MARGARET CASSELL : THE WARRIOR PRINCESS

Margaret Cassell was born in Cassell Farm, Western Urban – Sierra Leone. She is a university graduate from N’Jala University, Bachelor of Science in Home economics and community development. Margaret is a model with a cause; she is the second runner up to Miss West Africa, Sierra Leone. A few weeks ago she aspired for…

November 13, 2019
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RAISING A CHILD WITH AUTISM CHANGED OUR LIVES FOREVER

“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.” – Brad Meltzer. Autism & Acceptance Autism is a complex neurobehavioral condition that includes impairments in social interaction, developmental language and communication skills combined with rigid, repetitive behaviors. Because of the range of symptoms, this condition is now called Autism Spectrum…

October 29, 2019
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GREAT TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR MONDAY TRULY MAGICAL

They say Monday rhymes with hate, disappointment, sadness, regrets, if”s, too late, exhausting, long, dreary, blues, tiring the list goes on and on. We grew up accepting that this day is meant to overwhelm and consume us. No wonder we often start out our working week, angry and frightened about what the future holds. Angry drivers,…

October 14, 2019
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COGNITIVE FITNESS FOR BRAIN POWER

Since hot girl summer is officially over, let’s focus on hot brain season. I use the word season lightly, as your brain needs to be like a perennial seed all year through. Do you want to start making better decisions in your life? And cope better with stress? Do you want to be able to…

October 1, 2019
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BOYFRIEND/ GIRLFRIEND? HOW TO TRANSITION INTO HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS THAT LAST FOREVER

My husband taught me how to transition romantic relationships  into healthy relationships that lasts forever.  I heard you sneeze. Common you’ll survive this.There is absolutely nothing new under the sun. Let’s say King Solomon started it when the Queen of Sheba fell in love with his great wisdom . She was enthralled by his intelligence…

September 19, 2019
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SEX AND HOW WE PERCEIVE IT IN AFRICA

Growing up in Africa, I was not accustomed to seeing couples show affection in public. I was told constantly to act like a lady. Sex is like a forbidden fruit that no one will openly admit they eat. I learned to keep all my feelings bottled up. I learnt a lot about sex from Silhouette…

September 5, 2019
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FINDING HOPE AGAIN: AUGUSTA SEVALI’S STORY

I had heard about sickle cell anaemia but I had little or no knowledge about what exactly it was until I fell in love with a man who was affected by it. I never would have imagined that sickle cell would change my life, but it did. Let me tell you a little about myself…

September 3, 2019
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7 EASY TIPS TO TRANSFORM YOUR BODY- SALLY WILLIAMS

Sally Williams was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to immigrant parents from Sierra Leone. She likes to introduce herself as a fitness enthusiast with a background in Public Health and Nutrition. She schooled in Pennsylvania and Washington, DC obtaining a Master’s degree in Public Health and a Master’s Degree in Project Management. When she…

July 31, 2019
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SADIA BAKARR: YOUR FITNESS ADVOCATE

Sadia Bakarr is a Barrister and Solicitor in private law practice at Tanner Legal Advisory. In her free time, she is a fitness and gym freak who managed to lose 20kgs in the space of a year. Sadia Bakarr stands at 6’1ft so by any standard, she is above average in build and stature. Because…

July 30, 2019
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PUBLIC HEALTH IN SIERRA LEONE: MANAL’S QUEST FOR A HOLISTIC LIFESTYLE

Health is defined as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. I love this definition because it teaches you exactly what health is all about. I am pretty sure most people believe it is just the absence of disease. But it is beyond that,…

July 26, 2019
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