June 2016

Supper, the most important meal of the day for building family connections

The importance of dinner/supper Dinner is the most important important meal of the day in terms of building  social family networks and cohesion. We are advised to switch off the Tv and cell phones when enjoying dinner with our loved ones. By having an engaged dinner with our families we can get to know what bewails them. Having dinner together minimizes stress and tension at home. Children feel like their

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Upping our dress sense for special occasions

Dress for weddings Weddings are pretty much joyous occasions that bring people together the world over and join families. We are allowed to express joy in our dress.   What not to wear: jeans, tank tops, t-shirts, stretchy pants, cargo shorts, flip-flops and athletic clothing would still be a poor choice, unless specifically approved.   Unless in the bridal party where the bride may allow members of her party to

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Lunch – some facts and tips

Lunch gives us energy to concentrate, learn and play in the remaining part of the day. A healthy lunch should contain all the crucial food nutrients. That is carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and fibre. Have  your lunch at a good pace. Do not rush it. Chew it slowly.’ Sit quitely during and after lunch. Keep very spicy and acidic foods to the minimum and reduce amount of alcohol taken during

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Upping our casual dress sense

From the little fashion and image I have learned about casual dress in men… their accessories really count perhaps more than women especially in casual dress code mainly because  their clothes tend to look the same. So men invest in quality shoes, indeed quality men shoes are way more expensive than women’s but they also last longer. Choose quality belts too and a bold male watch.  For mature older men

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Some healthy snacks that Kwambie has enjoyed or is learning to enjoy readily available in Kenya.

Bananas that are very popular from her home county Kisii. The apple fruit Fairly priced and delightful yoghurt Roasted maize from a young man who sells them by the street Nuts a bit high end in pricing but excellent for the occasional treat

Upping our professional dress sense

Kwambie engaging in a work presentation Dressing in a professional set up is dictated a lot by the profession and culture of the organization that one works in. Kwambie before a social company event. An advocate in a leading law firm in Nairobi is still expected to dress conservatively and so is a trusted banker. Someone in the creatives like an artist or musician can be as as creative as

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Breakfast, the most important meal of the day

    Breakfast remains the most important meal of the day setting the pace and momentum for the rest of the day. People who ignore to take breakfast, or who take inadequate amounts in terms of nutritional value and quantities end up over compensating in the course of the day. This inevitably leads to weight gain. Studies have gone on to prove that those who take breakfast are slimmer than

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