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How can introverts thrive?

  Introduction   Introverts make up a large proportion of the world’s population: between one third and one half of people are introverts. An introvert is a person who gains energy from spending time alone. An introvert finds that spending time with other people in social situations makes them feel

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What are the introvert, extrovert, and ambivert personality types?

Different people have different personality types. One key way we can put different personalities into categories is by using the terms, ‘introvert’, ‘extrovert’, and ‘ambivert’. The difference between introverts, extroverts, and ambiverts The labels ‘introvert’ (meaning inward-turning) and ‘extrovert’ (meaning outward-turning) were made popular by psychologist Carl Jung in the

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What is a menstrual cup?

Every month, millions of girls and women everywhere in the world have their period. This article explains what a menstrual cup is and why it might be helpful during your period. What is a ‘period?’ ‘Menstruation,’ also called ‘a period,’ is when women who are not pregnant have blood come

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How to protect yourself and your home from flooding

Recently, there has been heavy rain and flooding in East Africa. Among the countries most affected are Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia. These countries are often subject to flooding during the rainy seasons, which are from November-January and from March-May.  The aim of this article is to help you to prevent

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DECIDING WHETHER TO USE HAIR RELAXER

Introduction There are many decisions which you can make in life; these include what you are going to say, what you are going to do, and where you are going to go. One choice that people of African heritage can also make is whether or not to use hair relaxer.

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Contraception in Kenya: In Their Hands

What is ‘In Their Hands’? ‘In Their Hands’ is a digital platform that can help young girls access contraception and therefore prevent their unwanted pregnancies. Contraception is a name for different methods of preventing pregnancy (you can read more here: https://rightforeducation.org/2018/04/methods-of-birth-control-3/ ). A woman may not want a baby at

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KINESTHETIC LEARNING: LEARNING BY MOVING

Learning is a never-ending process. At school and university, there is a lot of content to learn, and there might be tests to take. By understanding how we learn best, we can save a lot of time. Neil Fleming is a teacher in New Zealand. As the senior inspector for

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