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Jessamyn Stanley: The Girl Who Dares To Defy

Saturday, August 12, 2017

By: Tiffany Chisholm @waywardtiff Overcoming Body Stereotypes and Defying Athletic Expectations Jessamyn Stanley is an author and yoga teacher who captured the hearts of many via her Instagram account, where can be seen sharing many extreme, flexible yoga poses with her 328k+ followers. She has been featured in multiple news publications for her work as she continues to ...

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Tasty and Healthy Smoothie Options

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

By Kadisha Kentish Smoothies are a great way to insure that you have a balanced diet. Whether you prefer fruits or vegetables, smoothies are loaded with nutrients that will get you through the day. They are good for a "pick me up," or as a pre/post workout snack; also good as a breakfast option, or just ...

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Slow Down: How to Give Yourself a Yellow Light in a Green Light Society

Friday, June 9, 2017

 By Jamie Joseph We live in a society that values being busy, especially in the United States. We’re obsessed with catching all the green lights, and when a light turns yellow, we become flustered and try to speed up to surpass the red. Road rage sets in when we miss that light. We hate stopping. We’re ...

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Why Bancha Tea Should Be in Your Cup Everyday

Thursday, June 8, 2017

By Jamie Joseph Dear Coffee and Tea Lovers, No matter how much you love your routine in the morning, whether it’s a sharp caffeine fix or a smooth ‘leafy’ introduction to your day, adding bancha twig tea will allow you to reap maximum benefits! But first, what exactly is bancha tea? Not only is it an underestimated Japanese ...

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The Benefits of Yoga

Sunday, May 28, 2017

By Aisha Powell What if yoga could make you stress-free? What if yoga could help you lose weight? What if yoga could prevent a heart attack? Turns out that it does, and for African Americans, doing yoga could be the difference of avoiding the most prevalent diseases in our community. Getty Images/Granger Wootz Yoga has a very ...

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6 Ways to Clear Your Mind

Monday, March 20, 2017

Sometimes we are thinking and doing so much that we don’t really know how to relax and stop ourselves from over focusing on everything. We are always thinking about all the things we need to do that even when we’re done, turning our minds off isn’t as simple as flipping a switch. Here are some ...

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