25 self-care ideas for a healthy body, mind and soul

This is the greatest I have felt since adulting started. My body is healthy and glowing; my mind is free and alert; and my soul is whole and happy. Here are some activities that I have been doing that I attribute to these feelings of newness and joy. I tried to divide them by mind,…

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How I lost 8kgs sustainably

I have lost approximately 8 Kgs this past 8 months sustainably. What I mean by sustainably is that I did it while keeping healthy and accepting my body in all its stages. The few times I tried to lose weight before was from a place of self-loathing which led to yoyo dieting which in turn…

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A love letter to my body

Dear Body, I know you are feeling the best you have felt in a while because my spirit and soul are also feeling that way. This positive correlation has been my most magical realisation about you so far, Despite the circumstances you are thriving and I couldn’t be prouder of your strength and resilient existence.…

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10 reasons I wear short clothes (the male gaze isn’t one)

This is for any womxn who has been made to feel that the way they dress has nothing to do with them and everything to do with the men in their lives: their reactions, their perceptions, their tastes, their uncontrollable sexual desires – the male gaze. I would like to especially dedicate this post to my…

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6 reasons I am glad I got locs

The school holiday of June 2014 holiday was the longest time I had spent with my hair as it grows: no cornrows, no braid extensions, no weaves just my hair in two strand twists or in a fro. At that time my mummy had issues with it because where I saw two strand twists, she…

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40 Movie Recommendations from my sisters and I

My sisters and I recorded another youtube video. This time sharing our favourite movies of all time. Here’s the list for future reference. Enjoy!Horror/Fiction/Thriller/Mystery Gerald’s Game The escape room Star Wars Animal World Velvet Buzzsaw The Perfection Get Out   Comedy/Cartoon Hangover Girls Trip Angus Thongs Perfect snogging Koffee & Kareem Late night Smurfs Taylor…

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70 series recommendations from my sisters and I

My three sisters and I shared some of our favourite series on this youtube videos: Part 1 and Part 2. Below is the list of series shared for future reference. Watch the video to know which ones were whose favourites and what we had to say about them. PART 1 (40) Horror/Fiction/Thriller Vampre Diaries Stranger…

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16 Nairobi restaurants I want to visit post-quarantine

I love love love food, people and beautiful spaces. That’s why eating out at a restaurant is one of my favourite things because it usually combines all the three. It is also why I enjoyed The Spread episode: A Restaurant Guide to dating in Nairobi. Kaz, Soni and Kaluhi gave some good restaurant recommendations on…

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Minding my circle of influence

I was about to procrastinate this blog then I decided it is just becoming too muchi!!! 😅 I understand why I do not feel like writing though. The rona situation sunk in this week and left me wallowing in all types of hopeless feelings. Some context – even on normal days my mind is usually…

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