Dealing with Menopause as a Woman

Menopause is a stage in aging which denotes the end of menstrual periods. It signifies the end of women’s child-bearing years. At this stage, the ovaries stop the usual monthly eggs production; and this marks the end of ovarian reproductive function. It’s important to note that menopause can only be confirmed with certainty after one year. That is, a woman cannot be said to have reached menopause until a full year has passed without her experiencing a menstrual period. Although on the average, it is believed that women reach menopause at age 51 but the age range for reaching menopause varies widely. While some women experience menopause earlier, others experience… Read More

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The Virtuous Woman: Distinctively Feminine

God created the woman a unique being, different from the man. In the past, femininity was defined by a woman’s appealing looks, her clothing, hairdo, makeup, other girlie behaviours about her and of course, her sexuality. But all these do not sufficiently define femininity, for a gay person, who exhibit certain girlie traits would equally regard himself as feminine. A woman’s femininity is rather defined by those qualities which are uniquely hers – her gentleness, shamefacedness, soft-heartedness, nurture nature, sharp sensibility (the sixth sense), an inner confidence and a sense of self-worth, among other great qualities. However, because of the so-called advancement in knowledge today, many women have come to… Read More

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The Aftermath of Unhealthy Attitude of Women

  According to the U.S Bureau of Labour Statistics (2015), “57 percent of women participated in the labour force. Of those 57 percent of women, 69.9 percent were also mothers. Since 1975, the rate of working mothers has risen from 47.4 percent to 70.3 percent, which implies that women continue to need employment just as much as their occupation needs them.” Now, it’s obvious that the need to work does not exclude the woman from her traditional roles of homemaking and raising children. As soon as she’s done with her paid job, she comes home and continues working; only it’s a different kind of task this time. This might likely… Read More

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Seven (7) Practical Tips on Healthy Living for Women

First and foremost, you need to understand that living a healthy life doesn’t happen overnight you must work at it. Do away with all unhealthy attitudes and start living healthily. Strive to achieve a balance between your secular work and household duties. Don’t overwork yourself. Remember, your body isn’t a machine that works for a very long time. Even machines do break down when they are overworked. They perform optimally only when they are allowed to rest after working for some time. It’s good to work hard as a woman but not at the detriment of your health. Are there things you can do to stay healthy? How do you… Read More

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