5 Simple Ways You Can Practise Self-Care in 2021

5 Simple Ways You Can Practise Self-Care in 2021

People talk about self-care and self-love a lot but some still struggle with how to care for ourselves in the real sense of the word. For one, it doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive. Here are a few fun actions you can explore to see what sticks. 1. Create a self-care routine Come up with a personalized routine that taps into your senses and lifts your spirits on days … Read More

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Multitasking Doesn’t Work. Here’s How It Affects Your Wellbeing

Multitasking Doesn’t Work. Here’s How It Affects Your Wellbeing

Today, we just want to tell you that multitasking is a scam. Yes, we said it, multitasking is overrated and if you don’t believe us, here are some surprising ways it can make you less efficient than you should be 1. You’re not really multitasking What you call multitasking is really task-switching. Why? Moving back and forth between several tasks wastes productivity because your attention keeps shifting and you never … Read More

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10 Signs Of Depression In Men

10 Signs Of Depression In Men

Clinical depression—in women or men—can cause sadness and a loss of interest in once pleasurable activities. But depression can sometimes manifest in different ways in both genders. Fatigue People who are depressed undergo a series of physical and emotional changes. They can experience fatigue, as well as psychomotor retardation, or a slowing down of physical movements, speech, and thought processes. Men are more likely than women to report fatigue and … Read More

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#AvonBaby2020: Our Search for The Most Fashionable Baby Is On!

#AvonBaby2020: Our search for the most fashionable baby is on!

We are big on babies and it’s that time of the year when we let them take the spotlight in all their adorable glory. In celebration of maternal and infant health this year, we would be giving out exclusive mom and baby photoshoots, special baby hampers and shopping vouchers in our Avon Baby 2020 contest holding from 16th – 25th November! So, if you have a baby between the ages … Read More

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Introducing: The New Kaffy Health Plan!

health plan for dancers

If you dance to earn an income, we’ve got good news! From now on, you can focus on your hustle, rest assured that your health is in good hands with the new Kaffy Health Plans by Avon HMO. The Kaffy plans were born out of conversations between Avon HMO and leading professional dancer, fitness coach and Guinness World Record holder, Kafayat Shafau-Ameh, popularly known as Kaffy. Having seen what professional … Read More

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An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away. Fact or Fiction?

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away. Fact or Fiction?

You likely know the familiar expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” While the phrase appeared to have been coined in 1913, it was actually based on a Pembrokeshire proverb that originated in 1866: “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” Interesting stuff. So is it true? Read on. Nutritional value Apples are loaded with important nutrients, including fibre, … Read More

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5 Steps to a Better Breast Self-exam

5 Steps to a Better Breast Self-exam

The best and most thorough breast self-exam you can perform is a multistep process, involving more than just the breasts themselves. Here are five steps to a more effective exam Step 1: Start by looking for differences between your breasts Good breast self-exams should be concerned with both the look and feel of breasts. Stand or sit in front of a mirror and look out for Visible lumps Unusual differences … Read More

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7 Things That Can Affect How Your Medications Work

7 Things That Can Affect How Your Medications Work

Did you know some medications cannot be taken together because they’ll counteract each other? This isn’t all; what you eat or drink can also have an effect on some drugs, too. Here are a few of them. 1. Grapefruit This citrus fruit changes the way certain cells in your gut take in and move medication through your body — it can affect more than 50 drugs. It can make some, … Read More

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Five Ways To Improve Mental Health in Your Workplace

Five Ways To Improve Mental Health in Your Workplace

According to the WHO, disregarding mental health in the workplace may lead to physical and mental health problems, harmful use of substances or alcohol, absenteeism, and lost productivity. Here are 5 ways to improve mental health in your place of work. Promote work/life balance. We all want to go as hard as we can but ignoring that you have a life outside work hurts the company in the long run. … Read More

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Insomnia is not the only problem: 7 Other Reasons You Can’t Sleep Well

Insomnia is not the only problem: 5 Other Reasons You Can’t Sleep Well

Whenever someone is experiencing difficulties with sleep, they’re quick to blame insomnia. However, there are many other reasons responsible for sleeplessness. Here are 7 of them… Nocturia This is a condition that makes people make many trips to the bathroom during the night, thus making it hard to get enough sleep. Nocturia can affect people at any age, those over 60 are more prone. Sleep apnoea It’s a condition in … Read More

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