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Which is the best position to sleep in?

If you live anywhere affected by the recent heatwaves, you may well have spent your nights tossing and turning, trying out different sleeping positions in an attempt to get comfortable.

My friends begged me not to take my boyfriend back but he’s an incredible husband now

My husband, Joe, is objectively wonderful. He’s kind, generous, supportive, makes our grocery list, cleans our toilets, and was our daughter’s primary caregiver for the majority of the first year of her life. We’re coming up on 10 years since we first met, and our first 2-plus years of “dating” were, also objectively, dog shit.

15 clear signs a coworker likes you and how to spot them

The workplace can sometimes be a breeding ground for more than just professional relationships, and it is a quite common space for new budding romances, even the genre of this kind is getting very trendy in movies and television series.

Stroke cases rising among young people

Ghana is recording more cases of stroke among young people of 40 years and below, the acting Programme Manager of the Non-Communicable Diseases of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Efua Commeh, has revealed.

Why some people wake up unable to move

I was a teenager when it first happened. It was the early hours of the morning, still some hours before I had to get out of bed for school. I woke up and tried to turn over in bed, but my body wouldn't let me – I was unable to move, paralysed down to my toes.

Why young workers are live-quitting on TikTok

Even years into the Great Resignation, workers continue to leave their jobs in droves. While plenty of employees are still sending off official resignation emails to bosses, younger workers are increasingly taking a different tack: live quitting.

7 things that kill your chemistry & how to get it back

The beginning of a relationship is incredibly intoxicating. During the initial falling-in-love stage of a relationship, you just can’t keep your hands off each other, and your brain is flooded with feel-good chemicals.

Five ways to be calm – and why it matters

Is calmness a passive state of being, involving numbing oneself to what's really going on? Is it in some cases unnatural – sociopathic even? Or is a sense of tranquillity one of the greatest qualities we can have? Here are five ideas about calmness, from the philosophy of serenity, to the music, art and poetry that can make us feel peaceful – and how to find our "flow".

Elizabeth Ohene writes: Change of name

A favourite friend of mine keeps asking why I did not take my husband’s name. Whilst there is no deep reason except that I like the name I grew up with, the persistent question leads me to think of the subject of changing names.

Why I cheated on every partner I had

I’ve never been a faithful partner. Not once. I cheated on my first boyfriend when I was 17. When I was married, I had an affair with my yoga instructor, a fisherman, a Sufi poet, my florist, a hairdresser, and a tango teacher.

The nun and the monk who fell in love and married

Sister Mary Elizabeth had lived a devout, austere and mostly silent life as a nun, spending most of her days in her Carmelite cell in northern England. But a fleeting encounter with a similarly devout monk would lead him to send her a message bearing words that left her reeling, "Would you leave your order and marry me?"

Pele: The player who united a nation

Outside the Albert Einstein hospital in São Paulo, fans started gathering when they heard the news of Pele passing. Some were dressed in the number 10 shirt Pele wore when playing for Santos. Outside a banner had been draped that read "Eternal King Pele".

Why office romance is inevitable

 Work is a prime breeding ground for relationships to blossom – and there are good reasons we often fall for our colleagues, whether in person or virtually.

Kofi Brookman - A food full of ironies

There are two words that stand in stark contrast to each other per their application within the Ghanaian context. These words are ‘local’ and ‘international’.

4 ways to spice up the holiday season at home

With a little additional work and starting with the correct theme, the festivities at home this year may get exciting. Try these creative ideas to add a personal touch to the celebration.

What is Christmas: Understanding the history and origin

Christmas is so full of wonder, meaning and tradition. But, where did all these things that we now call "Christmas" come from? Let's briefly sketch the origin and development of what we now celebrate as Christ's birth.

The hidden dangers lurking in your kitchen

Cooking might be the way to someone’s heart, but it could also be the way to hospital. The number of accidents involving knives, boiling water, and deep-fat fryers is truly impressive.

I tattooed my ring finger to remind myself to never marry again

When my marriage came to an end, I decided I’d never get married again. Honestly, I had never really believed in marriage in the first place but when I found myself in love and not thinking straight (a common side effect of love), I also found myself engaged.

5 types of people who are not marriage material

Let’s face it, marriage isn’t for everyone. It’s easy to get carried away by the burning enthusiasm and the bliss of a relationship and rush into thinking that your partner is the right person to build a future with.

3 qualities all amazing lovers have in common

Great lovers can come in all shapes, sizes, personalities, cultural backgrounds, and gender expressions. What makes a great lover isn’t a particular body part or a black book full of past lovers.