Category: Health

Post relating to self care and health.

Food for Thought Friday: Ganglion Cysts

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Happy Friday! Also happy-soon-to-be Sabbath to everyone who partakes in the Sabbath. Today we give you food for thought Friday. Ayurveda! We’re going to talk about ganglion cysts today. Brother Brian, who has the best remedies for healing the body, is a long time friend of mine who used to give me the best natural remedies when I was feeling under the whether back in college. He’s part of the reason I started researching more about foods and how they effect us. Brian is going to break down ganglion cysts and the remedies you can use for it. You can follow Brian on Instagram by clicking here.

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Take it away my brother….

Turmeric Tuesday

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Today we talk about turmeric…
Turmeric? I know some people haven’t heard of this word, much less of the herb, but turmeric is one of the main ingredients found in curry. Belonging to the ginger family (which I didn’t even know, but should’ve due to its shape, but that’s what happens when you get it in the powder or ground form of course; how was I suppose to know 🤷🏽‍♀️), turmeric is a plant native to South-east Asia, prominently, India. You’ll also find this plant grown in China, Jamaica, Haiti, Peru, and Indonesia.

Therapy Thursday: Mental Health a Taboo to the African American Culture

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We now live in an era where we can see what’s going on in most parts of the world by pulling out a cell phone. It seems like every day there’s a new breaking story from a different part of the world that just shatters our hearts and toys with our spirits. It would be reasonable to say that what we see on TV, social media, and other platforms, definitely has an effect on our moods, but we fail to realize how it affects our mental health. As African Americans, we are becoming more aware of these issues, yet it still feels like taboo to discuss them due to stigmas, lack of knowledge on mental health, and simply not enough African Americans speaking out about the matter.

Freedom (Going Natural)

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Freedom… It’s hard growing up in a world where people judge you by looks and stereotype you. A world where beauty is depicted by covers of magazines. Living in a world of materialism and society having an expectation of you being somebody OTHER than yourself; which kills the essence of being an individual. Everybody was made differently, and that’s why LOVING yourself as you are is BEAUTIFUL. That’s freedom! Freedom of loving myself as I am and not having to conform to society’s definition of “beautiful”.