Friday, August 14, 2020

Health

THE POWER OF BLACK LIGHT WITH LIFE COACH LILENE FRENCH

The Power of Black Light As I sit in my living room sipping on my glass of wine listening to Billie Holiday’s Strange Fruit, I reflect on the current cry of blacks in America due to systematic racism that has oppressed African Americans for over 400 years. Police brutality is but an ally...

HER NAME IS BREONNA TAYLOR

Taylor was an emergency medical technician — one of what Americans have rightfully come to know as “essential workers” during the coronavirus pandemic. Taylor was likely a hero to many Americans before they ever knew that she was dead. Working two jobs as a first responder, she made her life’s...

D.C. MAYOR RENAMES STREET OUTSIDE WHITE HOUSE ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER PLAZA

At just before 11 p.m. Thursday, a crowd of protesters arrived at the Lincoln Memorial, where they were met by a cluster of U.S. Park Police officers, who stood on the steps behind a metal barricade. “No one deserves to be killed because of the color of their skin!” someone...

BIDEN VISITS PROTEST SITE WHILE TRUMP ENDORSES VIOLENT PUSHBACK

The difference between the two presidential candidates played out in stark contrast on Sunday. While Joe Biden was using social media to share a message of understanding, acknowledging the country’s pain, President Trump used the same medium to endorse a call for violence in response to the protests raging across...

WHY THE MAGIC OF SUMMER IS GONE?

WHY THE HECK DID I BUY A PLANNER FOR 2020? Only in summer does Monday feel like Friday and Friday feels like Wednesday and Wednesday seems to last for the entire month of May. This year, the summer haze seems to be even more jumbled thanks to quarantine and the...

WORLD MS DAY IN THE YEAR 2020

World MS is officially marked on 30 May. It brings the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with everyone affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). World MS Day activities take place throughout the month of May and in early June. The campaign offers flexibility for...

LUXE SPOTLIGHT: INTERVIEW WITH CLARENCE MCNAIR

SPOTLIGHT INTERVIEW “For space, this interview has been condensed and edited.” Clarence McNair, a recording artist-turned-author, is using his voice to spread happiness and help. McNair is a man who is passionate about helping those around him find their inner selves and grow through this self-actualization. He believes anyone can become...

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HEALTH AND BEAUTY

“A great figure or physique is nice, but it's self-confidence that makes someone really sexy." — Vivica Fox Your body is your home in this life. Treating it with care and respect is extremely important. There is a strong correlation between health and beauty that most people completely ignore or choose...

PRODUCTIVITY AND BEAUTY

PRODUCTIVE BEAUTY Has anyone actually gotten dressed for these past few weeks? I mean really dressed, like act as though they went to work and did their hair, put on their makeup, and threw on a dress and some heels? Personally, my pajamas are now safe for work, school, and...

IS SPIRITUAL BYPASSING JUST EMOTIONAL BYPASSING?

USING RELIGION TO BYPASS ONE'S FEELINGS? “If God hasn’t fixed it, you don’t believe enough”  “You’re depressed because you’re a sinner”  “Just pray about it.” This is Jesus juking, otherwise known as “spiritual bypassing,” a response or knee-jerk reaction some Christians have to someone asking for help. It’s meant to be helpful but...