Showing posts from September, 2017

Money and Relationships: My Two Cents

During our event on Healthy Vs Unhealthy Relationship forum (#MoneyandRelationships) on 8th September 2016, I had a question as an ice breaker. 
So I asked the audience, "Is money something to consider when getting into a relationship?"

The responses were just intriguing making me realize how uncomfortable people get when it comes to discussing finances.  
Everyone has their intention when getting into a relationship and financial security could be one of them. We established that, money should not be a determining factor of whether to be with someone or not.  However, it is necessary to know the financial position of your significant other to adjust and even make future plans together.
That is just the first level of the conversation which go deeper as your relationship advances. Couples need to discuss; earnings, investments, spending, bills, future progression, liability, assets just to name but a few. For a healthy relationship you both need to be aware of how your hom…

6 Ways To Talk About Money When Dating

Dating someone does not yet have the same long-term out look as being married or engaged, but it is a very big step.

When you are at a point where you start discussing bigger matters with the person you are dating, you are in

5 Great Home Remedies for Acne

At different points during my cycle, I tend to get pimples which can be very annoying. This is a very familiar scenario for all women. 
Despite our efforts to take care of our skin and working on being flawless, pimples and acne have a way of letting us down. 
To be honest, whenever I get the breakout it feels like everyone is

The ‘Presidential Wait’ in Relationships

On 8th August 2017, Kenya went to the polls to elect their leaders. There was so much anticipation and speculation around the presidential result that it felt like the whole country was at a standstill. I cannot count how many times I heard people saying,  ‘We are waiting for the Presidential results so that we know what next.’  Finally the results were announced but the results were contested in court