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Thursday, April 27, 2017


Convince Yourself to Start Shaving Again Today.

April 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s face it, some of us simply get lazy when it comes to shaving and we leave our facial hair growing for a little longer than we would like. Perhaps we give ourselves an excuse such as wanting to grow a beard or maybe we like the idea of facial hair. However, there are plenty of reasons to start shaving again, and here... [Read more...]

Managing Anger & Grief is Important.

April 24, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are so many people facing hurt, anger and grief with no direction. How to manage these hardships is different for everyone, but it is necessary to find a method that is safe and works for you. In black community prayer, and spiritual meditation, have been mainstays. Though some professionals argue against that method we... [Read more...]

Living for Likes & Retweets.

April 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) According to Statista, 73% of the US population had a social media profile in 2015, a figure that grows significantly year on year. The question remains, then: if social media makes us feel so bad, why do we continue to subscribe and take part? Fear of missing out no doubt plays a major role, as online networks have become so... [Read more...]

Mental Issues are Not a License to Kill.

April 22, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am about fairness regardless of who, or what, is on the table. It is very important that while we acknowledge issues in the community, such as mental health, we don’t commit hypocrisy. What we demand of others as human beings cannot be excused amongst our own. When white males commit multiple murders many in the black community... [Read more...]

What to do After the Funeral.

April 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The loss of a loved one is understandably hard on a family, and individuals. It’s a time when emotions are high and, if this is the first loss for a family unit, everyone finds themselves in uncomfortable shoes. Funeral preparation is often handled on a very tight schedule with a small window of time. As the family prepare... [Read more...]

The Top Five Sources for Negative Conditioning.

April 21, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We are being conditioned just about every day of our lives. Some of it is positive but most of the conditioning we are bombarded with is negative. The bottom line is that it’s happening at a level we do not comprehend and, unfortunately, it’s been happening all of our lives. Here are five sources of negative conditioning... [Read more...]

Can You Really Survive On Your Own?

April 19, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In America, there’s a huge amount of importance placed on an individual’s ability to take care of things by themselves. That’s one of the most classically “American” things there is. Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps. Never needing any help and refusing to let other people take care of you.... [Read more...]

Three Reasons Fitness Over Forty is Important.

April 18, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you reach forty you reach a milestone. Young adulthood ends and middle-age begins. For some, it’s a seamless transition. For many who have been idle and leading sedentary lifestyles for much of their young adulthood, it is a time fret with potentially negative health outcomes. Issues of heart disease, diabetes, cancers... [Read more...]

Three Ways to Mute Our Inner Heckler.

April 17, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A heckler is a person who interrupts a performer or public speaker with derisive or derogatory comments or abuse. One of the most famous public hecklers in American culture is a man named Robin Ficker. Ficker was a passionate fan of the NBA’s Washington Bullets. He is most famous for his storied picture heckling behind Michael... [Read more...]

Four Ways to Convert Struggle into Positive Energy.

April 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What is positive energy? When does energy become positive? There are a million different interpretations to this question. My own definition is that positive energy is the harnessing of good attributes such as cheerfulness, enthusiasm, focus and empathy and exploiting said energy for favorable results. Is it possible then to... [Read more...]

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