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Curvy Scorpio: Dating during a Pandemic

‘’There are things even love can’t do. Before I got married, I believed love could do anything. I learned soon enough that it couldn’t bear the weight of four years without children. If the burden is too much and stays too long, even love bends, cracks, comes close to breaking and sometimes does break. ‘’But even when it’s in a thousand pieces around your feet, that does’nt mean it’s no longer love.’’ Ayobami Adebayo.

Sunscreen for sensitive skin

BY EVA-LIISA NAILENGE

Do you wear sunscreen? If your answer is no, then this article was put together just for you.

The gist of it all is that it’s important to wear sunscreen daily to avoid sunburn, rashes and for the overall health and appearance of your skin. It is crucial that sunscreen becomes part of your skincare routine. Without it, it leaves the skin to sun exposure.

Daddy Good or Daddy Bad?

Soon, we will be celebrating Father’s Day.

What are the traditions you and your family follow?  A big breakfast for Daddy by the kids with the help of Mummy, coupled with a nice pressie?

In my household, these celebrations are NONEXISTENT! I believe in the act of reciprocity.  And I believe in being petty, yep that is me.

THE INFLUENCE OF FASHION ON EVERYDAY LIFE 

By Reginalda Nelumbu | Featured Image by Vitória Santos

“The purpose of fashion is to refute our persistent fear of death”. Decorating ourselves in particular things helps to craft an identity, which creates the illusion of permanency. If we buy things and we define the way we look from what we wear, it makes our existence feel more real and everlasting.”

That’s what they say.

Fitness, Wellness and Happy Hormones

By Hilma.L.Inkono

When it comes to fitness and wellness, most people are aware that exercising is good for one’s health, however intentionally implementing physical activity into one’s routine is an entirely different battle on its own.  Having the motivation and discipline to regularly break a sweat regardless of your body type, is a recurring choice you have to constantly make, which is easier said than done. Nonetheless, there are endless benefits to working out, whereby improvements can be seen in the physical, mental and social realm of one’s life, to mention a few.

So, to set us off into the world of physical wellness, I reached out to two fitness enthusiasts with completely different styles of working out.

Soup & Bread: The perfect pair

  • By Elizma Burger

With the colder months ahead of us, we are switching to preparing hot dishes instead salads. One of my all-time favorite winter tradition is soup. There is just something about a hot bowl of soup that comforts me and pairing soup with bread excites me. The crunch of the bread complements the soup perfectly and one of the best parts is dipping a slice of crusty bread into the soup.