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”
Why are you exercising? What is the desired outcome you expect to have by exercising consistently? And how do you maintain a consistent exercise plan without falling off your routine? Follow me as I show you five strategies I use to stay consistent.
What do you do when life as you know it suddenly changes for the worse? How do you recover from a major tragedy? Where can you find the type of support you need to get through the difficult times? These are the kinds of questions many of us have been forced to answer in theContinue reading “Resilience – the ability to bounce back when life knocks you down”
Balanced living requires us to be conscious and aware of everything going on around and within us. The ultimate goal is neither to resist change nor hold on to one way of responding. The ultimate goal is awareness – being fluid and understanding, indulging in moderation (or offsetting excess) and accepting life as it changes moment by moment.
Balancing calories or simply knowing how much food to consume in one sitting can be very difficult. To do this effectively requires first understanding the difference between serving size and portion size. Read more….
In these uncertain times, it makes sense to stock up essentials. While that is good, people are hoarding and as a result spending way more than they should on really unnecessary items, like the toilet paper craze. When push comes to shove, can you eat the toilet paper? Please shop smart. Buy things that are lifesaving.
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”
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…
“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”