At 6:45 on Monday morning, Zoe and Miles were awoken by Sunny’s cries. Zoe tried rocking her, but Sunny continued to cry in earnest. As Zoe prepared to feed Sunny, she cooed, “Are you hungry, sweetheart?” As soon as Sunny’s hunger was sated and she was settled in her bassinet, Zoe ate a handful of […]
1 Soft grey light illuminated the dead as they filed off the ferry and tramped up the road toward the gate. The fake sunshine that lit the grounds of Hades’ palace didn’t shine here by the dark river. The rocks on which I sat were grey, the spindly grass at the side of […]
Scientists have developed dozens of new graphene-based prototypes. These technologies aim to turn mobile phones into life saving devices. The first of ICFO’s devices on display will allow customers to monitor their level of exposure to sunlight through a UV sensor. Designed as a flexible, transparent and disposable patch, it connects to a mobile device […]
Winners of the 91st Academy Awards get to take home a shiny gold statue and have bragging rights for life, but all nominees are spoiled with gift bags valued at more than $100,000. This is the 17th year the Los Angeles based marketing agency Distinctive Assets has put together this unofficial Oscar Swag bag for […]
Greg Gaardbo of Chicago Culinary Kitchen Chicago Culinary Kitchen Texas BBQ & craft beer restaurant. Weekends only 11am-sell out (approx. 2pm) 773 N. Quentin Road, Palatine, IL http://www.chicagoculinarykitchen.com Event: Operation Taste Monday, March 4th from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont (5555 N. River Rd., Rosemont, IL), more […]
It’s PARADE SEASON, boys and girls! Tomorrow’s afternoon parades were moved up an hour due to the possibility of inclement weather–which does rather make one wonder about the evening parades–but tis Carnival Season in New Orleans, so the weather is what it is, and we celebrate and enjoy around it. I mean, it usually rains […]
Happy Thursday! I am currently sitting in a coffee shop writing this post opposed to sitting in my bed or couch! Lol! Let me tell ya it feels amazing! I am kid free for a few hours and definitely enjoying my alone time. Today was the first day I have left the house this week… […]
In Black Skin, White Masks, the African revolutionary, psychiatrist and philosopher Frantz Fanon, wrote: “In Europe the family represents the way the world reveals itself to the child. The family structure and the national structure are closely connected. Militarization and a centralized authority in a country automatically result in a resurgence of the father’s authority. […]
The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing new regulations on over-the-counter sunscreens in an effort to keep up with the latest scientific and safety information.
If you’ve ever struggled with anxiety you’d know how isolating, frustrating, and scary it can be. I’ve been there–but I’ve learned a lot over the years. Here are 6 effective strategies for decreasing anxiety that you can start implementing today. Last month I was dealing with some underlying, low-grade anxiety. I don’t struggle with anxiety […]
In a world dominated by social media images of perfect bodies and faces, it’s no wonder many women have body confidence issues. However, being comfortable in your own skin is vital to good mental health and well-being. So, how exactly do you get confident when everything seems to be working against you?
NEDAwareness week is next Monday, February 25- March 3. This is probably my favorite week every year. A whole week dedicated to eating disorder awareness and recovery! I wanted to write a short post to explain this year’s theme proposed by NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association). The theme for NEDAwareness week this year is “Come […]
What is rheumatoid arthritis? Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a state that combines the bloated, sore joints of arthritis with psoriasis. Psoriasis causes itchy, scaly red patches to appear in skin and scalp. About 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis and up to 30 percent of these people today develop PsA. PsA can be mild or severe […]
UNA-OKC is excited to introduce you to our 2019 PowHer Microgrant and Community Care Spotlight award winners who will be briefly speaking on their projects during our International Women’s Day celebration on March 2, 2019. Our adult PowHer Microgrant winner is Camille Landry of Nappy Roots Books. Camille is the owner and operator of Nappy […]
I will be posting a paragraph by paragraph and if I get cut off, you can read the rest on selfhealersclub.com If you want to comment, or donate, do it on this site please as the new site is not fully functioning yet. Everyone who is following my work knows the answer to this question […]