health tips

Protect your edges by not putting too much strain on them. This will prevent cases of receding hairline

Chocolate is good for your skin; its antioxidants improve blood flow and protect against UV damage

Before going to bed, ensure that you remove your make up properly to help with the general wellbeing of your skin

To remove the blackheads around the nose and chin, beat and stir the egg white in a bowl then apply it to the affected region.  Place a paper towel and let it dry for about 30 mins then peel off

To keep your skin looking at its best, ensure that you maintain a healthy diet, moisturize, use appropriate products for your skin type, and never sleep with make up on

Before buying hair products that claim to restore your hair, check your diet, stress levels, medication and get your health status assessed

Use a satin head cover while sleeping, it will minimize the chances of hair breakage as a result of friction

Regularly trim your split end to allow for growth of your hair

Protect your edges by not putting too much strain on them this will prevent cases of receding hairline

Protect your skin from the sun all the time 

Use an appropriate face wash  meant for your skin type and wash twice a day

Protect your edges by not putting too much strain on them, this will prevent cases of receding hairline

Ensure proper moisturizing of your hair to avoid it looking dull as well as minimizing breakage

Staying hydrated helps increase elasticity in the skin as it stays moisturized for long

Take inventory of your cosmetics. Products like mascara, loofah sponges, foundation and lip gloss should be discarded every three to six months.

For natural hair enthusiasts, check the label to read the ingredients on your products.  This is because the use of sulfate-free shampoos is encouraged as sulfate strips off the natural moisture

Minimal volumes when listening to music are encouraged as this reduces the risk for noise-induced hearing loss

Regular massage of leg calf muscle portion will help in clearing the indigestion problems

Add fresh lemon juice to the bathing water, this simple home remedy helps in preventing body

Check the expiry date on your beauty products.  If they are past the expiry date, they should be disposed of as they can lead to infections and irritations

Massage your hair with pure coconut oil mixed with fresh lemon juice every day for 10 to 15 days, this Ayurveda beauty tip helps in curing dandruff problems 

Check the expiry date on your beauty products.  If they are past the expiry date, they should be disposed of as they can lead to infections and irritations

Avoid constant use of heat on your hair as it may result in thinning of your hair

Drinking water improves your skin by flushing out toxins which in turn prevents acne and make your skin glow

Find a protective hairstyle that is gentle on your scalp and hairline.  This is to minimize the risk of hair loss

Dry brush your skin with a soft-bristled brush in the morning, it helps to stimulate the circulation beneath your skin, which promotes cellular renewal and vitality

Find a protective hairstyle that is gentle on your scalp and hairline.  This is to minimize the risk of hair loss

Moisturizing the hair and skin is important to avoid drying/dullness of the skin and hair as well as hair breakage

Applying buttermilk topically can reduce wrinkles and rejuvenate sun-damaged skin.

Avacado are high in beneficial fats and contain vitamin E and C, which are important for healthy skin.

Bone broth high in collagen content may improve skin elasticity and reduce wrinkles and other sign of aging

Protect your skin from the sun all the time

Gently detangle hair from end to root

Use and appropriate face wash meant for your skin type and wash twice a day

Cutting out refined products can redefine your diet. This will help you maintain a more stable blood sugar level and healthier body weight, but you’ll have more room for nutrient-dense food

Understanding product labels; ingredients, preparation suggestion, nutrition table and nutritional benefits will help you make an informed decision before purchasing a product

Natural ways to lower blood pressure include; exercising regularly, reducing sodium intake, eating more potassium rich foods, and learning to manage stress

The phases in a woman’s life when she is prone to hypertension are; teenage and young adulthood, pregnancy, reproductive years with contraceptive use, menopause, and old age

Taking too much alcohol weakens the immune system and thus reduces the ability to cope with infectious diseases

Dehydration can have a negative impact on your mood and energy levels. Drink enough water to ensure you’re always at your best

A low calorie diet interferes with our gut health. This is because the gut bacteria gets adopted to absorbing sugar, creating an imbalance that promotes harmful bacteria strains

Several reasons that would result in weight gain are; genetics, medication, illness, hormonal and metabolic adaptations. Instead of labeling people in large bodies as lazy and with no will power, encourage them to be healthy instead of skinny

Deep breathing can help reduce stress, relieve pain and boost immunity

If going through infertility issues, eating as if you are already pregnant can actually help prime your body for conception

Breast milk is safe, easy to digest, contains antibodies to protect babies from infections and illnesses, and provided all the nutrients needed by the baby to grow and develop

Tamarind is a nutrient dense food that boosts digestive health, supports healthy aging, regulates blood sugar and aids in weight loss

Increasing your water intake, adding high fiber foods to your diet, and exercising can help manage hemorrhoids

In order to attain the zero hunger goal by 2030, we all need to participate. The youths especially will need to be at the center of transforming the food systems

Add bone broth to your menu as it is good for your gut health, may support the immune function, and it is a good source of beneficial amino acids

It is a shared responsibility to protect, promote and support breastfeeding as it significantly improves the health, survival and wellbeing of infants, children and their mother

Rising infertility in men can be managed by reducing alcohol intake, exercising, avoiding smoking, eating a healthy diet, and effectively managing stress

Risk of maternal iodine deficiency on the baby are delayed language development, poor memory, and slow mental processing speeds

Eating a balanced diet is the best ‘vaccine’ against COVID

Consider switching up your usual diet to include more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. This will help improve your cognitive and cardiac function

Excessive intake of red meat has been linked to causing colorectal cancer. Therefore, to reduce the risk, reduce the consumption of red meat and add white meat and plant proteins to your plate

The mediterranean diet not only aids with weight loss, managing PCOS, and combating chronic diseases but also helps maintain a healthy liver

The 5 key nutrients for a woman at each stage of life are; Iron, Calcium, B Vitamins, Magnesium, and Choline

Managing a hangover effectively at home involves hydrating often, getting some rest, eating nutrient-dense foods before and after drinking, and avoiding medication that can cause adverse effects with alcohol

The length to which a woman exclusively breastfeeds partly depends on how supportive her partner is. Therefore, the father should cheer on the mother to achieve exclusive breastfeeding

Managing endometriosis through diet involves including whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and omega 3 rich foods. Also, reduce intake of caffeine and alcohol

Did you know that your child could be picking up dieting practices from you just by observing? Instead, teach your child about healthy eating behaviours and practice what you preach

Risk factors for preterm birth include; multiple pregnancy, chronic maternal medical condition, low or advanced age, and undernutrition or overnutrition

Pulses are rich in essential nutrients and are part of a healthy diet. They contribute to sustainable food systems, livelihoods, and a zero hunger community

Excessive intake of red meat has been linked to causing colorectal cancer. Therefore, to reduce the risk, reduce the consumption of red meat and add white meat and plant proteins to your plate

The high water content in watermelons helps provide relief from edema in pregnancy

Potatoes with green discolouration are not safe to eat as they contain solanine which is toxic. Therefore, if this is observed, throw away the potato or cut the affected part

Phytoestrogen rich foods help decrease perimenopause symptoms, prevent osteoporosis, and improve heart health

If you intend to stop overeating, identify why you are overeating, stack your kitchen with plenty of healthy food, and set boundaries around ‘trigger’ foods

Not eating enough food, eliminating entire food groups, and jumping from one fad diet to another are a few dietary habits wrecking your body

It is safe to continue breastfeeding your young one while still pregnant

Sprouting not only increases the nutritional content, but also reduces the flatulence effect of bean

Teaching kids early enough on making proper food choices can help lower cases of obesity and Non-Communicable Disease

Calcium supplementation during pregnancy helps reduce gestational outcomes

A healthy pre and post workout meal is key in your exercise routine as it helps maximize performance and improve recovery

Fad diets don’t work as they tend to slow down metabolism, set unreasonable expectations, and are not sustainable

Thorough cleaning of fruits and vegetables before consumption can help reduce foodborne illnesses that may result in malnutrition

Fruits are an excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals that promote overall well-being

Being overweight or obese pre-disposes an expectant mother to gestational diabetes. Not ‘eating for two’, healthy snacking, and maintaining physical activity can help reduce the risk

Hydration before, during and after exercise is crucial to performance and maintaining the proper fluid balance in one’s body

Nuts are a powerhouse of nutrients. They are rich in fiber, unsaturated fats and valuable minerals and vitamins that promote health and overall well-being

If constipated, try eating pawpaws. They contain papain that aids in digestion. Also, they are rich in fiber and water which prevent constipation

Consider including plant-based proteins in your diet. Besides providing proteins, they contain fiber which promotes good gut bacteria, helps in digestion and improve heart health

Seed cycling is the process of eating different types of seeds at different times in the menstrual cycle to support optimal balance of estrogen and progesterone hormones

Lack of sleep is among the reasons you are not losing weight

A healthy dietary pattern is not about excluding certain food groups or counting calories but having a proper relationship with food

Among the reasons for infertility is overweight/obesity. Maintaining a healthy weight can help in such instances

Add liver to your plate to boost your iron levels

Your body is designed to serve you. For that to happen, honour the signs it’s giving you

A healthy diet promotes a healthy gut which in turn influences our moods and emotions

Vitamin D is as important as calcium in determining bone health, and most people don’t get enough of it

Women below the age of 50years need twice the amount of iron per day as men of the same age

Eating oatmeal provides a serotonin boost to calm the brain and improve your mood

Taking too much alcohol weakens the immune systems and thus reduces the ability to cope with infectious diseases

Lemon juice help your liver to produce more enzymes, which aid digestions and prompt the liver to eliminate toxin 

Consuming alcohol causes dehydration by increasing urination, if you are experiencing a hangover take a lot of water

Although it only takes you a few minutes to eat a meal, it takes your body body hour to completely digest the food

Sitting and sleeping are great in moderation, but too much can increase your chances of an early death

The amino acids found in eggs can help improve your reflexes

Eating dinner at 10p.m instead of 6p.m may affect your blood glucose and the ability to burn fat

Did you know that eggs protein has just the right amount of essential amino acid needed by human to build tissues

people over 60yrs, with high blood pressure, obesity, cardiovascular disease and those believed to have kidney damage should have regular function test to help with early treatment and management

Vitamin D is as important as calcium in determining bone health, and most people don’t get enough of it

Eating a healthy, balanced variety of foods is far more satisfying. And if you match that with more physical activity, you are more likely to get to a healthy weight-and stay there-than if you diet.

Over time, elevated blood sugar levels can lead to diabetes, a strong risk factor for heart disease. Ask your doctor if you are at risk. If you are pre-diabetic or have “early” diabetes, lifestyle changes can be effective.

The spinal disc core is comprised of a large volume of water therefore dehydration could lead to back pain

The essential minerals in salt act as important electrolytes in the body. They help with fluid balance, nerve transmission and muscle function.

People living with HIV can keep their viral load low and their immune system strong by starting antiretroviral treatment as soon as possible; taking medications exactly as prescribed and taking a well balanced diet.

As soon as you wake up, drink a glass of warm water with fresh lemon squeezed in. it will provide you with hydrating electrolytes in form of potassium, calcium and magnesium

Replace one thing that you would normally eat with a new fruit or a vegetable. Not only does this keep your healthy eating interesting, but you also may end up trying something that you didn’t know you liked.

Bananas contain bromelain which is an enzyme that controls sex hormones. Bananas also contain Vitamin A, B1, and C. These vitamins promote sperm production and also enable the body to improve its stamina.

Cutting out refined, flour-based products can redefine your diet. These foods are so processed that they’re usually devoid of any real nutritional content. Nixing them will not only help you maintain a more stable blood glucose and a healthier body weight, but you’ll have more room for nutrient-dense foods packed with vitamins and minerals

With the help of the physician, pregnant women should be very cautious about what they should eat during their first trimester.  This will help avoid any complications that might result in a miscarriage

Pass On Processed Protein – A diet rich in deli meat, sausages, and bacon is also a diet rich in nitrates and preservatives. This is a major no-no for anyone interested in becoming healthier.

The best way to rid your body of the toxins that have built up over Christmas is to drink water – and lots of it. Fresh lemon juice in half a cup of water is the best way to start your morning, and Winnie’s mixed herbal tea once or twice throughout the day will help to detoxify your liver.

Wearing good shoes can help you to feel your best and help prevent injuries

As soon as you wake up, drink a glass of warm water with fresh lemon squeezed in. it will provide you with hydrating electrolytes in form of potassium, calcium and magnesium

Omena are an excellent source of calcium

Hangovers are a type of alcohol withdrawal. Taking another alcoholic beverage in the morning, you are raising your blood alcohol level and prolonging when your hangover inevitably begins

Eating dinner at 10 p.m. instead of 6 p.m. may affect your blood glucose and the ability to burn fat.

Adolescent girls are always at risk of complication during pregnancy. This is because they are young and still need more nutritional needs

Minimizing food waste at a household level is one way of ensuring environmental sustainability and food security

To minimize food wastage, only serve what you can finish. Also, consider saving the left overs for a later meal

Repeatedly using plastic water bottles can release chemicals into your water. Why not try a reusable bottle instead? It’s good for you and the planet

Where possible by local produce. This saves all the pollution incurred by transporting goods long distance

You can save energy in your workplace by shutting down the computer, scanners and printers if you are not using 

Rather than stocking up on disposable items, try reusable product such as cleaning cloths, cups, plates and rechargeable batteries 

Conserve energy at home by lighting your home with energy efficient bulbs and turn the lights off when you leave a room

Rather than using disposable water bottle’s carry your own to quench your thirst, this simple change reduces waste and is also cost effective

Bulk buying typically has less packaging and therefore generate less waste. If you can’t buy bulk choose product with minimal packaging 

Avoid air pollution in the house by opening windows or doors for fresh air to get in. You can also get plant that can filter air to help 

When doing laundry, consolidate loads rather than doing several small ones

If you have a car, you can reduce fuel cost and usage on your commute  through carpooling using matatus, walking or riding a bike to work

when going shopping carry your own reusable bags, otherwise if you shop once a week within 5 years you’ll have kept between 250 to 1000 packing bags on on earth

To reduce toxins, buy non-toxic cleaning products choose products that are biodegradable, phosphate-free, chlorine-free and unscented

Volunteer for clean-ups in your community. You can get involved in protecting environment

To conserve electricity always turn the light off when you leave the room

You can always close your nose and mouth with your hand or handkerchief if you happen to pass-by an environment which contains air contaminants and thus contribute to a healthy living lifestyle and avoid health effects caused by air pollution.

It is important to open windows and keep the air circulating to cut down on high concentrations of polluted air

You can supplement or replace your time at the gym with activities around the house such as gardening or in outdoors such as hiking, biking or tennis

Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Cut down on what you throw away. Follow the three “R’s” to conserve natural resources and landfill space

For a cleaner and safer environment, plastic use should be minimized and one should identify ways to recycle and re-use

Avoid air pollution in the house by opening windows or doors for fresh air to get in. You can also get plants that can filter air to help

Wherever possible, choose cloth diapers this aids the environment, friendly to your pocket and is kinder to baby’s skin. If you desperately need the convenience of the disposable diaper, use an environmentally friendly brand

If you jot a note down on paper, save it and use the rest of the sheet for your notes. When it is absolutely necessary, print on both sides of the page. And don’t forget to recycle it!

Don’t throw away perfectly good things just because you are sick of them, or no longer have use for them. Instead, donate them to people who need them

Further your own education by learning more about the environment, you can help others understand the importance and value of our natural resources

Turn your spoil into soil. Compost your food scraps

Shop locally ,shop organically

make your water use more efficient by aerating faucets, using sprinklers that reduce runoff and installing low flow toilets and efficient shower heads

Having a shopping list when purchasing household items helps prevent unnecessary purchase

Before investing; do your research, avoid the get rich quick schemes, and have an investment plan

Healthy eating on a budget includes: packing your own lunch, minimizing eat out, shopping in bulk, planning your meals, and sticking to your shopping list

Know what debts you have and pay bit by bit. You can start by paying off the debt that is attracting the highest interest rate or the smallest debt you have

Living within your means involves taking note of all your income, expenditure not exceeding your income, being content with life, and saving at least 20 % of your income

Besides gardening being a natural stress reliever, it helps save money by providing fresh vegetables for the household

Having a shopping list when shopping for your household items helps prevent unnecessary purchases

Stay out of debt by getting the right information, budgeting your income, and living within your means

Among the ways to achieve financial freedom are saving, avoiding impulse buying, embracing frugal living, and not using money beyond your income

Before spending additional money on Christmas decor, gifts, wrapping paper, or other essentials, make use of your current holiday inventory

To avoid impulse buying which in most cases results in purchases of items not needed, it is good to have a budget #financial wellness

Save up cash to afford a big purchase

Start an emergency fund and pay into it every month even it is small amount

Be careful about spending a significant amount of money on periodic purchases like gift and vacation

Match your savings to your spending ,avoid spending on what you cant afford

Detail your financial goals, take some time to write specific long term financial goals and short term financial goal

If you want to accomplish financial goals you need to figure out what goals are important to you first

Taking risk and start that dream business

The best way to create operational efficiencies is to assure that the workplace culture supports the tools to drive efficiencies within the organization

Good sleeping posture is encouraged to reduce spine problems

Listening or googling medical stories without proper diagnosis may encourage unnecessary worry, distract you from important health issue, and set the stage for unnecessary tests

Practices that accelerate aging include binging on unhealthy food, not moisturizing enough, skipping regular exercise, and not socializing enough

Warning signs of prostate cancer include; frequent urination, painful and burning urination and ejaculation, blood in urine and semen, and erectile dysfunction

Signs of premature menopause are; vaginal dryness, low sex drive, thinning hair, dry skin and sleep disturbances

Reasons you are waking up fatigued include; your diet, poor quality mattress, too much blue light before bed, and taking caffeine just before bed

Decreased circulation, iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, and diabetes could be among the reasons for your cold feet

Tummy time for babies helps them to crawl, prevents flat spots on the head, and makes neck, back, and arm muscles stronger

Exercising post CS delivery will require you to give your body time to heal, start with low impact workout, and get the go ahead from your doctor

Squeeze in the fitness routine in your busy schedule by joining the most convenient gym, utilizing your break hours, and turning your commute into exercise

Tone your arms with these exercises; tricep dips, bent over row, push ups, and one arm side push up

To maintain proper oral hygiene; brush your teeth twice a day, use the right toothbrush and toothpaste, and regularly replace your toothbrush

A correct posture helps reduce low back pain, decrease abnormal wearing of joint surface, prevent muscle fatigue, and contribute to a confident appearance

Regular self-breast examinations and cancer screening can help in early breast cancer detection

Personal hygiene is vital in stopping the development of diseases, infections and unpleasant body odour

Consider seeking proper medical attention instead of always buying drugs over the counter

Have the right pillow size to lay your head on. This will help maintain the correct posture of the spine.  Poor posture can strain the spinal discs

Consider stretching every so often as this helps improve your posture, keep muscles flexible and strong, increase blood flow, and boost energy levels

If your work involves sitting most of the time, take standing breaks

Work habits that are making you look older- squinting at your screen all day, not hydrating enough, taking work home to a point you are not getting enough sleep

Brushing teeth too soon after eating or drinking can soften the tooth enamel, especially if you’ve just been eating or drinking acidic foods

A lack of exercise now causes as many death as smoking

Brushing teeth too soon after eating can soften the tooth enamel, especially if you’ve just been eating or drinking acidic foods

chocolate is good for your skin, it’s antioxidants improve blood flow and protect skin against Uv damage

A toned body provides more strength, energy and flexibility and can decrease the risk of developing certain disease such as diabetes and heart disease

They are five main components of fitness; the body’s ability to use oxygen, muscular strength endurance, flexibility and body composition

Stretching increases the blood flow to your muscles and help avoid injuries

Feeling stressed? Read. Getting lost in a book can lower level of cortisol or other unhealthy stress

Walking outside or spending time in green space can reduce negative thoughts and boost-esteem take a nature walk

A lack of exercise now causes  as many death as smoking

Did you know that exercising improves brain performance 

Keep your weight normal, obesity and under eating will both lower your normal immune function

Stretching increases the blood flow to your muscles and helps avoid injuries

For swollen feet brought about by standing for long hours, one can easily manage by having some rest, elevating the legs when sitting, massaging the legs and wearing light shoes

Staff working at mechanized industries/ companies should ensure they have the right protective equipment to minimize the occurrence of injuries

When using devices such as computers, one should adjust the lighting to minimize glare on the screen.  This is in a bid to maintain eye health

Keep your weight normal. Obesity and under eating will both lower your normal immune function

Gradual changes in our lifestyle are easier to maintain than major changes introduced all at once. for example, are you having too little activity? Using the stairs daily could be a great first move.

There are plenty of ways to squeeze in a session with exercise videos when you are busy. You can even stream workouts on your phone from YouTube

Suck air through your nose until your lungs are full. They’ll fill with nitric oxide, a chemical found in the back of your nose that opens up blood vessels. The dose of oxygen will make you feel happier and more alert.

When using a computer or device for an extended period, take regular breaks to prevent eye strain. Every 20 minutes, look away from your computer and look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds.

Your body mass index (BMI) is a helpful way of checking whether you’re a healthy weight. You can use the healthy weight calculator to work out your BMI.

Avoid alcohol, talking on cell-phone and speeding while driving. Do not ride a bike without wearing a helmet. Stunting on a bike can put your life in danger. Avoid driving in a bad weather. These are very risky and bad habits and can affect your healthy living lifestyle.

Tobacco smoke negatively affects the nervous system, respiratory and cardiovascular system, all of which can have drastic long-term effects on your body; even if it means getting rid of this habit gradually you can do it. 

There are plenty of ways to squeeze in a session with exercise videos when you are busy. You can even stream workouts on your phone from YouTube

Strict adherence of clients with TB to the anti-TB treatment to prevent recurrence of the disease

Focus on maintaining fitness this holiday, it will be much easier to pick up your regular routine (versus starting over) again in the new year

Stay hydrated, drink plenty of water, headaches, migraines and lethargy are often triggered by dehydration

Did you know that exercising improves brain performance

Get a goodnight sleep

Learn when to say NO to avoid overextending or straining yourself

To have an easier time when travelling with your kids; book wisely, do not overpack, research about your destination, and keep calm

Do things at your own pace. Life is not a race

Signs of a toxic workplace are no clarity on roles, unending gossip and drama, high employee turnover, demotivated employees and stifled growth

You’ll give yourself your best shot at success by picking the right resolution if you set a goal that’s doable and meaningful too

Setting and enforcing boundaries, maintaining a united front with with your spouse, and not gossiping your in-laws can help in managing them

To raise a confident child, praise their efforts, allow them to express themselves, improve your self-confidence as a parent, and encourage their talents

To have an easier time when travelling with your kids; book wisely, do not overpack, research about your destination, and keep calm

Teaching your children early about their body anatomy, monitoring their online activity, and teaching them boundaries can help reduce the chances of sexual abuse

While caring for others, it is also important to find ways to care for your health

Never walk alone. Choose to involve others in your goals for support and accountability purposes

Speak up against sexual abuse, report the perpetrators, and teach men to respect women

Packing light for trips helps minimize the amount of luggage you have to carry

Working 55 or more hours per week increases the risk of stroke by 35% and heart disease by 17%

Good communication skills involve maintaining eye contact, being a good listener, and practicing proper body language

Teaching your child to be responsible can be through modeling responsibility and accountability as a parent, giving them age appropriate chores, and not rushing to bail them out of a difficult situation

Don’t approach a girl if she looks upset. Chances are if she is having a bad day, she’s not going to respond positively to getting hit on by a stranger

Visiting a new place with your kids? Always carry snacks, they will come in handy if there’s lack of shops or if there is nothing your kids will eat

Take care of yourself while caring for others

If you love you, you attract people who love you and you are to draw the line when loving others

Approach a girl you want to date. If you’ve noticed her sending several glances /smiling your way. If this happens she is interested in you and wants you start a conversation

To foster actual relationships, it is necessary to be present. Put the phone down and have an actual conversation or moment with someone

Listening to others isn’t as easy as you may think but it may help improve your relationship

To foster actual relationships, it is necessary to be present.  Put the phone down and have an actual conversation or moment with someone Having unprotected sex can lead to STD’s (Sexually Transmitted Diseases). Also, having sex with multiple partners can lead to HIV, gonorrhea, syphilis and herpes which leads you to an un-healthy way of living.

In the spirit of work wellness, colleagues should create an environment for each other’s mental wellness, physical wellness, and financial wellness Unlike the current trend of eating take-outs which are majorly unhealthy, cooking a homemade meal promotes healthy eating as well as food safety

Call a friend. People whose company makes us feel happy and loved are like medicine: they heal and restore us. Keeping in touch with such people who nurture our own hearts.

You can always close your nose and mouth with your hand or handkerchief if you happen to pass-by an environment which contains air contaminants and thus contribute to a healthy living lifestyle and avoid health effects caused by air pollution.

Call a friend. People whose company makes us feel happy and loved are like medicine: they heal and restore us. Keeping in touch with such people who nurture our own hearts.

If exercising alone bores you out, hook up with a partner or friend who is committed to exercise. The fun factor will also let you stay committed.

Ask open ended questions, encourage others to talk so you don’t have to make the idle chit chat

offer compliments generously, compliments can be a great way to open the door to a conversation

Listening to others isn’t as easy as you may think but it may help improve your relationship

Be kind, everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle

Call a friend. People whose company makes us feel happy and loved are like medicine; they heal and restore us

You can be a committed mother and still need your time. Let’s normalize self-care as part of the motherhood journey

Improve your emotional intelligence by responding instead of reacting to conflict, listening keenly, practicing self-awareness, and taking responsibility of your actions

Let’s normalize starting over regardless of the age, not having it all figured out, enjoying your own company, luxury living if you can afford it and taking time off to take care of you health and well-being

Volunteer time together to serve at a homeless shelter or elderly ministry by helping others is an amazing date idea that can bring bonding in a relationship

Reminder: Normalize putting your needs, values, and happiness first

Improve your body image by practicing self-acceptance, focusing on what you love about your body, avoiding the diet hype, and not comparing your body with someone else’s

To prepare your kid for the arrival of a new sibling; involve them in child preparations, talk about baby’s arrival with excitement, and be honest with them about the dynamics of having a newborn around

Indulging in self-care activities, journaling about the day, and making positive affirmations can help make a stressful day better

There is no right or wrong way to mourn a loved one. However, learn healthy ways to help you through the difficult time

Meditation during pregnancy reduces stress, boosts positive feelings, lowers risk of postpartum depression, and improves sleep

Listening to soothing music, connecting with loved ones, getting enough rest, and eating well can help improve anxiety

A cozy home results in an uplifted mood, calmness, increased productivity, and efficiency

Meditation during pregnancy reduces stress, boosts positive feelings, lowers risk of postpartum depression, and improves sleep

Giving genuine compliments boosts positivity in the recipient. For the giver, it amplifies their self-confidence and nourishes their self-esteem

Gratitude not only attracts more blessings, but is also good for physical, emotional and mental well-being

Having a jar of goodness where you get to celebrate your wins and those around you improves your spiritual, emotional and mental well-being

Psychosocial support in the case of long-term illness is important as it helps the patient cope better with the disease

Spending time with your spouse without interruption is a chance to build emotional intimacy and trust

Pain as a result of pregnancy loss is experienced by both parents. Check on the father as well even as we strive to ensure that the mother is doing fine

For a long distance relationship to work, use technology to your advantage, be committed, set rules and boundaries, and stick to a schedule

Eating oatmeal provides a serotonin boost to calm the brain and improve your mood

Separation anxiety in kids, soothing baby tips

Identify your significant other love languages; it could be through quality time, gifts, words of affirmation and touch and appreciate them #emotional wellness

Practice self-love as this will help you become a better version of yourself

Avoid victim blaming

Learn when to say NO to avoid overextending or straining yourself.  This also minimizes the stress and anxiety that comes with it

Give yourself time to think and be calm before you say or do something you might regret

Understand what motivates you and use it to push you across the finish line

Pay attention to how you behave to certain things and how they affect you emotionally 

Reduce stress. Not everything we want we get. Therefore, we have to accept that there are things we cannot control

Engaging in regular physical activity, having adequate sleep, journaling, practicing mindfulness, and having a massage can help manage anxiety in pregnancy

The ideal worker image plays a huge role is escalating mental health issues at the workplace. It creates unhealthy expectation to prioritize your job over other parts of life

You need a holiday to distress, unwind and basically stop thinking about work for a week. Life is so busy now that we all need time to switch off

Studies have found that optimism is beneficial to your overall health, but is linked to a healthy heart and can even help ward off diseases

Walking outside or spending time in green space can reduce negative thoughts and boost self-esteem, take a nature walk

Having strong and healthy relationships can impact your mental and physical wellness

Feeling stressed? Read. Getting lost in a book can lower levels of cortisol, or other unhealthy stress hormones

The don’ts of dealing with an addicted spouse are; lying for them, covering up their addiction, and blaming or judging yourself

Smelling rosemary may increase alertness and improve memory so catch a whiff before a test or important meeting

Poor diet may not only be a reaction to feeling depressed, but may be one of the reasons triggering it. Therefore, consider a healthy diet for your mental health

Don’t shy away from speaking about mental health. It’s okay not to be okay

A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset

Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to change either through growth and re-organization. Making errors and learning when something terrible happens can help with brain plasticity in adults

Anxiety in pregnancy increases the risk of preterm birth, low birth weight, earlier gestational age, and a smaller head circumference

Mindfulness helps relieve stress, improve sleep, memory, and immune response. Consider making time to practice mindfulness every day

Steps to good mental health: Eat healthy, get enough sleep, exercise regularly, and manage stress

Self care interventions for men can help improve personal relationships, have relevant health education, and increase their intention to improve personal health

An expectant mother should consider getting help and prioritizing on her mental well-being to reduce the risk of emotional problems, conduct disorder, and impaired cognitive development on the child

Having employee assistance programs and appreciating your employees may help manage mental health issues at work

Meditation during pregnancy reduces stress, boosts positive feelings, lowers risk of postpartum depression, and improves sleep

Boost your memory by getting enough sleep, training your brain, practicing mindfulness, eating right, exercising, and meditating

Filling crossword puzzles can help improve your vocabulary, increase knowledge base, relieve stress, and boost your mood

Eating together as a family lowers the risk of disordered eating, boosts the esteem of the child and improves the child’s communication skills

Journaling offers great emotional benefits such as reducing stress and anxiety, sleeping better and improving moods

Learning a new skill each day helps in brain development, exposes one to new ideas, relieves stress, and reduces the likelihood of developing dementia

Meditation can help reduce stress, control anxiety and promote emotional health

The presence of an affectionate and supportive father helps improve a child’s cognitive ability, self-confidence, and social skills

If on the self-love or healing journey, consider progress over perfection

Instead of creating a toxic environment for your colleagues at work, be on the frontline in ensuring their mental wellness is in check

Checking in on that new mom can help in dealing with postpartum depression

Always make mental health a priority

How you start your morning determines what kind of day you are going to have

Tomorrow the sun will shine and we will try again

Stay focused by learning to be present, maintaining a healthier lifestyle, and exercising your brain

Grief can feel very lonely. Sharing your sorrow with others who have experienced similar losses can help. It would also be great to join a support group

The best sleep comes between the hours of 10pm to 2pm, which is when the highest level of melatonin are circulating in your brain

Studies have found that optimism is beneficial to your overall health, but is linked to a healthy heart and can even help ward of disease

You can show the one you love just how much you care by sharing your greatest joy and pain, this will deepen your relationship

As part of your self growth journey learn a new skill this is a fun and interactive way to improve intellectual wellness

Taking paternity leave will help father bond with the baby, a newborn baby is a challenge but when both parents share the responsibility their partnership becomes even stronger

A little progress each day adds up results

Having a good laugh which will help to ease stress promote social bonding and lower blood pressure it may also boost your immune system

Want to stay motivated? Write down a few affirmations on a Post-It note and place them on the fridge, bathroom mirror, or any place you’re sure to see them frequently. Throughout the day, repeat them to yourself. 

Daily exposure to sunlight will boost melatonin output, which also improves sleep. Sunlight helps produce serotonin to lift the mood.

Work your strength do something you’re good at to build self confidence, then tackle a tougher task

You can show the one you love just how much you care by sharing your greatest joys and pain will deepen your relationship

Sugary drinks are among the most fattening items you can put into your body. This is because your brain doesn’t measure calories from liquid sugar the same way it does for solid food

Research shows that habits that don’t serve us can be overcome with good intentions. For example, having a conscious intention to eat healthier snacks helps to override a habit of making poor food choices

Parents with children with Down Syndrome should look for outdoor opportunities for their kids to interact with other kids.  This will not only be fun but will help develop their social skills

Letting go of baggage and learning how to forgive is necessary for one’s peace of mind #mental wellness

Opt-out of something that’s bringing you down: A negative relationship, an optional activity that no longer provides any benefit, a tedious household chore that can be postponed, holding yet another over-the-top birthday party for your child.

If you do not check on your stress levels, chronic stress will destroy brain cells and the region where new memories take place and where old ones are retrieved. 

If you do not check on your stress levels, chronic stress will destroy brain cells and the region where new memories take place and where old ones are retrieved. 

General goals such as “exercise more” are not effective. A SMART goal is Specific, Measurable, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Timely. “I will walk 20 minutes over my lunch break on Tuesdays and Thursdays” is a SMART goal.

Seven hours of sleep a night not only helps you live longer, but also lowers your stress, sharpens your memory, and reduces cravings for junk food.

Avoiding sugar, managing stress, using healthy fats and having high-quality sleep is among the ways of managing the hormonal imbalance

Get plenty of sleep it is important for your physical and mental health

Nurturing your spiritual wellness encourages you to be compassionate, loving, forgiving, and joyful

Spirituality is knowing who you really are and connecting with something larger than yourself

Take time to meditate this helps you explore your spiritual core

 While managing your time and daily task can be hard, it is crucial to devote time to connecting with yourself

Meditation- Meditation has been linked to a variety of health benefits. It has been linked to changes in metabolism, blood pressure, brain activation, and other bodily processes.

Look for deeper meaning, this helps you analyze the occurring patters in your life and help you have control over your destiny.

Purpose can guide life decisions influence, behaviour shape your goal offer a sense of directions and great meaning

Develop the happiness habit. Always look at the bright side of life and strive to see the good ,funny and positive in everything

Be grateful for your future

Acknowledge the fact that you are a spirit with a physical body not a physical body with a spirit

While managing your time and daily task can be hard, it is crucial to devote time to connecting with yourself

Keep a journal ,the act of writing can help you process your emotions, increase your awareness and give you a non-judgemental space to express your feeling in the moment