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LOUD WHISPERS: Self-Love

LOUD WHISPERS: Self-Love

A few years ago, a Ugandan friend of mine, let me call her Sandy, sent a long message on an email listserv we were on. It was an account of her experience in the hands of American immigration officials. Sandy was on her way back home from Uruguay via one of the American airports and […]

Self-Care & Self-Love

Self-Care & Self-Love

Stress is a normal part of the human experience—it’s actually programmed into us; an incredible hold-over from our primal days meant to keep us safe from danger. But now that we’re no longer in direct harm from hunting for our next meal, stress is more likely to be triggered by non-life-threatening experiences, like issues at […]

The ‘Rushing’ Culture

The ‘Rushing’ Culture

Why aren’t you married? Your friends are already having children. You don’t have anything to bring to the table! You are not getting any younger… You are too independent. Do not be picky; but, don’t settle for less. How many times have you heard these words said? A lot right? Approaching a particular age in […]

9 Ways Gratitude Can Make You Happier, Fitter, and Richer

9 Ways Gratitude Can Make You Happier, Fitter, and Richer

Your parents taught you to mind your manners. You write thank you notes and tip your barista. But there’s more to being grateful than going through the motions. According to numerous studies, true gratitude is a powerful force that can improve your relationships, increase happiness and even boost immunity. Deep down, most of us know this to be true. […]

Self-Care And The Importance Of Staying True To Yourself

Self-Care And The Importance Of Staying True To Yourself

You can’t get up thinking you’re going to feel confident every day; that’s just not how it works. But you can work on it, and you can get there. And just because you don’t feel great doesn’t mean you make bad decisions. You still make good decisions. On the court, you might not feel good about […]

Happiness Is A Culture

Happiness Is A Culture

Great minds have always debated the true key to happiness. What do you need to be happy? Some say fame, others say fortune; still others search in vain for a fountain of youth.  Ours is a culture of wants and needs — and most of us convince ourselves that once we get what it is […]

The Story Corner : Bum Bum Gone Wrong

The Story Corner : Bum Bum Gone Wrong

Hello ladies and gentlemen, something just buzzed in right now, what is it? You would love this gist and learn from it also. I saw a video of a young woman crying and educating women about the aftermath of butt surgery. Hey, don’t laugh o because I felt so sorry for this young woman. She […]

It Is One Life, Live It

It Is  One Life, Live It

We are going to be missing something if we keep thinking about what ‘the others’ will think. You want to take a ride, take it. You want to swim, swim. You want to go for a long walk, do it. You want to wear that short dress or short skirt, do it and stop bothering […]

Steps to Make Self-Care Part of Your Routine

Steps to Make Self-Care Part of Your Routine

If you, like most red-blooded millennials, spend the majority of your time online, then you’ve probably stumbled upon the internet’s collective obsession with “self-care.” Basically, the concept of self-care refers to making time to take care of yourself without feeling guilty. Methods can range widely, and activities like yoga, reading or taking a relaxing bath […]

How to Feel Better Fast

How to Feel Better Fast

We all have days when we feel discouraged. You could have simply woken up on the wrong side of the bed, or perhaps you’ve experienced a setback in reaching a personal or professional goal. When you start to feel negatively about how life, it helps to know how to feel good again. Do you know […]

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