September 2015

Damn… this is why I had to let you go: A tribute to my once toxic friendship.

You lit  me up… the wall flower in the party. That was in 1995. You thought I had great style  but was too shy for the world to notice…so like  an onion, you peeled my timidity; peel by peel until you found my self  confident core. Kwambie. You saw me through the dry spells life bequeathed me. You were always a phone call away. Like 911…. I could count on

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A detox to the workplace: The case of Uzima Enterprises, Nairobi

This past Saturday, I had the privilege of spending an afternoon with some  employees of Uzima Enterprises in Nairobi as they shared to me how they were able to detox their workplace over five years ago. You might know that Uzima Enterprises have for three consecutive years been voted, ‘ the best fictitious company to work for in  Kenya’, an accolade that the members of staff conveyed to me yesterday

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One last word on toxic family relationships!

The Simpsons seem to be at war.. The feeling that parents are predisposed to unconditionally  love and protect their children is not entirely true. A toxic parent is one whose behavior to a great extent inflicts emotional damage which contaminates the child’s sense of self worth, leading to low sense of self esteem and poor self image. Toxic parents are usually as a result of poor parenting themselves. They are

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‘True Love does not hurt all the time – on toxic romantic relationships’ a moment with The Wapenzis

This Sunday afternoon, Kwambie meets The Wapenzis  at a popular food joint in Nairobi, the  Nairobi Java  House in one of the upcoming shopping malls for a one on one on one of their darkest periods in their relationship  and how they rose through the ashes to salvage an otherwise toxic relationship. Kwambie:Hello,  I cannot believe that it has been almost two months since we last met? Sifa Wapenzi:Yes Kwambie.

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One last bit on Human Nutrition

The following have been cited as  Super Healing foods Kiwi fruit Cherries Guavas Beans Watercress Spinach Onions Carrots Cabbage Kale/’Sukuma wiki’ Dandelions The following have been cited as antiaging  foods for ones skin: Oats Oranges – mainly fruits and vegetables Avocados Lean beef Brussel sprouts Salmon Grapes To slow down the aging process one’s diet should be rich in fruits and  vegetables, lean protein, omega 3 rich fish, whole grains,

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