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Goal Setting Vs. Adopting A System

Goal Setting Vs. Adopting A System As an entrepreneur, I have set many goals for myself, my business, my family, my finances, my love life, and so on. Before I was an entrepreneur, I set many goals for myself, my health, my love life, my finances, my family and so on. The point that I am making here is that my whole life has been managed, driven, and determined by goals I did or did not achieve. And the funniest part about it all is that once I achieved my goals, they were done. I had nothing else to look forward to besides another goal which would soon be complete or not completed for the moment. I have personally been blessed with a tremendous amount of mentors...

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When To Eat: Putting Your Body On Your Work Schedule

How many of us focus on when to eat? No many rights? The focus and pressure have always been put on what to eat and that is important as well, but what if when we eat is just as important? When considering when to eat, intermittent fasting is becoming more and more popular and for a great reason. Intermittent fasting is the voluntary act of withholding from food, therefore, it is something you must mentally accept before you physically succeed. Please believe me when I say that it IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK.  Intermittent fasting is one of the answers to the question “When do I eat?”, which not many people ask. Meal timing is important to consider for a much different reason including reversing insulin resistance, emotional...

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Natural Hair Styles for the Gym

Don't Sweat! Who said black girls don’t workout? According to a study published in the Archives of Dermatology, two in five African-American women do not work out because they are worried about their hair. WHAT?!?!?! I know right. Well luckily for you there are some natural quick hairstyles that can be worn for that sweaty cardio routine. Watch as Ab K shows us 5 natural hairstyles that can be worn to the gym. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbfvS4VKtFM[/embed] What if I'm not a naturalista? Not about that natural life, well that’s okay too. Below is a video that shows you how to place your relaxed hair in a quick up-do for a workout. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO1SxR57Zyw[/embed] For more on natural hair styles visit BGH Blog Home | Black Girl Health Blog By Patrice Shumate...

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Learn How to Relax Your Body With Trap Yoga

Trap Music & Yoga Trap music has boomed in the African-American community. New artist are arising everyday. It’s just something in the bass that makes you want to move. Well, have you ever heard of trap yoga? Yes, it is a thing! Trap yoga is a class in Washington D.C. that you can take to help release stress, connect with your inner self, and reflect on what has been occurring in the black community, all the while hearing some trap beats in the back. Artist such as Drake, Migos, and Kendrick Lamar have been known to be played. Khepera wellness offers these classes for as low as $18. To sign up for your class today, visit Khepera Wellness. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1bbhLnB3YQ[/embed] After watching the video, we hope this changed your mind...

What is your #BlackGirlMagic?

Black Girl Magic at its Finest Every black women has heard of the term “black girl magic”. It is a term defined as, the art of pure, unadulterated dopiness, that every black women exudes, that beholds not only her internal and external beauty, but demonstrates the glory of God the creator.  Black girl magic is a movement that has captivated the hearts of the melanin community. It is a concept that has allowed many black women to band together and feel empowered, special, and untouchable. This type of magic is noted as exclusive and only available to the women of the Black community. Within this magic, you will find swag, strength, confidence, and much more and it shows in your hair, your style, and your very own...

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5 Top Stylish Outfits For Curvy Woman

Curvy Girls in Style As we all know, we cannot forget our beautiful full figured queens that can also set the trends straight. But some of our queens are misguided, thinking that wearing dark oversize clothes is the only way. There are numerous of stylish clothes for full figured women, you have to find what fits right with you. Upgrading your closet will not only increase your self-esteem but bring out the fashionista in you. Like I said before “Don’t be afraid to experiment” because you never know fashion might become your new hobbies. So let’s get started!   Five Starter Outfits: A regular t-shirt tucked into your long fitted skirt with either tennis shoes or heels A printed black and white skirt, a pink colored blouse, leather...

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Learn How These 4 Vitamins Will Help You Transform Your Body

4 Vitamins Every Woman Should Take and Why While every women is fine like wine, eventually there comes a time where you began to age and are prone to more diseases. Although healthy eating can do many wonders for your body, it may not be enough for you to get all the nutrients you need. So below are 4 vitamins you should take and some info on why. Don’t forget ladies, share these tips with a friend and get healthy together. Calcium As we beautifully age, our bone mass tends to decrease, resulting in weaker bone structure. Calcium aids in providing nutrients to strengthen those bones. Doctors normally recommend this to women who show early signs of osteoporosis and osteopenia. Calcium also helps both men and women to...

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7 Ways to Get Fit as A Family

A Quick and Easy Family Workout [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDupYmKQAmc[/embed] Walks   Walking together as a family isn’t just healthy physically, but can improve the relationships within that family. While walking you can discuss what’s taking place in each others lives, how they feel about certain situations and ultimately become closer. Physically it can help you lower body mass index, cholesterol and blood pressure, improve mood as well as assist with weight loss. Tunes Turn up the stereo and blast some tunes. Show off your new cool moves with a mid-week dance party. Dancing provided families with some cardio for that extra calorie burn off. Dancing is a fun and effective way to sweat and get some exercise, Chores Having daily household responsibilities can also be used as an exercise mechanism. Simply mowing the lawn, washing...

Danai Gurira’s Inspiring Words of Wisdom

Danai Gurira’s Black Girls Magic Moment: At the 2018 Black Women in Hollywood Essence Festival, Danai Gurira gave a inspirational speech that brought many to tears. Gurira’s is an amazing actress and playwright. Over the past year, she has been rewriting history by impacting the minority community with her new motion movie “Black Panther”. Her astonishing speech focused on encouraging black women to believe that having the support from other black women or “sista” can be powerful to our society. In the media, black women are label as ghetto or too aggressive, but no that’s not the case. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dapygThJHrM[/embed] Let’s Define Black Women…. B: Beautiful L: Leaders A: Astonishing C: Courageous K: Knowledgeable W: Wondrous O: Outstanding M: Motivating E: Extraordinary N: Not to be taken for granted Key Takeaway Never doubt your worth because black women are beautiful queens...

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Learn How Zumba Can Get You In Shape and Loving Your Body

Every woman should try Zumba! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYKy-k1kFcg[/embed] Every woman wants to look great and stay fit, but not everyone wants to go to the gym. Why?! For many, the gym is a turn-off because of the constant worry that everyone is staring at your thick thighs and kangaroo pouch. Many lose self-confidence while others just lose interest. Now, I know this all sounds like something that can’t be fixed, but it can. Have you ever heard of Zumba? Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of music. Zumba keeps you moving and invites you to be who you are through body movements, while at the same time burning calories to give you that sexy body for that summer bikini. Above is a video...