Healthy Living

Health or Beauty Nia magazine for black women

Health or Beauty?

“Is this going to make me look bulky, like a man?” I am a fitness trainer specializing in strength training, and if I had a...
A Broader Definition of Self-Care nia magazine for black women

A Broader Definition of Self-Care: A Wellness Story

I first began working out after the birth of my son in my early twenties. With a consistent routine, losing the baby weight was...
talk to aging parents about health nia magazine for black women

How to Talk to Aging Parents about Their Health

If you are like me and in the unfortunate position of living far away from your parents, when you do see them it is...
Should you go gluten-free Nia magazine for black women

Healthy Eating: Should You Go Gluten-Free?

A gluten-free diet is unlike any other diet. It allows you to eat with few restrictions as all foods that you loved before can still be enjoyed by simply swapping a few ingredients.
Saving Black Men from Suicide Nia magazine for black women

Saving Black Men from Suicide

Within the past 7 months, I have personally known or known of three Black men who committed suicide. These men left behind interrupted legacies of manhood, leadership, and love, and are truly missed.
Making Time for You Nia magazine for black women

Making Time for You: The Power of a Quiet Morning

Starting my morning in silent reflection is my emotional anchor. There are always peaks and valleys throughout the day, but I have found that my morning routine of solitude keeps me balanced no matter what is thrown my way.

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Don’t Back Down When God Gives You Everything You’ve Prayed For

This year I’ve learned that sometimes when we whisper our prayers, we pray for what we believe we need. I speak things into the universe...

Insecure No More

When I think about my past, one of the things I would never have called myself was insecure. I had a diverse peer group. I...

When Love Fails and You Prevail: 5 Steps to Gracefully Become...

Iwas 20 years old when I got married to who I thought was the perfect guy. I diligently saved myself for marriage. I was a...