3 Overlooked Ways to Practice Self-Care by Lindsey Vertner

Self-care is the buzzword on the streets these days. However, self-care is more than shopping sprees and spa days. What does it mean to practice self-care? Why is it important? Self-care is NOT selfish! Your mental and emotional health depends on you to prioritize self-care in your life. A lack of self-care leads to irritability, mood instability, sleep pattern disruptions,…

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How To Stay Positive On The Way To Your Fitness Goals

In order to live your healthiest life possible, it’s imperative to focus on your fitness. And the best way to meet your health goals is often to adhere to a sustainable fitness routine as outlined by Courageous Woman before. At the same time though, diving into such a routine can also leave you feeling somewhat consumed by your fitness journey…

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Tanieka Vance Randall: Cancer survivor Created Her Own Hair Growth Products

Photographers: Patrina Anthony Tanieka Vance Randall is an Oncology nurse, bestselling author, international speaker, and cancer survivor who created her own hair growth product after cancer diagnosis. Who is Tanieka Vance Randall?  I love the Lord, I’m a wife and mother of 4 (2 teenagers and 5 yr old twins)! I’m an Oncology Nurse, bestselling author, international speaker, cancer survivor,…

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Can’t Stop Wont Stop; Embracing a Fabulous and Fit Life after 60

Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Embracing a Fabulous and Fit Life after 60 by Beverly Castleberry September 11, 2001, I was at work in the Pentagon when my life changed forever. Running out of the building and grateful to have escaped, I started thinking about my future. I was given another day to live and intended to make the most of…

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Overcoming Depression During the Holidays

Overcoming Depression During the Holidays by Dr. Lisa Romain “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.”- Proverbs 23:7 During the holiday season, most people anticipate the joy of spending time with family, friends and loved ones; opportunities to make amends; or plan for an optimistic future. For others, the holidays are a time of heartache, pain and…

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#AllBreastsMatter: Know Your Breast Cancer Risk Factors 

#AllBreastsMatter: Know Your Breast Cancer Risk Factors   By Dr. Ladel Lewis Breast health awareness should be at an all-time high. However, out of fear, too many are choosing ignorance over responsiveness. Women (and men) young and old are dealing with this disease that doesn’t have a respective race, gender or age. According to the Cancer Centers of America, this…

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Nutrition: Controlling What You Eat

What’s the hardest part about really controlling your nutrition? For many of us it is snacking! When those mid-afternoon cravings roll around it’s hard to eat a healthy snack! What usually ends up happening is that we do great eating quality meals like breakfast, lunch, and dinner and we still gain weight! Snacking is usually the culprit. A handful of…

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Exercise: Empowerment Through Fitness

I’m Josh Anderson (M.S., Personal Trainer, seen in Shape, SheKnows, iPhone Life, RedBookMag…etc.) and I want to help you reach your goals this new year! We can do it together – let’s get started: There is nothing more empowering than taking control of your health and becoming healthier and happier! But for many of us we are too busy or…

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Early Breast Cancer Detection Saves lives

Many breast cancers do not produce symptoms. Early Detection requires a combination of monthly breast self-examinations and periodic mammography according to your age and physician’s recommendations. The American Cancer Society Guidelines recommend screenings mammograms and clinical breast exams every year beginning at age 40. If you haven’t had your breast examination this year, make your appointment today! Read more about…

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Cincinnati Ben-Gals Cheerleader Laura Vikmanis’ Exercise, Weight Loss, and Nutrition Tips

Not only is Laura Vikmanis, a Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader, known for her courageous act of trying out and becoming the oldest cheerleader in the NFL at age 40, she is also a registered dietitian and runs a weight loss program in a medical facility in Ohio. CW wanted to know just how she maintains her healthy look. Take it away…

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