In the black community, we have a way of excusing those who appear to be overweight. In fact, so many of us are overweight that being unhealthy is almost an expected way of life in our community. Continue reading
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Whew. Things are heating up out there, aren’t they? Temperatures are in full summer swelter, political tempers are sky high, and the hurricane season is only just beginning to swirl. I’m almost afraid to turn on the TV, or see what the latest Huff Po headline is breaking. With the intensity boiling in Washington and on Main Street, something’s going to give.
Several of our featured contributors have felt the heat, heard the warning bells, and are offering some sound advice on what to do:
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3 Ways to Relax in 1 Minute or Less
Did you know? Studies of adults in central Harlem found that many people were dealing with high levels of stress on a regular basis. Think of it this way: your body is like a pot of water on the stove, and stress can really turn up the heat!
To keep yourself from boiling over, you have to lower the heat or let off a little steam. Continue reading