7 Simple Habits for a Cleaner Healthier Home

Most of us wish our homes would just stay clean all year round with minimal effort but sadly, the reality is that where there are people, there will be dirt. So how do we achieve a cleaner, healthier home?

10 Nutrition Tips That Will Improve Your Health

10 Nutrition Tips That Will Improve Your Health

March is Nutrition Month in some countries and to show solidarity, we are celebrating it by sharing ten simple tips that will help you improve your diet and make better food choices.

Cervical Cancer: 10 Myths And Facts You Should Know

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Cervical cancer occurs in the cervix and is usually caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection. There are many myths causing confusion for women so here’s what you need to know. Myth 1: Cervical cancer is untreatable Fact: Early detection contributes to effective treatment. Myth 2: HPV is not common, and it only affects people who have multiple partners. As a result, I should not worry about getting … Read More

Bowel Issues Or Difficulty Pooping? Check This Out!

Bowel Issues Or Difficulty Pooping? Check This Out!

A lot of people experience some pain when doing ‘major’ business in the bathroom. Here are a few reasons behind painful poops and what you can do about it. You’re not drinking enough water The body requires a certain amount of water to be absorbed before it eliminates excess in stool, so if you do not drink enough water bowel movements can become very hard and brittle. This lack of … Read More

5 Simple Ways You Can Practise Self-Care

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. Have a self-care routine Everyone needs a set of personalised routines that can lift their spirits on days when they’re feeling … Read More

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

“An apple a day…” 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.” The quote is based on a Pembrokeshire proverb that originated in 1866. It says, “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. 1. Nutritional value Apples are rich in important nutrients which include fibre, vitamin c, vitamin k, copper, and … Read More

5 steps to a good 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 A good breast self-exam 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 … Read More

7 foods that affect how your medications work

7 Things That Can Affect How Your Medications Work

Did you know that some medications cannot be taken at the same time because they’ll counteract each other? This isn’t all; there are also foods that affect how your medications work. Here are seven 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, like … Read More

Insomnia is not the only problem: 7 other reasons behind poor sleep

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 behind poor sleep. Here are 7 of them… 1. 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. 2. Sleep apnoea It’s a … Read More