I am my parents’ daughter…..our parents deserve the best and then some more.

I am my parents’ daughter and proudly so. I would never exchange my parents for any other parents in the world, however great and famous they may be, however humble they may be. They are my perfect fit. However, after all is said and done, I owe my life to my parents for giving me an awesome childhood. They instilled traits that have served me well to this age in

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ARE YOU YOUR OWN VALENTINE?

She was voted, the ‘most likely to succeed’ in her high school end of year leavers’ party. Apart from coming tops in her class, she took up many leadership roles within the school community. Her energy levels were out of this world. Her zeal for life rubbed on to the rest of her classmates and she was dubbed ‘The Engine’. However, several years down the line, she is a pale

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LOVE BREWED IN THE AFRICAN POT

She was often lauded as the most desirable woman in the village. Twenty years after  her marriage she still caused heads to turn. She was the envy of all the women. The men gave glowing tribute after tribute of her  at the local watering hole. ‘Ratemo must be the luckiest man in Nyakemincha village to have married Moraa the daughter of Momanyi. Hey Ratemo..there would be no grey hair in

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‘Tell me have you ever really – really, really ever loved a woman?’

With eleven days to Valentine’s Day, allow me to indulge the men first who bear the greatest burden of the day, in order to give them ample time for planning. I begin with the lyrics of a famous song  released by one Bryan Adams in 1995 (the awesome year). “Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman” To really love a woman To understand her – you gotta know her deep

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I am jealously guarding my soul

My affirmation of the week;   ‘When God is involved, it does not matter the terrain of your journey. It will be safe’. -Rev. Tobias Mboya Jairo   This new week our focus was on matters spiritual.   It has been said that human beings are spiritual creatures living a physical experience. Do you agree?   We are body, mind and soul. From the Bible we are admonished to fear

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Being true to my physical health: some questions that need honest answers.

This week we dwell a bit on Physical Wellness and body image. Allow me to ask  some body searching questions? Do you actively monitor your physical well being? When was the last time  you had a full body check up just for the sake? Are you taking an active control of your diet? Do you live a sedentary lifestyle? Are there recurring chronic/lifestyle diseases that your family is predisposed to

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A PLEDGE TO MY PHYSICAL WELLNESS

I acknowledge that my body is made in the image of  God. I am beautifully and wonderfully made. I am perfect with all my flaws; whether perceived or real. From this day, Friday, 16th January 2015, I (insert your name) pledge to nurture, keep and care for my body. I will endeavor to eat healthy, with a good mix of all the food groups. I will exercise more, run more,

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‘Quitting is for smokers’. Make a gameplan to achieving your goals

Hope everyone had a great week and even if you didn’t there are still several left in the year. So we all now have our goals in place..before I even continue note that you should be flexible about your goals.Circumstances may change in your life making them not SMART any more. Or you could achieve them faster than you anticipated making them irrelevant. First thing first.Plan. Which I suppose is

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If you do not know where you are going, any road will lead you there.

Happy New Year peeps! Take a moment to review your past year. What did you do right? Pat yourself on the back for it. Heck treat yourself for it. What could you have done better? Be honest to yourself. Now go ahead and put it down in writing..Some people work best with one overall goal others would prefer to break it down into little chunks and pieces. What are your

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Musings from a first time half marathoner

I begin my greatest lesson this week from a half Marathon. There are several and don’t want to bore anyone stiff on Sunday. Last year at a time around this time I fiddled around with the idea of racing the Nairobi Marathon. I was at the peak of my fitness routine.Good Lawd my status updates at the time used to read five laps done, ten laps today. But I realized

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