Think you Know About Sickle Cell? These Two Women Will Challenge your Ideas

I met this two amazing women at different moments in my life. And they couldn't be more unlike each other. But strangely their stories which they continue to share daily has thought me a few great lessons about life in general, and about a neglected genetic disorder that affects up to a 100 Million people in the world right now, most of them of African descent.

FAQS on Menstruation: The funny, the weird and the needful.

I've heard really weird things about menstruation in my day but when I asked the ladies on BodyTalk to ask me questions about menstruation, I got quite a handful. So I tried to answer them as best as I could. Is menstrual blood is waste blood? There is no such thing as 'waste' blood. Can … Continue reading FAQS on Menstruation: The funny, the weird and the needful.

New year, New you: Setting Achievable Goals.

Two weeks before the start of every new year, it is evident that everyone is thinking their lives will be everything they want it to be the coming year. Everyone waits for a new year to start approaching to think of the ideal life. Yes, its time to make a change, its time for new … Continue reading New year, New you: Setting Achievable Goals.

ABCs of Depression

What is depression? Medically, depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It is also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression (big book 😁) .  It affects 3 major parts:  feelings, thoughts and behavior.  It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You … Continue reading ABCs of Depression

As I began To Love Myself

I came across this inspiring article through a link on another blog that was shared by a friend. It so moved me that I decided to get creative and made a series of social posters to share with my friends and spread the love. And I decided to share with you too. 'As I Began … Continue reading As I began To Love Myself

My Extancy

Self-identity leads to self-acceptance. When you know self, the next important thing is to accept self. When we're self-accepting, we're able to embrace all facets of ourselves--not just the positive, more "esteem-able" parts. We can recognize our weaknesses, limitations, and foibles, but this awareness in no way interferes with our ability to fully accept ourselves.