Friday, August 14, 2020

Health

SUNSCREEN TIPS AND TRICKS

CLEANSE, TONE, SERUM, MOSTURIZER, AND SPF Don't forget, SPF should be part of your every day skin care routine! Wearing SPF daily is as important as cleansing the skin daily. It keeps your skin protected against the sun which reduces wrinkles and fine lines, as well as preventing dark spots...

ENNEAGRAMS: UNDERSTANDING YOUR PERSONALITY

WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER? This question has been asked for years now by a creepy guy at a bar, a cute girl in a coffee shop, or even that obnoxious coworker who won’t leave you alone. But the subject of this ubiquitous question has changed dramatically within the past few years. Now...

WHAT DOES FITNESS MEAN IN SOCIETY TODAY?

CREATING A HEALTHIER TOMORROW According to The History of Fitness, it can be dated all the way back to 10,000 BC, when in order to survive you had to be able to hunt, fish, chop wood. Staying active was mandatory. In today’s society we don’t necessarily need to do these...

ASK LADY A ADVICE COLUMN

  ASK LADY A Dear Lady A, Recently my company CEO sent out a very general email attempting to promoting unity during these times of protest which represents a genuine and legitimate frustration over decades of failure to reform police practices. He failed to appeal to his black employees l, in fact,...

THE BENEFITS OF MEDITATION

This is a collection of stories and comments people have sent us on the wonderful benefits meditation has brought them, published with the hope of inspiring YOU to try meditation for the first time (or pick it up again if you’ve just been lazy with it. Sure, meditation has been...

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...

THE DIFFICULTIES OF IDENTIFYING AS A BLACK QUEER MAN

BLACK & QUEER James Baldwin said, "we can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of humanity and right to exist." From my experience, growing up as a black gay man is a difficult battle because of biased beliefs. Before I...

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ERASES TRANSGENDER CIVIL RIGHTS PROTECTIONS IN HEALTH CARE

A rule finalized on Friday by the Department of Health and Human Services means that the federal government no longer recognizes gender identity as an avenue for sex discrimination in health care. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday finalized a regulation that will erase protections for transgender patients against...

SUPERFOODS TO TRY AND LOVE

HEALTHY FOODS TO LOVE The search for a healthy diet that is compatible with a manageable lifestyle can be quite difficult. Diet fads come and go, and oftentimes they are not even worth the strain. Superfoods are an easy way to integrate nutrient-dense foods into a fun and flavorful diet....

SPIRITUAL REEVALUATING

BELIEVING AND GROWING WITHIN YOUR FAITH “Go back to the hour you first believed” My campus pastor’s words fell heavily as we sat in silence, a room full of 4,000 people digging through old memories of singing “Jesus Loves Me” in vacation Bible school and being told that God was “knocking...