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Its Time to break-up with Sugar

Apologies for my long absence. 2019 ended on a pretty high note after a very scary December. My youngest daughter and I were diagnosed with dengue; she had the near death scary hemorrhagic version. Fortunately, we were released from the hospital just in time for Christmas. But between that experience at the end of last year and starting this year off playing catch-up, I had to take the hiatus. Anyway, enough of that. I am back here to support you feeling good at an extremely critical time. This COVID-19 ain’t no joking matter and I believe it will be with us for some time in the foreseeable future. I also want you to know that you are not helpless in the situation....

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I love you so Matcha!

And matcha loves you too! Feel good Friday is exploring this green-hued wonder ingredient that has made its way to coffee shops and kitchens around the world. Matcha is the green powder that results from grinding up the traditional green tea leaves. This warm brain-boosting beverage is best made with a bamboo whisk to froth up small bubbles and ensure no clumps in your tea bowl or mug. You want to be choosing ceremonial grade tea to ensure that your mug of feel good matcha love is packed with mega nutritional components. Ceremonial grade matcha is made from the youngest tea leaves that have been de-stemmed, and has a very smooth flavour.      So why does matcha make us feel good? And what are...

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How to Sleep your way to the Top

I know, right? That’s a little bit sensational and that’s exactly how I felt when The Little Red Dress (a Women’s club at the Norman Manley Law School) asked me to give a talk with that title. Shock and horror, but fret not! We were not talking about that kind of sleeping your way to the top.  I am a firm believer that there are only two things that you are supposed to do in your bedroom. Both of which begins with the letter “s”. Go figure! So today, I'd like to encourage you to get enough sleep! According to the National Sleep Council, people between the ages of 17-25 need to be getting between 8-9 hours of sleep per...

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