The truth is... busting the myths about smoking among SA's young people

There are many different reasons why people smoke. We've looked at some of the top reasons people use to justify their smoking habit. And we've taken this opportunity to dispel these myths and set you on the right path. Have a look at the common myths that people use to continue to smoke. No one wants to feel left out. Everyone wants to be part of the in crowd. We all want to belong. And at the end of the day everybody has their own reason for smoking. But belonging is just a common myth that some of us use to excuse our habit. The reality is you can connect with friends on many levels. Smoking doesn't have to be the thing you have in common with your friend. The truth is you can find othe

Now You Can Blog from Everywhere!

We’ve made it quick and convenient for you to manage your blog from anywhere. In this blog post we’ll share the ways you can post to your Wix Blog. Blogging from Your Wix Blog Dashboard On the dashboard, you have everything you need to manage your blog in one place. You can create new posts, set categories and more. To head to your Dashboard, open the Wix Editor and click on Blog > Posts. Blogging from Your Published Site Did you know that you can blog right from your published website? After you publish your site, go to your website’s URL and login with your Wix account. There you can write and edit posts, manage comments, pin posts and more! Just click on the 3 dot icon ( ⠇) to see all the

Design a Stunning Blog

When it comes to design, the Wix blog has everything you need to create beautiful posts that will grab your reader's attention. Check out our essential design features. Choose from 8 stunning layouts Your Wix Blog comes with 8 beautiful layouts. From your blog's settings, choose the layout that’s right for you. For example, a tiled layout is popular for helping visitors discover more posts that interest them. Or, choose a classic single column layout that lets readers scroll down and see your post topics one by one. Every layout comes with the latest social features built in. Readers can easily share posts on social networks like Facebook and Twitter and view how many people have liked a pos

Grow Your Blog Community

With Wix Blog, you’re not only sharing your voice with the world, you can also grow an active online community. That’s why the Wix blog comes with a built-in members area - so that readers can easily sign easily up to become members of your blog. What can members do? Members can follow each other, write and reply to comments and receive blog notifications. Each member gets their own personal profile page that they can customize. Tip: You can make any member of your blog a writer so they can write posts for your blog. Adding multiple writers is a great way to grow your content and keep it fresh and diversified. Here’s how to do it: Head to your Member’s Page Search for the member you want to

Nigeria isn’t doing enough to reduce tobacco use. Here’s why

Tobacco remains the biggest public health threat, killing more than seven million people globally every year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised progress in Nigeria, but concerns remain about effective implementation. Nigeria is a key tobacco industry market in Africa because of its population size and access to other markets in the region. One of the largest publicly traded tobacco companies in the world, British American Tobacco, built a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in the country in 2003 to service West African countries. In 2016, BAT opened its new West Africa Head Office in Lagos. A Global Adult Tobacco Survey done six years ago estimated that 4.5 million Nigeria

Six health harms that you are more prone to develop when you smoke

Tell any smoker of the harm that smoking can cause their bodies and they’ll often be the first to boast that they are fit as a fiddle and that they’ve not experienced any health worries of late. For years we’ve been told that smoking causes diseases like lung cancer and emphysema but there are so many other conditions that smoking can cause. Here’s a few other conditions that smokers are more prone to develop than non-smokers. 1. An increased risk of heart disease Cardiovascular disease is still the world’s number one killer, claiming nearly 17, 7 million lives every year. In South Africa, the death rate for heart disease and stroke follows HIV and AIDS. In fact of the 43% of all deaths in S

Make sure your money doesn’t go up in smoke in 2019

The festivities are finally dying down, the Christmas decorations are being packed away and your new year resolutions for 2019 have already been made. Welcome to 2019. Let’s hope this year brings us more joy, more good memories and good health for all our loved ones. If your festive season wasn’t as exciting as you had imagined it would be and you couldn’t do anything extraordinary on your Christmas break this year like take a fancy holiday, buy all the presents you wanted or spoil yourself, maybe it’s time to think about how you spend your money in the months leading up to Christmas. And if you’re a smoker, there’s even more reason to think twice about your habit. It’s not common for smoker