53 Self Care Ideas for You

Self care is any activity that you intentionally do to take care of your mental, physical, emotional and spiritual health. It’s all about taking care of yourself and doing things that improve your mood and reduce anxiety; maintaining optimal wellbeing and personal health while working on self development and improvement.

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Why Dangote was dropped as Buhari’s campaign adviser

A quiet protest by Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, against his inclusion on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Presidential Campaign Council was what pushed the presidency to quickly remove him.
Also, Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been accused of seeking to drag Dangote’s name in the mud, and coercing him onto the presidential campaign committee.

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Alex Iwobi Earns Praise In Arsenal’s Defeat To Liverpool

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has singled out Alex Iwobi and Maitland-Niles for praise in his side 5-1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday.
Iwobi completed his first 90 minutes in December and also provided an assist for Nile’s 11th minute opener in the defeat.

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world’s rarest bird gets new home

The rarest bird in the world – a species of duck called the Madagascar pochard – has been given a new home in time for the new year.
An international team of researchers released 21 of the birds at a lake in the north of Madagascar.
It is a step towards the recovery of a species that just over a decade ago was thought to be extinct.

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Museums Are Entering The World Of Medicine With Prescriptions And Therapy Sessions

Wandering through a museum is one of life’s great pleasures and contradictions — at once a private perusal of artistic endeavor and a recognition of community and shared space with other beholders.
For some travelers, museum hopping is the pinnacle of a visit to any city and a way to explore a destination’s identity through a carefully curated collection.

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Here’s How Often You Actually Need to Shower, According to Dermatologists

Sexuality, food intolerances, and SPF all exist on a spectrum. Bathing habits do not. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. How often you shower typically falls into one of two (extreme) camps: every day without fail or as little as possible (isn’t that why wipes and dry shampoo were invented?).

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HOW LONG CAN YOU LEAVE A TAMPON IN?

You should only use a tampon for up to 8 hours. So if you’re about to hit the sheets and are planning to sleep with a tampon in, first be sure to put in a new one, and then remove it as soon as you’re done with your beauty sleep.
If you’re super exhausted and think you’ll sleep longer than that, you should wear a pad instead.

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The Correct Way to Pop a Pimple

We’ve all been there. You’ve got a big date tomorrow but BAM, a giant zit just popped up on your forehead and it’s pretty much all you see when you look in the mirror. So, you get your trusty fingers ready and you go in for the kill, ready to destroy the pimple in time for your date. But wait, because you actually may be causing more harm then good.

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Nigeria resolves $8bn row with MTN

Nigeria said it has resolved a dispute with Africa’s largest mobile operator over $8.13 billion which it accused MTN of illegally repatriating to South Africa.
Africa’s biggest telecoms market Nigeria shocked MTN and foreign investors in August when it ordered it to refund the money, and fined four commercial banks involved in the transfer.

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India’s stock market is 7th biggest in the world

India’s ranking has improved two notches in the league table of the world’s biggest stock markets. Currently, India ranks seventh with a market cap of $2.1 trillion.
At the end of 2017, India was at the ninth position despite its market cap being $2.4 trillion. The domestic market has seen an erosion of $308 billion in investor wealth this year.

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10 Dating Resolutions To Make For 2019

As we say “thank u, next” to 2018, it’s time to look ahead to the next 12 months and start to think about our 2019 #goals. Maybe next year you want to focus more on your health, maybe you want to try to gossip less, or maybe — just maybe — you want to amp up your dating game. As New Year’s resolutions are notoriously difficult to keep, you might be wondering what dating resolutions to make for 2019.

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Families pray for Indian miners trapped underground for 13 days

Indian rescue workers have renewed their efforts to reach 15 coal miners trapped underground for 13 days as families prayed for their safe return.
But hopes of finding them alive looked slim on Wednesday after floodwaters rushed through the illegal “rat-hole” pit.

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Russian Hunter Killed and Eaten to the Bone by Pet Bear He Raised as a Cub

A pet brown bear killed and ate his Russian hunter owner leaving only “skeletal remains” behind. The 41-year-old Sergey Grigoriyev had raised the bear since it was a cub and ignored warnings after being attacked on a previous occasion.
The police found the 41-year-old’s skeletal remains at his house after his relatives reported him missing.

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Multi-millionaire Femi Otedola Sells Controlling Stake In Forte Oil

Nigerian multi-millionaire businessman Femi Otedola is selling his 75% stake in oil marketing company, Forte Oil, to Prudent Energy, a local oil trading firm.
Publicly traded Forte Oil made the announcement on Monday in a press release signed by the company’s General Counsel, Akinleye Olagbende.

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Top Africa’s history makers in 2018

Kofi Annan, the former secretary-general of the United Nations, celebrated his 80th birthday and continued with his peacemaking activities when he led a delegation to Zimbabwe ahead of July’s elections. He died unexpectedly in Bern, Switzerland, in August.
His remains were brought to his homeland of Ghana where he was given a state burial and a grand funeral in true Ghanaian style.

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Top Ten Big recorded science of 2018

The year 2018 provided plenty to chew on if you’re interested in science and the environment. From the stark warning from climate scientists about the dangers of letting temperatures rise beyond 1.5C to the discovery of a 20km-wide liquid water lake on Mars, it was a memorable year.
Here’s a rundown of some of 2018’s most eye-catching stories.

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