Invest in your Mental Health

Today, October 10, is World Mental Health Day. The day, observed globally, provides a platform for raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The World Health Organisation notes that World Mental Health Day, also “provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues […]

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Two Pregnancies; Two Totally different Experiences

Finding out you’re successfully pregnant for the second time brings a lot of excitement; just as the first, even though you have a better understanding of what to expect. However, do keep in mind that every pregnancy is different. This is also why we shouldn’t compare the way women handle their pregnancies (I will talk […]

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PCOS and Cysterhood Support -Guyana

PCOS, have you heard about it? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, maybe you’ve heard about this? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS, according to PCOS Challenge, “is a serious genetic, hormone, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects women and girls. It is the leading cause of female infertility and a precursor for other serious conditions including obesity, type […]

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THINGS THAT SURPRISED ME A LOT THIS WEEK

Happy Friday! How was your week? Mine was filled with quite a few WTF moments. Let me tell you about them. FIRST IMPRESSIONS – I attended a virtual meeting for a new group I’ve joined. The meeting featured a “Speed Networking” session. For those of you who don’t know, like speed dating that allows you […]

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JOURNEY OF an INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

Amazing news! You got that scholarship! How exciting 😊 That means that you’re probably trying to finalize the details and logistics for your departure from home. You also may have anxiety about arriving and settling into a new country … all by yourself! But I have faith in you and hopefully, the tips below will […]

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Be well to Yourselves – on Social Media

There is this super savvy young man that I know, and, am privileged to have as a friend on Facebook. He’s equal parts wit and wisdom; someone I can count on to make me laugh and to provide his frank and even-handed perspective on timely issues. So naturally, I’m drawn to this Facebook posts, including […]

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Things I Heard on my breastfeeding journey

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, actually it’s the end of it. World Breastfeeding Week is observed annually from August 1 – 7. The week is really a global campaign to raise awareness and galvanise action on themes related to breastfeeding. This year World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated under the theme: “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet”. […]

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Don’t Overthink it, They Say

I’m part of a book club, which helps me to keep up with my reading. Whilst looking for a new book, I came across “Don’t Overthink It: Make Easier Decisions, Stop Second-Guessing, and Bring More Joy to Your Life” by Anne Bogel. The name was perfect, it reminded me of my “Let’s Overthink About it” […]

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10 Things You Need to Know About Self-Care Day

If there is one thing we always encourage here at MAGLYFE, it’s SELF-CARE and wellness. Underscoring particularly, the intentionality aspect of it. Wellness is wanting the best for yourself and intentionally seeking it. Self-care is intentionally treating yourself to all that is right and good for you. Now more than ever, taking care of ourselves […]

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