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Hit Snooze and Don’t Ignore Sleep Awareness Week

Sleep Awareness Week 2017 is in full effect, and if you’re struggling to barely clock…

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Malaria

New Malaria Vaccine to be Tested in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi

Next year, the World Health Organization (WHO) will begin distributing the world's first Malaria vaccine

In wake of World Malaria Day on Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that…

By Selena Hill

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Temper Tantrum

Tantrums of a Grown Woman

Learn the importance of successfully managing your temper and how it can determine your success or failure in the workplace

When things get tough for us as grown women, you can either have a temper…

By Cameka Smith

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cookbook

‘Cooking Solo:’ Find The Fun of Cooking for Yourself

Table for one? Klancy Miller's new cookbook offers creative recipe ideas for singles

Whether you’re a pro in the kitchen, a novice cook or a take out loyalist,…

By John Burnett

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stress

The Business Owner’s Guide to Telling Stress GOODBYE!

Stress causes illnesses like chronic pain and hormonal imbalances. As business owners, we can't allow these things to creep up into our daily routines

Stress is defined by the National Institute of Mental Illness (NIMI) as the brain’s response…

By Cameka Smith

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Alzheimer's

Award-Winning Author Marita Golden Discusses Her Novel ‘The Wide Circumference of Love and Alzheimer’s’

Marita Golden's new novel, 'The Wide Circumference of Love,' "takes us inside a family’s journey of acceptance in the face of Alzheimer's disease"

Acclaimed, award-winning Author Marita Golden takes us deep inside one family’s journey of acceptance, adjustment…

By Rochelle Soetan

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body odors

Nurse Alice: Body Odors You Should Never Ignore

Some smells can give clues about your health

Body odor can be a health status indicator. Here are 5 common body odors that…

By nursealice

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pink noise

Nurse Alice: The Noise that Helps You Sleep Better

This may be the cure to your sleepless nights

You’ve heard that white noise can help you fall asleep faster and snooze sounder. But…

By nursealice

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happy

On International Day of Happiness, Here’s How to Wake Up Happy Like Michael Strahan

The former NFL player shares why being successful wasn't enough to put a smile on his face

On this International Day of Happiness, we’re taking inspiration from Michael Strahan, who literally wrote…

By Alisa Gumbs

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stress

10 Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Stress in Your Life

Don’t forget to breathe...

Not taking time to relax and moving at warp speed can produce stress which is…

By Cameka Smith

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Anowa Adjah

Anowa Adjah is Changing the Lives of Curvy Women Everywhere

You don’t have to be a certain size to be fit

Anowa Adjah is a health and fitness coach, motivational speaker, mother of twin boys, influencer,…

By Patrice Tartt

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powerful women

How the Most Powerful Women in Business Power Down

Regardless of how busy these power women are, they prioritize self-care

As Black Enterprise highlighted the Most Powerful Women in Business this year, there was a…

By Lisa Fraser

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mind, body

5 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Mind, Body, and Soul

Expressing your love can be low-cost and healthy

Consider giving your loved one a gift of love that helps them self-love their mind,…

By nursealice

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stillness

The Professional’s Practical Guide to Practicing Stillness

“Once you know yourself in this living stillness, there is nothing in this world that is greater than you”

Well, let’s take a closer look into the practice of stillness and 7 actionable steps…

By Cameka Smith

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black women

Are Black Women Killing Themselves From Stress?

Racism, sexism, and juggling too many roles is taking its toll on black women's health

Masking up as superwomen might be killing black women, whether as the result of a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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morning

10 Things You’re Doing Wrong Every Morning

Change your routine, changes your life

Here are 10 things that you may be doing wrong first thing in the morning…

By Safon Floyd

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comfort zone

4 Ways to Make 2017 Your Own Year of ‘Yes’

To make positive changes in your own life and on your own terms, say "YES" to getting out of your comfort zone and remaining open to opportunity. It worked for Shonda Rimes, so why shouldn't it work for you, too?

Learn the 4 keys that you must say Yes to in order to get out…

By Cameka Smith

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resolutions

What to Do When Resolutions Don’t Work for You

Consider every day as a fresh start, an opportunity to start over

Discover 4 new tips on how you can implement instant change in your life without…

By Cameka Smith

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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy: Your Sex Life, Your Hormones, Your Future (Part 1)

What you need to know about getting a hysterectomy

In this series, Nurse Elisha Lowe and OB/GYN Dr. Kameelah Phillips help prepare you for…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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Strength

Stuck in a Rut? 5 Ways to Discover Your Strength — #TechieFit 2017

Five ways to stay strong as you work toward achieving your fitness goals

Staying on track with your fitness goals can be difficult. Romy Antoine + Nathaniel J.…

By Nathaniel J.

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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