Category Health & Food

Threats to our environment today

Happy New November! Where did the year fly to? Wasn’t it just the other day that we were wishing each other, “ Happy New Year!” and setting new goals for the year. Hope you have had a good one so far and even if the year has not met your expectations, reading this means that you are still alive and that is something to be grateful for. This month brings

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41 Things that we can all be thankful for: Wacha niKwambie blog gratitude list

The gift of life. Family. Friends. The peace that reigns in my country. Peace of mind. Very important. Nosy neighbours. It means that I have a place to call home. Freedom. Food to eat. A source of income, no matter how humble. My favourite musician. What is life without some lovely songs to keep one going? The internet. So much information to grow one if you just but sieve it.

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I am comfortable in my own skin

Care of hair, nails, teeth and eyes The moment that you have been dying for and dreaming about all these past months of 2018 has just reached, that first kiss with your love interest is just about to become a reality. Unfortunately, the moment soon breaks down into smithereens, little fragments and pieces as the odour emanating from your dream bae’s mouth shatters your dream in an instant. What is

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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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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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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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Wacha niKwambie Blog announced as Nominee and Voting Opens for the 2018 BAKE Awards

Dear esteemed readers of Wacha niKwambie blog, Since 2012, the BAKE Awards has recognized and awarded exceptional Kenyan bloggers in different categories every year. It is organized by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE).Wacha niKwambie blog is a proud member of Bloggers Association of Kenya. This year we are proud to be one of the five nominees in category 19 Best Lifestyle Blog. Thank you to all the readers, contributors

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ONE LAST WORD ON PHYSICAL EXERCISE

Physical exercise is very important irrespective of your age or gender. For the average adult it is recommended 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week and 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week. For one to be fully exercised so to speak, exercise should encompass the following four types of exercise; Aerobic exercise This is exercise that makes one breath harder, gets the heart rate up and targets the

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HEALTHY EATING LIFESTYLE: A KENYAN PERSPECTIVE – An Interview with Kepha Nyanumba, Consultant Nutritionist AAR Healthcare, Kenya

March 2018 is an exciting time in Wacha niKwambie blog. This month the blog is navigating the waters of Good Nutrition – Healthy Eating that is. This month the Wacha niKwambie blog is excited to have a one on one with Mr. Kepha  Nyanumba a registered Nutrition Consultant and a writer with over eleven years   experience in Food Nutrition and Dietetics  (FND). Elizabeth “Kwambie”: Thank you Kepha for giving the Wacha

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