Archive for February 2016

Throw Away Your Scale! 5 Fitness Tips That Work

Throw Away Your Scale! 5 Fitness Tips That Work
By Caprice O’Bryant Caprice O’Bryant is a certified personal trainer, nutrition specialist and Owner of Excuse Free Fitness, Inc. 1.   Believe in yourself: When on a journey to becoming the healthiest version of you, believing that you can achieve your goals is the first step. YOU matter. It’s important that YOU consistently eat right and... Read more »

Green Smoothie Bliss: Rhonda's Recipe for Weight Loss

Green Smoothie Bliss: Rhonda's Recipe for Weight Loss
By Rhonda Alexander I discovered the green smoothie lifestyle as a result of actively working to reduce my carb intake. Initially, I was in search of a healthier way to enjoy fruity drinks, which have always been my weakness. It’s the one part of my diet that I’ve always struggled to overcome. As a child,... Read more »

Suzette's Secret: Self-Love Didn't Come Easy Until I Did This

Suzette's Secret: Self-Love Didn't Come Easy Until I Did This
By Suzette Wright For 35 of my 45 years of existence, I desperately searched for the self-love everyone tried to convince me I needed. Yet those words fell on my deaf ears as they were always unable to tell me HOW to do that! I was a woman who endured ridicule during childhood as the... Read more »
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College Love: He Was Mr. Wrong and I Knew It

College Love: He Was Mr. Wrong and I Knew It
One of the main perks of being in college for me was a falsified sense of freedom and adult men. I mean they were really adults, with baritone voices, fully developed bodies, and a unique set of skills. (Liam Nielson but for erotic things)!! It was a cold January night, and I planned on attending... Read more »

Chicago Businesses Unite to Deliver Fresh Water to Flint

by Nakita Nicci Whittaker When the going gets tough, the tough gets going. And times are tough for the residents of Flint, Michigan, where the toxic water crisis has been haunting city residents for the past two years (affecting some 100,000 residents in all). The crisis became so severe in the past six months that... Read more »