5 ways to get through your periods

Ah period’s. That one time of the month when, for some of us everything seems to stop. All of sudden you can start to feel more tired than usual, irritable and even upset at everything and everyone. For someone like me, my period is one of the worst weeks. Not just for me but for everyone around me. About a week before my period starts I become very irritable and angry at everyone and anyone. I start crying about everything and anything and I even start craving chocolate and sweets. Even though in my everyday life I hate chocolate and sweet things.

How to bank smart as a student

Did you know that there are different banks that offer student accounts? These bank’s give students discounts on banking fees as well as transactions. This means that students don’t have to pay normal banking fee’s. If you want to open one of these student account’s and you are a local student you will need the following…

Losing a loved one

When people die, it’s never easy to accept their absence. Speaking from my own experience of losing a loved one, I recently buried a friend of mine. I’ve also lost my parents and many other loved ones. Through all of this no death hit me harder than losing my boyfriend. It felt devastating. To this day I haven’t fully healed but I’ve learn’t to cope much better than before.

How to keep your home warm this winter

It’s that time of the year again…yep you’ve guessed it, winter season is here. And we all know that at this time of the year we a lot more energy. Which is why it is important for us to be even more vigilant this winter. Especially with our country going through an energy crisis. Here are some green ways to keep your home warm during winter:

How to slay & stay safe on a first date

Dating can be difficult especially in the first few days after texting and phone calls. Thinking back to my first date I was a mess! Luckily I’ve had a bit of practice. Although it never gets easier, there are some key tips that make it a little less stressful. I’ve put together a few tips to make sure that first date a little easier.

Music as a healing tool

Have you ever been really upset about something? I know I have. For most of us, there are a number of things that can go wrong in a day. From problems with partners to work, school, university, parents and even just waking up feeling down. Which is why having a cost free pick me up is important. For me that solution is music. It may sound silly but trust me. There is nothing more healing than listening to good music.

3 reasons to cut your hair

I’ve always been a natural afro kinda girl. I liked how I felt like I was channeling my inner Solange Knowles. However I found out (after cutting my hair) that it doesn’t matter what my crown looks like but mainly how I feel on the inside. As women, we tend to get sentimental about hair and that may be because of our upbringings. However, after cutting my hair I realized how liberating having short hair was. Not only is short hair hot right now but its also easy to maintain. Which is why I decided to share some things I learn’t when I decided to go short