A Happy Healthy You is a series of free e-books on topics in health and fitness. Part three is about practical self-care tidbits. To learn more click the link below. Self care If you missed part 2, click the link below 10 plank variations If you missed part 1, click the link below … Continue reading FREE e-book from the series, “A Happy Healthy You”, part 3
Sometimes there are more questions than answers.
Reblogged from Lamatens.
Do I have the right to cry ?
Do you accept me with my wounds ?
Do i have the right to complain even though some aspect of my life can appear good ?
Do i have the luxury to be vulnerable when you see me as a strong person and all I need is someone I can lean on?
Can I lean on you without upsetting you?
Can I be me with the world without fearing to be accepted?
Can I just take a moment to cry, be on the floor and feel sorry for myself without fearing of the gaze of the society or my “friends” ostracizing me?
Can just I just be me even thought i do not know who Me is ?
Can I just look for myself and recognize that currently my life feel like a mess ?
Can I take responsibility for my situation…
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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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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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The timing never seems perfect, that is what we often think. I’m a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. I don’t believe there are any “mistakes” when you look at the bigger picture. There are no accidents, and there should be no regrets. What happens is exactly what is supposed to happen, and … Continue reading “Perfect Timing”
This week I attended my second ever preschool graduation. The first one was just a few weeks prior, for my goddaughter. This time around, I was asked to cheer the program. Initially, when I agreed to cheer, I was under the impression that it was a Primary School graduation since it was being hosted at … Continue reading Speak Life: The Preschool Graduation
I Still Matter by Pat A. Fleming I'M STILL HERE My looks are nothing special, My face reveals my age, My body shows some wear and tear, And my energy's not the same. Too often my memory fails me, And I lose things all the time. One minute I know what I plan to do, … Continue reading “I Still Matter”
In My Eyes by James A. Kisner He's rough and lacks in etiquette, Society would say. He has no classy attributes, To help him on his way. He's not a fancy dresser, And he's not so trimmed and neat. With simple clothes and simple shoes, He wears upon his feet. He doesn't belong to a … Continue reading “In My Eyes”
Maybe I’m just one of those people who as my mother would say won’t take telling but I want to try this again. This being an Antigua and Barbuda Readers Choice Book of the Year thingamajigee.
Hell, we don’t have any other kind of book award and there was a time when we weren’t producing enough books to merit one. But for a 170 square mile country – if we’re counting only the two main/inhabited islands – we have considerably increased our output in this area (there are
43 44 books/CDs listed here). So, why not give it a go. With no Wadadli Pen 2019 Challenge planned, this #readAntiguaBarbuda initiative fills that void re community engagement (in a comparatively low maintenance way). Realizing that we launched this very late last year and did not leave sufficient time for readers to read and recommend (though that doesn’t explain why authors didn’t…
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