Life Tips

6 WAYS TO UNDERSTAND YOURSELF AND HOW IT IMPACT HEALTHY DECISIONS

To understand yourself is to understand the values, belief systems, moral codes, and ethics that make you. And, finding ways to understand yourself could be the most-tasking job ever. But when you know your personality, decision-making becomes less tasking, and you will gain clarity on people/persons to approach when you need a second opinion.  I …

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STOP SAVING!| Getting started with investing in your 20s now with rules to guide you

An average African child grew up with the mindset that ‘you must save’ but no conversations on investing in your 20s and life-saving investing tips. Our parents taught us not to eat with ten fingers (to save any money we have, no matter how small). Growing up, we understood better that as fantastic as saving is, …

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MY ONLINE TEACHING EXPERIENCE: CHALLENGES, VICTORIES, AND THE FUTURE

Online teaching is a rewarding game that requires a high level of focus, dedication, tenacity, and a reduced hope for immediate gratification. There will be many roadblocks, several factors aimed at discouraging you, students whose actions will frustrate you, location factors like bad network connection, and beautiful success stories too. When immediate gratification isn’t one …

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ONLINE TEACHING AND BEST VIRTUAL COACHING PRACTICES FOR SUCCESS IN 2021

Starting my online teaching journey during the first COVID-19 pandemic in 2019 has been an exhilarating experience overall. I have come across several personalities and every student has contributed to the strength of my teaching ethics one way or another. Teaching is my way of life, I enjoy impacting knowledge, and it’s one of the …

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5 UNDERRATED SKIN CONDITIONS AND SKIN DISEASES IN HUMANS AND HOW TO TREAT THEM

To pay no attention to skin diseases and skin conditions is to set yourself up for unhealthiness, exposing the largest part of your body to infections, lesions, rashes, and other unwanted visitors that invade the human skin. There is a thin line between skin diseases and skin conditions, and most times, these terms are used …

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STARVATION MODE: RISING ABOVE A SCARY AND NEGATIVE DEFENSE MECHANISM THAT AFFECTS YOUR BODY NOW

Starvation mode is arguably nonexistent in the science world, but it happens. As mythical as the term sounds, several dieters and those fasting have entered this mode from excessive calorie cutback leading to a decreased metabolism, thereby reducing any weight loss potential. A scientific term that explains the rationale behind starvation mode is Adaptive Thermogenesis …

Starvation dieting graphic from Typorama
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3 ALARMING FACTS ABOUT STARVATION DIETING AND THE EFFECT ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY

It’s simple! When you deprive yourself of energy for a long time, I mean two days, all in the name of losing weight or other health-related reasons, that’s what starvation dieting is all about. Starvation dieting isn’t solely about food deprivation, but water as well. Now, I know there is a thin line between dry …

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10 POWERFUL LIFESTYLE CHANGES THAT ARE HIGHLY BENEFICIAL TO YOUR HEALTH

Lifestyle changes are one of the most challenging goals to achieve. Adopting and adjusting to these vital changes require tenacity, support, and plenty of reminders. And, neglecting them while sticking to old habits is always detrimental to your health, productivity, and interactions with both living and non-living things. George Bernard Shaw, an Irish political activist, …

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5 SHOCKING HEALTH BENEFITS OF FRUITS AND WHY YOU SHOULD EAT THEM MORE

Fruits are undoubtedly beneficial to our entirety as humans in many ways, and some yet undiscovered. The eating of fresh fruits coupled with other factors kept our great grandparents healthy, increased their life span, and kept them looking fresh: these all point to the health benefits of fruits and why we should adopt this culture …