Wellness

Summer is well on its way and now is the perfect time to start focusing on proper health and wellness practices that'll get you the body you desire! From cultivating the right eating habits to making sure your mindset stays on point, getting healthy truly is a process.  With that...
Positivity is often at the center of happiness. In good times and bad times alike, diving deep into prayer, affirmations, optimistic behaviors, and other forms of positive thinking and acting keep us grounded at the moment.  However, there is a time when being a little too positive can get you in...
DISCLAIMER: Please consult a doctor before using anything recommended we are not doctors or specialists. It is always important to see a doctor first! ---------------- Periods can be a pain, literally and figuratively. Between cramps, mood swings, wild cravings, the week-long pause on intimacy, and again, the cramps—managing your monthly cycle definitely...
Some of us don't like burning sage, or smudging, for various reasons. It smells kinda funny, the process can be time consuming, or maybe you don't really have too much faith in the healing properties of the herb.  While all of those dislikes are valid, the real concern is much...
Did you know that seasonal mood disorders don't only plague us in the colder months? It's a little known fact that you can suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, whenever there are seasonal changes—and this includes the transition into Summer and Spring.  In fact, studies show that there is actually...
Spiritual wellness is something that people think of as a semi-regular thing. It comes in a divine epiphany from God every few months, or something you just fall into when you go to church every Sunday; We tend to collectively see it as something that you do every now and...
Going to therapy is undoubtedly expensive. Even with the financial aspect of it put to the side, going to see a therapist about childhood trauma, relationship woes, or even everyday life stressors can be mentally, emotionally, and spiritually taxing at first. That's why it's completely understandable if you want to...
When we promote personal wellness, home decor isn't necessarily the first thing we talk about. This is because overall health and wellness are largely about what's going on in the inside and not the outside. However, a peaceful and balanced environment is also key.  This is where those home essentials come...
I'll be the first to admit that doing yoga isn't the first thing that comes to mind when I think of relaxing. A nice spa day, sleeping in, maybe even a little wine—but certainly not twisting and contorting my body in all types of shapes to the tune of nature...
Becoming a plant mama is a lot like getting a pet. You have to figure out what you like, why you like it, and if it fits into your lifestyle. Let's be honest, those of us who get dogs and those of us who decide that a hamster will suffice...
As spring approaches, we turn our focus to cleaning things out in order to start anew. Throwing months and years worth of old things out of our closets; sweeping and mopping every corner of our homes; and even updating our furniture and home decor.  And while freeing ourselves from the mess...
Coffee Alternatives for black women
For so many of us, coffee is the very thing keeping us going every single morning. Whether it's you, a few of your loved ones, or that one coworker who is always slightly grumpy before noon, we all know someone who simply can't survive without their daily cup of joe.  And...
If you haven't noticed, all kinds of spiritual healing tools have become increasingly popular over the last couple of years. From prayer candles to affirmation cards, it seems like everyone is doing what they can to develop a better sense of deeper spirituality.  This includes healing crystals. Now if you don't...
Mental and emotional exhaustion is no joke. Be it pressure from work, family, friends, or the world at large (or all of the above!), there comes a time for each and every one of us when it all becomes too much and eventually causes some serious burnout.  If you're not...
In the wise words of Michael Bublé, ‘it’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life.’ Aren’t we all excited to see a new year amidst the chaos, deaths, environmental disasters, financial slumps, and the Covid-19 crisis? No? Well, don’t worry. This is one hell of a decade,...