Viewpoint

By Damita Miller-Shanklin, Editor-in-Chief Spring brings renewal. This fresh start can look like many things to different people. For me, Spring makes me feel energized and full of light. I think about how a bear hibernates and comes out with a fresh beginning.  The world is an unknown place at this time. I feel the pressure of the pandemic, war in Ukraine and everyday life … Continue reading Viewpoint

EASY MORNING WAKE UP TIPS !!

Active Living by Mary Linnen For some of us getting out of bed in the morning is a daily battle, as we struggle to shake out of our deep sleep, shrug off feeling tired and force ourselves to recover from a bad night’s sleep.  Did you know that it’s important to take measures to make the most of these early hours and seize the day … Continue reading EASY MORNING WAKE UP TIPS !!

She Speaks Wellness: Women’s Empowerment: Room to Grow

Contributing Writer, Minister Sonya Hosey, Ordained Clergy If you’re one of those people who have a little voice in the back of your mind, saying, maybe I can do________ (fill in the blank), don’t tell it to be quiet, give it a room to grow, and try to find an environment to grow in.” Reese Witherspoon I am confident we have a desire to be … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness: Women’s Empowerment: Room to Grow

International Women’s Day #Break the Bias

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. The theme for 2022 is Imagining a gender-equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together … Continue reading International Women’s Day #Break the Bias

Soul Food for the Soul

Damita Miller-Shanklin We are all aware that healthy eating is the trend today. I believe in healthy eating and I know it’s the right choice. But I like Soul Food!! Most Black families feast on Soul Food when families gather or on special occasions. I remember having soul food for dinner. When I think of our Black History, I always think of good Soul Food. … Continue reading Soul Food for the Soul