Commonly Asked Questions About Startups

In startups, there are three categories of people; those who invest due to lack of alternatives, those who need an extra source of income for financial security, and those who are passionate about a specific sector.

There are a growing number of people turning to small scale business. For reasons such as monotony in jobs, high demands from the managers, retrenchment, toxic working environment, and minimal income, just to mention a few.

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Admittedly, while some plan early, others face the responsibility of making quick decisions on how to earn. This leads to a series of questions making it hard to move forward.

When it comes to capital, bookkeeping is essential.

1. What do I need to know before starting a business?

a. Your business is your responsibility. From acquiring customers to retaining.

b. What are some of the regulations when investing in the selected business? Think and inquire about business and health permits, taxation regulations, and other requirements.

c. Entrepreneurs solve existing or future problems. Sometimes the target customers may have a problem. If the product or service solves the problem, the period between introduction to the market and acceptance decreases.

d. Your target customers and their demographic.

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e. Your business accessibility to your customers. They need to easily reach you.

f. Entrepreneurs also need a working ethic. You may specify that you will not give items on credit and if you must, how will you ensure the debtors pay on time?

g. Your friends may not be your customers. This is not a direct indication of poor products or services, but their preferences and relationship with the current suppliers.

h. Check on your competition and what they’re up to.

i. What is your marketing strategy?

j. Which are the possible risks and how will you avoid them?

k. How will you venture into the opportunities that emerge?

2. Which is the most profitable business?

All business can be profitable or experience losses.

For a business to be profitable, soft and hard skills must be on the table and in abundance. They include current demands amongst the target population, marketing strategy, location, passion, commitment, patience, accountability, and flexibility.

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Depending with the demands of the product or service, needs of the target population, their economic standards, the problem you are trying to solve and its believability, the startup can bring thousands after a few weeks.

Study the market adequately and decide on how you’ll cope with the competition.

3. How much capital do I need?

There is no standard value or range. Some start with an idea, which they sell to established firms (wholly, partially, or form partnerships), or to individuals. Some entrepreneurs who had an interest in selling clothes confessed starting with two or one piece, saved the profits, and climbed the ladder. You may not have the idea to sell or get the candidate for it, but a sense of direction saves the day. That is, taking other jobs and saving for that one dream.

4. Is entrepreneurship better than employment?

The answer depends with what you want. Each has pros and cons hence should not demonize what does not favour you.

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5. Which is the most effective marketing strategy?

Do not rely on one marketing strategy because even the most recommended can fail if not maximally utilized.

Also, choose the most appropriate for the business. For example, television ads increase the audience reach, and preferred by many companies. Surprisingly, Lamborghini does not invest in the ads because they believe their customers rarely watch TV or play video games.

6. How long does it take for businesses to thrive?

There is no standard time since we interpret thriving differently. To some, it is the monetary gain and to others it is about how many people know about the product or service even before viewers and admirers become paying customers.

Nonetheless, the quality, economic capability of the customers, environmental stability, pricing, customer service, user-friendliness, availability, and marketing strategy have a huge impact on the period between launching and getting the anticipated amount of attention or money.

Got questions? Want to add more? Leave a comment below

Zaron Cosmetics Wants YOU To Model For Them

Do you have what it takes to model for Africa’s fast rising cosmetic company? Well then, here’s your chance.

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About Zaron


Zaron Cosmetics has become a leading make up brand for African women. With quality beauty products specially formulated for black skin of
all shades.

Barely five years into the industry, Zaron managed to create a product perfect for the tropical African climate. Say goodbye to runny make up!

Zaron prides itself as one of the few oil free make up brands. The products also have SPF as a bonus, because we deserve it. From eyeshadow to lippies to eyeliners, concealers and lip liners. Zaron has it all.

Zaron Cosmetics is fast growing across Africa, from Nigeria to kenya. Now you know why.

For a chance to become a Zaronista and feature alongside other celebrities on billboards, here’s what you need to do

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– Make sure you have a bomb selfie or a portrait photograph of yourself.

– Make sure it’s clear

– Be confident

– Bring your A game

Who can participate?

– Beautiful, confident, aspiring Kenyan women.

– Must be 18-30yrs old

– Must follow Zaron on ALL social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter)

– Resident in Kenya

How to participate…

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STAGE 1

– Follow Zaron Cosmetics on all social media platforms.

– Post a photo of yourself on Instagram with the hashtag #ZaronKenyaModel2019

– Get as many people as possible to like and comment under your photo post.

STAGE 2

– 10 participants with the highest likes will be shortlisted and featured under Zaron’s social media platforms.

– 2 winners will be chosen randomly from the 10 finalists ( CEO’s choice is final)

STAGE 3

– The 2 winners will take part in Zaron Kenya AD campaign next to the  celebrity face of Zaron

– The winners will receive cash prizes and Zaron products

Entries close at noon on Saturday, 3rd August 2019

Tips

Avoid filters. Keep your photograph as clean as possible.

Keep your make up at a minimal. A little goes a long way.

Use natural light to your advantage.

Follow all the rules and have fun. All the best!

7 Powerful Words To Help You Through Life

Personal development books or articles, mention the essence of a positive attitude. Whether using the exact words or paraphrased, it is hard to miss hints about positivity.

Keep a positive attitude.

Mindset is everything.

If you wish it, you can get it.

Know that everything takes time to deliver the results you desire.

If you can’t climb a mountain today, climb a hill.

Yes, you can!

Positive attitude is the chief ingredient for success. Coupled with working smartly, consistently, and truthfully. Even though looking for the best in everything when something is skidding to the wrong lane is hard, friend(s) or your virtual self may decide to chip in to bring out the vibrant and ambitious version of their friends.

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Having friends working in different professional spheres (IT departments, food outlets, communication, clothing stores, and agriculture) has taught me there is enough for everyone. We need each other.

One sunny afternoon, Sam and I were complaining about the minimal or no income we were making. After an hour of whining, I suggested extensive analysis of our activities, and attending leadership and networking forums as often as possible.

That said and halfheartedly agreed to, I wrote one of my favourite quotes on sticker notes and gave it to him.

I have not failed. I just found 10000 ways that did not work.

– Thomas Edison

We extensively analyzed each other’s situation, to see what to change, add, or eliminate. After parting, instead of the cliché “I wish you the best”, I messaged, “I wish you what you wish yourself” and he was more than thrilled.

From that day onwards, whenever he says he is pitching a new client or sending a job application, I always wish him what he wishes himself, and vice versa.

Sam: Ever since you sent the message, I no longer label myself a loser or incapable. It’s a challenge! Sometimes when I’m alone, I imagine my virtual-self uttering the words and immediately get rid of negative thoughts.

Thus, if searching for a job, pitching new clients, seeking challenging opportunities that allow you to grow, or any other, I wish you what you wish yourself.

Commonly Asked Questions About Serious Relationships

We are different. And the differences, no matter how insignificant they may seem, have an impact on the choices we make every day. That is, what we choose to work on and ignore, when we choose, the selection criteria, and the behaviour thereafter. Relationships are similar. They say opposites attract so here are a few questions you should consider.

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1. Who is an ideal partner?

An ideal partner is not the wealthiest or the poorest person you’ll meet. An ideal partner is not the most beautiful or the ugliest person in the room. An ideal partner is not the most or least fashionable person. An ideal partner is not the one who posts you in every social media platform proclaiming love. Pays for all your vacations, or wipes particles of dust before they reach your cloth.

An ideal partner is the one who accepts you wholly, grows with you, for you, and for themselves. An ideal partner doesn’t make you feel insecure or irrelevant. He/she allows you to grow in all aspects of life. An ideal partner is the one you feel most comfortable with when the world is silent, when no one cares about the internet, vacations, or the outside world. An ideal partner is not like your best friend’s partner. An ideal partner is your heart’s choice and peace. An ideal partner is your destination and the most interesting adventure.

With an ideal partner, there is comfort and happiness.

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2. How do you know that the person is the ONE?

Your heart and guts will tell you. Although at times we choose people who later choose others, a time comes and there is no doubt that whoever you are with is the one.

3. When do you know the person is the ONE?

There is no standard time for it. Sometimes it takes years of self-awareness and learning about and from each other to get the conviction. Other times, eyes meet and all the cards fall into place.

Then again, dating someone for years does not guarantee marriage thereafter. Some misunderstandings can create irreconcilable differences. With some, it’s the kiss, the right word at the right time, their reaction towards some situations, or how the personalities match.

4. When is the right time to marry?

Whenever you feel it’s the right time. It’s not after acquiring a certain amount of money, age, degrees, years of experience, wealth, or after mom’s pressure for grandkids. Although the mentioned factors need consideration, you might lose trying to have what others have. Don’t do it if you aren’t ready.

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5. What is the pillar of relationships?

There are multiple pillars for a lasting relationship and effective communication takes the lead.

P.s Nobody can read your mind so speak up.

By communicating, you know what your partner wants, when, how they want it, number of times, what they detest, why, and can eventually agree how to live harmoniously.

No matter how uncomfortable the conversation may seem to be, talk about it as openly and exhaustively as possible. Talk about the goals, success, failures, sex life, finances, and what you expect from each other.

6. What should you avoid in a relationship?

Lying and withholding information from your partner. Nobody can choose lies over brutal honesty. If something makes you uncomfortable, bring it the table and dissect to the last bit. Although there may be instances when your partner thinks you are rude or insensitive, this should not lead you to lying. They may not say a word for days or weeks. At least you’ll have a clear conscience knowing you helped them realize how they are leading their lives and how they can attain their highest and most admirable selves.

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Remember you are not irreplaceable hence; do not make your partner feel unworthy of love or unappreciated. Even though you are unique and nobody can offer what you offer in your way. Even after grand weddings, they can easily get the love they deserve elsewhere.

7. What should you definitely do in a relationship?

If you’ve decided to be in each other’s lives, know that it is no one’s responsibility to text first, call first, buy gifts, or plan surprises. As soon as you embrace that it’s every person’s obligation to create a home, everything flows smoothly.

Remember, sometimes the warrior needs to be fought for and the minute he/she realizes the unreciprocated efforts, he/ she stops trying and the couple successfully grows apart.

8. Will money have an impact on the relationship?

Money has a huge impact in the relationship (this is not code that you should marry the poorest, laziest, or richest person you can find). From the method of acquiring (inherited, lottery, earned) to spending, the couple can either break up or grow together.

Set goals, define the responsibilities, and develop a code of methods of acquiring and spending.

Few people are likely to settle with partners who engage in illegal businesses or squander the money and have no interest of mending their behaviour despite constant reminders.

Also, if only one is catering for the bills, without any form of support, they can easily opt for a break. Those who don’t spare time for their loved ones can also find themselves in a black hole of regret and nursing heartbreak.

Money can’t buy happiness in entirety. You can buy your dream car but the money cannot fill the human desire for concern and support. You can lie in bed ill, with billions in your bank account, but if no one cares to know whether your drugs are available or have taken the recommended meals, the wave of emptiness can easily engulf, and depression kick in.

With that in mind, don’t push your boyfriend or girlfriend away after attaining a specific amount of money thinking they have nothing to offer.

Money gives power. Nonetheless, your non-working or low-earning partner is not worthless. The ‘trivial’ deeds of preparing breakfast, taking care of the kids and the home are important.
Money has an impact in every stage of a relationship.

9. Whom should I approach first when tragedy strikes?

Your partner.

He or she may not know there is a pending matter in the relationship and the most unpleasant news is hearing about it from a friend, accidentally or willingly. Some people see this as not caring about the relationships but sometimes, the partner could have underestimated the impact of the pending matter on the relationship or looked at it from a different angle. Whatever it is, communicate fully and seek solutions together.

10. What is a perfect relationship?

If you mean where there are no mistakes or arguments, you won’t find any. People interpret “Perfect” in whichever way they want. Nobody is perfect. You may find that your significant other, the person who eliminates all your doubts and fears, throws dirty socks everywhere or likes too much sugar in their tea. Even those who look like they have it all together fight and make up all the time.

Are you now ready for a serious relationship?

7 Relationship Breakers You Might Be Guilty Of

Let’s face it, everybody has a limit. Even the most accommodating person, if overburdened or disrespected, will eventually lift a palm, turn the head to the opposite side and say enough is enough. Time comes and people run out of second chances.

To avoid the agony of regret, read the following deal breakers and act responsibly.

1. Comparing your partner to others

The only time people appreciate comparison and being ranked at the top is during job considerations and beauty contests. Nonetheless, you should’nt make it a habit to compare your journey with others, this can lead to low self esteem.

Your partner may not have much money or status quo as you would like, but they are still important. When the spirit of comparison seeps and settles in one person’s mind, he or she may notice only the flaws and minimal contributions of the partner.

2. Being an unsupportive partner

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You may have heard of couples in different careers, different ambitions, and philosophies. Supporting your partner while he or she is trying to actualize the dreams strengthens the bond.

To a doctor, being a spiritual healer may look lame and a total waste of time, but if that is what your partner wants, if that is where all the senses and attention are, be supportive.

Support is diverse; monetary, emotional, intellectual, giving them time to think things through, updating about social programs in the same field or escorting them.

3. Being a burden to your partner

Second chances are limited. When one person realizes that he or she is being taken advantage of, the relationship takes the first step downhill.

4. Sharing intimate details with people

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As you interact with friends and talk about relationships, choose your words carefully. If you can’t, change the topic or avoid the meetings entirely.

Details from finances, career progress to sexual relations, should not go beyond the bedroom door because they can damage your partner’s reputation.

5. Poor or lack of communication

Open communication is the main pillar of a relationship. Also, poor communication is the relationship killer. Your partner cannot and will never be able to read your mind and the earlier you accept it, the better. Frowning or hiding behind closed doors won’t help either.

If something makes you uncomfortable, share it with your partner. They may not realize it’s affecting you. With bills pilling and dreams calling to be actualized, guessing time and again what could be bothering the other person is the last thing in mind.

6. Mismanagement of resources

The future is bright for those who are making their days count and use the resources wisely. No one will be willing to spend his or her day, let alone a lifetime with a spendthrift. If this is your greatest weakness, let your partner know. Find a solution early into the relationship.

7. Being disrespectful

Know what irks your partner and avoid it. In a relationship, you ought to consider the impact of an action on your partner, and the relationship generally. No matter how trivial the matter seems, the guiding principle matters.

If you want to make your relationship work, avoid these relationship breakers like the plague.

Are You My Kind Of Friend?

I have quite a number of friends. There are those I genuinely like to be around and those, just like everyone else, I’d be better without.

I don’t like cutting people off, but in most cases, I find myself with people who I can’t tell how we became friends. Maybe my expectations are quite high but, let’s be frank, what’s the purpose of sticking around people who simply don’t care?

To avoid cutting people off, I decided to have my very own ‘To be my friend you have to’ kind of list. Check it out and you can most definitely use it.


Someone who likes the things I like

Oh yes! Can you imagine having a friend who doesn’t like the things you like? I mean, are we even friends? I like Ellen de Generes you must adore her to be my friend. Are we together?

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I was hanging out with someone a couple of weeks ago. I couldn’t believe it when he said he finds TV series a waste of time. Holy Christ, I live for TV Shows! There and then I knew that that was the last time we were ever hanging out. Ha-ha! I know am childish.

Someone Caring

“Buddy! You’ve been awfully quiet lately, what’s up”, “Jad, I heard you’re looking for a job, I’ll talk to my boss to see if there is room for you.” Having such a friend is a dream come true. A friend who is ready and willing to make you there equal, financially and regularly checks up on you, I believe that that is a caring friend. Care is always both ways, if I care, I expect you to show me some love.

A go getter, someone ambitious

Hell yeah, I don’t like laggards. To be my friend, my close friend you have to be a go getter, to be ambitious, serious and most importantly know what you want.

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Who wants to be close to someone who’s just there? Day after day…I know what you might be thinking “Oh Jad, chill…don’t be such a bore” I believe in life, there are two kinds of people, those who get what they want and those who simply don’t. I want to dominate with friends who get what they want.

Fun and outgoing

Oh God I love to have fun. Whenever I get the opportunity to do something crazily awesome, I have to take it and you, my good friend; you’ll have to tag along. You can’t be just there. Lol! I know you know people who are just there; a friend of mine uses the word zombie. For me it doesn’t necessarily mean being out going, but hey, just be fun.

Someone Religious

Let me be honest with you here, I am a Christian. How can I be an ally to someone who doesn’t believe in God? No way! You don’t have to be a Christian but you have (mark the word have) to be religious.

At least with that I know you got morals, there lines you simply cannot cross because religion, for me, brings morals.

Obviously that’s not it, there are so many other stuff that I check out for like honesty, loyalty, being trustworthy and even not being judgemental.

Be sure to use, my kind of friend list, if you doubt some of your friendships.

My African Travel Bucket List

Although Kenyan, I have a list of African countries am itching to explore. Ask a Kenyan which country they would love to go to if money was not an issue, African countries rarely makes it to their list. They’ll most likely mention the usual culprits, The UK, The US, China, Germany and the United Arab Emirates with Dubai being the first stop.

Africa is so diverse why wouldn’t anyone explore this majestic continent?

I was writing down my travel bucket list late last year and settled on continental countries first before taking a trip around the world.
First up!

SOUTH AFRICA

What got me attracted to South Africa? The music, hands down. I love South African music. There’s something about their music that gets you up when you’re feeling down. They blend traditional and modern African beats into what we know as South African music.

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Besides their dynamic music, it snows in South Africa. You know, South African tribes inspired the colorful blankets we saw in Black Panther. These blankets are complimentary in community hotels so I’ll be sure to stay in one. I like free things, don’t judge me.

The one place you can experience winter wonderland without leaving the continent. I know sometimes it snows up north but S.A is the place to go. Snow angels anyone?

ETHIOPIA

This country is right next door to Kenya. A road trip across the country with friends and family sounds exciting, where do I sign up?

Ethiopia also boasts of being the only African country after Liberia that was not colonized by Europe. Meaning everything is authentically African, in Ethiopian standards of course.

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Their coffee is a plus. Ethiopians love their coffee so much there’s a whole ceremony behind it. The way they prepare it, the way they serve it, the way they have it, one word, culture. The coffee ceremony symbolises friendship.

If you want the best, most delicious, well served coffee, fly to Ethiopia, thank me later.

So besides the coffee, which I’m sure you’ll absolutely fall in love with, is the alien like landscape. So if you want to feel like you’re on another planet, add Ethiopia to your list.


ZANZIBAR

Zanzibar is a small island in the Indian Ocean on the East of Tanzania. This island made part of a larger Tanzania back when it was known as Tanganyika. I guess you could say they broke up. While Mombasa is a tourist favourite for most, Zanzibar doesn’t fall far behind. These two islands are quite similar but what separate them are the all-natural organic spices Zanzibar is famous for.

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Zanzibar is also home to the kanga. East Africans wouldn’t be wearing kanga today if it wasn’t for their women.

Little known islands surround Zanzibar so it’s always good to explore. Thinking of going to the beach to soak up some sun, better make Zanzibar your destination.

MADAGASCAR

If you’ve seen Penguins of Madagascar I have some bad news. Penguins don’t exist in Madagascar, you will however, be blown away by the species that have made their home here. After branching out from Africa, Madagascar evolved differently. In turn, the island became known to shelter world’s most unique flora and fauna.

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The animals and plants are unlike the rest of Africa. Madagascar also boasts of being home to all six species of the majestic baobab tree. Like I said, Madagascar is unique in her own way.


GHANA

Home of the Kente and Swiss chocolate. Yes, Swiss chocolate is actually from Ghana. This country maintains her royal families too. They may not be as influential as they were back then; they still however, have a large following.

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In fact the government recognizes Ghanaian Kings and Queens. They get to hold public ceremonies and festivals am looking forward to. To celebrate a people, their culture and their rich history and maybe hopefully get married to one of their young prince, just saying. It could happen, you never know.
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EGYPT

The pyramids, why else would anyone go to Egypt if not for the pyramids. For me, it’s the sphinx first before the pyramids. Did you know the sphinx is a woman in a cat’s body? Egyptians were obsessed with cats. The fact that they made one with a woman’s head is fascinating to say the least.

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The pyramids are beautiful and hold secrets to an amazing civilization. The sphinx on the other hand is my number one reason to visit Egypt.

There you go my continental travel bucket list.

Which African countries do you plan to visit in the near future? Let me know in the comments section.

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10 Reasons Why You’re Still Single And Unhappy

One of the most popular love phrases is, “wait for someone who will love you as you are.” While there’s nothing wrong with it, there’s need for clarification for those who take the superficial meaning.

You and I are looking for someone who will love us unconditionally. Someone who will not plaster the past to our faces every time we err, or force us to do things that are harmful, demeaning, and against our principles.

But before you step into the world with the intention of seeking the right partner, for short-term or long-term goals, are YOU the right partner?
You may be beautiful, handsome, financially stable, loyal, the kind of qualities craved for in romantic partners, but you may remain single and unhappy if:

· You have a nasty attitude that you aren’t willing to change.

· You squander money by drawing inspiration from you only live once, or the misinterpreted scriptures on not worrying about tomorrow.

· You are constantly engaging in harmful behaviour. In spite of the warnings or suggestions you still don’t change

· You have poor choice of words that you aren’t willing to work on.

· You constantly vanish leaving the people who care struck by panic and worry.

· You have toxic behaviours.

· You are careless and do nothing about it.

· Your commitment to relationships is wanting. You don’t take time to nurture relationships.

· You are disrespectful because of social classes, race, origin, religion, customs, etc.

· You demean others and condone inequality and discrimination.

Now you know 😊

Fun And Flirty Gift Ideas For Her.

Love to me is the 8th wonder of the world. Imagine living in a world without love. Pathetic, isn’t it? We all struggle to find love. keeping a lady all to yourself is even more difficult. But with the provision of gifts hinged on unconditional love, I can assure you, her heart will melt for you.

Remember the last time someone got you a gift, how did you feel. Did it sweep away all the stress you had? Did it unlock your happiness? Your lady should feel the same. A gift is such good fun that it can make a lady project all her love for you. Below are the three types of gifts that will make her heart blend to yours quickly.

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Underneath the tight schedules that sometimes come with a new day, your lady needs the comfort of a wonderful phone. Don’t forget, we live in a world that technology is awed at and appreciated greatly.

Mobile phones are a complete escape from reality. They’ll guarantee your lover ample time to chat with you and as if that won’t be enough, you’ll even frame a video call. One that will let both your heart sink in affection and satisfaction. And if you are to get her one, make sure the camera megapixel is on the high end.

I bet you’ll want her to send you pictures of her beautiful smooth face and her perfect soft lips.

2.A gorgeous dress.

We all know ladies prefer dresses. Consider her taste when buying the dress. Go for the colour she likes. The moment she’ll slide her petite body into the dress she’ll see the colour of your love painted all over it. She’ll walk knowing your love for her outdoes all.

3.Custom necklace or jewelry

If you want the air around your lady to feel like a wall of love then surprise her with an ornate customized necklace. Ladies love unique gifts.

A customized necklace bearing both your names will make her feel adorned and adored. She’ll move with grace and strength. You would have prettified her and she’ll love you for that.

You don’t have to be from northern America, Probably from the heart of Mexico for you to prove to a woman that you love her. Love her but don’t lust over her. Surprise her with gifts and who knows, you could be our next Romeo.

Why Yoga Is Beneficial To Women.

When was the last time you had a really good stretch? Ever wondered why it presents difficulty in making a slight 45 degrees stride in hoping a trench, racing up a short 100m run or hiking a mountain you’ve always wanted to explore?

In as much of a fact that women age faster than men, healthy living (physical fitness-exercise, healthy eating routines and meditation –mental clarity and stability) poses as catalysts in slowing down the aging process.

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Women are considered to be one of the most delicate creatures. They tend to be strong as well coupled up with healthy living.

A number of factors that contributes to fast aging in women would be genetics. It roughly takes 40% in loss of skin elasticity, after giving birth effects due to constant pulling and stretching of muscles, long term sun exposure and an encroaching menopause stage.

Exercise is one of the best ingredients in easing off the aging process, allow me to tackle the health fitness bit in form of ‘yoga’.

I am positive most of you have heard the term ‘yoga’ or at least heard someone mention it, but what exactly is yoga?

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A brief history into understanding yoga is that, it originated from ancient India, a form of physical, mental and spiritual practice. It’s one of the most popular practices across the world where yogis swear by it to be of numerous benefits.

Research has it that yoga practices is beneficial to women especially during pregnancy. Doing yoga eases the birth process, easing menopausal symptoms, reduces labor pains and physical discomforts due to regular stretch of tissues and muscles, enhance posture and improves the overall quality of life.

Bearing in mind yoga practices is a combination of physical, mental and spiritual dose; obviously it nourishes the whole body, mind and soul, a perfect package and combo of a healthy body care routine.

Despite yoga practices exuding several benefits, yoga exercises vary depending on one’s body needs. Be it muscle toning, flexibility, mental clarity, overall blood circulation, beach body fitness, great body posture and appearance, and maintaining a balanced metabolism.

Still looking for reasons to try yoga? How about you unroll your mat and experience the never ending benefits of yoga.

For yoga inspiration check out #blackyogis on Instagram and You Tube.