Six steps to building healthy habits

Have you been trying to make exercise and healthy eating a part of your lifestyle but for some reason you keep falling back into your old routines and eating patterns? You’re not alone. Many people struggle with building and maintaining healthy lifestyle habits too. One major reason why this happens is because of the wayContinue reading “Six steps to building healthy habits”

Five myths about postpartum weight loss and the truth

Postpartum is the period immediately following childbirth and up to six months. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes the postnatal period as the most critical and yet the most neglected phase in the lives of mothers and babies; most maternal and newborn deaths occur during the postnatal period. The postpartum period can be divided intoContinue reading “Five myths about postpartum weight loss and the truth”

Plan your future in five easy steps

I was recently invited to speak at Smart Liberia’s ” Women Empowerment Session” on the topic “ Planning for your future”. The Women Empowerment Session is a round table capacity building event that brings together young entrepreneurs and professionals to discuss the issues that affect and/or stimulate young people and entrepreneurial success. It was anContinue reading “Plan your future in five easy steps”

Breastfeeding exclusively: we made it to six months and counting

Mamas, breastfeed your baby and give him or her a great head start in life. I know it can be hard but when there is a will, there will always be a way. I did it exclusively for six months, despite all the challenges I faced and I know you can too…

It’s not my problem, but it’s my community

“Sometimes we learn the most from the least expected places” I was reminded of the call to love recently when my neighbor’s light pole (Liberia Electricity Company, LEC) fell. The wires laid across the path I drove on every morning to work and every afternoon back home. Every time I drove over it I thoughtContinue reading “It’s not my problem, but it’s my community”

How to deal with fear?

You see, fear taught me that I wasn’t good enough, that my voice didn’t matter and that I needed people to like me. Fear told me not to try, not to explore, not to be. Fear told me I’m too young, too smart, and too beautiful to try. Fear said do enough to be here but don’t try to stand out.