Tips and Insights

Does alcohol make you sleep better?

Does alcohol make you sleep better?

It is generally believed that alcohol helps one to sleep better. While it can indeed help you to fall asleep quicker, it will also stop you from getting the quality of sleep that you need in various ways: The amount of liquid you consume will make you have a full...

Your device and your sleep habits

Your device and your sleep habits

The things you do before bedtime or shortly before sleeping can have a significant impact on the quality of your sleep. These routines and behaviours around sleeping time collectively constitute your sleep habits or what some prefer to call sleeping habits. In this...

Are you sleeping too much?

Are you sleeping too much?

Having a good night's sleep helps us to wake up fresh and full of energy to face the new day. But with the pandemic a lot of people find it hard to sleep while others sleep too much. And more often than not, we don't get to monitor our sleeping pattern until it...

Sleep and your mental health in trying times

Sleep and your mental health in trying times

In the midst of all that has happened in Nigeria in the last few weeks, sleep which is a cornerstone of our health, is likely to be suffering. A good night’s sleep is very important to our health and general well-being because it recharges our brain the way we...

Learning new skills online

Learning new skills online

One of the biggest benefits of the internet is how it makes it easy to connect with our loved ones anywhere in the world. This has become even more prominent as many of us learned to use video conferencing tools and other communication platforms during the lockdown...

You are a unique person

You are a unique person

At one point or the other, we compare ourselves to others – maybe a friend, family member, colleague or neighbor – especially when we have friends or family members who are more successful or more intelligent than we are. We then start torturing ourselves secretly by...

Menopause and your sex life

Menopause and your sex life

Does menopause mean saying bye-bye to sex? No. Menopause shouldn’t mean a farewell to your sex life. Menopause has both negative and positive impact on your sex life. The positive impact is that you will never have to worry anymore about menstrual periods and pains...

What next after menopause?

What next after menopause?

You have gone through menopause and now on the other side, you no longer have to worry about period and Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). So now is the time to celebrate the new life of an energetic and independent older woman. This is now your “me time” by focusing on...

Dealing with technology

Dealing with technology

As we try to feel and look young while aging gracefully, many of us may be growing old by not keeping up with technology. Many of us are falling behind on the use of technology and this makes us become old to our under-40 children and our grandchildren. When we don't...