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The Benefits of Dating, 5 Emotional and Mental Factors To Consider

The benefits of dating

The Benefits of Dating Whether you’re hitting the town with your friends or you all are staying in for a game night, you’re bound to run into somebody who will spark your interest. Dating is beneficial to finding your future spouse, helping you grow as a person and building friendships, (granted everything ended mutually.) There are different definitions of the word dating, millennials often say “talking” to someone, but in all, it is the process of getting to know someone on…

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Media Fasting Can Improve Your Quality Of Living Here’s How

The Zeal Life Media Fast

Consecrating Your Mind and Protecting Your Peace  Our minds are such powerful tools. Our thoughts dictate our actions and lead us into the life we either desire or despise. One important factor we tend to forget when it comes to controlling our thought patterns is the media’s influence. Music, TV, pop culture blogs and magazines,  movies etc. all impact how we think and feel. If you aren’t aware, it can affect your quality of living. Don’t believe me? Challenge yourself to…

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Media Distractions, A Quick Political Rant

Let Your Life Be Your Protest So I wrote a post about distraction not too long ago, check it out here. But I wanted to address one specific distraction that is so prevalent, we don’t even realize it’s distracting—the media! Social media, TMZ, BET and Buzz News and whatever other media source you prefer, they are all huge distractions. Don’t get me wrong when used right, media sources are great tools to educate and spread awareness on issues we should…

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Instagram And Its Addictions, The Validation Fix

Instagram Addiction and Overcoming Comparison I needed to revisit the comparison conversation and specifically discuss comparison as it relates to  Instagram. I made a new rule for myself when 2017 came around that I will not scroll through Instagram for more than 60 seconds, and I will not get on the Explore Page at all. I found myself before creating this boundary, tapping instagram– subconsciously even and scrolling and scrolling, switching in and out of the feed and my Explore…

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I Learned 5 Reasons Why Competing in Your Craft is a Waste of Time, So I’ll Share

  What I’ve observed the past 4 years from being around nothing but creatives is the “You can be great, just not greater than me mentality.” There are those who are genuine in their efforts to support one another, but there is a great majority that refuse to help the next person, because of fear they might, “learn all their tricks,” ” steal ideas” or lets be real, do it better. I’ve struggled with this, but what I have to…

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The 4 Most Popular Online Comments On Donald Trump’s Win & Why They’re Unnecessary

  When I first heard that Donald Trump was running for President last year I thought it was a joke. I literally thought it was America’s hoax that would come to a short close. It didn’t take long for me to realize however that it was real life. The belligerent personality I remember from watching The Apprentice was actually running for President. From that point forward I couldn’t take the election seriously; I honestly tuned the whole thing out. It…

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Don’t Stop Talking About Terence Crutcher’s Story, Just Because It’s Not On Your News Feed

After watching the video of Terence Crutcher, my heart breaks at the pure hatred, prejudices and abuse of authority that continues to take place at the hands of law enforcement. But this post is not a rant about how the murder of Terence Crutcher is wrong. To hear my thoughts on police brutality, here’s a previous post I’ve written on this matter. This post is to address the inconsistency and disorder of our generation, and when I say our, I…

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What’s The Big Deal With Culture Appropriation?

  Culture appropriation has been a huge discussion this past year as society continues to become more open to sharing and accepting each other’s differences. The argument however is culture appropriation a positive or negative concept? By definition culture appropriation is the adoption or use of elements of one culture by members of a different culture, so if we view this practice by definition, it is positive— an idea that encourages us to embrace one another. The issue however is…

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The Two Sides of The Bill Cosby Scandal Defined

If you haven’t heard of the Bill Cosby scandal and the allegations that are against him, read more here on Time. I am not here to emphasize what he allegedly did, but rather give my honest opinion on the issue and shed light on some important points on each side of this case. In the black community Bill Cosby is looked up to as Dr. Huxtable on The Cosby Show, the funny prosperous doctor raising a black family in the…

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