JaeandTracy

Friends Help You Live Longer

I’m not sure if I want to live a long life, but I do know that I want to live a good one. According to an article I recently read in Men’s Journal Magazine, “Nearly all the research into healthy aging has found that the key to a long, happy life is not diet or exercise…

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Why Men Love Women Who Love Sports

Teamwork is a tried and true fundamental of sports.  In sports it is important for everyone to be on the same page looking to accomplish the same goals. If one person thinks solely of themselves it can blow up the whole play costing the team the game. Why do I point this out in speaking…

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This Good Woman: Chef Aryen Moore-Alston

Aryen Moore-Alston has always been one of the most talented people that I know. Aryen can write you a software program, do the graphic design for a brochure, perform an original dance, bring life to a character in a play, and cook you an amazing meal. Oh did I mention that she speaks three languages.…

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Are You A Tech Savvy Parent?

I walked into the living room to see my son playing on his XBox 360. With his headphones on and an intense look on his face, he was lost in a world filled with armed alien soldiers. Out of nowhere he said, “No dude, don’t go that way. Follow me.” Only he wasn’t talking to…

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Keeping it to Ourselves: The Taboo of Counseling

Every year, about 42.5 million American adults or 18.2 percent of the total adult population in the United States suffers from some mental illness, enduring conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. This 2012 data, compiled by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), also indicates that approximately 9.3 million adults, or…