"Everybody wanna be a nigga but don't nobody wanna be a nigga."
There’s an acronym which states that fear is False Evidence Appearing Real. That’s a joke. Fear can be wholly real. However fear itself is not the culprit, it’s the situation(s) which lead to creating that fear which becomes real and take controls of your reality. It's time to take ownership back of your life.
Most people, in order to maintain healthy skin, turn to skin products. However many skin products contain ingredients that can be harmful to your skin. In response to this, people are turning to natural-skin care products such as Plantica Herbs.
The number one, thing that motivated me was that when I woke up every morning and looked in the mirror, the person that was there was not the person that I saw in my heart and mind, nor was it the person that I wanted to be known or remembered as.
GC: What are you looking for in fitness?
Christian: Stress relief, mental clarity, better health and strength to lift someone if needed.
GC: Give me a situation where you would need to lift someone.
Throughout 2011-2012, I was training myself to eat and live differently for my today. In fact, I was training for a lot of things during this time period: a marathon, a healthy lifestyle, career success, better cooking habits, and an alcoholic lifestyle.
Food is your greatest accomplice on the road to change. Without proper nutrition, cutting unhealthy fatty foods, reducing sugar intake, and shifting your entire mindset about everything you consume, you're fighting against yourself to see results.
Who do you think you are? Who do you act like? Who are you actually? Sometimes these three don't add up.
A little bit of exercise throughout the work day can make all the difference in making you a happier, healthier, and more productive freelancer.
The most unexpected things can inspire us. And the more people accept that inspiration can come from anything and everything, the more open our hearts become to experiencing life.
Last night I fell asleep at 4AM and woke up at 7:20 AM. I felt okay waking up, but the first thing that popped into my head was, I didn't get eight hours of sleep. I slightly guilt-tripped myself and felt my heart race slightly faster.
Once you learn that you have an allergy to peanuts, fruits, gluten, milk, shellfish, wheat or anything else, you make a conscious decision—you will no longer consume them. Treat all food this way.
Every squat, curl, push, lift, pull and run you do works your muscles, your organs and your spirit. So why think about other people?
The guidelines, research reports and the ever-changing health policies tend to be bogus. There are things that are outright bad for you. Then there are things that are up to you to decide if they work for your body. Your health decisions should be specified for your direct needs.
Once I defined who I was and who other people in my life were, my circle of friends became smaller, stronger and I found less chaos in my life.
It's been about 4 years since I've jogged more than 3 miles. Yesterday I figured I'd go for a nice 3 mile run on the Venetian, away from the temptation of the shoreline. I learned some things:
Where many juice stores feels compressed and claustrophobic, walking through the doors at jugofresh in South Pointe feels as though you’ve stepped into a walk-up shop on the beach. All jugofresh locations have their own unique identity and the South Pointe location is no exception. With high ceilings and palm trees against a pink sky backdrop that lines the walls, you wonder about the last time you saw the sunrise in South Beach.
Success for me has always rested around personal growth. Am I better than I was yesterday? Did I learn something new today? Did I set things in motion for a better tomorrow? I ask myself those questions daily.
I think in most cases when we wake up feeling different from our usual selves, we tend to worry. Why is this happening? What did I do? How can I fix it? I don't do that anymore.
Changing the world is difficult, but changing your world doesn't have to be. Everyday we are a part of a process that directly affects others. So here are a few tips on helping
Over the years I've tried different products and a year ago after some research and piecing ideas together, I found a simple routine that I use to keep my face, shoulder and back clear.
In our first ReJUvenating June article we focused on foods and drinks that will be beneficial in bringing life to your skin. This article focus on different practices we can embody to help balance out what we put in versus what we put out.
Summer is the real regrowth season to me. This is Part I of our ReJuvenating June article. Here we focus on simple foods and drinks that will help bring some glow to your body, internally and externally.
I called my mother last night to check on her. We caught up on life basics and she steered the conversation into smoothies. That in-turn steered the conversation into fitness, and we made a pact.
How do we define new introductions into our lives that become second nature to us?
Why is President Trump’s Presidency a good thing? It provides the ultimate test of what our country truly is.
Can too much of a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen be a bad thing? Absolutely.
A friend once told me "There is too much to have in this world to ever get caught up on one thing." If you're not going to do whatever is necessary to resolve the issue, and it's obvious the other person isn't going to either, don't let that energy consume you.
"So when he brought up remembering the three key moments in your life..."
"The three key moments in your life?"
I shook my head at myself.
Unconditional love between people doesn't exist—it can't exist. Love has to have a condition. One simple condition.
The truth is, unless you're asked, no one wants your help. No one wants your opinion, your advice, your perspective, or your thoughts.
The graduation ended, we took photos, hugged, and said our goodbyes. I looked around some more and seeing what family members wore, weighed on me. Something seemed off.
A dear friend once told me, "There are things ingrained into us as children that we will never be able to shake." For me trust is one of those things.
It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
In one hour, my heart opened up and I learned 5 important things about myself.
My journey started in Brooklyn. In June 2012, I left the only home I ever knew with the intent of making a new home in a foreign land. I’ve been unsettled ever since that first trip.
No one escapes work in their life; with that in mind, why not take a job experience and allow it to prepare you mentally and professionally for the rest of your life.
As a Freelancer, I'm loyal to no one. Although I work for businesses, help their brand, respect what they do, and give full effort, if things go south for them, who's going to take care of me?
At some point we all lose contracts. Whether through our services no longer being needed or a personal decision to no longer work for a particular client. Occasionally we can prepare in advance, but there are also times where decisions are made unexpectedly. Here are some tips that have helped me get though my rough freelance patches.
Being a manager isn't an easy feat. Being a great one is even more challenging.
On Monday life restarts and although people with jobs hate Monday, if you're unemployed Monday becomes the oasis in the desert.
I have been employed more than I have been unemployed. But awareness of things being alright down the line is different from responsibilities piling up currently. So how do you cope?
Here are some simple work ethic tips to help you gain mental control during the work day and set the tone for your professional career.
Your resume should tell your story and make the interviewer feel like they have a good grasp of your character and your skills. Use this tips to write the perfect story.
Your ability to engage with customers and assist coworkers is extremely valuable, the numbers show it, but regardless of extra efforts, your worth to the company stays the same.
So are you worth what you're currently getting paid?
Our hobbies are our passions. They are the activities which give us peace of mind and allow us to give back to the world.
A message came through earlier. Death had occurred. I knew there was pain resonating.
I couldn't say "I'm sorry to hear that." It never feels right.
There was a point in time where if someone said something to me I could earnestly say, "Na that's not true." Now everything seems possible.
We don't take care of our own. We don't hold them responsible for the things they do.
Being told you're annoying invalidates who you are at the moment.
I forgot this story until today when I thought about the concept of forgiving yourself. Reliving it, that guilt was reintroduced into me at a lighter level. I never forgave myself, I simply forgot about it.
Heat is sexy. And being alive is not the same as feeling alive.
In a mother’s womb were two babies. One asked the other: “Do you believe in life after delivery?” The other replied, “Why, of course. There has to be something after delivery. "
Dumb athletes are a thing of the past. Conditioned athletes are the new wave of the future.