Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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RACE AND THE MODELING INDUSTRY

PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE In the past decade, the plus-size modeling industry has grown astronomically. The fashion industry, which once contained only a few select plus-size models, is now booming. Kurvy models walk the runways of designers like Micheal Kors, Christian Siriano and Alexander McQueen, and they are being featured in...

OCTOBER ZODIAC SPOTLIGHT: LIBRA

FUN FACTS, THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR, AND RELATIONSHIPS The two zodiac signs associated with the month of October are Libra and Scorpio, with the former occupying the majority of the month. Birthdays that take place on October 23rd and beyond fall under the Scorpio sign. Late September to late...

VEGAN: TO BE OR NOT TO BE

WHAT PEOPLE DO NOT TELL YOU  In a world of Instagram, Snapchat, and now Tiktok, veganism has been made public. Celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, Beyoncé, and Natalie Portman flood us with information about their vegan diets and all their benefits. For those not aware of what being vegan means,...

WORSHIP AS A LIFESTYLE

WHAT IS CONSIDERED WORSHIP? Everyone is on their knees, hands raised, praising God in complete surrender. And here I am, stressing about my Shakespeare exam with my notecards surreptitiously hidden in my hands between the folds of my dress. This has been my worship life for the past month. I guess...

WORSHIP AS A LIFESTYLE

A DIFFERENT FORM OF PRAYER Everyone is on their knees, hands raised, praising God in complete surrender. And here I am, stressing about my Shakespeare exam with my notecards surreptitiously hidden in my hands between the folds of my dress. This has been my worship life for the past month. I...

MUSIC CREATES A PERSONAL NARRATIVE

VULNERABILITY IN ITS TRUE FORM  Writing is an outlet used by people everywhere, in all languages and all demographics. It is known for helping many people manage their stress. There are plenty of reasons people write music, and there are plenty of reasons that people listen to it. Many artists that...

POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS

5 QUICK THINGS TO DO EVERYDAY  I love me.  Few of us are comfortable with uttering this or any affirmation like it to ourselves. We barely ever affirm ourselves for the simple act of affirmation and expressing our love to our bodies, minds, and souls. In fact, even writing that first...

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...

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...

SELF-REFLECTIONS WITH CERTIFIED LIFE COACH LILENE FRENCH

Control Your Own Narrative “You become a Master of Your Life When You Learn How to Control What You Give Your Attention to.” Happiness is a state of mind, and you hold the key to what controls your peace of mind. You hold the power to control the narrative of your...