Culture

Celebrating MLK Jr 2018

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” –Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Fitness

Do You Have a Gym Membership?

Health and Fitness Decision I have been contemplating whether to purchase a gym membership to help me reach my health and fitness goals.  Since the East Coast has been experiencing chilling, bitterly cold temperatures, my long walks have not been so enjoyable.  During the warm weather seasons, walking became a part of my daily routine.  […]

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Wellness

Visiting The Pearl Modern Spa and Boutique

Visit The Pearl THE Pearl Modern Spa and Boutique is a 5-star wellness spa offering many services and products to help rejuvenate your body, mind, and spirit.  When you arrive to the Pearl for your appointment, the spa hostess escorts you to the women’s locker room. From the locker room you will enter into the […]

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Wellness

Let’s Cleanse and Detox

  Cleanse Your Body of Impurities What does it mean to cleanse or detox the body?  When you detox the body you are removing and scrubbing away toxins from your organs to promote health.  I believe we all should use some sort of cleansing regimen to rid our bodies of impurities or toxins.  There are […]

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Health

Drinking Aloe

Aloe Vera Juice This was my first time drinking aloe vera juice. Of course I did not sip it on my first taste.  I had to take a big gulp and swished it all around in my mouth.  Was I ever surprised, Its taste is very distinct—-strong and bitter—-reminds me of vinegar. If you decide to […]

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Plants

Growing Medicinal Aloe Vera

I purchased an aloe vera plant during the early part of summer. I decided to place it in front of a window for direct sunlight and it grew so fast. The roots were showing at the top of the soil; therefore, I decided to repot it at the onset of fall. I was somewhat nervous […]

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Water

5 Benefits of Drinking Hot Water

It’s So Hot, Hot, Hot! Water is simply the best thirst quencher.  I have shared several posts about the importance of drinking water.  I also wrote an article a few months ago titled “I Am Still Thirsty,” in which you were provided many of the benefits of drinking water.  One evening last week, I was […]

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