Health

THE BLACK SKIN| 2 MAJOR REASONS WHY PEOPLE OF COLOR BLEACH THEIR SKIN

The black skin is so beautiful that it should never be seen as a symbol of shame. It should be embraced with pride, and worn with head held up high. It is saddening to see that some people of color, blessed with gorgeous skin, bury their heads in shame and feel inferior when walking down …

Food

HOW TO PREPARE YUMMY CHOCOLATE COOKIES IN 2 WAYS

It’s your girl again bringing another episode of WHAT’S COOKING RUTH to your screen. Today, I will be sharing my chocolate cookies recipe with my Carvers. I will talk about the preparation of THE CHOCOLATE CHIP-LESS COOKIES then head to the CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES, which is most people’s favorite. Well, before I go on, I …

Financial dependence in relationships
Lifestyle

FINANCIAL DEPENDENCE IN NIGERIAN LOVE RELATIONSHIPS

Is financial dependence on one’s partner okay? Be it boyfriend/girlfriend, fiancé/finance, or husband/wife relationship? Should your man pay most of the bills? These and many more questions flooded my mind a few weeks back. I was so restless that I had to text a brother about the questions. He said, “well, there is not a …

Journal

WHY DIDN’T YOU STAY IN THE USA? IT’S BETTER THERE!

Wednesday afternoon, an old-time friend saw me around our house. She was shocked to see me, and I knew these questions were coming. When did you get home? Why didn’t you stay in the USA, it’s better there? Several folks have bombarded me with these questions and similar ones since July thereabout. It used to …

Health

UNDERSTANDING HIV/AIDS TREATMENT FOR A HEALTHY LIVING

The intricacies of HIV/AIDS treatment can be challenging to understand as a non-science person, but it is essential, especially if you are HIV positive. Knowing helps you understand how your treatment works in your body, and you can also explain it to someone else; it could be an HIV-negative or positive person. Human Immunodeficiency Virus …

Health

WHEN YOU STIGMATIZE PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS

The stigmatization of people living with HIV/AIDS kills faster than the virus itself. This is so because being a victim of stigmatization leads to several things like the inability to take good care of oneself, thereby leading to accommodating the virus. And when there is no adequate attention paid to the virus, underlying diseases and …