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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Aesop

Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.
Matt Cameron

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Nikos Kazantzakis

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April 17, 2021

Classic but Fabulous 2021 wedding dresses.

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 Less is more has always emphasized minimalism. Every 2021 bride deserves a beautiful wedding dress. Look your best darling it's your day, we hold nothing against you. Check out the latest classic but fabulous simple wedding dress for a 2021 bride.



















April 16, 2021

Tulip Colors and Symbolism. All you need to know before giving out Tulips.

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Flowers are a great way to express your feelings. Tulips are a great choice as each color symbolizes a different thing. There are over 150 species of tulips with 3000 varieties. Tulips are available in nearly every color of the rainbow, with some varieties having petals in multiple tones or colors in a single bloom. You'll find tulips in deep shades like red, yellow, white, maroon, black, and purple.

What do tulips symbolize?


White Tulips: So whether you need to apologize to someone or are celebrating a religious milestone, like a baptism or bar mitzvah, tulips are ideal! Apparently, according to superstition, if you dream about white tulips, it can mean that you're about to embark on a new journey and a fresh start in life. Read more.



Pink tulips symbolize happiness and confidence. thoughts. Pink tulips are great to send to friends and family members to show them you care. If you want to congratulate someone on a new job, a promotion, or graduation, pink tulips say it best!


Yellow tulips symbolize cheerful thoughts. Give a yellow tulip bouquet to a good friend as a caring get-well gift.

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Red tulips are the hue of choice to express that you are deeply in love. The color red evokes passion and romance. Tulips are the flower associated with the 11th wedding anniversary, as well. Read more.

10 perfect prom worthy black dresses by Drenusha Xharra.

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Would you like to be the queen of the prom, Turn heads in style and win the best dressed? say no more with these Drenusha Xharra classy black dresses that can do no wrong. 











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20 Motivational Logics that can take you to the next level.

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It is another motivational Friday, and I am super excited to share these eye-opening nuggets that can help you level up to the next height of your life and career. There are lots of words out there but it only takes inner minds to get the best out of each motivational quote you read.
























April 15, 2021

Tiwa Savage, the Queen of Afrobeats, cover star of Allure magazine.

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  Tiwa Savage, a top female Nigerian mega-superstar is the cover star for the latest issue of Allure magazine. Tiwa Savage, the Queen of Afrobeats, cover star for the latest issue of Allure magazine.

According to the publication: This year’s Best of Global Beauty issue features three different cover stars, each among the planet's most exciting musical forces. They gave Allure a window into the culture that inspires their work—and their approach to beauty.

Tiwa savage, coming to us from Lagos, has been dubbed the “Queen of Afrobeats.” She blends English and Yoruba, her native tongue, into lyrics that raise a middle finger to the patriarchy. And she does it all without a trace of foundation on her face.


Photographer: @lakinogunbanwo
Stylist: @kkobi1
Assistant Stylist: @0c420
Hair: @bernardsmiless
Makeup: @ruthakelemakeup
Set Design: @anti.design
Production: @funmbi_o
Location: @clearessencesparesort


Tiwa savage cover stars for the latest issue of Allure magazine.






April 14, 2021

Amazing Cakes That Looks Like Real Objective.

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How do you like your cake? mysteriously unreal or just the normal cake designs. These incredible cake artists have made Starbuck cakes, coffee bean cakes, lamb head cakes, McDonald's cakes, etc. This creativity is worth the share. Amazing Cakes That Looks Like Real Objective. 








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April 12, 2021

Teas & Herbs for beauty enhancement.

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Tea is one of the oldest beverages taken by lots of people. In many families, breakfast is not complete without a cup of tea. Tea has gone a long way beyond being an ordinary beverage to connecting people with diverse cultural backgrounds with its unique taste as well as healing and cleansing contents which have stood the test of time.

In years past, there have been several discoveries that have helped so many people gain back their confidence which includes weight loss and beauty enhancing tea. Black leaves is a brand that supports healthy living and promotes a better way to achieve your ideal weight goal alongside a younger look. The founder Anthony Loggia was inspired by his mum who worked two jobs and ate lots of unhealthy snacks resulting in excessive weight gain. This Tea which was discovered on his trip to Thailand has become a lifetime discovery for organic healthy living.

Drinking tea has become a well-known practice for people who wish to get rid of toxins, lose weight, help menstrual cramps, and look younger. When purchasing a pack of tea, it is important to carefully read the contents of the tea because each tea has its own use. 

Incorporating a cup of Black leaves tea into your daily regimen is beneficial to one's health. There are several tea brands out there on the mass market which means being careful and knowing the tea brand you patronize is important. The beauty industry has created various formulas for a younger look which involves synthetic products with harmful chemical contents which cause damage to the skin and health in general. It is a highly competitive market as the different product are put out everyday but what actually works is what everyone is looking for which brings me to the introduction of discovering a vast collection of Teas & Herbs, such as the best quality Butterfly Pea Tea which is chemical-free but gives you a younger look in just a few weeks without surgery. It works significantly by cleansing, toning, and moisturizing the skin with its natural contents which also relieves skin wrinkles. It is made of the organic Blue Butterfly Pea Flower (Clitoria ternatea) which contains collagen which gives your skin a more youthful appearance and antioxidants that reduce redness.

April 10, 2021

Demi Lovato's drug overdose, my clay addiction, and the helpline.

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I recently watched a documentary of Demi Lovato speaking out about her drug abuse and taking an overdose, which almost took her life. Demi, who is an American singer happens to be one of those teenagers who sipped vodka concealed in a sprite bottle while growing up. Sadly, many children have followed this path due to the fact that they were brought up in a dysfunctional family as well as the lifestyle of their parents. Nevertheless, addiction is a killer that drags you down slowly when you think you are in control of the situation but the moment you look away it drags you to a pit of pain and death faster than you can ever imagine. As a doctor, though I have a firm grasp of the pathway to addiction, its power still strikes me as a hard experience to totally understand when it comes to making decisions and taking responsibility. So, many people are battling various types of addiction. The fact about addiction that some people don't understand is that anyone can get hooked, you can be addicted to anything which you abuse ranging from substance abuse, as seen in drug addicts to life-threatening behaviors and lifestyle.

If you tend to abuse any habit or substance with the mindset that you are in control, you are walking towards the path to addiction. Addiction is toxic, especially when it affects health. No one ever planned to get addicted to any substance or maybe some people do, but most of the time, the majority feel like they are aware of what they are doing and taking in, but what they forget is that our brain receptors become overwhelmed after repeated exposure to these addictive substances. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that constitutes about 80% of the catecholamine content in the brain. It plays a role in how we feel pleasure. The brain responds by producing less dopamine or eliminating dopamine receptors, an adaptation similar to turning the volume down on a loudspeaker when sound becomes too loud (when dopamine levels are reduced a higher intake is needed to feel the impact of the substance) which finally leads to overdose in the case of substance abuse. Once a chemical enters the brain, it can cause a person to lose control of their impulses thereby craving this harmful substance. When someone develops an addiction, the brain craves the reward (the feeling you get after taking the substance) of the substance. This is due to the intense stimulation of the brain's reward system. It's what we know that we crave, what our body is familiar with that brings about those cravings.


I started eating clay from a very young age, a habit I picked up from my sister. I remember when my dad saw my sister eating clay, he got so mad at her and even made a rule at home stating that if he sees anyone eating clay the punishment would be severe but of cause, she started hiding even better. My dad instructed my younger sister and myself to spy on her and report back to him if we ever see her eating clay. It was quite easy for her to get away with it because after school hours when I get home I often see her consuming the forbidden substance, however, she ends up offering me a bribe with the same substance which made me an accomplice. This was the genesis of my addiction to this substance. 

I went through my Secondary Education living in a boarding school environment. I usually give money to students (day students) who live outside the school that also enjoy eating clay to purchase edible clay for me. This was regular and my parents weren't aware of this. My clay craving grew bigger in my little free space. I got an admission to study medicine after my secondary education. When I left my country the supply of this substance was not readily available because it was mostly produced locally. At first, each time I get inside the subway station the dry air rings a bell and reminds me of this substance. I couldn't get it but the craving didn't stop even though it wasn't available. I started asking around for a seller, I found one however her supply was not regular so I kept searching till I found a friend who was also addicted.

We both became ill at some point because of the consumption rate. We were anemic and after several medications were prescribed for us we still went back to buying a few more. We convinced ourselves that all we needed to do was to cut down on the intake, instead of complete abstinence. The funny thing is that we are both doctors and sometimes when we buy it in bulk, we sit together discussing the side effect of clay intake while consuming it happily. The type of craving this substance brings about is the type that makes you feel like eating one piece of clay will be sufficient but the moment you eat one, you end up eating so much and can not stop until your throat gets so dry. I became dependent on it as a stress reliever. When I'm stressed what I start craving is clay. Several times while writing I start craving clay. The effect became evident on my skin, causing dryness of the skin, breakouts, a pale look with brittle nails, and a generally unhealthy look. I was worried but could not stop I kept procrastinating my stop date which went from days, months to years.

I can remember just sitting at home and receiving a call from a friend who spoke with a faint voice informing me that she was admitted to the hospital. I asked her what the problem was, and she replied stating that she was being treated for Severe Anemia at the hospital. She had symptoms of anemia but could not stop eating clay. This led to non-stop bleeding while she was at work. I had a similar experience that made me ill and resulted in so much pain, excessive blood loss, and weakness. This was a turning point for us as we realized the implications of our addiction and the damage we are causing to our health as women. With the help of my partner who is also a doctor, abstinence, and prayer. I was able to overcome my craving for clay (Nzu).

Note: Consuming clay is unsafe. Eating clay has long-term side effects. It can cause low levels of potassium and iron. It might also cause lead poisoning, constipation, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle weakness, intestinal blockage, skin sores, or breathing problems. 

 How does clay (Nzu) consumption affect your health?
Iron deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia. It happens when you do not have enough iron in your body. Iron deficiency is usually due to blood loss but may occasionally be due to poor absorption of iron. Anemia is a low number of red blood cells and/or reduction in the hemoglobin content of the cells, expected for age, sex, and altitude. In a routine blood test, anemia is reported as low hemoglobin or hematocrit. Hemoglobin is the main protein in your red blood cells. It carries oxygen and delivers it throughout your body. Clay interferes with iron absorption and worsens this condition. Clay can lower potassium levels and make this condition worse. 

April 7, 2021

Earn 3x Miles on HalalBooking.com wherever you visit.

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You can earn 3 Miles per $1 spent on HalalBooking.com, the world’s #1 website for halal-friendly accommodation.

PLUS 1 year’s free HB Loyalty Club PLATINUM membership with exclusive 15% discounts and free privileges.

Valid until 31 May 2021. 



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Children health is at stake this World Health Day. Save the Children.

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Today is World Health Day, and we want to take a moment to talk about a serious global health problem that poses an urgent threat to at-risk children and communities: Currently, the world’s richest countries have secured 70% of the COVID-19 vaccine supply, leaving millions without access.

To truly end this devastating pandemic, we MUST address the vaccine equity gap.

Continued COVID-19 vaccine inequity poses an urgent threat to vulnerable children and communities. This World Health Day, we are urging world leaders and the global health community to immediately commit to making vaccine equity a priority.

Godisable, thank you for learning more about this critical issue today and for supporting the world’s most vulnerable children throughout this challenging time. You’re making lifelong change possible.

Save the Children

The pandemic continues to worsen the needs of children who were already facing unimaginable hardships, making your support as urgently needed as ever. Please, if you can, will you make a World Health Day donation today to help vulnerable children grow up healthy, educated and safe from harm?


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What will it take to equitably distribute the COVID-19 vaccine globally? A comprehensive global response - with bold action, transparency and accountability from ALL world leaders and vaccine distributors. Fully funding COVAX - a global collaboration to accelerate vaccine distribution. Ending vaccine nationalism from high-income countries. Prioritizing children's health by providing other lifesaving immunizations and health services.

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