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Pamper Yourself: Tips for Glowing Skin

Lori Watkins By Lori Watkins Did you know our bodies shed skin everyday? How beautiful and amazing is that! But like everything else our body needs a little help. Pampering your skin weekly will help bring it to life. Here are a few home remedies that I love because you see results quickly.…

Are You A Food Addict?

By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen When you hear that a person is an addict, you might think of a toothless, scratching, shivering, hunched over person that makes you want to cross the street when you see them. I am a food addict and no one would picture my face when we talk about food addiction.…

Chew On This: How to Chew Properly

By Mr. Health and Wellness Does anyone ever pay attention to how much food they actually put into their mouths during the eating process? Though the number of chews may vary depending on the type of food, as we unconsciously devour, we cause added stress to our digestive systems.…

3 Ways to Positively Impact Your Life

By Eddie D. Love Remember the R&B group Midnight Star? They had a string of hits in the 80’s, one of them being “Midas touch.” I was a young boy when I first heard the song on the radio. I remember thinking, who the heck is Midas and how can he turn something into gold by touching it?…

Eat Right for Healthy Sight

By Paula Newsome The start of a new year signals the grace of do-overs and fresh starts. Now is the perfect time to get the family back on track with proper nutrition for a lifetime of good vision. Our sight is one of the body’s five senses, and being able to see well is critical to taking in information.…

One Hard Lesson

In my 20s, buying Coach handbags, Nine West shoes and Bulova watches made me happy. I had to be the first woman in my crew with the latest trend. When I was happy, I shopped. When I wasn’t happy, I shopped.…

Lessons From My Mother

By Christina Christian My mother use to say “You must do better than I did.” As I reflect on my mother’s use of this expression, it was evident that the pain and struggle of her own experience was one that she did not want her children to know.…

Dad’s Hunting Sparks Medical Career

By Dr. Paula Newsome My dad was an avid hunter, but he would not take me hunting because I was a girl. Our bonding time involved me helping him clean his catch. While we eviscerated squirrels and rabbits, I became fascinated with cleaning the animals and learning the parts of the animals.…