Posts tagged health
AN INSIDE LOOK AT BROOKLYN'S 1st ENVSN FESTIVAL

founded by sharifa murdock + laura stylez, #envsnfest is designed to provide an interactive learning, networking, shopping, and entertainment experience for a multi-generational group of creative female hustlers.

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TO LIVE + S.L.A.Y. (SELF-LOVE AND YOGA) WITH TEACHER, ADRIANA ADELE

It was an overcast afternoon, yet still one to appreciate during this new transition into fall, when I went to meet Adriana Adelé for tea and a conversation about her experiences as a yoga instructor. I first came across Adriana’s work on Instagram during a search to find a yoga studio and instructor to begin practicing with. As a black woman myself, Adriana’s account was one that instantly stood out to me for connection.

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#SELFCARESERIES: DEVELOPING HEALTHY SLEEPING HABITS

Whenever you find yourself feeling off-balanced and out of sorts, the cause can usually be discovered within the ways you've been taking care of yourself. It's no secret that our eating and sleeping habits have a direct correlation to the way we feel and are, arguably, the most important aspects of our lives... But somehow we still find it hard to maintain healthy patterns in these areas; especially sleep.

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#SELFCARESERIES PART 3: DARLA + FRIENDS SELF-CARE ROUTINES

Still stuck on what types of self-care routines you can practice? Don’t worry, a few DARLA contributors + creative friends are willing to share some insight to their self-care routines for part three of our series. All practices vary from physical, mental/emotional, spiritual and social. Check them out below and join in on the conversation this week via Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram @DARLAmedia!

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#SELFCARESERIES PART 1: WHAT IS SELF-CARE?

When many people think of self-care they may think of face masks, meditation, pedicures, or even #WineWednesdays. While those all can be valid ways to practice self-care, do we really know what it means?

DARLA has decided to tackle the topic of self-care to give you all the ins and outs in a four part series for November:

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ATTRACT LOVE, FEED YOUR SPIRIT, AND MANIFEST YOUR DREAMS WITH CRYSTAL BLISS BY DEVI BROWN

A copy of Devi Brown's new book, Crystal Bliss was delivered to me about two weeks ago and it was exactly what I needed in preparation to make some major lifestyle changes. For what seemed like an extremely long time, I was feeling worn out, uninspired, and unmotivated; finding it hard to keep pushing in just about every area of my life. Devi Brown's words and guidance in Crystal Bliss truly resonated with me, inspiring me to find clarity and healing through what I was experiencing.

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THE FOURTRESS SEEKS TO HELP HOMELESS WOMEN IN NEW YORK CITY WITH #PROJECTQUEENV

The Fourtress — four New York City roommates have come together to use their talents to help others. The Fourtress, which launched this summer, is described as a specially curated space that inspires, empowers, and unifies women of color to fulfill their purpose and stand in their power. This collective is made up of Kiara Bass (Publicity Director), Tierra Taylor (Creative Director), London Coleman-Williams (Account Director), and Candice Frank (Content Director). While also having full-time jobs in places such as Essence and The View, these women created The Fourtress as a solution to the lack of platforms specifically for millennial women of color.

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CEO OF NATURALL CLUB, MUHGA ELTIGANI, IS DISRUPTING THE HAIR CARE INDUSTRY WITH FRESH FRUIT PRODUCTS

If you've ever spent time mixing up ingredients from your kitchen to create your own hair care products due to the lack of good quality, in-store options... Or if you've spent your hard earned money on "natural" product lines only to be disappointed in the results, you're not alone. According to Natural Hair Care Expert and Entrepreneur, Muhga Eltigani: one out of every fiveblack women are dissatisfied with current options on the market, which has caused one out of every two black women to make some sort of hair care concoction at home.

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