Posts tagged "health"

8 Tips for Pretty Hands and Softer Feet

8 Tips for Pretty Hands and Softer Feet
By Shameeka Hunt Summer means manicures and pedicures more often; but why not treat your hands and feet all year round?  There are some reasons why: Relaxation.  Having someone massaging your hands and feet, exfoliate dead skin, and moisturize, is very relaxing, to say the least.  A good manicure and pedicure can relieve stress and... Read more »

The Road to Essence Festival is Coming!

The Road to Essence Festival is a collection of four mini-festivals that promote and pay homage to the 20th anniversary of the Essence Festival. The event launched in Atlanta today, where Colgate TOTAL hosted “A TOTAL Conversation” that featured panelists Colgate TOTAL’s Dr. Catrise Austin, Dr. Alison Riddle Fletcher, Dr. Aldun Tartt,  Essence relationship editor... Read more »

Truth About Addiction and Motherhood

Truth About Addiction and Motherhood
An Addict Still Loves Her Children By Rachel Trimble I got pregnant after I got clean, and I am very grateful for this, but I also know sometimes that isn’t always the case. I clearly remember standing in front of a room full of people being recognized for having six months clean and being a... Read more »
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My Battle with Endometriosis--What If I Never Have Children?

Michelle N. Johnson and Celeste T. Parker.
Ain’t I a Woman? By Celeste T. Parker On December 26th 2013, parents everywhere were lounging at home, breathing a sigh of relief at having purchased, put together and presented another year’s holiday toys, perhaps even complaining about the expense and exertion of it all.  I, on the other hand, was laying in a hospital... Read more »

These Four Gifts Every Woman Needs--Don't Cost a Thing!

These Four Gifts Every Woman Needs--Don't Cost a Thing!
Merry Christmas to Myself By Toni Spearman Being the last-minute Christmas shopper that I am (I work better under pressure), I decided to add one more name to my shopping list before December 25th: My own! I felt like Santa Claus, literally, when I made my list and checked it twice, then a few more... Read more »

Work Life Burnout? 6 Secrets of the Balanced Mommy

By Tania Brown The Balancing Act—Life & Family Today, many of us are involved in a balancing act of sorts between work and life. Undoubtedly, we love our children, spouses and families but it is very easy to get lost in the shuffle and become overwhelmed. Most weeks, I find myself somewhere between cello lessons... Read more »
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My Three Steps to Happiness

My Three Steps to Happiness
By Toya Nicole Confession: I’m happy. You may say, “well being happy is no confession” but for me it is. This time last year I wasn’t. A series of circumstances, a negative mindset and distractions got me off track. I still traveled and socialized with friends, posting all my happy moments on social media. I... Read more »