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Mid-week Mindfulness: Stay Busy; Stay Sharp

(Image: iStock.com/Geber86) If multitasking is your middle name and feeling overwhelmed is your game, there just might be a silver lining to all that busyness. It turns out your hectic schedule might translate into better brain power as you age. A recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience found people …

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3 Quick Steps for Morning Mental Detox

(Image: iStock.com/Christopher Futcher) Many successful people make sure they start their morning with healthy habits. From not skipping breakfast to taking medication, these leaders get themselves on the right track by kicking off their day in a positive way. Research shows having positive morning habits can be beneficial to your …

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Legendary Lena Horne Talks Racial Injustice

(Image: Lena Horne at 1963 March on Washington (NARA) | by pingnews) In a never-before-seen video from In Their Own Words: The American Masters Digital Archive, singer, dancer, actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne shares her disappointment in the lack of progress made toward racial equality throughout her lifetime. …

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Tasha’s Survival Guide: In Her Own Words

The following was written by Naturi Naughton, who stars as Tasha St. Patrick on the hit Starz TV show “Power”: At the end of the day, I made a choice to survive. Where I come from, no one gave me anything. In the rough streets of Queens, N.Y., I learned that if …

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Food-for-Thought Friday: Hike for Happiness

BE Savvy By Black Enterprise+ | July 15, 2016 (Image: iStock.com/franckreporter) News flash: You should hike for health and happiness. For the last few years, a growing body of research has strongly suggested myriad physical and mental health benefits linked to outdoor activity, in addition to the well-established benefits of leading an active …

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#EmmySoDiverse: Full List of Black Nominees

(Image: Emmy Award | by ITU Pictures) The nominees for the 2016 Emmy Awards, recognizing excellence in the television industry, have been announced and people of color are proudly, deservingly represented. Airing September 18, 2016, 8:00 p.m. EST, the Emmy Awards did what the Oscar Awards neglected to do, by …

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