LIVING WITH DIABETES: THROUGH KIKILOMO’S EYES

Living with a chronic illness like diabetes can be overwhelming. How do you cope with the constant battle of trying to maintain a proper balance with your blood sugars? Kiki explains, I don’t really have a coping method just some lifestyle modification. I just know that if I don’t take care of myself, I could…

November 10, 2019
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WHY IS MY HAIR FALLING OUT? UNCOVERING HAIR LOSS IN BLACK WOMEN AND MEN

Hair loss is an issue for many people across the world. People go through a lot of emotional trauma and verbal abuse due to this condition. It’s plays an underlining role for self-esteem issues in both men and women affecting different ages and careers.  In Nigeria, most people think that hair loss is a hereditary…

October 8, 2019
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HOW SHAME LED ME INTO THE PATH OF RECONSTRUCTING MY LIFE MINDFULLY.

Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will…

September 25, 2019
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WOMEN’S WELLNESS- HERE’S HOW DR. CAROL LABOR TURNED HER BROKEN CHORDS INTO SYMPHONY

Dr. Carol Labor is a mother to four children ages ranging from 14 years to 29 years old. Secondly, she is a survivor of complex trauma , this fuels her passion and her purpose. Professionally,   Dr. Carol is a Doctor of Public Health with over 29 years combined professional experience, with 11 years in international…

September 18, 2019
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LIVING WITH ENDOMETRIOSIS -AN INVITATION TO KNOW YOUR BODY

I want to help you see that what you put in your mouth also has power over your body. By making small simple, easy choices, you can improve your life and not just physically you will experience emotional, mental and even spiritual shifts. During my university extremes, I ate what was available and cheap. Nothing…

September 5, 2019
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FINALLY, THE BREAST FEEDING TIPS YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR

  Breast milk is the best nutrition a mother can offer her newborn baby. Breastfeeding offers tremendous health benefits to both a mother and her baby. It is specially designed to cater for all a child’s nutritional needs in the first six months of life. I breast fed my daughter for seven hundred days, which…

August 14, 2019
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IBRAHIM YUSUF BANGURA SHARES ON HIS ROMANCE WITH THE WEIGHT ROOM

Ibrahim Yusuf Bangura is known to many as ‘Beloz’. He is an outstanding young lawyer who wears many hats. Dabbling in politics when required or showcasing his artistic talents on the worldwide stage whether it is acting, comedy or MCing. Quite an odd combination for many, but you may be intrigued by the finesse with...
July 24, 2019
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SADIA KANU TELLS OF THE HORRORS WITHIN A FAIRYTALE

He had a nice personality outside the home and he did all those things that were pleasing in the eyes of society. He gave me gifts, He said the right words but it was all for show. This made it difficult for people to notice my pain. During the first year of our marriage, I…

July 10, 2019
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KHADIJA SHEARS’ POWERFUL SURVIVOR STORY

My name is Khadija Kargbo, daughter of the late Dr. Abu Bakarr Kargbo a consultant surgeon and Dr. Fatmata Boie Kamara a Pediatrician. I was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone. When I was 4 yrs old I moved to London, UK with my younger sister and mother. I often visited Freetown on holidays. At age 14, my mother decided it was time…

June 20, 2019
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LOSS- LIKE NO OTHER

I have never experienced the death of a close family member. My grandfathers were old when they passed and one of my grandmothers passed when my father was a child. Of course along this thing we call life I have had deaths that have touched me; deaths of relatives, friends, college mates, colleagues etc. However,…

February 27, 2019
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