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Can Your Cell Phone Make You Sick?

By Kallan Louis Like many people, I wake up every morning to the melodic sounds of my smartphone alarm going off. The tune is called “Morning Scent” — how appropriate. After blindly hitting the snooze option for a couple of rounds, I grab the device from my nightstand, crack open my eyelids just enough to focus my vision and lower the brightness level so I can my view my calendar and messages.…

Six Vibrant Ways to Live a Healthier Life

By Jimese Orange No matter what your age, you have the power to change many of the variables that influence how long you live, how energetic you are and how vital you feel in every stage of life. These six tips will have you well on your way to a life of more vibrancy, more joy and more satisfaction.…

The Stigma of Mental Illness: Breaking the Wall of Silence

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By Deborah Walker The stigma of mental illness–that is, letting others know you have a mental problem, often evokes feelings of shame, fear and isolation. Perhaps more than white Americans, African Americans see mental illness as a personal weakness and another indication that they are not worthy.…

Give Me Some Sugar

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By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen Before you go trick or treating in a couple of weeks, you need to know more about what sugar is doing to your body. We’ve all heard that too much sugar is bad for us, right?…

Time to trim! Here’s An Easy Recipe

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By Elizabeth Colen The trees are shedding their leaves and honestly it’s time for me to shed a little mass myself. Let’s follow the lead of Mother Nature and shed all the “extra” that we packed on this summer. I’ve really enjoyed all of the pool parties, bbq’s and backyard get-togethers with tons of friends, family and awesome food.…

Let Peace be Your Journey

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By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen I was talking with my oldest sister on the phone, the other day, and she told me her new catch phrase is “Peace be Your Journey”. I was like hold on, I must let that sink in for a minute.…

Taste the Rainbow

By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen   The phrase “Taste the Rainbow” was made popular by the Skittles commercials, but did you know when you eat your meals you should be eating the colors of the rainbow?   The more colorful your plate the more beneficial for your body.…
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