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Wellness

16 Nov 2020
A muscle spasm is a sudden, involuntary movement in one or more muscles. People may also call it a charley horse or a muscle cramp or twitch. These movements can happen in any muscle of the body, however, it is more common in the leg muscles. Muscle spasms often occur as a result of stress,…
15 Nov 2020
Songs have a way of reminding me of certain periods in my life. James Arthur’s Roses remind me of being a struggling university student. Mohits's songs from their glorious era remind me of my wide-eyed optimism as a teenager. Wande Coal’s Mushin to Mohits album reminds me of my rush to grow up, enter university…
heavy drinking
3 Nov 2020
There are several ways heavy drinking is affecting your body. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), heavy drinking is characterised as more than four or five drinks in a two-hour sitting. From DNA to hormones, heavy drinking can alter your body’s biology in a big and detrimental way. Keep reading for…
almonds and walnuts
3 Nov 2020
Nuts are known to have high fat content hence why many people avoid them in their diets but scientific evidence suggests that 1.5 ounces a day of nuts like almonds and walnuts, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may decrease your risk of heart disease. This was made known by…
2 Nov 2020
There are some healthy habits we tend to ignore because we think they are embarrassing, well, farting is part of it. Yes! Let that fart out! However, you might consider using a restroom and saving other innocent people from having to smell it. When we take things in, we tend to swallow air. Also, during…
1 Nov 2020
Music, the art of making delightful sounds and spins has been suggested to be beneficial to our health. Our health is impacted on by several factors which include physical ailments, mental illness, medications and little-known factors such as music. The effect of music can be summarised as the “lifting of spirits” and making listeners feel…
23 Oct 2020
A cough is the rapid expulsion of air from the lungs to clear the throat and airways of mucus, foreign particles, fluids, microbes and various irritants. According to a review carried out in 2013, the average cough lasts around 18 days. After more than eight weeks, a cough can be regarded as chronic and it…
22 Oct 2020
Often, we use the toilet without taking note of important things that should or should not happen. There are some things that should not be done in a toilet according to Healthy and below are some: Staying long in the restroom Ever spent so long on the toilet that people start wondering what is wrong?…
18 Oct 2020
Between mid-March and mid-May, Google searches relating to panic and anxiety attacks surged to an all-time high: up to 52 percent. Many would agree that this year has been one of the most challenging in recent years. Panic attacks are sudden, intense surges of fear, panic, or anxiety. They are overwhelming, and they have physical…
hair loss
16 Oct 2020
It is quite natural and common to shed around 50-1oo hair in a day but at what point do you need to get worried? You should take quick action when you begin to lose 150+ hair a day as this has become an issue of excessive hair fall. There are many reasons that can account…
12 Oct 2020
The reality we face, whether it's our own or that of others, pushes us to try and change what we are experiencing or witnessing. However, it is easy to forget to take into serious consideration the possible consequences of any such choice; while positive consequences are often empowering, we can be disempowered by negative experiences.…
11 Oct 2020
The heart is a pump responsible for distributing blood to the entire body. All of our cells, including those of the heart, require oxygen and nutrients which the blood supplies and a break in the supply of blood to them can cause cell death. Myocardial infarction (MI) or commonly known as a heart attack, is…

Guardian Life

1 day ago
Most of its history and culture is lost as the world progresses through modernisation and migration. However, all hope is not lost as certain cultures have found ways to protect their history through oral traditions, written accounts and cultural practices handed down through generations, one of such being Otjize, the red miracle paste of the…
1 day ago
Although it has been approximately 503 years since the demise of Leonardo da Vinci, this prestigious artist somehow still finds time to surface in different eras through his mesmerising artworks. The ingenious artwork Mona Lisa, and more that is known to man, has survived the history of civilization and is still adored by many enthusiasts.…
1 day ago
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A popular fruit choice, there are over 7,000 different apple species and many varieties from sweet red varieties like Red Delicious, Fuji, Gala to tangy green ones. Loaded with many nutrients and antioxidants, apples hold tremendous health benefits, from improving gut health to preventing chronic diseases. Here…
1 day ago
“If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack” Coco Chanel Several historical events influenced perceptions that significantly defined the modern-day woman, one of which is the red lipstick. The iconic “red lipstick” has existed for over five thousand years, essentially redefining what characterises the contemporary woman. Though the red lipstick appears small and insignificant, this…
1 day ago
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant have been honoured on the second anniversary of their death by a bronze sculpture temporarily erected at the helicopter crash site where they died. The bronze statue created by Dan Medina depicts Kobe and Gigi wearing basketball uniforms, staring at each other lovingly as Gigi…

Music

3 days ago
FAST-rising Afro-RnB singer, Dimeji Ogaosun, professionally known as Dimi Keye has dropped a soul-stirring extended playlist dubbed, Vibe Sessions.  And within this 5-track EP, the young singer project delves deeper into intimate love plains, creating his strongest body of work so far. With three stellar features from prominent vocalists Nitah, Sai, and Eze, respectively, Dimi Keye…
22 Jan
If the inventors of the guitar – from Antonio Jurado, to Christian Martin, George Beauchamp, among others – were alive today, they would be brimming with smiles
21 Jan
2Baba brings smiles to the faces of fans as the season of love draws closer with the release of his Smile music video.  Smile is a song of promise, as the lyrics are a vow of love to a lover, promising to do all that will keep her smiling. In the video, 2Baba and his…
21 Jan
FAST-rising Afro-fusion chanteuse, Charlotte Fenna, is set to extend her blooming discography with a sophomore extended playlist (EP), dubbed Icy Rain. With the 27-year-old singer set to drop the 5-track project in February, anticipation is rife on whether Charlotte would maintain her stellar sound fusion, and witty song writing that colours her discography. However, the singer…
21 Jan
Grammy-award winning singer Adele has announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, scheduled to begin on Friday. Adele made this announcement in an emotional video she shared on Instagram apologizing to her fans for rescheduling the concert dates as her team has been "up against so much." Adele said tearfully, "Hi, listen, I'm so…

Film

3 days ago
Kanye 'Ye' West has called out Netflix, requesting that he does final edits on his Netflix docuseries before it's presented to the masses. Taking to Instagram on Friday, Ye wrote that he would like to ensure all T's are crossed and I's dotted before he green lights the three-part series Jeen-Yuhs. "I'm going to say this…
3 days ago
Stella Damasus has revealed on her Instagram page that her mother has passed on. The 43-year-old actress just celebrated the 11th anniversary of her father’s death in January 2021.  The actress who announced her mother’s death shared a  picture of her mother with a caption that read “This is not goodbye, it’s TILL WE MEET…
21 Jan
Nollywood actor Muyideen Oladapo has set his sight on more academic achievements after bagging his Master's degree from the University of Lagos. Popularly known as Lala in the Yoruba film circle, Oladapo hardly cuts a bookish figure. But his desire for more education has been a life-long dream, he said. "I am not relenting because…
20 Jan
With the weekend only a few days away, now's a better time than ever to get your watch list in order. This weekend, take a fun and worthwhile trip down memory lane with old school Nollywood films that bring to mind the good times.  These are 7 classic Nollywood movies you should binge-watch this weekend,…
19 Jan
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…