Sleeping Well for Optimal Health

I think we can all agree that there are few things more delicious than a great night’s slumber. It’s the perfect scenario: rising with the shining sun, promptly stepping out of bed with zero grogginess, and embodying the spirit of Carpe Diem. Unfortunately, this scenario is tough for many to realize. There are myriad reasonsContinue reading “Sleeping Well for Optimal Health”

Taking control of S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

It comes once again. The ground hardens and cools; the leaves turn color and fall to the ground. A chill in the air is present. And day by day, the evening comes earlier by a minute, give or take a few seconds. The Autumn equinox has arrived. Some feel joy upon the conclusion of thoseContinue reading “Taking control of S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder)”

Simone Biles and the Cult of Achievement.

It’s little question that Simone Biles is one of the most successful athletes ever. At 24, she has transcended the notion of the “prime” age for aptitude in women’s elite gymnastics, and her numerous titles (32 in total combining the Olympics and world championships) are a stunning testament to her strength, willpower, and genetic otherworldliness.SheContinue reading “Simone Biles and the Cult of Achievement.”

Practicing Yoga Brings Several Health Benefits

Yoga as an exercise practice brings many health benefits, both physically and mentally. When I was a freshman in high school, I started doing yoga within my dance class at school. At first, I found it quite tiring and difficult to do. I didn’t feel all that flexible or balanced and found the downward-dog pose wasContinue reading “Practicing Yoga Brings Several Health Benefits”

Mental Health & Diabetes: Key Things To Know

At the young age of seven, I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. It’s a diagnosis that turned my world upside down with my mental health along with it. I remember my family doctor telling my mother that she had to rush me to the hospital and couldn’t even stop back at our house toContinue reading “Mental Health & Diabetes: Key Things To Know”

Finding The Sunshine

After a year of our world being inundated with COVID-19 regulations and restrictions for our health and wellness, it is clear that there is an aura of darkness clouding our lives that might seem inescapable sometimes. I know I feel it—I’ve seen it on Twitter threads, on Instagram stories, and elsewhere—living in the middle ofContinue reading “Finding The Sunshine”

I’m Fine…And Other Lies By Whitney Cummings

Disclaimer: This article may contain hyperlinks, affiliate links, and silly gifs The only thing funnier than laughing at a few original jokes is laughing at someone else’s pain. That may not be necessarily funny…unless there’s unspoken permission from others to do so. Like laughing at someone because they make fun of themselves. Whitney Cummings isContinue reading “I’m Fine…And Other Lies By Whitney Cummings”

Codependency Explained

Disclaimer: This article may contain hyperlinks, affiliate links, and silly gifs. Article Directory: Part 1: What Is Codependency? Part 2: Codependency As A Disorder Part 3: What To Do With Codependent People? Part 1: What Is Codependency? Codependency is the reliance on other people to fill emotional gaps. This is a general definition as codependencyContinue reading “Codependency Explained”

Shook One By Charlamagne Tha God

Charlamagne Tha God is notoriously known for being the charismatic and outspoken media personality as portrayed through his radio/podcast shows The Breakfast Club & Brilliant Idiots respectively. He owns the Black Effect Podcast Network giving many African Americans the opportunity to share their voice and shape today’s culture. He’s as involved with local communities andContinue reading “Shook One By Charlamagne Tha God”