Monday, February 20, 2017

When Wellness Isn’t Enough To Get You Smiling.

February 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Wellness and mental well-being seem to be top of the agenda for many of us. And, so they should be. But, it is important to acknowledge that, sometimes, well-being isn’t enough to make you feel good. Are you still struggling after doing everything possible to achieve happiness? Don’t mean to scare you, sista’s, but […]

How Technology Has Revolutionized Medicine.

Tweet ( The development of technology has had profound effects on every aspect of our lives, and healthcare certainly isn’t an exception. The emergence of new technology has led to breakthroughs in information gathering, research, treatment, and communication, and totally revolutionized the face of modern medicine. There are countless ways in which tech has changed the […]

5 Ways to Black Self-Love.

Tweet ( “Currently, my greatest obstacle to self-love is the ‘policing’ of blackness and the black experience,” McKayla Williams The importance of black self-love is most important today more than ever. The idea of loving yourself often seems cliché. We throw around the phrase, but do we really understand what it means? Do we actually know […]

Showing Support: Helping Someone When They’re Ill.

February 14, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Being close to someone who has an illness, from chronic illnesses to serious diseases, can be a challenge all on its own. While it’s not the same as being ill, it can still have an impact on your life. You want to be there for your friend or family member, but you might be […]

AI In Women’s Healthcare: The Future Is Now.

Tweet ( Recent successes in artificial intelligence have got people thinking: what if AI could be used to help women recover from illness and live better lives? It might sound far-fetched, but thanks to companies like IBM, it’s fast becoming a reality. AI is able to read vast swathes of information online and in medical journals, […]

Seeing the Doctor is Vital.

Tweet ( To be completely honest I have spent the majority of my 35yrs of living hating the very idea of going to a doctor appointment. They are uncomfortable, I don’t like the sitting on pins wait, I’m apprehensive that I will hear I am not well, and we won’t even get started on the needles. […]

6 Important Healing and Self Care Practices for Black Women.

February 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Black people especially black women in America are in a constant state of trauma. The realities of everyday racist politicians to never-ending stream of police shootings of unarmed black folk, to the spiritual damage of slavery and beyond. Healing and self-care is needed. Here are six important healing and self-care practices for black women: […]

Protecting Health Protects Family.

Tweet ( This year began with many of us resolving to live healthier lives. Some of us are now going to the gym, spas, and yoga studios. As women adding healthy activities to our life brings about positive change. Health, and wellness, in every aspect of our life must be a priority. Let me just say […]

The Kitchen is the Council Chamber.

February 2, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I must say I absolutely love cooking. The art of it is cool, and knowing others enjoy what you make is great. However, for me, the process of cooking (prep) allows me some time to think over the things that are heavy on my mind in a constructive manner. In the kitchen I tend […]

Staying Calm On Board The Emotional Rollercoaster Of Life.

February 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( They say life is like a rollercoaster. There are highs and lows. Moments when you’re so excited you could burst followed by periods when you’re terrified of what’s to come next. The unpredictability of life is what makes it so spectacular. It’s exciting to know that tomorrow probably won’t be the same as today, […]

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