It is very easy to become stressed and overwhelmed during the holidays—especially with every nook and cranny of the world being adorned in Christmas decor and music. While the holiday season can be full of joy and celebration that isn’t the reality for everyone, and if you are anything like me...this time of year can … Continue reading 12 Days of Self-Care: Staying Grounded During the Holiday Season
The holidays are here, and we’re all looking for special gifts for our loved ones. Have you considered spending some of your hard-earned cash with small, Black-owned businesses? If so, I’ve got the perfect holiday gift guide just for you. If not, below is why you should! Either way, keep reading. Economic advocacy for Black-owned … Continue reading #SupportBlackBusinesses: 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
We all know that stretching is important, but do we know why? Not only is stretching beneficial to muscle flexibility, strength and joint health, but it also helps with stress relief and offers our mind a mental break. In addition, it gives us the opportunity to recharge and stimulate the blood flow throughout our body, … Continue reading Stretch Now for Tomorrow: A Conversation with Stretch Therapist Dominique Young
What can actively be done by us to improve the economic, educational and social conditions of our community? How do we organize and plan to ensure that these ideas are properly executed? How might we overcome assumptions that equates success to white culture? For example, the Grammy’s is greater than the BET Awards; owning a … Continue reading The Sound of Victory: The Past, Present & Future of Sharing Our Stories
Recently I've been excited about finding ways to integrate essential oils into my holistic health routine. These aromatic oils have powerful healing benefits as they can be coaxed from any part of a plant, including seeds, bark, roots, stems, flowers and leaves. Essential oils have a long history in the realms of beauty, spirituality and … Continue reading 5 Essential Oils for Winter Wellness + Recipes for Your Diffuser
As a millennial forever on-the-go, it is important that we keep health on the forefront of our agenda. Not only is health our wealth, but being sick completely sucks! Now when I say health, please understand that I am not only referring to physicality. Our mental well-being is just as salient as our physical condition. According to the Department … Continue reading A life well lived is the most exquisite work of art.