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Health Myths Busted: Part One

If you have lived in America for any significant amount of time, chances are you have heard at least one cliché about health that is widely accepted as true. In reality, many of these clichés are either highly misleading or flat out false. Some can be a pain to observe, to boot! Save yourself the [...]

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Interview with Lisa Shea Mullins

Lisa Shea Mullins is a lady on the move!  If you haven’t heard of her, yet, take note because she’s getting ready to leave her footprints all over the nation!  She recently followed her passions to create Lisa Shea’ Custom Shoes and her life has been one blessing after another.  OnyxLouisville (OL): How did this [...]

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Interview with Natural Hair Model Te’Anna Williams

I am excited to do this interview with Louisville’s own  Te’Anna Williams.  Te’Anna is a top 15 finalist in the Taliah Waajid 2013 World’s Next Top Hair Model contest.  I asked Te’Anna to sit down with me and do an interview in regards to her journey from average girl to national hair model. DCN: So first [...]

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Curb Your Appetite, Not Your Enthusiasm!

As the excitement of the new year fades, you may begin to lose your enthusiasm for the resolutions of health that you made. That one day break from the gym you earned turned into an ever increasing pattern of of three or four day gaps between workouts.But to your surprise you feel more hungry than [...]

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Tips on Maintaining a Healthy Computer

Tips on Maintaining a Healthy Computer By Andre’ Gilkey In this week’s edition of the Onyx Newsletter, I was tasked to provide an article relating on something most of us use every day:  a computer.  Most of us live on them, but sometimes they can give us grief when the unexpected happens, such as crashing [...]

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Good Love

Good Love Looking back on the last two years, I’ve reflected on the years 2010 and 2011.  The events that took place were meant to be, yet they brought hurtful memories that left scars in my soul.  I was always taught to respect the power of love and to remember to take each experience and [...]

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Good Love

Good Love Looking back on the last two years, I’ve reflected on the years 2010 and 2011.  The events that took place were meant to be, yet brought hurtful memories that left scars in my soul.  I was always taught to respect the power of love and remember to take each experience and learn from [...]

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5 Ways to Beat Winter Blues: Part 3

4) Supplement with vitamin D. In addition to having difficulty synchronizing ourselves with the sun in the colder months, many of us simply don’t get enough sun exposure, leaving us deficient in vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin”. Vitamin D deficiency has been found to be especially prevalent in people of African descent living in latitudes [...]

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5 Ways to Beat Winter Blues: Part 2

2) Exercise. You may have a million excuses for why you can’t exercise, but what you might not realize is that many of those excuses only exist because you don’t exercise. If you are too tired, too achy, or simply not in the mood to exercise, do it anyway! Studies have shown that 30 minutes [...]

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5 Ways To Beat Winter Blues: Part 1

With the holiday season upon us, there is plenty to look forward to — families coming together, hearty meals, and well-earned time off from work! Nonetheless, many people find themselves struggling to muster up any holiday cheer during the winter months. If you need a pep talk just to get out of bed in the [...]