Life

Health is Wealth

Self-care is many things. It’s the whole-wheat toasted bagel with jalapeno cream cheese I had the other day. It’s calling my best friends, it’s drinking water. It’s sleeping. It’s me actually paying attention to my body.... What I’m saying is, take a minute to listen to your body. Paying attention to your body is a form of self-care that encompasses being cognizant of what you eat, being active daily and generally caring for yourself. This gives you the tools needed to know when to get help, and of course, actually seeking it.

By Afua Laast, ago
Life

Say my name , Say my name!

Every person with a difficult name knows the mental strain of introducing yourself. Hi, My name is Ayy-Fwa. Hey Ah-fu-wa My mind (the first time) – “That’s not my name. But you know what. I’ll give you a pass.” Hello, remind me of your name. It’s Ayy-Fwa. Yes yes Af-wa My Read more…

By Afua Laast, ago
Life

I Eat, We Eat

Through middle and high school I often was either handing over my homework for people to copy or copying theirs. I really disliked the people who put up folders or used their arm to cover their work or didn’t share their h.w, CALM DOWN. I’m not advocating cheating- I’m advocating Read more…

By Afua Laast, ago