Tag Archives: Personal hygiene

Mental-Health

Have you always been so outspoken about mental-health issues?  Yes. I think it is important. We are on this earth to make sure that whatever mark we leave when we are gone is one that is lasting. I think a … Continue reading

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It’s Complicated

“Complicated things break,” I warned my husband five years ago as he gazed at the plumbing store’s touch-free toilet. “There’s an electromagnetic field,” he said, smiling like a 10-year-old about to eat frosted birthday cake. “Just wave your hand to … Continue reading

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Beauty Routine

What beauty routine always make you feel better? Hair and face steaming masks, and hair treatment have become constant rituals lately. It’s pure heaven. -Coree Moreno A good, long bath using essential oils and a face mask – you can’t … Continue reading

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Beautiful Conversation

I used to lay between cool, clean sheets at night after I’d had a bath, after I had washed my hair and scrubbed my knuckles and finger nails and teeth. Then I could lie quite still in the dark with … Continue reading

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Depressed While Black

Nibokum used to think depression was a “white person’s disease.” she says “My mom raised us to believe that Black people are strong; we don’t get depression. And prayer is how we cope – not therapy or medication. Then , … Continue reading

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