Book Review: Blackness Interrupted: Black Psychology Matters

“Ethnic minorities are more likely to experience risk factors such as poverty and poor health that ultimately spark mental health issues. Yet, only 1 in 3 African Americans who need mental health care receives it. “ Tamera Gittens & Nicόl Osborne Blackness Interrupted: Black Psychology Matters is a book that addresses the gaps in psychology […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Vitamin D

The Sunshine Vitamin Vitamin d Meek Life Minute Summary Vitamin D is essential for your overall body function, especially your bones and immune system. Vitamin D is naturally produced in the human skin via sun exposure; however, it also can be found naturally in foods like fish, eggs, and mushrooms and fortified foods like cereal […]

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Book Review: Reflections of an Anxious African American Dad by Eric L. Heard

“An irrational thought can spiral into unreasonable actions that can affect the next generation’s ability to heal” Eric L. Heard I will start by saying the book went beyond my expectations. Not because I expected it to be awful, but I was concerned about how I could relate to book. However, I left with so […]

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Asana: Morning Meditation & Yoga Playlist

” Inhale, exhale, breathe… Good morning stretch, Reach for the stars” Natalie Lauren Asana is a morning playlist filled with affirmations, healing sounds, and mellow vibes that set the atmosphere for a great meditation and yoga session while jump starting your morning.

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Meditation

“I start my mornings with breath and a yoga pose.” – Londrelle Meditation: The act or process of spending time in quiet thought (Miriam-Webster) Meditation is simply just going to your quiet place to reset and recharge your mind. There are so many reasons you should meditate. A few reasons are the following: -Reduces Stress -Increases […]

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Playlist: MeekLife Vibes I

“Done hid a lot behind the light, behind the wall. Now it’s crushin’ in on me”
-Jill Scott, Comes to Light (Everything)

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Peace

” And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts, and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7 Peace is a word that I have come to love so much. When I hear it or say it, I feel a soothing rush come over me. I seek peace daily. It is […]

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Gentleness

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1 I have always disliked when someone is always being harsh. Some would see that as a sign of “weakness”; however, I see it as turning away from the unnecessary. Yes, sometimes things are difficult, and you need to be more […]

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Meek

meek /mēk/ adjective quiet, gentle, and easily imposed on; submissive. I think being described as meek is often seen as a weakness. This may be due to one of the defining words being “submissive.” Even though being submissive is mostly considered negative, there are instances where submitting will lead to growth and success. I believe […]

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COVID-19

Good Afternoon, I hope all is well. Today, I just wanted to share some facts about COVID-19 (commonly known as coronavirus). I want to do a better job of sharing health tips and facts on here. COVID-19 is still new; scientists and medical professionals are still trying to figure it out. I encourage you all […]

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