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by Erika Nicole Kendall

For many people, starting a new fitness or healthy eating routine is easy. It’s sticking to it that seems impossible. And… Read More

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Why You Shouldn't Tell Depressed People to 'Cheer Up'

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There’s a deep well of encouraging phrases most people turn to when trying to cheer up a friend or loved one: “You’ll… Read More

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It Takes a Village to Raise Good Food

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The common saying, “it takes a village,” applies also to farming and the production of good, healthy food.  Good… Read More

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When it comes to eating healthier, one of the biggest roadblocks is doing it with a family to accommodate. You’ve… Read More

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In December 2012, after fatally shooting the mother of his three-month-old daughter, NFL Player Jovan Belcher took his last drive… Read More

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It’s summer time… and you know what that means. Just like every year, there will be an explosion of “lose… Read More

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Are Butt Lifts the New Black?

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Black women have been both criticized and praised for having ample, shapely behinds----but we're not all lucky enough to be born… Read More

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Summer is just around the corner (finally) and for many of us, that means heading to the gym to shed a few pounds, or just making… Read More

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