not today, but sometime. THE NEED TO SAVE/INVEST MONEY. When I talk about the economy taking a blow I mean, the production, distributions and trade of goods and services was affected negatively. Most of the companies laid off some employees, while others completely closed. This means that salaried employees were left with no income and profit making businesses left on losses. This here made me start thinking about saving money, although a little late, but a […]
Money is a very significant aspect of our lives. Apart from catering for our basic needs, money helps us achieve our life goals and also be able to take care of our loved ones. Money can help us make a difference in our other aspects of life, social and spiritual life, therefore helping us find happiness and purpose in life. With this knowledge, there us the need to make and manage money well. Below are some simple and very effective tips on saving money and ensuring your financial freedom. 1) CREATING A BUDGET.A budget is a plan on how you are going to spend your money and on what. A budget is very crucial step when it comes to making/realizing your financial goals.Here are a few steps to creating a realistic budget; A) Determine your income.This is the amount you get after your salary has been deducted with all the necessary deductions like tax, plus all the other moneys that you make from the side in a month. Side hustle income sometimes vary, an average number should be okay.B) List your expenses.This is where the problem usually comes from. Make a list of all your expenses for the whole month.That […]
Developing the perfect morning routine that maximizes your lifestyle and productivity is a trial and error process. You first have to know yourself in order to customize the best morning routine.A good morning routine can boost your energy and self control throughout the day. Even though we do not always realize it, as the day goes by, we have increases difficulty in exerting self control and focusing on our work. As self control wears out, we feel more difficult and our mood sours. This exhausion of self control kills your productivity and it makes the morning ( when your self control is highest) the most important part of the day. The trick isn’t just spending your morning hours working, it is to the right things in the morning that will make your energy and self control last as long as possible.Whether you naturally wake up feeling alert and productive or wake up in a zombie mode, these tips will help your self control throughout the day. 1)EXERCISE.Exercising in the morning increases blood flow, releases endorphins and strengthens your body. It prepares you for the upcoming day and increases your overall energy levels. This prepares you for maximum success through the […]
Ankara outfits, also know as kitenge outfit, is an African print custom made outfits that come from the combination of various african print fabrics. Ankara outfit is used to represent the culture, status, and the fashion/personality of the individual, one thing though, you are bound to always stand out. Thanks to the creativity of our lovely designers, ankara outfits are now on a global mark. And you sure can make anything out of the beautiful unique African fabric. I mean, this fabric is so colorful and pleasing to the eye you cannot resist it. ANKARA MAXI SKIRT. ANKARA JUMPSUIT. ANKARA PENSIL SKIRT. ANKARA PALAZZO PANTS. ANKARA KIMONO. ANKARA TOP. ANKARA GOWN. ANKARA JACKET. ANKARA SHORT DRESS.