• How comparing yourself to others can affect your mental health

    How comparing yourself to others can affect your mental health
    Comparing ourselves to others is a natural human behavior, often fueled by social media and societal pressures. However, this habit can have profound effects on our mental health, shaping our emotions, self-esteem, and overall life satisfaction. Here are five ways in which making comparisons to others can negatively impact your mental health:1. Increased anxiety and stressConstantly comparing oneself to others can lead to heightened levels of anxiety and stress. When you measure your own achieve
  • How to do a breast self-exam

    How to do a breast self-exam
    Early detection of breast cancer can save lives.Breast self-exams are an easy and important way to help keep yourself healthy. By checking your breasts regularly, you can catch any changes early, which can help in finding issues like breast cancer when they are easiest to treat. Understanding how to do these exams properly and knowing why they are so important can make a big difference in your health.Read on to find out why regular breast self-exams matter and the simple steps on how to do them.
  • Signs you might be in a relationship with a narcissist

    Signs you might be in a relationship with a narcissist
    You deserve to be in a relationship where you feel valued and respected.Being in a relationship can be wonderful, but sometimes, it can also be very challenging. One of the toughest situations is when you might be in a relationship with a narcissist. A narcissist is someone who is overly focused on themselves and their needs, at the expense of others. This kind of behaviour can be confusing and hurtful.Here are seven signs that might indicate you're in a relationship with a narcissist.1. They al
  • 5 oldest known sculptures in the world

    5 oldest known sculptures in the world
    These sculptures show us the creativity, beliefs, and daily lives of our ancestors.Sculptures have been a part of human culture for thousands of years. They tell stories, depict gods and goddesses, and show us what life was like long ago. Some of the oldest sculptures in the world are fascinating pieces of art that give us a glimpse into the lives of our ancestors.These ancient sculptures, made from stone, bone, and ivory, have survived through the ages and continue to amaze us with their beauty
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  • Here is a quick way to make palm nut soup

    Here is a quick way to make palm nut soup
    Palm nut soup, also known as "abenkwan," "banga," or "omoebe," is a delicious and rich dish enjoyed in many West African countries. Here’s a quick and easy recipe to make this flavorful soup at home.Ingredients1 can of palm nut cream (800ml)1 pound of meat (chicken, beef, or goat)1 pound of smoked fish1 medium onion, chopped2-3 cloves of garlic, minced2 tomatoes, chopped1 cup of okra, sliced (optional)1 bell pepper, chopped1 teaspoon ground crayfish (optional)2-3 tablespoons groundnut past
  • Avoid the 5 most common dating romance scams

    Avoid the 5 most common dating romance scams
    Find love, not tears, when you date people you meet online.The most popular way to find love nowadays is online, since we are always on our phones. But it’s also pretty easy to get scammed on social media, dating websites, and apps.Privacy expert Trevor Cooke at EarthWeb reveals the top scams most people looking for online fall into and how to date intelligently and cautiously online.Catfishing and romance scamsRomance scammers frequently fabricate online personas to trick victims in a sch
  • 5 of the world's oldest languages still spoken today

    5 of the world's oldest languages still spoken today
    Language is a powerful connection to our past.Some languages have been spoken for thousands of years and are still alive today. These ancient languages are like living museums, offering a glimpse into human history.These languages are not just old words; they are living pieces of history, passed down from generation to generation, carrying with them stories, traditions, and wisdom from the past.These five languages have fascinating histories and are spoken by people who cherish their heritage.1.
  • How to naturally reverse your ageing process

    How to naturally reverse your ageing process
    Is it possible to slow down ageing and even reverse it naturally?Ageing is an inevitable part of life, but what if you could slow it down or even reverse it? While we cannot stop the clock, we can certainly turn back the hands by making healthy lifestyle choices. But how you can achieve this?1. Stay activePhysical activity is crucial for maintaining a youthful body and mind. Aim for a mix of aerobic exercises, strength training, and flexibility workouts.Consistent workouts are important [tortaco
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  • 3 ways to fix your hairline

    3 ways to fix your hairline
    A receding hairline can be a cause of concern for many, but the good news is that there are effective ways to tackle this issue. Whether you're experiencing early signs of hair loss or looking to restore a fuller hairline, here are three proven methods to help you fix your hairline.1. Medication and topical treatmentsOne of the most common approaches to treating a receding hairline is medication and topical treatments. These solutions are easy to use and can be highly effective when used consist
  • How many times should you poop every day?

    How many times should you poop every day?
    How often you poop can reveal important information about the internal processes going on in your body.When I was a teenager in boarding school, I had a roommate who always sat on the toilet seat waiting every morning for poop to drop because she thought it was healthy, but what is the truth?A survey by Healthline found that most people have a regular bowel pattern, pooping about the same number of times a day and at the same time of day. Nearly 50% of people poop once a day, while 28 percent go
  • You Can Now Post One-Minute Videos on Your WhatsApp Status – Here’s How

    You Can Now Post One-Minute Videos on Your WhatsApp Status – Here’s How
    WhatsApp continues to innovate, enhancing the ways users can connect and share. Following in the footsteps of its sister app, Instagram, WhatsApp has introduced extended video capabilities for statuses. This eagerly awaited update allows users to post one-minute video statuses, doubling the previous limit of 30 seconds.Here's what you need to know about this new featureThe new update allows users to extend the maximum video length in status updates from 30 seconds to a full minute. This enhancem
  • Top 10 most ethnically diverse countries in Africa

    Top 10 most ethnically diverse countries in Africa
    Diversity is a defining feature of Africa. Albeit not without its complications, it remains one of Africa's greatest strengths, and in its own unique way defines the region's identity. Africa's ethnic variety adds to a diverse cultural environment, with each group adding to the continent's vitality via varied modes of expression.Business Insider presents the Top 10 most ethnically diverse countries in Africa. This list is courtesy of World Population Review, The list ranks the most eth
  • Stockholm Syndrome: Why some victims develop feelings for their abusers

    Stockholm Syndrome: Why some victims develop feelings for their abusers
    Stockholm Syndrome is a psychological response where hostages or abuse victims form a bond with their captors or abusers. This paradoxical psychological phenomenon is complex and often misunderstood. Here’s an in-depth look at what Stockholm Syndrome is, how it develops, its symptoms, and some notable cases.What is Stockholm Syndrome? Stockholm Syndrome refers to the seemingly irrational bond that some hostages and abuse victims develop towards their captors or abusers. The term was first
  • X user Opeyemi Drift faces backlash for old posts promoting sex for grades

    X user Opeyemi Drift faces backlash for old posts promoting sex for grades
    Opeyemi Drift has since apologised for the post, saying on X that somethings should not be joked about.Nigerian influencer, known on X (formerly Twitter) as Opeyemi Drift has come under heavy criticism for old posts he made on the platform where he promoted sex for grades and made comments that were insensitive to victims of domestic violence.“If I was a lecturer, I’d make my female students have sex with me for grades,” he posted in 2014. In the same year, he also posted on th
  • Here are 4 most painful places to get a piercing

    Here are 4 most painful places to get a piercing
    Body piercings can be a bold form of self-expression and personal style, but the experience isn't always pain-free.The level of pain experienced during piercing can vary widely depending on the location on the body. Here, we delve into some of the most painful piercing spots and explore why they tend to hurt more.1. Genital piercing: Genital piercings are perhaps the most sensitive due to the high concentration of nerve endings in the genital areas. These piercings can vary in intensity of pain,
  • 7 natural wonders of mother nature you won't believe exist

    7 natural wonders of mother nature you won't believe exist
    Mother Nature has crafted some of the most breathtaking sights on our planet.Our planet Earth is pretty amazing. From towering mountains that scrape the sky to vast oceans teeming with life, there's always something new and incredible to discover.But get this, there are hidden natural phenomena so strange and beautiful, they seem straight out of a fantastical storybook. These mind-blowing wonders of Mother Nature will leave you saying, "Wow, I can't believe that exists!"1. Grand Prismatic Spring
  • 5 times Shade Okoya showed us how to be a rich aunty

    5 times Shade Okoya showed us how to be a rich aunty
    If you are thinking of a "rich aunty" one name instantly comes to mind: Shade Okoya. Her impeccable taste embodies everything we love about this fashion aesthetic.Business person and socialite Shade Okoya isn’t dressing up like a rich aunt. She is the rich aunt we are all inspired to be. When she attends events, she steals the spotlight effortlessly.Here are five of her outfits to inspire aspiring rich aunties.1. Blooming BoldnessThe dramatic floral sleeve takes centre stage, adding a touc
  • What you really need to know about the HPV vaccine

    What you really need to know about the HPV vaccine
    This vaccine is safe, effective, and can save lives.The HPV vaccine is a topic that everyone should know about because it can protect you and your loved ones from certain types of cancer. In Nigeria, like many other countries, there is a lot of information and misinformation about vaccines. Knowing the facts can help you make the best decisions for your health and your family.What is HPV?HPV stands for Human Papillomavirus. It is a very common virus that can infect both men and women. What is HP
  • What to know about the magical mystery of the glowing sea

    What to know about the magical mystery of the glowing sea
    The glowing sea is one of nature’s most magical sights.Imagine standing on the beach at night, the sound of the waves gently lapping against the shore. Suddenly, as if by magic, the water starts to glow with a beautiful blue light. This enchanting scene, called the "glowing sea," is a natural wonder that has fascinated people for centuries.But what causes this magical glow? Let’s find out.What is the glowing sea?The glowing sea, also known as bioluminescence, is when certain organism
  • Does asking a man for money make a relationship transactional?

    Does asking a man for money make a relationship transactional?
    When a woman asks a man for money, is she materialistic?In recent times, the topic of women asking men for money in relationships has sparked heated debates. Many people have labelled these women as "gold diggers," implying that their intentions are purely materialistic. However, this view is too simplistic and ignores the complexities of human relationships, especially within the Nigerian context.In Nigeria, relationships come with certain cultural expectations. Traditionally, men are seen as p
  • Why women who were bleeding were not allowed to cook

    Why women who were bleeding were not allowed to cook
    Throughout history, cultural beliefs have shaped the daily lives of communities, influencing everything from dietary habits to gender roles. In some cultures, particularly in parts of Ghana, menstruation was enveloped in a web of taboos and myths, significantly impacting the lives of women.In the northern regions of Ghana, there was a distinct taboo surrounding a staple dish known as wasawasa, traditionally prepared with yam. Women who were menstruating were forbidden from cooking this dish. The
  • How to prevent razor bumps and ingrown hairs when you shave

    How to prevent razor bumps and ingrown hairs when you shave
    What do you do when you have ingrown hairs and razor bumps whenever you shave?After shaving, hair can grow back under the skin and beneath the surface, leading to a small, pimple-like bump known as ingrown hairs or razor bumps.Ingrown hairs can cause redness, swelling, and pain. They can happen anywhere with thick, coarse hair, such as armpits, beards, and pubic areas, and are sometimes accompanied by pus.To protect skin from ingrown hairs and razor bumps, here’s what you need to do:Change
  • How to prevent razor bumps and ingrown hair when you shave

    How to prevent razor bumps and ingrown hair when you shave
    What do you do when you have ingrown hair and razor bumps whenever you shave?After shaving, hair can grow back under the skin and beneath the surface, leading to a small, pimple-like bump known as ingrown hair or razor bumps.Ingrown hair can cause redness, swelling, and pain. They can happen anywhere with thick, coarse hair, such as armpits, beards, and pubic areas, and are sometimes accompanied by pus.To protect skin from ingrown hairs and razor bumps, here’s what you need to do:Change yo
  • Impressive structures built by animals in the wild

    Impressive structures built by animals in the wild
    These animals prove you don't need human hands to create something remarkable.The natural world is full of amazing creatures that build incredible structures. From tiny insects to large mammals, animals use their instincts, skills, and sometimes teamwork to build homes, traps, and even food storage units. These structures can be complex and highly functional, showing that nature is full of surprises.Here, we will explore ten impressive structures built by animals in the wild. Each of these struc
  • The Chinese village with the world’s longest-haired women

    The Chinese village with the world’s longest-haired women
    Their beautiful, long hair is a symbol of their culture and traditions.There is a village in China called Huangluo Yao Village, where the women are famous for their incredibly long hair. This village is not just a regular place; it has been recognised by the Guinness World Records as the village with the world’s longest-haired women.People from all over the world visit this village to see the beautiful, long hair of the women who live there.Where is Huangluo Yao Village?Huangluo Yao Villag
  • Reasons your skin is suddenly getting darker and how to prevent it

    Reasons your skin is suddenly getting darker and how to prevent it
    Why is your complexion getting darker for no reason?Skin darkening, also known as hyperpigmentation is a medical condition caused by the overproduction of melanin pigment. It can result in dark, dull skin, blotches, and spots that worsen over time.Although not harmful, skin darkening can reduce some people's self-esteem, making them feel bad about themselves.Causes of skin darkeningUV radiation exposure: Skin darkening can result from prolonged exposure to the sun's damaging UV rays. Skin become
  • Essential hacks for persons living alone

    Essential hacks for persons living alone
    Living alone can be a fulfilling and empowering experience when you embrace these hacksLiving alone can be an incredibly rewarding experience, offering a sense of independence and self-reliance. However, it also comes with its own set of challenges.Whether you're a seasoned solo dweller or just embarking on this journey, these living alone hacks will help you maximize your space, maintain your home, and take care of yourself efficiently.1. Create a cleaning scheduleKeeping your living space clea
  • Sleep patterns that signal you should see a doctor

    Sleep patterns that signal you should see a doctor
    Taking action early can prevent potential health complications and help you get the restful sleep you need to function at your bestSleep is a vital component of our overall health and well-being. However, not all sleep is created equal, and certain sleep patterns can signal underlying health issues that may require medical attention. Here are some concerning sleep patterns that should prompt you to see a doctor:1. Chronic insomniaInsomnia is characterised by difficulty falling asleep or staying
  • How to prepare delicious carrot stew without using tomatoes

    How to prepare delicious carrot stew without using tomatoes
    If you're looking to replace tomato puree with carrots in your stew, you'll still achieve a delicious and hearty dish with a different but equally satisfying flavor profile. Here's a detailed recipe for a carrot-based stew:Ingredients:2 tablespoons olive oil1 large onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced4 large carrots, peeled and chopped2 celery stalks, chopped1 large potato, peeled and chopped1 red bell pepper, chopped1 pound (450g) beef or chicken, cubed (optional)4 cups vegetable or chicken br
  • Will a high body count affect your future marriage?

    Will a high body count affect your future marriage?
    Does having a high body count have any adverse consequences?Body count refers to the number of people a person has had intercourse with in their life.Two researchers from the University of Utah and Oklahoma sought to explore having a high body count using data from various sources.What's the effect of having a high body count? 1. Less marital satisfactionThese researchers discovered that men and women who had more premarital sex partners were shown to be less satisfied with their marriages, acco