While juicing is a great way to jump start a weight loss program, it’s not a long term solution to bad habits. However, a proper juice cleanse CAN be effective if you consider the following: Keep It Quick. Steer clear of a juice cleanse that requires more than 5 days. Extreme juicing can be counterproductive as […]

On September 30th, 1962, Marlon Williams, aka, “Marly Marl was born. Happy Birthday! He got his start as a New York disc jockey and eventually went on to produce some of hip-hop’s early biggest hits. Marly Marl has worked with hip-hop icons like Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Masta Ace, Kool G. Rap, MC Shan […]

“Patience is not the ability to wait, but how you act while you’re waiting.” – Joyce Meyer Progress requires action and although you may not have what you want right now, it is still important to work while you wait. Remember, what’s meant for you WILL be yours. It’s only a matter of time. So […]

Riding yourself of unwanted fat is a combination of the proper diet and exercise. Here are 10 tips that can help you get rid of the extra flab for good. Drink More Water. I know, this sounds like a no brainer but very few people get the recommended 8 glasses of water per day. In […]

Kurtis Blow releases his Self-Titled debut album on Mercury Records on this day in 1980. The album includes one of hip-hop’s first smash hits, “The Breaks”, which has been sampled by dozens of rap artists over the years. Blow was a trailblazer for rap acts to come as he was the first hip-hop artist to […]

You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith. ~Mary Manin Morrissey Sometimes, we naturally “plan for the worst” because we’re too focused on past failures instead of the things we want. Remember, fear will always stand in the way of your success. Its like a wall between you […]

“Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone else’s inability to see your worth.” – Author Unknown Don’t be so quick to please others that you compromise your happiness in the process. There will be people who may not like you, sometimes for no reason, but don’t let that stop you from being great. Remember, happiness […]

So, you’ve been on your weight loss journey for a couple of days and you step on the scale in the morning, only to find out you’ve GAINED 3 pounds? Immediately you’re perplexed because you’ve been doing all the “right”things. Or have you? Sometimes weight gain has nothing to do with “overeating” but more so […]

Can’t get to the gym everyday? No worries! Did you know there are simply ways to burn extra calories while you’re at the office? If you’re tight on time and can’t “workout” everyday, check out these simple tips that can help you lose weight from your job. Communicate with co-workers in person instead of by […]

Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself. ~Harriet Nelson Sometimes you have to forgive even when the person who hurt you doesn’t apologize. This is how you heal from a painful situation, by not allowing someone else’s evil to live in your heart. When you learn to let go, you’re […]

After I had my last baby, my weight loss journey was tough, I had to choose between wanting a six pack or cheesecake and most of the time, the cheesecake won.. Many people think that starting a weight loss diet means giving up the foods we love. No sweets, no rice, no bread, no chips, […]

Don’t find fault. Find a remedy. ~Henry Ford Remember, the more you complain the more you contribute to the problem. Focus less on the mistake and more on finding a solution. Instead of finding fault, find a remedy!