From Cafe Astrology: Step one is to calculate your Name Number.  Here’s an EXAMPLE: Name given at birth: Mary Lynn Smith. Find each letter and its corresponding numeral in the chart above, and then add these digits together: 4+1+9+7+3+7+5+5+1+4+9+2+8 = 65 Reduce by adding the sum’s digits together, and then further reduce to come to […]

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Happy New Year!  Some of us are single.  Others are in relationships that are not meeting our needs.  What are the best ways to prepare for a great relationship in the New Year? 1. Out With the Old, In With the New.  Detach yourself so that you are available.  This detachment is physical, emotional, and spiritual.  Detachment does […]

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With so many books to choose from, many of us are choosing popular “urban literature” books that are easy to read and sexually titillating.  Urban literature or “street lit” is the prominent form of African American literature today.  However, the main characters often lack empowerment and their actions involve morally questionable profanity, sex, and violence.   The characters have interesting escapades, […]

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Everything Performed by Mary J. Blige You are my everything You are my everything You, my everything Everything, everything, everything It’s all because of you, I’m never sad and blue You’ve brightened up my days in your own special way Whenever you’re around, I’m never feeling down You are my trusted friend, on you I […]

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From a recent Huffington Post article, we now believe that: 1. Love makes you dumb and dumber. Studies have shown that people who are passionately in love are less able to focus and to perform tasks that require attention. “When you have just become involved in a romantic relationship you’ll probably find it harder to […]

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by Dr. J , Reposted in abbreviated form from Single Black Male: I was scanning the headlines a couple weeks back and I saw a few famous celebs were heading to rehab, albeit for more than the first time. I thought that the relationship most have with addiction is a lot like those who struggle […]

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Courtship is being redefined.  Is it for the better? Young 20-somethings “hang out,” opting for group socializing over personal one-on-one encounters and often engage in casual “hook-up” sex.  Texting, e-mail, Twitter or other forms of “asynchronous communication” have replaced more personal introductions. According to a recent New York Times article about courtship today: “In the context of […]

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The Fathers & Family Coalition of America will be hosting its 15th Annual National Conference, February 11-14, 2014 at The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Henderson, NV.  Conference activities include: Fatherlessness: An American Epidemic to be featured documentary film. Fatherhood Practitioners & Healthy Relationship Educator Certificate Program. NEW: SEVEN COUPLES OF EXCELLENCE: The […]

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Pablo Imani, founder of Afrikan yoga, was born and raised in the UK.  He is a yoga teacher with Jamaican roots and member of the International Board of African Thinkers. He was recently interviewed after conducting a yoga teacher training class at Nabbinonya beach, Entebbe, a 50km drive from Kampala city. ON A SCALE OF 1-10, DOES YOGA […]

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On December 11, 2013 at 2PM ET, Dr. Craigie will host a webinar titled Family Structure, Stability, and Child Wellbeing. During the webinar, Dr. Craigie will discuss the determinants and effects of family structure and instability, as well as the pathways through which child wellbeing is affected. Topics to be covered during Dr. Craigie’s webinar include […]

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