Physical fitness

Happy New Month! This month of October 2018 is an effort to rev up our physical selves in a month christened, “Mwili wangu hazina yangu – My body my treasure.”   Some tit bits on physical fitness.   Some signs that you are physically fit;   You can touch your toes. Your heart rate falls quickly after a work out. No exterior belly or thigh fat. Your body moves easily.

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How best to help someone who is grieving

Many a time we do not know what type of support or comfort to give a family or friend who is grieving. The best support to give someone is as follows: Acknowledge the situation. Express your love and concern for the person who is grieving. Offer your support e.g. chores and roles. Ask the bereaved person how they feel and listen to them. Be there. Listen some more. Give reassurance

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Thirty six awesome things I will miss about Joash: A tribute to my brother

His love and honour for my parents. His love for a diverse group of people. My brother never discriminated on anyone. For youth and vibrance in our home. His swag and fashion sense that was just awesome. How children freely mingled and connected with him. His pets, specifically his dogs; Snoopy and Leo, mad love to you. His smile that could brighten any day. His pacifying nature between my sister

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Wacha nikwambie ya Bizna: Interview with Beverly Mawia Entreprenuer August 2018

Who is Beverly Mawia? I am 22 Years old. Therefore, I feel like that is not a question that I can be able to answer adequately.  That I am still in a phase where I am changing, learning and unlearning, becoming and becoming. It’s a confusing phase actually. The world is changing at a very fast pace and we are expected to adjust to all these changes. We are expected

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21 Complicated or incomplete grief

With loss comes grief. Incomplete grief arises when  it is stalled or side tracked. Signs of incomplete grief include; Irritability or anger. Continued obsessing or musing over the deceased person. Hyper alertness and fear of loss. One tends to feel more vulnerable, the world unsafe, world seems unsafe, hypersensitivity and alertness for worse things. Behavioral overreaction. Addictive or self harming behaviour. Turning to alcohol, drugs or workaholism. Apathy, numbness or

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Life must go on: On loss of a sibling by Lucy Ngari

The loss of a sibling in adulthood can have many meanings:- -It is the loss of a brother or sister who shared a unique co-history with you. This person was an integral part of your formative past, for better or worse. -Your brother or sister shared common memories, along with critical childhood experiences and family history. -When death takes your brother or sister, it also takes away one of your

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Life must go on: On coping with grief by Lucy Ngari

When you’re grieving it is both important and difficult to take care of yourself. Your loss may take away your energy, your appetite and your emotional reserves. How to take care of yourself 1) Allow yourself to grieve: Often we push the grief away, or tamp it down by distracting ourselves with activities or tasks. Trying to avoid grief only leads to prolonging it — the grief has to be

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Life must go on – soaring after loss in life

I recently lost my father and I took some time out to hibernate into my own thoughts, to count my losses, weep and mourn, recoup my losses and seek the way forward. I have finally gathered the strength to blog about my experience. You see I have always been Daddy’s girl, there is nothing that I held back from my father, NOTHING at all. More than a father he was

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The Spokes of the wheel called Entrepreneurship; Business Plan and Work Life Balance

Business Plan The Business Plan is a road map for a business. When an entrepreneur seeks partnership and collaborations with different organizations many will ask for the business plan to get deep insights into your business. The following are the components of a Business Plan; Executive Summary It gives a snap shot of the Business Plan and a summary of what the Business Plan contains. Company Description This gives a

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Wacha niKwambie ya Bizna: Interview with Thrity Engineer, Consultant and Coach August 2018

This past month of August 2018, the Wacha niKwambie blog focussed on Entrepreneurship. The blog had the privilege to interview Thrity Engineer of Thrity Engineer Consulting. I hope all readers of this article will glean a lot on Entrepreneurship and set themselves off in their own entrepreneurship journey. Who is Thrity Engineer? A deeply passionate woman who believes in making a difference in the lives of the people she interacts

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