Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas to Buy From the Comfort of Your Couch

Its only a few days to Christmas and woe to those who have yet to buy any gifts for their loved ones; you don’t want their silent wrath upon you. But don’t worry, Lifestyle Kenya is here to save you ass. If you are still torn on what to buy, we have provided a few ideas below. There are ideas for a guy, a chic, your kids and even your grandma. And the best part of it all, you don’t have to rush to the crowded supermarkets. All products are available on sites such as Jumia, Mimi, Rupu and Shopit. … Continue reading Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas to Buy From the Comfort of Your Couch

A New Killer is in Town and It Isn’t HIV or Malaria

For most of my childhood I lived in a village a short distance from Thika town. During those years, I remember the only deaths being those associated with old age; not even accidents or murders attributed to any mortalities in our village. Fast forward to today and though I have moved away from my parents’ home, I get death reports every one or two months. What’s even more surprising is the fact that most of the victims are young and their deaths were total surprises. A common trend All these recent deaths have one common factor; depression. This is why … Continue reading A New Killer is in Town and It Isn’t HIV or Malaria

How to Manage Being a Stay at Home Dad

Times are changing fast and what was unheard of a few years back is now becoming the norm. Whether it is because of health, finances, family or choice, many men are opting to become stay at home dads. This is a drastic change from the days when almost every mother was a stay at home mom while the husband was the main breadwinner. Being a stay at home dad means that you will have to leave your job, shoulder more housework, take care of the kids and stay at home most of the time. It however does not mean that … Continue reading How to Manage Being a Stay at Home Dad

Violence against Women; How Far Have We Come?

As the world prepares to celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25 and the subsequent 16 days of activism, a situation in Busia County has called into question the progress of women rights in the country. The story of a 16-year old girl gang-raped and thrown into a pit latrine has sent up fervent calls for justice. In addition to the extensive emotional and psychological trauma the girl is undergoing, the attack has also left her confined to a wheel chair due to a spinal injury. She also has had to deal with … Continue reading Violence against Women; How Far Have We Come?

Healthy Woman; Smiling Will Get you Through The Day

If there is one skill that almost all women have mastered, it is that of faking a smile. Having to deal with so many issues leads to stress which ultimately results in the lack of any real smiles. Basically, smiling becomes just another task to power through. Unfortunately, faking a smile has been found to have serious health consequences; both physical and mental. As you fake a smile, you are stressing out your facial muscles and you may notice that even wrinkling occurs more quickly. Furthermore, plastic smiles take effort and this may affect your heart and consequently blood pressure. … Continue reading Healthy Woman; Smiling Will Get you Through The Day