Mothers are wise and always right. True or False? When I was a child, my mother would always make sure we eat very well before going to anyone’s house or to a party. It was a hard and fast rule in our house.
People who are physically active have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular diseases compared with inactive people. To gain health benefits you should do at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, on most days (at least five days per week).
When we are unhappy in a relationship, we need to look to ourselves before we look at our partners—even if we think they are the ones “making us unhappy.” We are responsible for our own happiness, first of all.
At the end of 2013, many of us took stock of the important things in our lives. The questions some of us asked were whether we were doing well at work. Were we healthy?Did we have enough money; and are we saving as much as we could? Did we keep any of last year’s New Year resolutions?
Fashion often forces females to forfeit comfort for whittled waists, a pushed-up bosom, sky-high stilettos, and trendy oversized handbags. The bad news is that many of your wardrobe staples aren't just uncomfortable but also potentially hazardous for your health.
On Friday, first lady Michelle Obama turns 50, and the party, we hear, is going to be fantastic. There's even a rumor Beyoncé will perform. The first lady proves 50 is certainly no signifier of slowing down or calling it quits, even if the AARP does consider you worthy of membership. The list of other powerful, in-their-prime women and men over 50 is miles long.
Most people by this time of the year have put together some sort of list (or resolutions, if you want to call them that), they want to achieve this year. If you haven’t done so, it is not too late. I haven’t done so either.
Brides, are you getting plenty of sleep? Catching your zzzs is key during the stress of wedding planning, and we say, how ever you're cramming them in (a quick nap at the office, a snooze before dinner, you name it), grand! Sleeping positions and styles vary, and according to recent research from the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service in London our sleep preferences can say a lot about us.
Recent research straight from the lab demonstrates that sexual activity in adults may improve mental performance and help produce new neurons in thehippocampus, which is the part of the brain where long-term memories are formed. So much for doing crossword puzzles and sudoku! A separate study found that sex can counteract the kind of chronic stress that screws with the ability to remember things.
It's not all fun and games, like Candy Crush, when your skin starts to become affected by your addiction to your phone, tablet, etc. Dr. Josie Howard, M.D., a psychiatrist who focuses in psychodermatology in San Francisco, breaks down exactly what social media can do to your skin.
For Madam Belinda Doris Arkorful, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Linda Dor Enterprises Limited, her father’s dream for her future was not a big one and the reason was simple - he was a small-time carpenter who did not believe in girl-child education or women empowerment.