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What we spend our time on after work is important. Here are a few tips on how to be productive after work hours. Exercising is one of the most cliche ‘tips’ for having a productive life. But it is really important to follow a fitness regime. It helps boost confidence and creativity. Don’t spend all of your free time being a couch potato Go out to new environments and meet people so you can have non-virtual conversations. Even if you don’t want to talk to people, just being in a new environment can help you learn. You notice things…

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‘Light-skinned privilege’ is a thing! Many black women believe fairer skin could be their ticket to a better life. In many parts of Africa, light-skinned women are considered more beautiful and therefore more likely to succeed in some fields, such as in the modeling and movie industries. So they spend their savings on cheap concoctions that promise to lighten their skin. Someone I recently met told me. “Bleaching just makes me feel special like I’m walking around in a spotlight. I am not seeking to be totally white, I just want to look beautiful, cannot stop using lightening agents.” “I…

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been served with court papers and the battle is now underway. He faces accusations of rape by Kathryn Mayorga. She claims the Portuguese football star assaulted her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. On Friday, Mayorga’s legal team was able to get the documents to Ronaldo after she dropped the Nevada state lawsuit. Which they said hampered the process. “Ronaldo’s legal team has already responded to the lawsuit. With court documents of their own in which they ask the judge for permission to file a new 46-page document. Which will presumably lay out their argument for…

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According to ESPN, Maurizio Sarri is set to leave Chelsea and take over at Juventus after the Italian champions agreed to pay around £5 million in compensation. It is reported that SARRI reached a breaking point when Chelsea fans chanted. “Sarri out” and “f*** Sarri-ball” during the win over Cardiff in March. There has been no official confirmation of the agreement from either club but Sarri, who won the Europa League with Chelsea, is expected to sign a three-year contract, Sky reported. Juve manager Massimiliano Allegri left the Turin club at the end of the season but Premier League Chelsea…

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Manchester United are reportedly still pursuing Newcastle midfielder, Sean Longstaff. According to the Mirror, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes United can capitalize on the uncertainty at Newcastle and secure the England Under-21 international midfielder for as little as £25million. United set to launch a formal bid. And Ed Woodward knows he will have to move soon to ensure Newcastle’s proposed takeover doesn’t block Longstaff ‘s departure. They are currently focusing on sealing the signing of Aaron Wan-Bissaka after already striking a deal for Swansea winger Daniel James. Harry Maguire is another target, with United refusing to be scared off by Leicester’s…

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Many people consider talking about money taboo. That’s especially true at work, where knowing who earns more or less in the office can create an awkward vibe. There has been a movement in recent years toward more salary transparency. Supporters say it can make workplaces more equitable by helping to eliminate the gender and racial pay gaps. If you want to make sure you’re being paid fairly, go ahead and talk to your co-workers about how much you make. PINPOINT YOUR REASON Check your intentions and understand your ‘why.’ The purpose of even having this conversation is for employees to…

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Gen Z is the newest generation to be named. They are people who were born between 1995 and 2015 and are currently between 4-24 years old. The focus of branding is shifting. The internet, advertisers, and marketers today are starting to pay a little more attention to those millennials’ younger siblings: Gen Z. Gen Zers care more about the companies behind the products than older generations do. Companies must now support social causes, hire diverse workforces, and own up to their mistakes in order to gain the approval of younger consumers. Brands that meet these criteria will reap substantial rewards…

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The Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 to win the NBA Finals. It is their first championship in franchise history. In a game where the Warriors defense stifled Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors were led by their two point guards, Kyle Lowry, and Fred VanVleet. Lowry kicked things off by scoring the Raptors first 11 points and finished with 26. VanVleet carried the load in a tight fourth quarter, scoring 12 of his 22 in the final frame. The Warriors came in desperate to win for Durant and exit their cherished home arena of 47 years in triumph.…

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Tiemoue Bakayoko will return to Chelsea after a year spent in AC Milan. Bakayoko told L’Equipe: “My future? Yes, I will go back to Chelsea. I still have a three-year contract. I have no choice. I don’t know what will happen after that, but I have to go back to Chelsea. It is the only thing I know.” On the possibility of playing for PSG, the Frenchman said: “Yes, for sure, one day I would like to play in Paris. I cannot lie about it. It’s big for me and my loved ones. We are real Parisians.” His brother and…

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In a special report by Lucetta Scaraffia, there are accounts of rape, sexual abuse, and coverups by Catholic priests. A growing number of nuns are speaking out about the suffering they have endured at the hands of the priesthood. Some of which include rape, emotional abuse, forced abortion, and exploitation. This comes at a crucial time when the Vatican has taken concrete steps to address a long ordeal with sex abuse and coverups. Here are the accounts of two nuns. Their names and location have been withheld for privacy purposes. A 44-year-old nun filed a police complaint against the bishop…

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P Diddy’s ex, Cassie is pregnant. The 32-year-old singer and her boyfriend Alex Fine announce they are expecting a first child. Cassie announced this via Instagram with a post she captioned. “Can’t wait to meet our baby girl  ? Love You Always & Forever.” Fine also shared a heartfelt message to Cassie and their unborn child, promising to always be there for his family. “I promise to always come home with a great attitude and give our children and you undivided attention. I promise that you will be loved beyond expectation and we will show our children how to be…

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The new Premier League season – 2019/20 fixtures are out as the full list is revealed below. The new season will begin on Friday, August 9th. One week after the Community Shield final between Manchester City and Liverpool at Wembley. The 2019-20 Premier League season will start with Champions League winners Liverpool hosting promoted Norwich City. Manchester City will have an away fixture against West Ham on Saturday as Spurs face Aston Villa at their newly built stadium. Match week 1 09/08/2019 20:00 Liverpool v Norwich City 10/08/2019 15:00 A.F.C. Bournemouth v Sheffield United 10/08/2019 15:00 Burnley v Southampton 10/08/2019…

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France’s 2-1 victory against Norway last night has enabled them to stay on top Group A table. They have been able to achieve this with two wins from two games at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Following Valerie Gauvin’s opening strike just one minute into the second half and Wendie Renard’s bizarre own goal, France was looking for a win. The opportunity came in the 70th minute when Ingrid Engen caught Marion Torrent, and it was deemed enough for VAR to intervene. After reviewing the incident on the monitor, the referee awarded a penalty kick. Eugenie Le Sommer converted…

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Having good work relationships helps to improve your productivity. Strong working relationships take time to mature. So it’s important to focus on being consistent and dependable. We also need good working relationships with other professionals. Customers, suppliers and key stakeholders are all essential to our success. So, it’s important to build and maintain good relations with these people. Some small changes in your behavior can set the tone for encouraging good relationships. Have A Positive Attitude Positivity is attractive and contagious. It will help strengthen your relationships with your colleagues. No one wants to be around someone who is always…

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The Super Falcons have just boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. The first goal arrived in the first half when South Korean defender Kim Doyeon kicked the ball into her own net following strong pressing by Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie. Barcelona’s striker Asishat Oshoala scored a beautifully taken solo goal in the second half after a counter-attack by the team. A draw against hosts France in the next game will see Nigeria proceed to the next round.

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Adulting is the modern term for twenty-somethings engaging in adult-like behavior. People adult for various reasons… to get kudos on social media, in response to peer pressure, or as a reaction to specific life events. I’m above 25 and only really realized I was an adult last month when my nieces in University asked me for money. Before then, I thought that adulting began when I started University. I saw myself in a totally different country and had to live with people of different cultures that I have never had to experience before. I also had to decorate my house…

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Wendy Williams is back on the dating scene. Her new book is reportedly a convicted felon. But, according to the host, he’s also a “very sexy man.” Marc Tomblin is a financial investor and blogger. He has a criminal past in which he was convicted of robbery with a dangerous weapon and breaking and entering in 2013. According to court documents obtained by Bossip, which was first to identify the television star’s new love interest. He committed the crimes within days of each other. He later served fifteen months for the two convictions and was released in 2014, Bossip reported.…

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Despite their current transfer ban, Chelsea has confirmed that Ola Aina has made a permanent transfer to Serie A side, Torino. “Everyone at Chelsea Football Club would like to thank Ola for his services and we wish him the best of luck for the next stage in his career.” https://twitter.com/ChelseaFC/status/1138484644133965824 The defender made six appearances for the Blues during the 2016/17 campaign. He had spent the past season on loan with Italian side Torino, making 32 appearances in all competitions and scoring once. Speaking to a Sky reporter, Torino’s president, Urbano Cairo, confirmed that the club has exercised their option…

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Celibacy means abstaining from sexual intercourse. Other than religious reasons, some people choose to abstain in order to prevent STDs, unwanted pregnancies or increased body counts lol. Here are some ways that celibacy can improve your well-being. It Makes You Appreciate Sex More “Absence makes the heart grow fonder” applies to sex too. If you’re considering celibacy, there’s a chance that there’s something about your current sex life that isn’t particularly satisfying. Taking yourself out of the sex game for a while can help you figure out what you miss (and what you don’t) about intercourse, so, if/when you decide…

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United saw their opening £40m bid for Aaron Wan-Bissaka knocked back by Crystal Palace, who are seeking closer to £60m for the defender. But United are hoping to meet in the middle. They are reported to be preparing an improved bid of around £50m for the 21-year-old. Wan-Bissaka has been widely reported as the primary target, with such reports increasing in recent days. The most recent report claims that United have ​already agreed on personal terms with the England Under-21 defender. There are also reports that Solskjaer is keen on Leicester City’s Harry Maguire as he looks to reform his…

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Here’s a list of songs to listen to while getting your groove on. You’ll especially love it if you’re into R&B!!! Pony https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbnoG2dsUk0 No sex playlist would ever be truly complete without Pony, so although it’s kind of the corniest of sex songs, we’re getting it out of the way right at the start. Tonight https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXvy8ZeCs5M Any song by John Legend, in general, is bound to end with an amazing night, but “Tonight” tops the list. Confidence is one of the most attractive traits a person can have. Bed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82t_UOMHPJY J. Holiday talks about taking care of a woman in…

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