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5 Tips for Dealing with Annoying People at Work

We all dread the workday sometimes. But there are certain colleagues, bosses and employees who can ruin the day with their ridiculously annoying behaviors. Whether they chew gum ridiculously loudly in meetings or undermine you in front of your superiors, annoying people can take a serious toll on your workplace

Do You Need Fitness Motivation? Follow These 5 Black Influencers

Every year, folks create ambitious fitness goals. Gyms become crowded, but they become ghost towns when February hits. Our enthusiasm starts to wane, and we are tempted to give up. We know how frustrating it can be to set and not achieve a goal. But sometimes, finding some inspiration can

The Importance of Patience in Personal and Professional Growth

There are so many different topics we can talk about when it comes to your personal and professional growth—all topics that are truly inspiring to me. But there’s one in particular that I want to look at closer, a virtue that’s so often overlooked, even though it is crucial for

Where Are All the Black Mental Health Professionals?

There is a shortage of mental health professionals in the United States. Many areas of the country have between 20-40% of the therapists needed to meet demand. But North Carolina, for example, can only accommodate 12% of patients who need it. The Commonwealth Fund says, “Nearly half of the people

Never Broken: How Singer-Songwriter Jewel Became a Mental Health Advocate

The crowd cheered wildly as a giant red heart covered in glitter and gold moved confidently across The Masked Singer stage. No one knew whose sparkly red leggings were popping out from under the Queen of Hearts costume. But the voice inside commanded the room, transforming Sia’s “Bird Set Free”

Diagnosed With Heart Failure? : Here Are the Medications to Avoid

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in adults in the United States. Studies also show Black people are at a greater risk of developing heart disease. According to the Office of Minority Health, we are 30% more likely to die from heart disease than non-Hispanic white people. Heart

Decision Decoder: What Kind of Primary Care Provider Do You Want?

Choosing a primary care provider can be overwhelming. If you’re trying to understand the differences between all the titles and types—keep reading; you’ve come to the right place. Board Certified Internal Medicine Provider If you’re over 18 and are looking for a provider who encompasses a wide range of medical

5 Tips for Dealing with Annoying People at Work

We all dread the workday sometimes. But there are certain colleagues, bosses and employees who can ruin the day with their ridiculously annoying behaviors. Whether they chew gum ridiculously loudly in meetings or undermine you in front of your superiors, annoying people can take a serious toll on your workplace

Do You Need Fitness Motivation? Follow These 5 Black Influencers

Every year, folks create ambitious fitness goals. Gyms become crowded, but they become ghost towns when February hits. Our enthusiasm starts to wane, and we are tempted to give up. We know how frustrating it can be to set and not achieve a goal. But sometimes, finding some inspiration can

The Importance of Patience in Personal and Professional Growth

There are so many different topics we can talk about when it comes to your personal and professional growth—all topics that are truly inspiring to me. But there’s one in particular that I want to look at closer, a virtue that’s so often overlooked, even though it is crucial for

Where Are All the Black Mental Health Professionals?

There is a shortage of mental health professionals in the United States. Many areas of the country have between 20-40% of the therapists needed to meet demand. But North Carolina, for example, can only accommodate 12% of patients who need it. The Commonwealth Fund says, “Nearly half of the people

Never Broken: How Singer-Songwriter Jewel Became a Mental Health Advocate

The crowd cheered wildly as a giant red heart covered in glitter and gold moved confidently across The Masked Singer stage. No one knew whose sparkly red leggings were popping out from under the Queen of Hearts costume. But the voice inside commanded the room, transforming Sia’s “Bird Set Free”

Diagnosed With Heart Failure? : Here Are the Medications to Avoid

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in adults in the United States. Studies also show Black people are at a greater risk of developing heart disease. According to the Office of Minority Health, we are 30% more likely to die from heart disease than non-Hispanic white people. Heart

Decision Decoder: What Kind of Primary Care Provider Do You Want?

Choosing a primary care provider can be overwhelming. If you’re trying to understand the differences between all the titles and types—keep reading; you’ve come to the right place. Board Certified Internal Medicine Provider If you’re over 18 and are looking for a provider who encompasses a wide range of medical