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Sunday, December 21, 2014


4 Ways That Sex Can Ruin A Black Mans Life.

December 11, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am in Illinois today getting ready to give a speech to the talented young black men of Alpha Phi Alpha.  As I prepared my thoughts for these brothers, I began to reflect on friends I’ve had who were just as bright, just as capable, and ready to take on the world.   Years later, some of these men are in prison, dead or demoralized... [Read more...]

Increasing Numbers of College Students Drink.

November 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) For many people, drinking alcohol and going to college simply go hand-in-hand. But the harsh reality is that established drinking habits mixed with the college environment could be a recipe for disaster. Some say the stats surrounding the increasing number of college students who drink are frightening.  Let’s take a look at... [Read more...]

Did you know: The Face of Body Image Disorder is Changing?

November 10, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Remember when body imaging challenges almost always only depicted a female standing in a mirror tugging at the stomach or squeezing at the thighs? Those images were heartfelt on so many levels because as the audience looking in, what we saw was that of a very healthy looking woman, with beautiful features and really just needed... [Read more...]

Are Parents the Root Cause of Addictions? Cold & Flu Season.

October 21, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The war on drugs is in full effect within this society! Parents, schools and communities are constantly encouraging young people to stay away from drugs such cocaine, meth, ecstasy and even marijuana. I too feel our young people should stay away from any drug or substance that alters their brain or disturbs their physical body... [Read more...]

Ebola plus fear equals Conster-nation.

October 19, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Consternation is a noun – and is defined as “feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.” Synonyms of consternation include distress, discomposure, and panic. Consternation aptly describes what most Americans are feeling right now about the Ebola virus outbreak – especially at the news of two American... [Read more...]

Racism Charge in Ebola Fight Way Overblown.

October 15, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson was tactful and circumspect when he questioned the way health officials and medical staffers handled the care and treatment of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan. Jackson carefully avoided using the “R” word. R as in racism but others, many others, and that includes Duncan’s family,... [Read more...]

Don’t Go It Alone!

September 14, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The most persistent fear I have repeatedly overcome is a fear of rejection. The irony of this people-pleasing fear is that it can manifest in a lot of behaviors, one of which is solitude. Without consciously connecting your fear with your choices, those whose core fear is rejection can make a habit of going it alone – insisting... [Read more...]

How Can I Overcome My Fears of The Dentist?

September 12, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  Being afraid of the dentist is not something to be embarrassed about. In fact, dental anxiety and dental phobia is actually a real thing. People who suffer from dental phobia become stressed when it comes time to visiting the dentist. Like with any phobia, though, there are ways to manage and completely alleviate your stress... [Read more...]

Self Knowledge: 6 Ways to Build Character In Youth?.

September 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a spiritual teacher and an artist, I cross paths regularly with many clients who are in the process of “finding themselves”. I’ve crossed paths with retirees who are on a quest to find their purpose, to find their calling, their place in life. Many of my clients are just learning the importance of self expression.... [Read more...]

Procrastination Kills!

September 2, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you are reading this, then you have probably put aside doing something important. Why aren’t you doing it now? Before you answer, don’t feel bad, because according to “Psychology Today“, “Psychological Science” & “American Psychological Association“, 20% of people are labeled... [Read more...]

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