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Jul 19
“Beyond the Bedroom,” Cultivating Deep Connections in Long-Term Relationships.

We’ve all heard that intimacy is central to the health of most long-term romantic relationships. But what is it exactly? And how do we cultivate more of it? Researchers have found that in the context of sex, intimacy consists of two core elements: self-disclosure and empathy. Partners need to feel comfortable enough with each other […]

Jul 18
Did You Know Keeping Pets Enhances Your Mental Well-being? Check Out This Guide Today.

In our modern quest for mental well-being, pets offer more than just companionship; they provide a unique form of support that can significantly enhance our emotional and psychological health. Beyond the cuddles and playtime, the bond between humans and animals has been scientifically proven to yield profound benefits for our mental state. Pets have a […]

Jul 18
Mixed Signals: The Gen Z Protests and Government’s Perplexing Stance.

When the youth-led protests began on June 18, 2024, observers were astonished by how the Gen Z demonstrators executed their civic actions with style and tech-savviness. Their peaceful marches, documented in real-time on platforms like X, Instagram, and TikTok, contrasted starkly with the chaotic protests of the past. These well-dressed, articulate youths were protesting the […]

Jul 17
Nairobi Trembles: Understanding Earthquakes and Tremors.

An earthquake, or earth tremor, occurs when the earth’s surface shakes due to a sudden release of energy in the lithosphere, generating seismic waves. The primary distinction between earthquakes and tremors lies in their intensity. Earthquakes can vary significantly in strength. Some are minor, barely noticeable, while others can devastate cities, causing widespread damage to […]

Jul 17
Kenya’s Gen Z Protests: Ford Foundation Denies Accusations Amid Controversy.

The Ford Foundation has found itself at the center of a heated debate following allegations by President William Ruto that the American non-governmental organization was involved in sponsoring violence during anti-government protests across Kenya. Speaking at a market rally in Nakuru, Ruto claimed that the foundation had hired individuals to instigate unrest, resulting in casualties […]

Jul 17
Mastering Healthy Sleep: Strategies to Combat Insomnia.

Sleep is a critical period when we restore our resources. During this time, essential hormonal and metabolic processes take place, allowing our bodies to regenerate. Without sufficient sleep, we face increased stress, oxidative stress, and accelerated aging. Over time, this lack of rest leads to chronic fatigue, blood pressure and cardiovascular problems, apathy and depression, […]

Jul 16
The Power of Calm: Transform Your Health with Lower Stress and a Brighter Mood.

The impacts of stress and mood on the body are profound. When you successfully reduce stress and improve your mood, you’ll notice significant changes in your physical and mental health. One of the most immediate benefits is improved cardiovascular health. Chronic stress often leads to hypertension, but lowering stress levels helps normalize blood pressure, reducing […]

Jul 12
Stressed Out? Here’s How Mindfulness and Meditation Will Help You Navigate the World.

  In a world fraught with anxiety, stress, and environmental and humanitarian disasters, people are looking for ways to cope. Many have turned to practices originating in ancient eastern philosophies for guidance. Among these is mindfulness, which is linked to meditation. What Does Mindfulness Actually Mean? The original translation of the Pali word “sati” is […]

Jul 11
Anguka Nayo! Gen Zs React After Ruto Fires All Cabinet Secretaries.

President William Ruto has dissolved his Cabinet, sending home all cabinet secretaries and the Attorney General. The decision does not affect Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi and Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua. “I have decided to dismiss with immediate effect all cabinet secretaries and the attorney general of the Cabinet of Kenya except the Prime Cabinet […]

Jul 11
“It’s Unfortunate”: Azziad Nasenya Denies Claims of Inclusion in Kenya’s Paris Olympics Delegation.

TikToker Azziad Nasenya has responded to the claims that she is part of Kenya’s delegation to the Paris Olympics 2024. This is after Kenyans accused Youth Affairs, Sports and Arts CS Ababu Namwamba of including his friends in the list instead of athletes. Azziad’s name was dragged into the mix, and she issued a statement […]