Self-care

By Jarene Barnes As the holidays approach the majority of people are enjoying the spirit of the holiday season.  However, there are many caregivers that will be happy when the holidays are over.  Caregiving creates a level of stress that is beyond the imagination.  Caregivers are absorbed with loved one’s...
The Pivot: From Helping Women in Business to Nurturing Women Through Self-care
Who hasn’t had a setback at some point in their life? It may be a business that you started, a career path that you strayed away from, or just life-goals that didn’t go as planned. Perhaps you’ve experienced a financial struggle that left you at a standstill. So how do...
Perimenopause arrived and my world changed. I put on 30lbs over the course of 3 years. Due to previous health issues, my primary physician and my OBGYN refused to give my anything to balance my hormones. The weight kept coming, in addition to the hot flashes, body odor, fatigue,...
Kirsten spent many years battling health issues due to thyroid disease. In 2010, she was diagnosed with Graves’ disease and in 2011 she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and underwent a thyroidectomy. After losing one brother to cancer, two other brothers and her mother to heart disease and her father...
After 26 years of publishing a magazine aimed at empowering women entrepreneurs, I realized there was a missing component to a self-empowered lifestyle. Women had no problem making time and sacrificing for others; yet failed to value their own selves, while still asking the question, “What about me?” I am...
Baltimore, MD (BlackNews.com) -- Black love is celebrated in the new Facebook based docu-series Will You Marry Me?. The series debuted November 23rd at 9:00 p.m. Within two days, more than 10,000 people viewed Episode One. Current views now exceed 23,000. Will You Marry Me? is unique. It tells...
Some of us take on so much that there aren’t enough hours in the day to handle it all. And because of this, more people suffer from a lack of sleep. The mind is always racing. You toss and turn and before you know it, the alarm clock is...