What counts: Ways to practice Self-care

Invest in your health the same way you invest in your financial future. The Business of Balance is taking care of yourself in a way that does not require you to “indulge” in order to restore balance. It is making the commitment to stay healthy and balanced as a regular practice. Balance is leadership discipline. Your lens to the world is hugely influenced by how well you are and how good you feel. The recipe for Self-care is creating an environment that is specific to your needs. Self-care is being aware that despite challenges, we all could use a break. … Read More What counts: Ways to practice Self-care

Youth For Human Rights Sierra Leone Chapter (YHR-SLC)

Youth For Human Rights Sierra Leone Chapter (YHR-SLC) is a local chapter created in 2018 by Thomas Foday an actor/humanitarian born and raised in Freetown Sierra Leone, where he witnessed the devastating effects of discrimination and the lack of basic human rights in Sierra Leone. … Read More Youth For Human Rights Sierra Leone Chapter (YHR-SLC)

The Business of Self-care

Stress is one of the leading factors that can negatively influence self-care. Stress is defined by Hans Selye, MD as “the rate of wear and tear in the human machinery that accompanies any vital activity and, in a sense, parallels the intensity of life.” It can affect the functions of the brain. Additional studies have suggested that stress in the absence of Self-care can increase the risk of conditions like obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, etc. The business of self-care and stress requires that a foundation of balance is applied.… Read More The Business of Self-care