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Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Three Ways to Achieve Mental Relaxation.

September 17, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) How do you relax and take your mind off things? Most would say a long walk or a good workout. Both of these are great ways to achieve relaxation. But did you know there are other, even more effective ways of achieving mental paradise? In our twenty-four hour news cycle, where we are deluged with information, advertising and... [Read more...]

Three Ways Exercise Acts as an Anti-Depressant.

September 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We now know that the epicenter of depression is the brain. How we feel about ourselves and our ability to stay positive has as much to do with how our brain is functioning than any other organ in our body. Although depression must be treated according to the level of severity at which one experiences it, we now have a new weapon... [Read more...]

Three Maxims for Becoming Healthy Men from the Inside Out.

September 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As black men, how do we life our best life possible in a country that has not always valued us as men? The answer will vary for each man, according to our philosophy, social upbringing, theology and experiences. Here’s the key: We may not always have the best to give, but – across our physical, emotional and spiritual life... [Read more...]

Three Mental Benefits of Physical Activity.

September 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The majority of people who exercise do so for physical purposes – to improve their physique, elevate conditioning levels and generally add years to their life. Ripped muscles, reduced inches and being able to run a marathon have always been hallmarks of the physical benefits of exercise. There is more to be had from a workout... [Read more...]

Four Ways to Condition Your Tomorrow.

September 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) How do we prepare for tomorrow? Most would say, “Take care of tomorrow on tomorrow!” I say, though, that tomorrow begins today! In fact, condition your tomorrow tonight, as you prepare for slumber. Most coaching pedigrees emphasize the importance of prioritizing your day first thing in the morning. I suggest that you can... [Read more...]

Three Mental Imperatives for Winning While You’re Losing.

September 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Have you ever felt as if you were losing? Have you ever been associated with a losing culture? Between 2014-15 and 2015-16, the Philadelphia 76ers lost 28 straight games spanning two seasons, the most consecutive losses in NBA history. Now that’s losing! “Last night took an L but tonight I bounce back”, raps Big Sean. What’s... [Read more...]

Three Tips for Tightening the Tummy.

September 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Exercise has undergone quite a few changes over the past fifty years. We know so much more about how the body responds to muscular and aerobic stress than we did just a few years ago. One of the things we know more about is how to best train our tummy. After all, ask any would-be exerciser what’s the one area of their body... [Read more...]

Population Growth: The Challenges Facing Us Today.

September 15, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is no longer a secret that the global population is ever-increasing year after year. This exponential rate is staggering, but many often turn a blind eye to it. In many respects, it is much easier to do that than to face the facts, but as some point humanity will have to make some changes if it wants to improve the world... [Read more...]

Why Are Black Guys More Likely to Develop Prostate Cancer?

September 13, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The statistics are shocking: black men are twice as likely as their white peers to develop cancer of the prostate when they’re in their early 50s. Not only that, but they’re also twice as likely to die from prostate cancer and more likely to be in the late stages of the disease when they are given a diagnosis. All this... [Read more...]

What to Do with the ‘What’s Done’ of Our Life.

September 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “What’s done is done!” we like to proclaim. What’s done is rarely done; it’s waiting to be sufficiently dealt with and adjudicated. ‘What’s done’ are the issues that line the shelves of our lives and are marked ‘closed’. The problem is they usually aren’t. We generally do not know what to do with the ‘what’s... [Read more...]

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