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Unlocking the Power of Prayer

Unlocking the Power of Prayer

Carly was feeling overwhelmed with life. A budding entrepreneur, she was passionate about her business and truly believed in what she was doing. But fear often got the best of her. What if the business fails? she thought. What if no one wants to buy from me? What if I don’t make enough money this […]

The War On Meat: Is it Harmful, Healthy Or Both?

The War On Meat: Is it Harmful, Healthy Or Both?

  Sugar, salt, saturated fat. They’ve all had their turn in the spotlight, with studies and media reports vilifying each one for chipping away at your lifespan or increasing your risk of one disease or another. But the latest headlines point the finger at a different health enemy: Meat. “Eating more animal protein increases risk […]

Why Has women’s Fitness Become A Beauty Contest?

Why Has women’s Fitness Become A Beauty Contest?

Being a female Olympian must be a confusing experience. You win a gold medal, you wow the world with your athleticism and sporting talent, you make history … and all anyone can talk about is your make-up, your marital status, or your hair. In 2016 we may finally have woken up to the infuriating daily […]

This Everyday Phrase Is Dangerously Damaging To Your Health

This Everyday Phrase Is Dangerously Damaging To Your Health

How many times a day are you asked, “how you are doing”? It is a common phrase, a greeting even. How often do we answer back with “I’m fine”? We know most of the time people are not really interested in knowing how we are, but are just being polite. No matter what is happening […]

MAKING IT BETTER: The impact of Anger and Hatred on your Well Being

Anger and hatred are negative states of the mind that destroy our happiness. As a people we are not very good at letting go of anger and its corresponding states. We plot, encourage and condone this emotion in ourselves and in each other. All negative mental states act as obstacles to our happiness, but we […]

How text messages and volunteer midwives are saving lives in Rwanda

How text messages and volunteer midwives are saving lives in Rwanda

When a woman goes into labour, Liberata Musabyimana always accompanies her on the walk to the health centre. Sometimes the knock on Musabyimana’s door comes in the middle of the night announcing a baby is due. Or the birth is so swift there is no time to reach the clinic. Instead, the 35-year-old farmer must […]