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  • Try This Simple Trick to Reduce Stress in 24 Hours

    The Trick: Heed Tamar Braxton’s Advice and “have several seats.” I don’t watch any reality TV these days but I watched the first season of Braxton Family Values. The singer Toni Braxton and her sisters have a reality show and one of her sisters, Tamar, has so many quotables. Whenever

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    Finding Freedom In New Experiences

      Earlier this year, I announced that “freedom” was my theme word for 2017. Part of being free for me is being open to trying new things. In February, I went to a mindfulness workshop for women in the African diaspora and I learned so much. Since then, I have kept my eye out for other

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    Beginning Anew

    One of my goals for 2017 is to attend more workshops where I have no formal role. I am often both a presenter and learner so I don’t always get a chance to fully immerse myself in the experiences. I want to learn what I can from seasoned teachers, mentors, and coaches who can provide

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    Take Care of You By Learning The Discipline of Self Care

    When you think of self-care, what comes to mind? Is it a nice manicure or pedicure? Is it time alone, reading a book or enjoying your favorite drink? Those things definitely qualify as self-care but the concept and practice entail so much more than just those acts. I learned the importance of

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    I Don't Believe in Stress-free Living

    I didn’t stay up to watch the election outcome because I value my sleep. I will literally not lose sleep over an election. I woke up at 3am on Wednesday because I was thirsty and grabbed a drink of water. Then I remembered election. Curiosity got to me so I picked up my phone to check the

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