Thursday, October 1, 2020

Carmen Diaz Lifestyle Contributor

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WORKING OUT WITH A POSITIVE ATTITUDE

MAKING REALISTIC GOALS  It’s safe to say that many people during this quarantine have committed to reshaping their bodies through all kinds of ways from eating healthy to working out to having a set schedule. While many have committed to this goal of looking better mainly due to the lack...

MUSIC AS MEDICINE

THE SONGS OF RECOVERY I was sitting on a bench watching as grass and flowers flowed freely through the wind. My ears were covered by James Bay’s “Let It Go,”  the perfect breakup song in late 2018:  “So come on, let it go /  just let it be / why...

WHAT IS CANCEL CULTURE

WHAT DOES CANCEL CULTURE DO IN TODAY'S SOCIETY “What's cancel culture?” I asked other team members at a conference call when pitching new ideas for our readers. I felt a bit silly not knowing the definition, but after a brief summary and some research I realized that “cancel culture” is...

RISING THROUGH THE STEREOTYPES

STEREOTYPES THAT FOLLOW YOU "You're from the Bronx?" Imagine that facial expression with wide eyes, and a mouth open left speechless. It's something I see time and time again when  I tell someone who isn't from the Bronx that I am. I feel as though I should say that the...

LUXE SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW: AMY J

SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW “I would say stay true to yourself and who you are as a person. Don’t let your sexuality be all that you are.” says Amy Jay, who is not only a member of the LGBTQ community but is also a fitness expert who has used fitness to build...