Health

Rest…

Pause. Don’t move forward. Don’t look back. Stop. Collect yourself, OOyour thoughts and emotions, OOall of you. Give yourself OOto the moment. Let your breath OOcatch up with you. Let it find its way OOwith you. Set your body OOat ease. Shift your consciousness OOinto idle. Invite Time…

Breathe

  Deep Breathing:  Christine “Liz” Larue We are living in stressful times. Not a day goes by without hearing some story on the news that causes one to catch your breath. You hear about some issue you grit your teeth about; it could be some political snafu, your…

The Positive Power of You: Vibrational Rest

Where are you going? Hey, hey, what’s your hurry? How often do you hear and feel these sentiments? We rush around during our daily adventures and routines because we must accomplish so much. It seems we have been put into overdrive every day to ensure all our tasks…

Dr. Russell Clayton: THE FORMULA FOR DEALING WITH STRESS

Stress is when your body is knocked out of homeostasis (physiological balance). The hormones of stress predispose you to disease in both your mind and body. Your stressful thoughts and emotions can literally make you sick. If it naturally follows that if your anxiety can make you ill,…

THE SERVICE FREQUENCY

  Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash   Do you serve yourself before others? Do you serve yourself at all? Have we been conditioned to give more to others than ourselves? The answer is many times a resounding yes. We have always been told to give more than…

After the Rain Teaze

        “Don’t get it twisted, the liquor in these glasses are from the steeped leaves of tea. I am on a campaign to make my community aware of tea as a healthy option to alcohol. Tea excites the senses and enhances wakeful tranquility. It also…

Moving Beyond Yourself

  It was Thanksgiving Day in Atlanta, and I participated in the Hosea Williams “Feed the Homeless Thanksgiving Day Dinner” event. The adults partnered with high school students from the area who had volunteered to serve the meals. It was a nice day outside. When my 15-year-old partner…

Mental Models

In 2012, a cardio defibrillator was implanted in my heart; the Electrophysiologist told me it had an eight-year life expectancy before replacing the battery. I adhered to the physician’s instructions and was confident my device would relax easily. Early in 2020, with the unchecked spread of COVID, deliberate…

A Mental Health Journey: Camille Bennett

  Camille Bennett wears many hats. She is Co-owner and Director of Focus Scope – 3 child care centers; the Founder and Executive Director of Project Say Something, a non-profit group advocating racial justice; and the Minister of Living Spirit Church. This workload can be taxing and yield…