Let’s Celebrate: April is National Donor Month

Let’s Celebrate: April is National Donor Month

National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was established by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003. Observed in April each year, National Donate Life Month helps to encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to honor those that...
Top 10 Mandates for Practicing Self-Care

Top 10 Mandates for Practicing Self-Care

A common concern I see in my practice is women who feel worn out, burned out, fatigued, stressed, depressed, and tired of trying to impress. Women singing the oft common refrain, “I just feel so tired all of the time”. I get it. I’ve been there too. It can be an...
Why Black History Month Matters

Why Black History Month Matters

Every February I am reminded of Why Black History Month Matters. I teach a course in African American History and I am often shocked at how little our children know about our history, so should we expect anyone else to know about it?  As someone who is always thinking...
Respecting Our C.R.O.W.N.

Respecting Our C.R.O.W.N.

The CROWN Act, which is an acronym for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural hair,” is legislation that seeks to ensure that people of color, and in particular black women, do not suffer discrimination at work or at school because they wear...