How your history shapes who you are

What does freedom mean to you? As a 3rd generation Jamaican I recently learned from visiting this country that being free doesn’t necessarily mean freedom. You see my travels to the Caribbean island of Jamaica shocked me, an island that was a dumping ground for slaves and as some shared with me in Portland, slaves […]

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Do you have a sweet tooth?

There are over 60 different names for sugar! Sucrose, fructose, dextrose, maltose just to name a few. So how do we avoid sugar when it’s becoming harder to even know what’s inside the things we consume? The answer is awareness! First of all, it’s important to understand why sugar is so addictive. Some studies have […]

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Embrace your femininity!

These are the phases that kept ringing in my ear until I was sick of not really understanding what it means to fully embrace these statements. If you come to learn that being tough, strong, independent are some of the qualities of your success from a young age, then why would you want to take […]

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The 3 ways to sustainable health

  Gyms are losing up to 50% memberships that have subscribed within the same year and its considered that up to 95% of diets fail With these alarming statistics it’s worth considering a sustainable approach to maintaining good health. When looking at our health, it’s important to see this through a balanced lense, that is […]

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Feel the Fear and DO It Anyway!

You close your eyes, you get that sinking feeling that comes with the anxiety of change and a knowing that you’re about to go outside of your comfort zone… You see the thing is, this is the pain point that most people stop at. It’s fundamentally what disables them, and prevents them from achieving their […]

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The Importance of Female Bonding to Health

Harvard Medical School found in a study that the more friends a woman had, the less likely she was to develop physical impairments while aging and the more likely she was to lead a joyful life. Our origins as social creatures (while the hunters went out to hunt) meant coming together to share responsibilities which, […]

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