She Lost 150 Lbs: Find Out Her Secrets

Are you struggling to lose unwanted weight? Is it causing you to not step out of your comfort zone for fear of being noticed? I'm not surprised about it being a struggle. Simply put, weight loss is a beast in so many lives and it continues to hold people hostage to guilt and defeat. The… Continue reading She Lost 150 Lbs: Find Out Her Secrets

How to Transform Your Body with Food and Exercise

So many women's wish is to transform their bodies like when they were in their 20's or 30's. It was during those times when they felt better and were healthier. I can identify with that. All we want is to get to a place with our health and body where: We can make it up… Continue reading How to Transform Your Body with Food and Exercise

Allison Jones: Her Story of Resilience After a Brain Tumor

Challenges bombard our lives often. Some are easier to overcome than others and there are some that can break us. What makes the difference is how we choose to deal with them and how strong our faith is to help get us through. Think about the last time you had a major challenge in your… Continue reading Allison Jones: Her Story of Resilience After a Brain Tumor

Lupus Symptoms: Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore (A Video Interview)

May is Lupus Awareness Month. Did you know 9 out of 10 adults with lupus are women? And the average length of time for a woman to be diagnosed is 6 years? Unfortunately, my husband falls into the 10% of men who are diagnosed with it. Lupus, in the beginning, literally took him and me… Continue reading Lupus Symptoms: Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore (A Video Interview)

Diabetes: What You Need to Know (A Video Interview)

Do you have diabetes and don't know it? According to a report on the American Diabetes Association website, 1 in 3 U.S. adults 20 years or older have prediabetes (88 million), and 1 in 10 Americans 20 years and older already have diabetes (34.2 million). These statistics are alarming. With diabetes being so prevalent, it's… Continue reading Diabetes: What You Need to Know (A Video Interview)

Breast Cancer: A Story of Survival and Triumph

Article Written and Interview by: Debbie Stokes I remember years ago during the days when I owned a beauty salon, one of my customers came in with watered-filled eyes, and when she saw me she burst into tears. She was so distraught she made me cry. She wasn't talking like she normally did. After a… Continue reading Breast Cancer: A Story of Survival and Triumph

The Journey to Weight Loss

Written by: Debbie Stokes We all have struggles we deal with from time to time. So, for this post I wanted to share with you my current struggle. My weight loss journey is in full effect not because it’s a New Year's resolution but because it’s for the sake of my health. I am on… Continue reading The Journey to Weight Loss

The Death of Fibroids or Me

Article Written By: Debbie Stokes The title is profound because it literally was my life. I had to choose. I had to choose between struggling to live or to live without struggling. I know you are saying what am I talking about? Well, let me explain. In 2015, I went to the doctor’s office for… Continue reading The Death of Fibroids or Me

Letting Go of Anger and Finding Forgiveness

Article and Interview By: Debbie Stokes What will it take for you to let go of your anger and forgive the person you have an issue with? How long will you hold onto the pain? To the anger? Does your peace have to keep suffering? I challenge you to open your mind and heart to… Continue reading Letting Go of Anger and Finding Forgiveness

How to Recognize Depression and Anxiety in Your Kids

It really hurts me to see our kids suffering. With so many cases of mental illness and depression impacting the younger generation; it's time for society to recognize the urgency of the problem, and take a stand to help our youth stabilize or overcome their states of anxiety and depression to prevent harm to themselves… Continue reading How to Recognize Depression and Anxiety in Your Kids

The Impact of Mental Illness

Mental Illness is a major issue in today's society. Every time we look at the news when it relates to random or rampage shootings, more often than not, the underlying cause stems from the mental illness of the perpetrator who committed the crime. In other instances, mental illness can be found in an array of… Continue reading The Impact of Mental Illness

Menopause and You: Get the Facts

When most of us think about menopause, the first thing that comes to mind are those dreaded hot flashes. You know how one minute, everything is going just fine, but then, it's like your inner heat formed into hands and leaped from out of nowhere and attacked you. Keep in mind, the weather had nothing… Continue reading Menopause and You: Get the Facts

5 Ways to Increase Your Self-Love

Personal Story Contributed By: Wendy T. Talley I am a strong believer that pain pushes you into your purpose. Change brings forth the beginning of your awakening, which in turn, brings about a new opportunity, and the transforming of a new you and a new life. As I ponder about my life, I have many pain… Continue reading 5 Ways to Increase Your Self-Love