Articles by Maje Ayida
11 Sep 2022
I recently turned 50, and I’m grateful for all the lessons life has taught me. Life dramatically for me when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world in 2020. Since then, I have witnessed lockdowns, economic meltdowns, work-from-home scenarios, travel bans and more. Besides these, the pandemic made me realise the value of family and the…
22 Aug 2019
Tired of feeling tired? You’re not the only one. Our energy levels sometimes take a nosedive, making it harder to perform when it matters most.
18 Jul 2019
The road to fitness can be a lonely one, a lifestyle that is very difficult for a lot of people to start and one that’s easy to quit. There are a number of ways to stay motivated: make your journey public, tell friends, share it on social media, anything really that ensures you’re under pressure…
6 Jun 2019
Things are changing in Nigeria, slowly but surely. A while ago, having a big belly was seen as a sign of good living, of affluence, this was the myth of the Nigerian male.
16 May 2019
You are stressed. You cannot live in Lagos and not be stressed. It’s an extreme environment and I don’t think people realize that they can fight back, they can reverse the effects of stress on their lifestyles. You may not be clear what I mean when I talk about the effects. This explains why the life expectancy of the average Nigerian is so low.
18 Apr 2019
Life in Nigeria is trying to reduce your lifespan! If you live here then you know exactly what I’m talking about, the stress alone is enough to end you. One thing does stand out right now is the heat. There’s just no escaping the current heatwave, but you can’t let that stand in the way…
7 Mar 2019
Several reports have labeled soft drinks as extremely harmful to your health and a lot of people are already aware of the dangers.
21 Feb 2019
What is your why? It’s your reason for waking up in the morning, it’s the philosophy that drives you to excel, to become a better person, and it is the source of your motivation as an individual.
7 Feb 2019
You know those days, the ones where your motor is just not running as you know it can. It happens to a lot us, some probably don’t remember the last time they felt truly energized and are tired of feeling tired. Our energy levels can sometimes take a nosedive, making it harder to perform when…
20 Dec 2018
How many people do you know that roll into New Year after their Christmas break, resembling one of the turkeys they ate over their break? Many people spend months trying watch what they eat and in the short Christmas break, they’ve thrown it all out the window and it’s back to the drawing board. Well…
29 Nov 2018
Stretching before a workout is crucial for preventing injury and also improving performance. Specifically if you exercise right after waking up or if you’re quite sedentary during the day, your muscles will be tight. Stretching 15 minutes before a workout can absolutely help you avoid injury. If you’re not planning to do a full workout,…
15 Nov 2018
People tend to throw the word ‘anxiety’ around but do we fully appreciate what anxiety is and just how scary it can be? Anxiety is a feeling of unease, nervousness or fear, many individuals experience from time to time. It may leave you feeling physically uncomfortable or tense, and when it’s more severe the physical…