Clean Your Kitchen: The Fundamental Principle of Fasting

“Fasting is the first principle of medicine; fast and see the strength of the spirit reveal itself” Rumi One of the greatest perpetuating myths is that we need to eat six small meals a day, every 2-3 hours to be healthy, maintain a functioning metabolism and heal. But you know what happens when you doContinue reading “Clean Your Kitchen: The Fundamental Principle of Fasting”

I Do Not Consent: My Three Reasons for Not Getting the COVID “Vaccine”

“Only the strong go crazy, the weak just go along” Assata Shakur At 14 years old, I became a staunch critical and independent thinker. In 8th grade my Black social studies teacher taught us Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves. In 9th grade, I took an American History class and learned that wasn’t how it wentContinue reading “I Do Not Consent: My Three Reasons for Not Getting the COVID “Vaccine””

I’ve Been Intermittent Fasting for 961 Days: Here’s the #1 Reason Why

“A diet changes the way you look. A fast changes the way you see” Lisa Bevere I have been intermittent fasting for 961 days. I have an excel spreadsheet which lists the day, date, and number of hours fasted. I started my intermittent fasting journey on July 24, 2018. You know how Forrest Gump saidContinue reading “I’ve Been Intermittent Fasting for 961 Days: Here’s the #1 Reason Why”

Black Woman Heal: The Racism in Gynecology

“History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage need not be lived again” Maya Angelou This is a special blog post because it includes excerpts from my latest book, “The Black Girl’s Guide to Healing: 10 Ways to Achieve a Healthy, Pain Free Period”. The Black woman must take herContinue reading “Black Woman Heal: The Racism in Gynecology”

Avoiding the Winter Skin Blues: 4 Ways I’ve Kept My Skin Glowing

The skin is our largest organ and is responsible for removing nearly 25% of all the toxins that the body eliminates. If the body is unable to eliminate toxins via the digestive tract, liver, kidneys, or lymphatic system, it will use the skin as an overflow route. Therefore, healthy skin indicates a healthy body. BuffaloContinue reading “Avoiding the Winter Skin Blues: 4 Ways I’ve Kept My Skin Glowing”

Sleep: The Underdog of Health

“He that can take rest is greater than those that can take cities” Benjamin Franklin After air and water, the body’s need for sleep is most important. Believe it or not, adequate sleep is more important than food. But sleep is often the one thing we neglect the most. The human body cannot survive moreContinue reading “Sleep: The Underdog of Health”

The Real Reason You Don’t Reach Your Health and Wellness Goals

“Sometimes you have to choose health, life and love over and over again until your being is ready to accept the new version of you” Yung Pueblo Whether your goal is to lose weight, get off your medications, reverse your chronic disease or just feel and look better AND you seem to always come upContinue reading “The Real Reason You Don’t Reach Your Health and Wellness Goals”

The Three Mistakes Black Women Make at the Gym

I’ve had a gym membership for 11 years. Over the years I’ve seen way more white women than black women working out (a different article for a different day). And when I do see black women in the gym I notice we consistently make the same mistakes. Notice I say “we”. I too have madeContinue reading “The Three Mistakes Black Women Make at the Gym”

I Started Doing This One Thing and It Changed My Life

“If we are going to heal, let it be glorious” Beyonce As a Holistic Health Practitioner, my health and the health of my community is my number one priority. I am always looking for ways to improve my health and optimize the functioning of my body, particularly the systems that are designed to remove toxinsContinue reading “I Started Doing This One Thing and It Changed My Life”