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How to Exercise with Natural Hair

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by Tasha of Just Curlz With the upcoming holidays and the New Year approaching, we all have the urge to work out more. Whether it’s to shed the extra pounds we put on at Thanksgiving or we are making another New Year’s Resolution to work out more, we all need to be physically active to be healthy. Although we no…

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Working Out With Natural Hair

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source by Sabrina Perkins Question I have type 4a hair. I workout moderately – intense at least 3-4 days a week. I hear a lot of women saying they co-wash every time they workout but I don’t feel the need to. My scalp is not irritated or itching by the end of the week if I only co-wash once between…

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Redefining Yourself, for Yourself.

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  by GG of AllTheManyLayers “People like me more when they think I’m pretty.” I can’t tell you when, but at some point in my childhood I began to believe this was true. This is what the media, my environment and even my mother taught me. The media taught me to compare myself to touched up, perfect images and the…

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Try This When You Feel Stuck and Unmotivated

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by GG of AllTheManyLayers I thought I was lazy. I had many interests and ideas but I rarely saw anything through to completion. I saw fellow students and coworkers who were passionate, totally turned on by their work, as I looked on, wondering how that felt. I just wasn’t inspired. I played the student/employee role well, but inside I always…

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The Anti-Aging Ingredient That Actually Works (and strengthens your hair too!)

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via The Beauty Brains Which anti-aging ingredients really work? When it comes to anti-aging products it’s easy to be tricked into spending a lot of money on products that aren’t worth it. That’s because there’s so much pseudoscientific misinformation out there about anti-aging cosmetic ingredients. Also, once you buy an anti-aging product, it takes you a long time to determine…

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When We Judge Ourselves Most Harshly

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source   by GG of All The Many Layers   “A writer – and, I believe, all persons – must think that whatever happens to him or her is a resource. All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. All that happens to us, including our misfortunes, all is given…

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Stop Competing. Just Be You.

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by Kanisha Parks of BlackNaps.org Have you ever felt as though you had to compete with someone else in order to succeed, be recognized, noticed, or loved? It’s amazing the intense amount of pressure we put on or allow to be put on ourselves in regards to surpassing others in our professional and personal lives. Read On!>>> Believe it or…

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On Keeping Promises to Yourself…

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 www.ayceebrownphoto.com by GG of AllTheManyLayers I promise… gratitude. truth. courage. faith. You might be afraid to aim too high. You might be afraid to entertain too much happiness because you fear that it could be taken away. Disappointments. Wasted time. Maybe you just want to stay passive, in the middle, avoiding extremes. You feel safer that way. But is it…

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5 Tips for Healthy Natural Hair

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 by Christina Patrice The new year is rapidly approaching, so you know what that means–gym membership spikes, more crowded lots at Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods, and an onslaught of resolutions to to live a healthier, more positive life. I’m rooting for ya, I am! Getting healthy and focusing on a balanced lifestyle will most certainly bring about numerous benefits,…

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