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Hood Health 101: Before You Give Me A Pound Wash Your Hands Please!

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Today for Hood Health 101 we break down the importance of washing your hands routinely Son, when is the last time you washed your filthy hands? Don’t think too hard cause you probably don’t remember. If you had a map though from the last hour of the things that your hands have touched you’d probably […]

Hood Health 101: Drop It Like A Squat With V-Steaming

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What’s All This Talk about Vaginal Steaming? Vaginal Steaming or V-Steaming as it is often called has been increasingly popular in the United States over the last few years. Women are wondering how it works and why some celebrities have suddenly been doing it. The truth is that vaginal steaming can be traced back through […]

Hood Health 101: Easy, Cheap And Toxic Free Homemade Cleaners

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This edition of Hood Health 101 shows you how to make natural eco-friendly household cleaners.   Cleaning is an essential part of our daily lives. Often times, we are not aware of the toxic chemicals that are in our cleaning supplies. Humor me if you will, take a moment to read the contents of your […]

Hood Health 101: Finding Relief From Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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This edition of Hood Health 101 talks about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and how to relieve some of its symptoms Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition that affects more than 3 million people a year. Numbness, tingling, weakness, and pain in the fingers or the hand are common symptoms carpal tunnel.  This is the due to […]

Hood Health 101: The Source Celebrates National Autism Awareness Month

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This edition of Hood Health 101 will celebrates National Autism Awareness Month Happy National Autism Awareness Month! For this entire month, it would be so amazing if every person reading this article would take the time to get to know someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD. I guarantee you that it will enrich your […]

Hood Health 101: Taking A Step In The Right Direction

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This edition of Hood Health 101 wants you to get out there and walking   There are a plethora of activities that you can do to get in your daily dose of exercise. Brisk walking, however, is one of the easiest low impact exercises that you can do. Research has shown that there are numerous benefits […]

Hood Health 101: Using Your Inner Child To Help Relieve Stress

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This edition of Hood Health 101 takes you back to dope childhood moments to find simple stress relievers Finding cleaver ways to relieve stress in today’s society is very important. I always take every opportunity to “wash” the day off of me. The older that I get the more I look for the “Sunday mornings” […]

Hood Health 101: Music Will Soothe Your Soul And Make You Healthier

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This week’s edition of Hood Health 101 goes into the healing benefits of sound therapy   It’s that feeling that you get when your song comes on and you feel like its time to turn up. You know that inescapable feeling that gets you energized and makes you feel like you just have to move? […]

Hood Health 101: Simple Ways To Bring In The Spring Equinox

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This edition of Hood Health 101 talks about being in tune with the Spring Equinox For the Winter Solstice, I wrote about the importance of being in tune with nature’s cycles. With Friday being the first day of spring, let me begin by saying Happy Spring Equinox! The Spring Equinox is a time for renewal […]

Hood Health 101: Using Mentoring To Help Reclaim A Sense Of Humanity

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Hood Health 101 speaks to your humanity and the need save our youth in Black and Brown communities   Over the last couple of weeks, I have seen so much negative, hateful, and downright uncivilized behavior exhibited by the old young. It’s enough to make you question if many of us have lost our humanity. […]

Hood Health 101: Tips To Help You Create Less Waste And Save Money

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This edition of Hood Health 101 discusses some ways that we can be less wasteful in our everyday lives I know that many of us never take the time to think about how much waste that we generate. It’s not like most of us are in our homes analyzing how much food we throw away, […]

Hood Health 101: Using Plant Power To Purify The Air In Your Home

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This edition of Hood Health 101 looks at the power of plants We are living in a time when it has become normal to experience chemical trails, excessive air pollution, and toxic household products. Most of the time we are unaware of how much we contribute to the toxicity of our home environment as well. How […]

Hood Health 101: Finding Your Purpose And Following Your Path

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This edition of Hood Health 101 delves into determining your purpose and the journey to fulfill it   The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson […]

Hood Health 101: Opportunity Waits For No One And That Includes You

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This edition of Hood Health 101 talks about creating opportunities for yourself How many of you right now are sitting in your homes, reading this post, and waiting for your life to happen? Are you just waiting for that opportunity to prove what you can do for a potential employer, or waiting for the perfect […]

Hood Health 101: Giving You The Tools To Get Things Done

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This edition of Hood Health 101 is giving you tips to help you become more productive and get things done   We have all hit those moments when the sheer amount of the work that we have to do is so overwhelming that we just say forget it or give up. Now, as much as […]

Hood Health 101: Loose Lips Sink Ships

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This edition of Hood Health 101 deals with how to prevent, embrace, or avoid big mouth monsters aka gossip That moment when someone hits you on the jack talking about that chick or that dude like it’s a normal part of the day is the moment that you should run or check your own life. […]

Hood Health 101: Karma And The Art Of Forgiveness

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The edition of Hood Health 101 talks about the art of forgiveness.   The art of forgiveness can be a pretty tricky science as you may know. Often times, we muddle through situations bitter, vengeful, trying to forget what happened, or attempting to actively practice forgiveness. No matter the coping mechanisms that we choose to […]

Hood Health 101: Fun Ways To Be More Connected To Your Friends

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This edition of Hood Health 101 focuses on nurturing the bonds of connectedness.     In 2015 things move so fast with little consideration and time for people, places, and things that matter. We have begrudgingly given up our personal relationships for money, jobs, and any other notion that we equate with success. The question […]

Hood Health 101: Get Ya Gratitude Up

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This edition of Hood Health 101 explores ways to increase your feelings of gratitude Gratitude is having the ability to be thankful and appreciative while offering that same energy to others. A lot of times we get so bogged down with our day to day activities that we’re rarely taking the time to critically analyze […]

Hood Health 101: Amazing Uses Of Raw Honey

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This edition of Hood Health 101 goes into the benefits of raw honey.   Advertisement   Singing… Honey oh oh oh you so sweet in my Erykah Badu voice!! Raw unpasteurized honey is incredibly beneficial because of its medicinal uses and nutritional content. In addition to being taken internally it can also be taken externally. […]