Sept 18, Your World

Infertility in the Black community

Around 3.5 million people in the UK have difficulty conceiving, but why is infertility viewed as a ‘white, middle-class problem’? The first IVF baby, Louise Brown, recently turned 40 years old. Her birth was a major milestone in science which was met with both excitement and controversy. One of the main points of debate was, […]

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Jun 18, Your World

BAME Organ Donation

“To donate is to give someone the gift of life” I find it incredibly frustrating hearing some people’s opinions about organ donation, particularly in the black community, because we are literally hurting ourselves. Last week on @themovehub we ran a poll on Twitter and on our Instagram story asking people whether or not they had registered […]

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May 18, Your Move

How to get into fitness

I actually was inspired to get back into fitness whilst on a study year abroad. I wanted to be as fit as I was during my time at school. I remembered the days I was competitive and used to be involved in rugby, skipping and good at cross country. I was not as active as […]

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May 18, Your Culture

Healthy Living – Culture, Self – Care & Lifestyle

Healthy living is essential in this culture because it acts as a form of respect for yourself. There are many benefits for improving yourself and your lifestyle. It rewards you with a clearer mindset and stronger and well-rounded health. Minor changes can make a huge difference to the way see and feel about yourself. Sometimes […]

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May 18, Your Move

Interview: NARLOA

1. Tell us a bit about NARLOA. NARLOA is a green/ clean skincare brand. Our products are homemade with minimal but effective ingredients. Our ethos revolves mainly around creating uncomplicated skincare that is free from synthetics and harmful chemicals. 2. What inspired you to create a skincare line?  I love skincare and I believe in […]

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May 18, Your Move

Top Tips for Dealing with Stress

As a black female, stress was not in my dictionary growing up. Even if I felt stressed I could not openly admit it, to myself or to others. But as I grew older, I realised how much stress was a part of our daily lives and is something that we face at different stages of […]

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Mar 18, Your Culture

Never Be Afraid To Tell Your Story

My world? What is it like you ask? Well, I am a 25-year-old woman of the Kingdom Living with sickle cell and that isn’t easy, in fact, it’s tough, extremely hard, mentally exhausting and physically burdensome. It’s a massive rollercoaster of ups and downs, promising yourself that you won’t let it defeat you and being […]

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Feb 18, Your World

Being Black and Beating Health Issues

“If you’re black, you’re going to die sooner than your white counterparts and you’re going to suffer from more serious diseases” – John Whyte, M.D., MPH   Disturbing statement, right? Unfortunately, the quote supports a number of resources (including the NHS) that confirm that in comparisons to other cultures, people of African and African Caribbean […]

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