How would you react in this situation: You receive a great compliment about how good your jacket looks on you – what do you do? A) Say: thanks Shrug and smile Comment all things wrong with the jacket and deflect from the praise If your usual reaction is C, you may have some self-deprecation habits. Continue reading “Self-Deprecation: A healthy habit or self-destructive behaviour”
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To fast or not to fast
As winter speedily approaches and Christmas is just around the corner, you may be tempted to eat until you can’t breathe and enjoy the comfort of unhealthy food. Have you considered fasting until the festive season of over-indulgencing on a home-cooked feast? On the recommendation of natural healer Dr Sebi, fasting is an honourableContinue reading “To fast or not to fast”
Plants are girls’ new essential best friend
Growing up, I’ve always been interested in plants and nature; in fact, I got my first plant when I was seven years old and nurtured it until I left secondary school. Sadly, that plant did not survive, but I’d seen its journey from a tiny little plant to a massive tree, to then witness theContinue reading “Plants are girls’ new essential best friend”
Do black people need sun screen?
As a black woman, I’ve always thought there is no valid reason to use/wear sunscreen. For one, Black don’t crack, and our skin absorbs the sun. Secondly, my family back home in Jamaica, has never worn sunscreen, so why should I and lastly, we have strong, vibrant melanin, so we don’t need it. Period! GrowingContinue reading “Do black people need sun screen?”