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 didn’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 …

Health

COPING WITH HOLIDAY STRESS AND AVOIDING DEPRESSION DURING THE HOLIDAYS

The possibility of stress around holiday periods skyrocket in majority of the population because of family and personal expectations, workload, and so on. Also, holiday stress has been a thing right from the beginning, but we have paid little attention to managing it because we didn’t know what to name those feelings we felt around …

Lifestyle

2020 Holiday Gift Ideas for your loved ones

The 2020 holiday season is upon us, and for most people, we are already searching for the perfect holiday gift ideas for our loved ones, even that neighbor we don’t particularly get along with, as that’s the Nigerian tradition. I remember that during most Christmas and New Year celebrations at home, my extended family would …

Nigerian University Student
Journal

6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE LIFE OF A NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY STUDENT

As a final year Nigerian student, I can say that being a Nigerian university student has been a mix of fun, struggles, tiredness, and days of wanting to give up. Attending a Nigerian university can be challenging as Nigerian universities are another world filled with different people, cultures, and languages, all of which comes with …