Relax, Relate and Release into Spring

Relax, Relate and Release into Spring

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Relax, Relate, Release !

With Spring finally upon us, the time has come for us to cleanseand recharge our batteries.Here are 4 ways to ease into spring:

#1 Meditation

Empty your mind from all of the holiday buzz and winter blueswith a simplemeditation routine. Sit or lie comfortably in a relaxed position and repeat the AUM mantra out loud for 15 – 20 minutes. Repeating this mantra helps to calm the mind while relaxing facial muscles and releasing stress. Consistent practice leads to greater mental clarity, emotional stability and increased energy.

#2 Morning Smoothies

Say good-bye to heavy winter porridges. And say hello to light breakfast smoothies. Start each morning with homemade fruit and veggie smoothies packed with nourishing vitamins and minerals. Add a dose of delicious wheat grass, chlorella, or spirulinapowders for added benefits.

#3 Herbal Tisane

Now is the time to swap the usual morning caffeine kick of…

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Study Confirms Widespread Dangerous Perceptions About Black Men [EXCLUSIVE]

Study Confirms Widespread Dangerous Perceptions About Black Men [EXCLUSIVE]

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A new study confirms what black people have known about people for centuries. Click on the audio player to hear more on this on The Russ Parr Morning Show.

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Internet Sensation Felicia “Auntie Fee” O’Dell Has Died

Internet Sensation Felicia “Auntie Fee” O’Dell Has Died

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LOS ANGELES, CA-FEBRUARY 12, 2015: YouTube cooking sensation Felicia O'Dell protects herself from gr Source: Mel Melcon / Getty

Earlier this week Felicia “Auntie Fee” O’Dell,known for her hilarious viral cooking videos, was reportedly on life support from a massive heart attack. It was reported Friday evening, from a message posted by her son on social media, that she has passed away.

“Thank you for all the prayers and hope,” Tavis Hunter, O’Dell’s son who would film her cooking segments said on Facebook. “It did all it can do and now God made the decision to take my mother home where it’s peace and joy and I’m OK with that. She can finally be happy. RIP momma Felicia “Auntie Fee” O’Dell. I love you.”


O’Dell was known for cooking and cursing, often telling funny antidotes with her recipes. In one video, she explains the benefit of making burgers at home versus McDonald’s where, she says, they’re stingy with the tomatoes.



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The Miniatures of Joshua Smith 

The Miniatures of Joshua Smith 

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Joshua Smith is a miniaturist and former stencil artist based in Norwood, South Australia. With a career spanning 17 years he has showcased his work in London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Japan and all over Australia in over 100 exhibitions. Formerly a self taught stencil artist Josh refocused his career to establishing Espionage Gallery, an Art Gallery based in Adelaide, South Australia showcasing both emerging and well established local, interstate and international artists. For 4 years he showcased over 600 artists from over 20 countries.

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In 2015 after the closure of Espionage Gallery Josh refocused back onto his own career this time as a self taught miniaturist. His miniature works primarily focus on the often overlooked aspects of the urban environment such as grime, rust, decay to discarded cigarettes and graffiti perfectly recreated in 1:20 scale miniatures.

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Visionary Chuck Berry Dead At 90

Rock ‘n’ Roll Visionary Chuck Berry Dead At 90

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chuck Berry, the rock ‘n’ roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in “Johnny B. Goode” and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis. He was 90.

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St. Charles county police say they responded to a medical emergency Saturday afternoon and found Berry unresponsive. He could not be revived and was pronounced dead.

Berry hit the Top 10 in 1955 with “Maybellene” and went on to influence generations of musicians. Among his other hits were “Johnny B. Goode” and “Roll Over Beethoven.”

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Reboot!

She’s back!

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There have been many changes in my life recently and surely and hopefully there will be more.  As I continue on my journey, I look for new and exciting ways to reset when I get stuck in a rut.  One rut I was stuck in was beginning to show up in every area of my life.  I was not eating the way I should.

Since returning to the workforce a little over 2 years ago.  I slowly began trading my healthy clean food for quick and easy solutions.  A few pounds started to find there way back to the places I had worked so hard to keep them away from. My skin started to break out again, I was tired and irritable, and I was catching colds.  It was clear that I needed to reboot!

A couple of days ago I purchased another juicer.  I gave my old juicer to…

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Teyana Taylor Launches Fade2Fit Workout Program

Teyana Taylor Launches Fade2Fit Workout Program

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After blowing your mind with her stunning post-baby body in Kanye West’s music video for “Fade”, G.O.O.D Music artist Teyana Taylor has launched her workout program Fade2Fit.

As Billboard.com notes, “the program, released March 1, offers meal plans and portable fitness content for convenient viewing on your phone, TV, computer, or tablet. The body-sculpting workouts are focused solely on dance moves, many of which were seen in Kanye’s Flashdance-inspired “Fade” video, which racked up over 58 million views on YouTube.”

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