“Accepting you”

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Accepting you

by Saran P King

For many years people have been trying to change what God has made perfect. I don’t know what is happening all around the world apart from what I see on the television, read on the internet or hear on the radio. I can therefore only speak about what happens in my neck of the woods, here in the Caribbean and, more specifically, in Antigua and Barbuda where I live.

To me most of us here in the Caribbean are still unknowingly mentally enslaved, a consequence of the days of slavery under the UK rule. We believe that if something is from another country then it is better, or the lighter your skin the more beautiful you are, or the longer your hair the “nicer” or “better” it is, and for me, that is mental slavery.

Why is it that people cannot accept and appreciate…

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Get fit ANYTIME, don’t wait for the new year

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Why wait until a “special” occasion or the new year to get healthy. Being healthy is not a destination but should be a life long journey for your overall physical and mental health.

Below are a few tips you can use to guide you to make lasting lifestyle changes. And the great thing about it, you can start them at any time of the year.

  • Get an annual medical checkup even if you don’t have any underline condition. Visit your doctor more regularly if you have any chronic illness like Diabetes or High Blood Pressure. Be sure to get the go-ahead from your doctor before starting any strenuous exercise program if you are not a very active person.
  • Stay active with an exercise routine, whether with a group, going to a gym or on your own.
  • Write down your short term and long term fitness goals and keep a food journal so you can…

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“I Bend”

I bend By Selena Odom I bend but do not break. I’ve been lost, but I’m not a loser. I’m a wreck, but I’m not totalled. I’m fractured but not broken. I’ve failed, but I’m not a failure. I’ve fallen hard but can get up again. I’m isolated, but still, I’m free. I have been destroyed … Continue reading “I Bend”

Help Yourself To Happiness 

Help Yourself to Happiness: Helen Steiner Rice   We are truly happy when we give to others. Everybody, everywhere seeks happiness, it’s true, But finding it and keeping it seems difficult to do. Difficult because we think that happiness is found Only in the places where wealth and fame abound. And so we go on … Continue reading Help Yourself To Happiness