Dear Black Woman

Dear black woman. You matter. You are valuable. Your opinion is valid. You are not alone. When you feel misunderstood. And like nobody is listening. I am listening. I hear you. I see you. I am you. The love you were created with. Covers you each second. You aren’t dramatic. You aren’t too loud. You…

Your Truth Matters: Rejecting Conformity

Everyone has a truth. We hide from it to accommodate the ones who caused the pain. Why do we do that? In this world it is not always acceptable to acknowledge what is wrong. As much as we have free speech, silence gets rewarded more. No press, no judgement, no explanations with penalties. Silence is…

Community Wellness

When people get sick with an illness that can’t be cured at home, it often leads them to the hospital. In the waiting room, you might notice people from all walks of life, each sitting there for a common goal, to get well. Wellness is a collective effort. It is a result of solution oriented…

Living Healthy: As Defined By You

In today’s culture, more people are becoming health conscious. Most will agree that this is positive! We now have more ways to start and maintain a healthy lifestyle. As we define health for ourselves, let us take a minute to recognize what makes us feel healthy and why are we doing it ? As with…

A healthy mind

A healthy mind acknowledges life’s twists and turns. When life doesn’t go as planned, a healthy mind knows that it’s time to regroup. Regrouping might mean coming to a place of acceptance, healing and moving on. Life is a journey. Talk it out and walk it out, literally. Get physical activity regularly and realize what’s…

Writing about wellness

As I look around, I see many individuals suffering from diseases, low self esteem, poor habits and a sense of despair. In some communities, wellness is in a far away land. I see in my own life how beneficial a healthy lifestyle has been for me. It has been liberating, empowering and joyful. Living well…