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Tackle Oily Skin with These 4 Skin Care Tips

For those who suffer from excessive oily skin, we all know the trouble and hassle of trying to maintain, well, “non-oily” skin. It took me a few years to finally find what works best for my skin type. I struggled finding a routine that minimizes that unnecessary extra shine that shows up in pictures and the overly greasy face that leaves your make up looking gooey by the end of the day. As someone who lives in Houston, where it practically feels like 100 degrees during the summer and the humidity is at its highest peak, nearly at all times of the day, trying to not look oily is almost impossible.

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Top Ten ways to relax if you're on Vacation

It is a privilege to be able to take a vacation.  In most cases, taking time away from work or time away from our families, both can be very demanding.  Once you decide to take the time off, save some to do absolutely nothing. Traveling does not always require a full itinerary. You can still have a fabulous time relaxing.  Here are my top ten ways to relax on your vacation.

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How to cut the cardboard, cut the sugar, and cut the crap while living on a gluten free diet

This article is for those who are confined to a glutenless diet, and are finding it hard to keep up healthy habits. While “going gluten free” has been a fad diet in North America for many years, replacing gluten-laden foods with their wheat-wanting alternatives, can often lead to consuming lots of foods that taste like cardboard, have empty starch calories with no nutrition which convert directly to sugar, and can cause stress and angst about eating out.

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Remove The Weeds In Your Life So You Can Grow

Bad relationships are like weeds in a flower bed, you don’t really notice them until the damage has already begun. Weeds are generally plants that have absolutely no redeeming value as far as nutrition is concerned. They tend to compete with flowers for nutrients and space. Similar to flowers, we allow bad people, who bring no real value, to enter into our lives; bad people who come to compete with us for space in our own lives—our flower bed!

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Get Real: 5 Ways to Deal with Being Black in America

In the wake of everything going on in the world today, one must increase consciousness. I am a black woman in a country that is not set up for me. Therefore, I have to make myself knowledgeable about current events in the black communities and support my Kings and Queens. These days all I hear in the streets is, “why is the news not covering this…why are they imprisoning our black brothers…why, why why?” Stop blaming society for the problems in our communities. We are a part of society. Here are tips I use to deal with everyday life in America as an African-American.

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17 Healthy Things You Can Do to Protect Your Inner Peace

There’s so much noise everywhere in our lives. Sometimes, it amounts to just too much stress. The news regularly reports murder, rape, robbery and crime. We work 80 plus hours, some even more. We deal with family, friendship, and relationship issues. We try to keep up with social media and our finances, all while trying to remain sane on a daily basis.

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4 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

While it's easy to get lost in the fun of travelling and get swept away by the places you are visiting and the things you are doing, it is crucial that you keep your health in mind. There are several things to think about in order to stay healthy when you're away from home: food, cleanliness, sleep, and for some people exercise.

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Everyone on Instagram is Not Doing Better Than You

Before social media even became a concept, we’ve been experiencing FOMO. It’s why we keep up with the Joneses. It’s why we find ourselves heading to the same restaurant we saw someone rave about not too long ago. We just have to be a part of it. I would even argue that it’s why word of mouth is so popular; no one wants to be out of the loop. We all want to be able to say we were a part of that exciting, interesting, fun thing that everyone is talking about.

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Do You and Your Boyfriend Have a Spiritual Connection?

Not too long ago I was having a conversation with a friend of mine about the key element in sustaining a relationship. Interestingly enough, what she said made a lot of sense in the grand scheme of things. I thought about the people I knew around me, and the reason why a lot of their relationships ended unsuccessfully. One constant factor seemed prevalent: the majority of these relationships seemingly put themselves forefront, before spirituality.

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