Living

Your daily guide to living your best life. We cover topics from health to housing and relationships as we try to understand and learn from all the ways we live and work in this vast continent and across our diaspora

COVID-19: This airplane seat design helps you socially distance on board

There’s talk of removing middle seats, compulsory face masks and full-body disinfection booths at airports — and aviation seat designers…

COVID-19: Safety Tips For Business Owners and Staff Resuming Work

It’s close to a busy day Monday again in Lagos and Abuja, after enduring a…

How to combat weight gain during the pandemic (beyond diet and exercise)

Quarantine life is challenging, to say the least, and all of us are struggling mentally, emotionally…

Children prefer storybooks that teach them how and why the world works, study says

“But why? Why? Why?” Sound familiar? So many parents can get fed up with the…

WHO would like to remind everyone that drinking alcohol will not protect you from coronavirus

In case it bears repeating, the World Health Organization wants you to know that excessive alcohol consumption…

The meaning behind your strange coronavirus dreams

If you’ve been having bizarre dreams during the pandemic, you’re not alone. Those who are…

Parents have a right to be stressed. But don’t take it out on your kids

Just as prior generations were deeply affected by the Great Depression, the assassinations of Martin…

Teen smokers less likely to give up the habit as adults, study finds

People who start smoking young are more likely to smoke daily as adults and find…

How to make your own face mask

There’s one thing you should know before diving into the conversation around masks: The public should not…

Biking to work appears more dangerous than other commuting options, study finds

Cycling to work can lead to better fitness and health, but to some biking newbies…