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Pamela Burnett: A Breast Cancer Surviver’s Story


Wednesday, October 31, 2018

By Aisha Powell Pamela Burnett is a 57-year-old Opa-Locka, Florida resident who is a breast cancer survivor. She was born in Syracuse, NY but was raised in Miami-Dade. In 2006, she created the Beautiful Gate, a non-profit organization that provides resources, education and support to vulnerable communities of color by the disease of cancer. Burnett, who ...

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Eight Subscription Boxes You May Not Have Heard About


Tuesday, July 24, 2018

By: Serghie Faustin Though Christmas only comes once a year, getting a highly anticipated package in the mail definitely feels like a mini holiday. This feeling of excitement can be amplified even more when you’re not completely sure what you’re going to see when you open the box. I’m talking of course about subscription boxes! Several ...

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The Panic Room


Monday, July 16, 2018

By Joye Epps Panic has been described as a sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety, often causing wildly, unthinking behavior. Anxiety has been characterized as a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. Although different, people often use these terms interchangeably due to them being mutually exclusive. Unfortunately, I have ...

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No More Drama: 5 Ways to Improve Mental Health Using Your Phone


Wednesday, March 21, 2018

By Kyana Harris The US Office of Minority Health reported Black/African-Americans are 20 percent more likely to report serious psychological distress than adult whites. In our culture, seeking professional help and/or treatment for mental health issues is often frowned upon. In addition to the stigma against therapy, less than 2 percent of the American Psychological Association ...

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5 Ways to Get Fit for Spring and Summer


Wednesday, March 14, 2018

By Taylor Johnson They say that summer bodies are made in the winter time. If you haven’t started on your fitness journey, now is the time to do so. Working out and eating healthy can not only change you physically but mentally as well. Even if this means fitting a 30 minute workout in before work ...

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Practice Self Care Everyday with these 3 Resources


Saturday, November 25, 2017

By Cenithia Bilal Self care is everywhere these days. From kits to songs to apps, the idea of taking care of yourself is truly both a commodity and a luxury. Not only does it require you to step away from your daily routine, but it also requires you to take the time to prioritize yourself over ...

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