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How to budget for Christmas


We all want to spoil our loved ones and buy gifts for Christmas, but our pockets sometimes wouldn’t allow this to happen. You have less than 150 days to save up. Sounds impossible? Not a chance! Here are some tips on how to save money: Record your expenses Make a list of your monthly expenses. […]

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Financial Health to Safeguard Physical Health


I hate to be the Debby downer here, but we cannot ignore the signs of recession anymore; lost homes, retrenchments and expensive consumer goods are just some signals of things gone awry for most of the population. Health experts are warning that if the current financial crisis continues we will see and escalation of anxiety, […]

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Health Insurance Poll

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We recently conducted a poll on My Health’s Facebook page asking our fans what type of health insurance cover they have. The options were as follows: A: Full medical insurance cover. (inpatient, outpatient, dental, etc.) B: Limited medical insurance cover. (inpatient only) C: No cover at all. The results showed that 45% of all votes […]

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Stress, Depression and the Holidays: How to Cope


It is the end of the year and everybody is tired. Some are able to go on holiday and others stay at home and celebrate with family and friends. So why are so many people stressed and depressed at Christmastime? And what can we do to help loved ones cope with stress and depression this […]

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Tips to Save Money this Christmas


Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year. But it can also be the most expensive! With household budgets squeezed tight, many families are worried about covering the cost of Christmas this year, and don’t want to take a debt hangover into the New Year. So, if you want to enjoy a stress […]

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How to Save Money


How to save money is something that sounds very easy but is very hard for most people. Saving money is one of those tasks that’s so much easier said than done — everyone knows it’s clever to save money in the long run, but many of us still just can’t get it right. We can’t […]

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Should you Give your Children an Allowance?


Whether you call it an allowance or pocket money, this is an issue that every parent has to face at some time. Your kids will raise the issue if you don’t so you’d better be clear about the issue. Should you give your children  an allowance, and when? An allowance has more power than a […]

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5 ways you can spend money more wisely this holiday season.


During the holiday season it’s easy to get carried away when it comes to spending money. Here are some ways you can spend money more wisely. 1. Use Cash Take out enough just enough cash for what you need to buy. It will force you to limit your purchases. 2. Avoid impulse buying. Before making […]

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Financial Finesse in Your 20s

Financial Finesse in your 20s

I opened my first bank account at 18. It was my birthday and I remember being so excited about the idea of having plastic money. Needless to say, a year later I found myself getting rid of my plastic money and putting limitations on my account. At 18 I did not appreciate the value of […]

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5 Signs You’re In Excellent Financial Health


While most financial advice focuses on managing a tight budget, investing wisely, and accumulating savings, there are those of you who are in great fiscal shape and have been for a while now. How do you know if you’re ahead of the game money-wise though? While this is by no means a comprehensive list, you […]

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Top 5 Healthcare Concerns to Kenyans

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In lieu of the recent news reports of Kenyan doctors striking, we (My Health Kenya) decided to launch a healthcare-themed […]

How to maintain happiness in 10 easy steps

There are hundreds if not thousands of quotes about happiness but no matter how many words of wisdom our ancestors […]

How to help your child deal with teenage stress

Like anyone else, teenagers are faced with stressful situations all the time. Adolescence and self- discovery are just some of […]

Signs of Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are common but people are either too detached from reality or burying their heads in the sand to […]

What to do When Feeling Suicidal

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Most people feel like committing suicide at one point in their lives but the difference is in how they deal […]

How to budget for Christmas


We all want to spoil our loved ones and buy gifts for Christmas, but our pockets sometimes wouldn’t allow this […]