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Coming out

In a country like South Africa, which has some of the most progressive laws on the continent, it seems insane that people who are different are still mistreated. Whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, asexual or anything else that is regarded as not-normal, life can be struggle. Which is why something like disclosing your sexual preference or sexual identity can feel overwhelming. Which is why this article is not about telling you how to come out. Instead it is about telling you that it is okay to come out. That just because you are different, it doesn’t mean there is something wrong with you.

Healthy diet for a better you

We all want to live a healthy and long life and we sometimes find it difficult to find out what it is we should be eating and not eating. Firstly, I’d like to clarify that a “Healthy diet” does not mean losing weight or starving yourself. It means that you balance what you eat on a daily basis and enjoy life while you are at it. In fact we shouldn’t even use the word ‘diet’ because it puts a lot of pressure on us. Pressure that makes us not enjoy the food we eat. Rather we say a healthy lifestyle which means that we monitor the portions and types of foods we eat.

What subjects to take to become a nurse?

Being a nurse is one of the most rewarding careers out there. Not only do you get to help people, but you also become a better person yourself. Nursing, like any career is not only good for the short term, but also for the long term as it helps you because you create a better future for yourself.

Things to consider when using skin lighting products

As women we are always trying to enhance our beauty. We try different products not knowing what’s in those products and what damage they can have on us. Skin whitening, skin lightening, and skin bleaching is the latest beauty enhancement trend which we are seeing everywhere. Skin whitening refers to the process of using chemical substances in an attempt to lighten skin tone. This process can also provide an even skin complexion by reducing the melanin concentration in the skin.

What causes frequent urination?

Frequent urination is the urge you get to suddenly go to the bathroom more often than usual. Whilst this can sometimes be due to high water intake, if the problem persists consider there may be a deeper underlying reason. Here are some reasons for frequent urination.

How to keep your vagina clean

The vagina is one of the most sensitive parts of our body. Which is why it’s important that we keep it clean at all times. Our vagina has a natural acidic pH level which must be kept at a normal level for good self cleaning. The term “pH” stands for power of hydrogen and is the measurement of hydrogen in the body. Not only that but vaginas also have good bacteria that fights infections. During our menstrual cycle the vagina’s pH level increases because blood has a pH level of 7.4. It can also increase during sex as semen has a pH level of 7.1 to 8.

3 ways to reignite your relationship

We have all been there. That moment when our long term relationship feels much older than it actually is. When the excitement and the “dating” stops and you both become lazy. Which is why it is important to constantly check in on your relationship to see how it is doing. Morever, to see how you can improve it and reignite the spark. Here are my three tips to reignite your relationship at any age and stage of your lives.