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Mental Health Awareness: How To Help Yourself & Others

September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month, which strives to bring more awareness and resources to those struggling with mental health. Individuals within the Black community are often most affected by mental illness, whether that be depression, anxiety, PTSD, or harmful thoughts. The prevalence mental illness can have on minorities because of social, environmental, …

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A Push for Change: Why Sex Ed Needs a Revamp Across the U.S.

Sex Ed was that oh-so-awkward lesson during the winter months at your local high school that crammed a lifetime’s worth of information into two or three short days during physical education. Most of us have taken some form of a sex health class before in our lives, or at least a small unit of it …

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Ma’at Sunz: A Local Health and Wellness Company

Healthy living and healthy eating have always been trending topics in society. Despite this, eating what “tastes good” and doing what “feels good” have still been hard habits for many to break. According to a 2020 Center for American Progress, report, 13.8 percent of African Americans reported having fair or poor health compared with 8.3 …

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How College Students Practice Self-Care: International Self-Care Day

Photo by Tasha Jolley on Unsplash The past three years have been tremendously difficult for the average American student. Through the pandemic, many lost family members, their jobs, and their homes and developed mental and physical disorders. The Supreme Court shut down affirmative action, and student loans are not forgiven. With a lot going on …

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Embracing the Summer Solstice: Illuminating the Power of the Sun

As the warmth of summer envelopes the land and the days stretch luxuriously, we find ourselves on the cusp of an extraordinary celestial event that has held humanity in awe since time immemorial—the summer solstice. This captivating phenomenon, occurring annually around June 21st in the Northern Hemisphere, marks the pinnacle of the sun’s journey, when …

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The 9-Step Definitive Guide to Men’s Mental Health

Breaking Stigma, Embracing Resilience, and Thriving In a world that often expects men to be stoic and unyielding, prioritizing mental health becomes an act of strength and self-care. Men face unique challenges when it comes to addressing their emotional well-being, but it’s time to shatter the barriers and empower men to take charge of their …

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High Stakes: The Pros and Cons of Cannabis Legalization in 2023 America

Have you ever stopped to think about the incredible journey of cannabis? This plant has been around for centuries, used for medicinal and recreational purposes across the globe. However, it has also been the subject of controversy, and its legality has been questioned for just as long. In recent years, a growing movement has emerged …

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