Say What?: How Integrative Medicine Can Improve Wellness in the African-American Community

One Size Doesn’t Fit All Imagine a seesaw on a playground, where there is a teenager sitting on one end and a toddler sitting on the other end. Due to the differences in weight and size, you would expect the teenager to be sitting on the ground, while the toddler is floating in the airContinue reading “Say What?: How Integrative Medicine Can Improve Wellness in the African-American Community”

Diversity in Nursing?: A Brief Look At Why Black Nurses Are So Important In Healthcare

HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH! The care and contribution of the black nurse in the United States stems well over a century. Since the arrival to this country, African-Americans have received the brutal end of health care and health outcomes due to unjust and discriminatory practices. The path to becoming licensed healthcare professionals was no exception.Continue reading “Diversity in Nursing?: A Brief Look At Why Black Nurses Are So Important In Healthcare”

Got Maskne? Top 3 Ways to Reduce Your Mask Acne

Whether you’re a working professional or simply protecting yourself and others during the current health pandemic, pretty much everyone has had experiences wearing a face mask. Depending on your daily activities or work responsibilities, you may be wearing a mask all day long, which can take a huge toll on your skin. These changes inContinue reading “Got Maskne? Top 3 Ways to Reduce Your Mask Acne”

B Positive: How to Choose to Stay Positive During a Pandemic

We can all say that 2020 isn’t going as we planned. In fact, that would be an understatement to say the least. Coming out of 2019, we all had plans for us honing into our crafts, hobbies, and careers, with optimistic declarations of finally reaching our target weight loss goals, starting our own businesses, andContinue reading “B Positive: How to Choose to Stay Positive During a Pandemic”

Quote of the Day: Resiliency

 “The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” ― Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven Has life ever presented you with a challenge so hard that you felt like giving up? Have you ever been placed outside of your comfort zone so much that you had noContinue reading “Quote of the Day: Resiliency”