Have you ever witnessed a seizure, more commonly known as a convulsion? It causes trepidation to everyone around especially those without any knowledge of it. But guess what? Contrary to public opinion, seizures do not constitute an emergency. Limb jerking, eye rolling, lip-smacking,  tongue biting and loss of consciousness are symptoms more commonly associated with… Read more “Seizures”

My anxiety and I (Part 2)

Question: How does anxiety affect your life and relationships? Amina: Mostly, it’s the worry. I worry about everything and it affects my ability to be objective. It really affects your loved ones, because if for instance, someone tells me they are travelling, I start intensely worrying about them getting into an accident. I’m worrying, it… Read more “My anxiety and I (Part 2)”

My Anxiety and I

One of the most common mental illnesses people struggle with is anxiety. Anxiety disorders are not just about feeling ‘nervous’ or worrying about life; everyone experiences these. However, with anxiety disorders, these feelings are so great that they impair your ability to function optimally in daily life, affect your relationships and even cause intense physical… Read more “My Anxiety and I”

Mens Sana In Corpore Sano

The first time I ever heard this phrase I was a thirteen year old in a Physical Education class. I remember my teacher, Mr. Madu was talking about the Olympic Games and he explained the phrase to mean ‘A healthy mind in a healthy body.’ My recent dictionary search translated it as ‘A sound mind… Read more “Mens Sana In Corpore Sano”


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Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family but this blog is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you!

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