I need me some good manners: an Introduction to Etiquette

The Cambridge English Dictionary describes the word Etiquette as “the set of rules or customs that control accepted behaviour in particular social groups or social situations.” Etiquette varies across cultures, geographical locations and generations. For example what was considered good manners to ones great grandparents may not augur well with one today. What may be considered the expected norm in a given country may differ when one moves to a

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“Relax. Re-center. Rejuvenate.” Signs that you need to take a break and the importance of taking a break from your daily routine from time to time

The first five months of the year have been an exhilarating ride for me  both from a personal, professional and blogging front. Apart from the day to day routine of coordinating a home, and having my son transition into primary school other things begged for my attention. You see I belong to the sandwich generation we are smack in the middle of  taking care of younger and elderly dependents and

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An interview with Wanjiru Catherine, CEO and Founder Saffara Limited, Kenya on Business and Leisure Travel

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” St. Augustine. This past month of April 2018, Wacha niKwambie  blog embarked on a series dubbed “Safari Tunayo!”. Every once in a while the blog takes a break, a digital holiday if you will, to enjoy the sights and sounds of our local tourist offering around Kenya and around the world. The aim of the

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The eight habits that sabotage personal financial health; A review of a radio program by Mr. Wahome Ngari, Principal Consultant/CEO Citadel Consulting Limited

The eight habits that sabotage personal financial health according to Mr. Wahome Ngari of Citadel Consulting Limited Nairobi in a radio program, I tuned into aired on Radio Waumini FM Kenya on 8th May 2018. This article will review the eight habits that cause personal financial sabotage that were mentioned in the program and are directly linked to personal financial distress that the Wacha niKwambie blog has been discussing this

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Arorwet & Other Herbs – Menstrual and Digestive Herbs for Women

One cannot negate the sacred wisdom of our ancestors and how God gave us healing herbs, roots and trees. I have been on Arorwet for the past one and a half months and I have noticed reduced menstrual cramping, increased energy levels as well as reduction of my waist girth, commonly referred to as “pot”. Arorwet is manufactured by one of my friends from Alliance Girls’ High School, Kenya, a

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“I will be back on my feet again.” How to deal with personal financial distress

Last week we discussed the different causes of financial distress. Many a time financial distress is not as a result of a one off event but as a result of poor financial decisions cumulatively leading to the financial distress. The first step in dealing with a personal financial crisis is to accept that there is a problem and stop wasting further time that is procrastinating in trying to address the

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Personal financial distress: Causes

Beginning our focus this month on how to deal with difficult personal financial economic times. Personal financial distress in a nut shell happens when expenses exceed income. Some of the factors that cause personal financial distress include; The loss of a job. Most people make an income from a job, when one loses ones job then inevitably financial distress can occur more so if one had no savings or emergency

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The good in online interactions and the way forward in Blogging

The good in online interactions and the way forward in Blogging The good Over time social media has morphed in several ways offering different user experiences all with an aim of connecting people. Connecting people whether for professional or social networks is the power of digital communications. It transcends geography, time, distance and sometimes even cultural and economic barriers. The positive interactions I have had online far outweigh the negative

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Challenges that I have come across as a Blogger and Keeping safe online

Personal privacy Well this topic just like many issues in life has no one size fits all solution and what works for me may not necessarily work for another blogger. As a blogger I try my best to protect the personal privacy of my family or people whom the blog interacts with. Wacha  niKwambie  blog is issues driven and does not dwell on personalities that is the writing style I

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Tips for a quick home make over

A quick home make over is ideal during a weekend or holiday break. Sometimes one needs to reenergize their home and add a new lease of life however time and money may not be sufficient. Consider these tips; Declutter. Get read of unwanted, unused, old and jaded items in your home. Move from room to room from the living room to the kitchen to the bedrooms and toilet and get

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