Raila went straight to her favorite spot on the bus, the back seat near the window. She loved sitting there because from there she could feed her eyes with all the amazing view St. James offers. She loved St. James for everything St. James was except of course there sense of acceptance for people of… Continue reading Raila (ep 2)_short story by mcn
Next time you see a prostitute do not be quick to condemn her. Do not be quick to judge and declare her hellfire bound. Remember Mary Magdalene was once like her. Remember she is someone’s daughter, someone’s sister, someone’s mother or someone’s wife. Do not conclude that she is materialistic and greedy and that’s why… Continue reading Next Time You See a Prostitute.
‘Oh my goodness" Raila exclaimed. "This feels so good, I can't believe I'm having so much fun. I've never had so much fun in life before.’ Raila confessed. ‘Raila.’ Called Chidi. ‘Come Lets go and dance on the stage.’ ‘No Chidi, I don't want to go and dance on the stage. I just want to dance… Continue reading Raila _short story by mcn (ep 1)
Almost one third (30%) of women who have been in a relationship report that they have experienced some form of physical and/or sexual violence by their intimate partner in their lifetime. And this Violence can negatively affect women’s physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health, and may increase the risk of acquiring HIV in some settings.
You’re not alone if you’ve tried to stop smoking but haven’t been able to stop for good. Most smokers make many attempts to stop smoking before they achieve stable, long-term abstinence from smoking.
Nicotine is the chemical in tobacco that keeps you smoking. Nicotine is very addictive when delivered to the lungs by inhaling tobacco smoke. It increases the release of brain chemicals called neurotransmitters, which help regulate mood and behavior. One of these neurotransmitters is dopamine, which may improve your mood and activate feelings of pleasure. Experiencing these effects from nicotine in tobacco is what makes tobacco so addictive.
Nicotine dependence— also called tobacco dependence — is an addiction to tobacco products caused by the drug nicotine.Nicotine dependencemeans you can’t stop using the substance, even though it’s causing you harm.
Nicotine produces physical and mood-altering effects in your brain that are temporarily pleasing. These effects make you want to use tobacco and lead to dependence. At the same time, stopping tobacco use causes withdrawal symptoms, including irritability and anxiety.
While it’s the nicotine in tobacco that causes nicotine…
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