Category: Healthy Living
A Little Privacy, Please
Can a sister live? Trying to assert the right to self care as a Black woman has gotten expensive–ask Naomi Osaka! Dig a little deeper with me as I opine about the radical act of self care as a Black woman.
To Multi-task or Not to Multi-task
Does multi-tasking affect your health? It may seem like it is increasing productivity and saving you time and energy, and many women are proud of their multi-tasking abilities. However, ongoing research has confirmed that multi-tasking can have negative effects on levels of productivity and overall brain health in some cases. Furthermore, very few people are…
Stress: Don’t Let Your Trash Pile Up!
“Stress is the trash of modern life-we all generate it but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life.” Danzae Pace Thoughts for today, National Stress Awareness Day: Just like the trashcan inside your home, you can’t continue to stuff garbage in it without eventually emptying it. Some…
Three Fast Action Steps to Feel Better About Yourself
Let’s face it, we all have days where we feel less than perfect about ourselves. Our hair just doesn’t seem to fall right, or our clothes are ill-fitting. Although the occurrence of viewing ourselves in a less than ideal manner is natural, the feeling shouldn’t linger. Sadly, thousands of individuals, unfortunately, feel negative about themselves;…
Mindfulness Practices for Modern Lives
Mindfulness is the practice of being present. By focusing your efforts on staying in themoment, you are able to fully enjoy and experience your current situation. Mindfulnesscan help anxiety in a variety of ways. How Mindfulness Can Help Relieve Stress Practicing mindfulness, the art of directing one’s focus to the present, is a strong aid…
Racism and its Role in the Health Crisis
April 7th is observed as World Health Day. The following statement was taken from the World Health Organization website: On World Health Day, 7 April 2021, we will be inviting you to join a new campaign to build a fairer, healthier world. We’ll be posting more details here shortly, but here’s why we’re doing this:…
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
Living in a culture so distracted by the thin/fit/cis/white/able-bodied ideal leads many to a disconnected relationship with the body, instead of one of reverence,” @Benourished (instagram) When I read this post, I immediately replayed tons of comments about holiday weight gain, not enjoying favorite dishes, or eating quantities of comfort foods that would starve a…
3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System This Winter
Let’s do more than physical distance and washing hand! Learn a couple of tips that are good for your all year!