IT IS A NEW YEAR, AND SO WHAT?

We have started a new year and like every year, it is a tradition to set goals and make new year’s resolutions. It is more of a tradition now than anything else really, but the truth is, it is no different than any other day. Like every other day in the previous year, nothing changes…

January 12, 2021
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MY UNFORTUNATE ENCOUNTERS WITH EMOTIONALLY UNAVAILABLE MEN 

A true-life story, the author prefers to remain anonymous.

December 4, 2020
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AN AFRICAN QUEEN: DEFINES THE PROMISE OF A RAINBOW BABY

Kaata Minah, wanted a second child. This was supposed to be easy, get pregnant, have a baby, raise the child. Sadly everything did not pan out as told in classic novels, it became an emotional roller coaster. In Part One, we spoke about the background leading to the story , our mission in raising awareness…

October 23, 2020
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A RAINBOW BABY STORY: AS TOLD BY AN AFRICAN QUEEN

A rainbow baby is a baby born after a miscarriage, stillborn, or neonatal death.  It is called a rainbow baby because it is like a rainbow after a storm: something beautiful after something scary and dark. Every year, Since 2002 the 9th -15th  October is termed Baby Loss Awareness Week . This aims to raise awareness about…

October 15, 2020
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KEY REASONS WHY ABUSE IS STILL A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR AFRICANS

Victims live among us like an average child or adult. Sometimes they cause attractions through drunkenness, mental illness or other vital behaviours. Most don’t tell their stories, and often time we learn about their lives through whispers and gossips. We have a trained culture of silence and disgrace in public. As Africans, we were always…

October 14, 2020
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INSPIRING LIFE LESSONS FROM A REAL LIFE HERO: CHADWICK BOSEMAN

  “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”……… Christopher Reeve Facing a personal challenge or fighting a silent battle is not alien to anyone. Don’t we all have them? Sometimes, life gives you ice cream and sometimes, it’s lemons, and before you say…

September 8, 2020
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MY BODY, MY RULES , MY CHOICE

In Sierra Leone, the country with the world’s worst maternal mortality, abortion is illegal in nearly all circumstances and unsafe abortion is estimated to account for 10% of maternal deaths.   Last year, our President declared a war on rape. I wonder how many girls my age know that rape is a crime. Do I report…

September 3, 2020
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THE PLEASURES IN FINDING MY METHOD

Cool, elegant and an aspiring young leader, no one would have thought that Adama knew nothing about contraceptives. She knew her boyfriend would leave if she didn’t make it all the way this time. How could she survive another broken heart, besides he was quite the hunk, what you would call a golden ticket? She…

August 28, 2020
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SECURE YOUR PEACE OF MIND WITHOUT FEELING GUILTY

You have one life to live, so live it in peace. Be the gatekeeper of your energy by not allowing others to interrupt or dump their toxicity, drama and negative energy on your aura. It is not a selfish act to protect your peace; instead, it is part of self-care and healthy living. Peace is…

August 26, 2020
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BE SUGAR SAVVY – CUT DOWN ON ADDED SUGAR DRINKS

Cut Down on  Added Sugar Here is the honest truth. Sugar isn’t that “evil” , for starters,  it’s body fastest source of energy to keep going.  This doesn’t mean you should gobble up the sweet stuff all day for energy. In fact, that’s  a bad idea for many reasons. Let’s explain why, added sugars has…

July 8, 2020
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