Health

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 …

Journal

5 SECRETS TO TRANSITION SMOOTHLY TO ONLINE LEARNING AS A NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY STUDENT DURING COVID-19

Starting my undergraduate year with online learning in the USA was a strange experience. I had left Nigeria after graduating from a small secondary school with zero online learning experience. I only knew how to operate my phone and a tad bit of knowledge of using a laptop. Imagine the shock when I took classes …

Food Health

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
Food

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 …

Lifestyle Health

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, …

Health Food

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 …

Lifestyle

FUELING YOUR MENTAL BEING WITH THE RIGHT MINDSET FOR THE NEW YEAR

The goal of every Creative, Businessperson, Student, Employee, Husband, Child, Wife, Parents, and so on is to start off the New Year with the right mindset. No student desires to fail neither does a husband want to neglect his duties. And, fueling your mental being with the right mindset requires a lot of intentional efforts. …

Journal

BLOGGERS’ HEARTFELT THANKSGIVING AND MOMENTS OF REFLECTION: Series 2

Thanksgiving, as my aunt would say, will take anyone far regardless of their background. As a human being, 2020 threw a lot at me, and I am sure you too, but here we are, five days to 2021, and we are still standing. As a blogger, I had many down moments, but I am grateful …

Journal

BLOGGERS’ HEARTFELT THANKSGIVING AND MOMENTS OF REFLECTION: Series 1

Thanksgiving seems so far-fetched this year as the majority of us had plans for 2020, and while some came to fruition, some didnโ€™t. And as humans, neglecting the blessings and focusing on the blessings yet to come is inherent. Even as bloggers, we had our ups and downs, and that came in different experiences. Regardless …