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Black Does Crack: The Accelerated Aging of the Black Woman

“The only thing, no matter how long you live; that is truly yours, is your body”J. California Cooper The current state of Black women can be defined as looking good on the outside, while feeling bad on the inside. We have the hair, nails, lashes, makeup, clothes, shoes, and bags, and we are killing it! … Continue reading Black Does Crack: The Accelerated Aging of the Black Woman

Why Your Loved One Died WITH COVID-19

“All disease is curable, but the cure can only be found in the body.”Unknown I saw a post on FB that inspired this article. It said, “y’all, please go get vaccinated. I don’t want to lose any more friends.” In a world ruled by propagandized and weaponized fear, I would like to bring the focus … Continue reading Why Your Loved One Died WITH COVID-19

My Intermittent Fasting Journey

This is Chapter 1 from my upcoming book, "The Black Girl's Guide to Intermittent Fasting and Nutrition" “My gran told me that people are supposed to struggle. If you don’t, how would you know that you won”K. Zauditu Selassie I’m no stranger to fasting. Growing up in the COGIC church, I learned all about the … Continue reading My Intermittent Fasting Journey

Black America: Pick A Side & Stand On It

“A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways”James 1:8 2021 revealed the double-mindedness of Black America. The definition of double-minded is: wavering in mind : undecided, vacillating. Black America is wavering in mind when it comes to its stance toward White America. When the police kill a black man, woman or child, Black America … Continue reading Black America: Pick A Side & Stand On It

Birth Control & Black Womanhood

“They are afraid a woman can be this strong. This color. This soft. This powerful”Ijeoma Umebinyuo In 2016, I decided that I was done with birth control. I did not want to put anything that was man made or altered by man in my body any longer. I had stopped putting a perm in my … Continue reading Birth Control & Black Womanhood

Get Yo Life: 4 Ways to Eliminate Every Day Stressors

“It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it”Lena Horne Stress is the normal and natural response of our bodies to survive an impending physical danger. The sympathetic nervous system is stimulated. Adrenaline and cortisol floods the body. Our blood pressure spikes, the heart beats faster, our senses become sharper, … Continue reading Get Yo Life: 4 Ways to Eliminate Every Day Stressors

Unfit To Be A Slave

“You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man”Fredrick Douglass When Fredrick Douglass was taught to read by his Master’s wife, she was scolded by her husband and forbidden from teaching him any further. Master Auld explained: “If you give a nigger an inch, … Continue reading Unfit To Be A Slave

Seasonal Depression in the Black Community

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, gratitude”Denis Waitley Seasonal depression, also called Seasonal Affective Disorder is a real condition that affects many Melanin Rich people. Understanding what is going on with our bodies and minds in relation to nature … Continue reading Seasonal Depression in the Black Community

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Transcending Survival: Are You Really the Strong Person You Believe?

“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell”Buddha We live by the motto, “What doesn’t kill you, only makes you stronger”. But contrary to popular belief, just because you survived something, … Continue reading Transcending Survival: Are You Really the Strong Person You Believe?

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Harpo, Who Dis Woman…Discovering Your Purpose and Greatest Truth

“But the question that will most help you live your purpose is not what have I come here to do? But rather who have I come here to be”Unknown If you are wondering who you are or why you are here, I have a little bit of advice to offer you. This is from my … Continue reading Harpo, Who Dis Woman…Discovering Your Purpose and Greatest Truth