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Healthy Home Market’s New Beginnings

By LaShelle Ralph-Marketing and Event Coordinator 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. Yes, as some of you may have heard, HHM is expanding in 2017 providing healthy options to new areas.…
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“A Requiem for Mother Emanuel” Opens at The Mint Museum

By Lashawnda Becoats There were 14 people gathered in Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church for bible study. It was a Wednesday night in Charleston, S.C. Unfortunately most of us know what happened next. Today, the exhibit “A Requiem for Mother Emanuel” opens at The Mint Museum on Randolph Road.…
Lifestyle

Ask Lashawnda: Advice for Everyday People

By Lashawnda Becoats People ask me questions everyday. Sometimes it’s because I’m the editor of Pride magazine. Sometimes it’s because they know I’m a certified life coach. Sometimes people follow my fabulous adventures on social media. I love helping people so I decided to create an advice column based on the questions I get.…
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Sushi Made Philip Maung Money, Values Made Him Successful

By Tonya Jameson Photos by Jonathan Cooper Seven sushi chefs spread rice, tuna, cucumber and other accompaniments onto sheets of seaweed inside of Hissho Sushi’s prep kitchen. A watchful corporate trainer watches to make sure each roll is perfect. Every aspect of making a sushi roll, from the ingredients to how items are sliced and placed on trays, is controlled at Hissho Sushi.…
Lifestyle

Ask Lashawnda: Lifestyle Advice for Everyday People

By Lashawnda Becoats People ask me questions everyday. Sometimes it’s because I’m the editor of Pride magazine. Sometimes it’s because they know I’m a certified life coach. Sometimes people follow my fabulous adventures on social media. I love helping people so I decided to create an advice column based on the questions I get.…
Lifestyle

Ask Lashawnda: Advice for Everyday People

By Lashawnda Becoats People ask me questions everyday. Sometimes it’s because I’m the editor of Pride magazine. Sometimes it’s because they know I’m a certified life coach. Sometimes people follow my fabulous adventures on social media. I love helping people so I decided to create an advice column based on the questions I get.…
Wellness

5 Ways to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

By Lashawnda Becoats As we stay connected to what everyone is doing via social media, television and conversation, it’s easy to see how feelings of inadequacy can creep up on you. Unfortunately, this type of emotional drain is more common than most people would like to admit.  …
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It’s OK to Travel Alone

By Lashawnda Becoats This year, I went to Amsterdam to see the world-famous rainbow-colored tulips at Keukenhof Gardens. They were everything I imagined. I loved Amsterdam, but Brussels was the star of this story. There would be no story if two of my girlfriends hadn’t backed out on our planned trip to Jamaica more than a decade ago.…