Wellness Inspiration: Black Girl In Om

Founder: Lauren Ash, a creative writer, yoga and meditation teacher founded the website, and was recently named as one of ESSENCE’s top “33 Self-Care Sistahs That Helped Redefine Wellness in 2017.” What is it: Black Girl In Om (BGIO) is a platform for women of color who are looking for wellness/self-care/self-empowerment tips and inspiration, which the company offers via an online publication, podcasts and in-person … Continue reading Wellness Inspiration: Black Girl In Om

Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

For the holidays, as I am a wellness enthusiast, I like to give gifts that can contribute to an individual’s overall health and wellbeing. On my quest, I’ve found a number of affordable items that you can get your loved ones, and feel good about. Although I showcase specific products below, feel free to find similar products from other brands you may like or that … Continue reading Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

A Filipino-American’s Essay On Body Shaming Sparks Important Dialogue

Erica Waters a Filipino-American writer and publisher of beauty and fashion blog, ERICA DAWN shared some insights on a major societal flaw women deal with in the Philippines: body shaming. When discussing her visits to her country she recalls, “Every trip starts off the same way: After a 14+ hour flight, I am greeted by my cousins, aunts and uncles. Their first words to me … Continue reading A Filipino-American’s Essay On Body Shaming Sparks Important Dialogue

Smoothie of the Month: Get Glowing Skin with Guava

March is National Nutrition Month, and what better way to observe the occasion than by finding a way to use nutrition to beautify our skin. That’s why I’m pleased to announce a new feature on the blog: “Smoothie of the Month,” where I’ll feature smoothie recipes that are not only good for you on the inside, but will allow your outside to be beautified as … Continue reading Smoothie of the Month: Get Glowing Skin with Guava

The Health Benefits of Meditation

In an effort to start incorporating more health and wellness stories onto the blog, here are some tips on dealing with stress…. Stress can easily come from every direction in our lives—demanding bosses, wailing children, absent spouses, financial woes are just a few of the stressors that demand our attention and our sanity. All this pressure can add up and contribute to major and minor … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Meditation

Fashionable ways to support Breast Cancer Research

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a national, annual platform that increases awareness about the disease, prevention and most importantly, raises funds to help discover a cure. There are so many fashionable ways you can help contribute to the cause, including wearing a Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Pink Ribbon, which can be sent to you after donating a gift of any amount. … Continue reading Fashionable ways to support Breast Cancer Research