Dear Daughters, Sexual assault is any type of forced or coerced sexual contact or behavior that happens without consent. Sexual assault includes rape and attempted rape, child molestation, and sexual harassment or threats. In the United States, nearly one in five women has been raped and almost half of women have experienced another type of … Continue reading Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Dear Daughters, Debt is a crippling problem for a large percentage of the population in the United States. With the evolution of our economy and the transition to credit purchases, buying with the available money you have in your pocket is outdated, if not impossible. Very few individuals are able to buy a home, car … Continue reading Understanding Debt
Dear Daughters, A number of health concerns significantly affect African Americans, including diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure. This article discusses several diseases and medical conditions that are of particular concern to African Americans. HIV and STDs Sickle Cell Disease Heart Disease and Stroke Cancer Environment Resources HIV and STDs In 2016, 44 percent of … Continue reading African American Health Concerns
Dear Daughters, Mental illness is a very touchy subject,even more mental illness in children, however we need to discuss it. As a mother of 4 beautiful children I never thought it would happen to any of my children but it did. There were so many signs but I missed them, but now a days there are some … Continue reading What should I do if I think my child has a mental illness?
Dear Daughters, Few things in life are as emotionally difficult to deal with as the breakup of a relationship. Whether someone has broken up with you, you ended the relationship or the decision was mutual, the aftermath can be equally challenging. Taking the time to grieve and recover properly and learning ways to manage … Continue reading Coping with the Break-up of a Relationship
Dear Daughters, Meditating is the art of developing the super power to control your mind (based on science) Being aware of your own mind is different from just thinking. Thinking is something we do every day, all the time. But thinking your thoughts is a skill that develops, it's a habit. An incredible scientific … Continue reading An Introduction to Meditation
Salt plays a role in high blood pressure. Everyone, including children, should reduce their sodium intake to less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium a day (about one teaspoon of salt). Adults age 51 and older, African Americans of any age and individuals with high blood pressure, diabetes or chronic kidney disease should further reduce their … Continue reading 10 Tips for Cutting Back on Salt
Dear Daughters, Low self-esteem is a topic I have struggled with. I had to learn to appreciate my self worth. It took some time but I can honestly say I love myself and my self -esteem is growing daily. So what is self-esteem? Self-esteem is a condition of awareness, an attitude, an appreciation of yourself … Continue reading How can I improve my self-esteem?
Dear Daughters, Did you know that scientific researchers have demonstrated that laughing and maintaining a sense of humor ward off stress, fight illnesses, and promote overall mind and body health. Find simple ways to laugh and relax, and turn to humor when you feel worries and frustrations creeping in. The Power of Humor Using Humor … Continue reading Humor: A Serious Weapon in the Fight Against Stress
Dear Daughters, Everyone gets angry. While anger is a difficult emotion, most people handle it as best they can with minimal consequences. Sometimes, just a sincere apology can work wonders. In this article we will explore : The Cycle of Anger Break the Cycle of Anger Resources The Cycle of Anger Some people constantly struggle … Continue reading Are you Struggling with Anger