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Healthy Home Market’s New Beginnings

By LaShelle Ralph-Marketing and Event Coordinator LaShelle Ralph,Marketing and Event Coordinator for Healthy Home Market A new year means new beginnings and Healthy Home Market is on the same movement. HHM is known to be a unique health food store servicing Charlotte, Matthews, Davidson and soon the Lenoir area.…

The Art of Saying “No”

By Eddie Love Anyone that’s ever been called a “people pleaser” might find it extremely difficult to say “no”. You should never put the needs of others before your own and learn to effectively use the powerful word “no”! Here are three common scenarios where saying “no” will positively impact how others perceive you and help you build self-confidence.…

Ready to Grow? Ask Yourself This

By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen Letting go is not always the end; it can be the beginning of something new. I recently went to the wedding of my only son and it was a very emotional event for me.  I’m sure I am not the only mother who has had to “let go”.  …

5 Tips To Get Happy

By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen When we’re busy and sometimes too busy for ourselves, we must remember the pursuit of happiness. With that being said, we tend to focus on our goals, we put our heads down and hit that daily grind, day after day and we lose sight of our state of happiness.…

The Myths about Mental Illness

By Shavonda Bean  Extreme violence has become all too common in America. We are often inundated with news, graphic images and details of mass shootings, terrorism and the very personal and frequent violence that occurs in domestic situations.  In the process of making sense of tragedy, the question of mental illness is often introduced into the conversation.…

Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, of those with the disease, the agency estimates that more than 8 million have not been diagnosed and are not being treated for the condition.…