Nov 18, Your Culture

Dear Sisters, A Letter From A Brother

Dear Sisters, A letter from a brother. Sisters, have you ever wondered why men hardly express emotions in relationships? Do you ever wonder why your man generally seems emotionally absent except from those moments of intimacy you share in bed? Perhaps you wonder why your father never expressed emotion; or remained emotionally unavailable to you, […]

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Nov 17, Your Culture

For The Mandem

As 2018 is about to close and I sit and reflect about our generation, the more I realise that we’re among the most judgmental generation of all time. Us, as men must act tough and look a certain way for us to be considered “manly”. However, what this world has forgotten is that we are […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

How to strategise and protect your mental health while pushing for diversity and inclusion at work

Diversity and inclusion have become buzzwords across many industries and have become common topics for panel discussions, especially within the professional services sector. Working in law, there are countless diversity events, initiatives and award ceremonies and it seems like everyone has gone a bit diversity mad. However, when actively working in an organisation where you […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

Graduate blues

Graduation ceremonies are a celebratory occasion. A pivotal life event where your friends and family come together to celebrate your achievements over the past 3-4 years. It is a day which is often remembered for a lifetime. But what comes after that? It is the first time in many young people’s lives where there is […]

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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

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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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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