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My Commitment to Serve

My Commitment to Serve

By Funmi Mosuro I was drawn by a woman l genuinely believed in- Angela Omeiza Ochu-Baiye. She had always been my favourite presenter on WE FM, hosting a talk show that discussed various interesting topics and issues.  Having been acquainted with her programme, l...

Foods to Eat

Foods to Eat

By Lydia Sani Ever tried to donate blood and was told that you do not have enough to donate, or just went for a blood test and was told that your blood count is low?Proper blood circulation ensures the optimal distribution of everything the body needs to function...

UNBURDEN

UNBURDEN

By Clement Oriaku Why talking about mental health is important. Being able to talk about your problems might be a herculean task for people with mental health issues. However, it has been discovered that in the process of people talking about their mental health,...

I can’t Donate Blood but I want to Help

I can’t Donate Blood but I want to Help

By Clement Oriaku Donating blood means giving the gift of life, yet despite the ongoing need for blood donations, only very few people are blood donors. There exists diverse reasons (medical, emotional, personal etc) that prevent people from donating blood.The good...

The Power of Believing in Yourself

The Power of Believing in Yourself

By Diane Samuel Who are you? A lot of things come to mind when asked this question. And no one can answer this question about you better than you.Several events and experiences in life have helped to define us in so many different ways. These events shape the way we...

Mental Health Disorders

Mental Health Disorders

By Lukeman Amin Mental disorders are quite common and by the World Health Organization’s estimation, they’ll will affect a whopping 15% of the world's population by the year 2020! It is predicted that by this time, common mental ailments such as depression anxiety and...

UNBURDEN

UNBURDEN

By Clement Oriaku Why talking about mental health is important. Being able to talk about your problems might be a herculean task for people with mental health issues. However, it has been discovered that in the process of people talking about their mental health,...

MENTAL HEALTH 101:  How To Calm Anxiety Without Medication

MENTAL HEALTH 101: How To Calm Anxiety Without Medication

By Aisha Hussein Are you familiar with that excessive and intense worry that you can’t just shake off? Do you have a persistent fear that has a chance of paralysing you in certain situations? These may be signs of anxiety disorder. Of course, it is completely normal...

Mental Health 101: Understanding ADHD in Children

Mental Health 101: Understanding ADHD in Children

By Lukeman Amin Are you that parent? Are you that teacher? Were you that student? Were you that friend? Educate yourself now! Growing up in Nigeria, our parents always made us understand that the key to success was and still is education. We were taught to listen...