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In the past four years, I’ve seen myself act hateful towards women who did nothing to me. I have been the young woman who wondered what another queen had that I didn’t have at that time. I have said nasty things about other queens to make myself feel good. I put myself in a competition with other queens because of my own insecurities. Fearing that they would
Many times, we feel like we have to sacrifice healthy habits for the sake of our careers or the things that we are working on to create the life that we want for ourselves. However, that mindset does not have to be the end all for how we choose to navigate through our lives. We have to not only consider
So far on my journey since the second week in January, I've lost about 15 pounds, which is probably more now (lol). This journey I'm on was not just to lose weight but to change the way I eat one step at a time, to have clearer skin, and to just be happy in my own body.
Having a strong health journey is a sign that you want to give your body the love it deserves. It can be discouraging when you’re eating right and exercising well but have yet to reach your fitness goals. Although there are various reasons why we can start a health journey without seeing
The top reason being people fail to accept the change mentally before they do the work, so although you may have signed up for a 1 year contract at Goodlife, you need to be ready to get up at least 3x a week and actually workout. I’m not writing this to remind you about what you haven’t done, but I do want to
African Americans are adopting plant-based lifestyles for various reasons. According to various media outlets, the standard American diet isn’t favorable for African Americans. Our bodies aren’t able to properly consume high volumes of dairy and meat products versus other groups. In addition, as an ethnicity group, we
I’d step on the scale every other morning and find a pound was added to my overall weight. For a while, I thought my scale must have been broken. Then, I ended up going to see a doctor for a routine check-up. They weighed me and I realized what I feared was true. Clearly, it was time to cut out everything “bad” I was
I decided to make a change and I started off by doing a 30-day challenge where I followed a specific nutrition plan. After 30 days, I noticed a drastic change – not just in my physical results, but in my overall health and wellness. My energy level enhanced, but most importantly
Yes, you are working on your walk with God, your relationship with your partner, and your development of proper eating habits. All of those things work together as you are learning as much as you can in life to become a better person.
We live in a world where being expressive about our feelings is viewed as being weak. It’s mocked, shunned, and even frowned upon. “Oh you’re being too emotional,” “stop crying all the time,” and “Suck it up” are all things children hear at some point when it comes to expressing themselves. As a result, it creates emotionless and emotionally unavailable adults. In more recent times,
I’ve recently started going to later in the evening for yoga and additional cardio; so, I’ve been trying to, put a little more thought into my workout clothing to feel more confident and put together. This new need, inspired me to search for black-owned workout clothing that’s affordable, empowering and (of course) super flattering.
I’ve always been athletic, running track and playing soccer my whole life. The issue I’ve always ran into is being consistent when it came to working out/ practice. It was just something I disliked doing. I loved winning but it was not enough to get me to go to practice/ workout each day. However, this has now changed years later.