Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Stay safe, stay well (part 2)

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Stay safe, stay well (part 2)

Warning: This post contains descriptions of abuse and may be triggering to some. If you are currently experiencing domestic violence or if after reading this article you suspect that you or someone you know may be in an unhealthy relationship, please call 1-800-799-SAFE at ANY TIME . . Stevon Edwards interviews Khalilah Collins, community advocate, […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Stay Safe, Stay Well

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Stay Safe, Stay Well

Warning: This post contains descriptions of abuse and may be triggering to some. At Holistic Ebony we focus on the whole health of women everywhere. October is domestic violence awareness month and we wanted to shed light on a few prevention and coping methods that you can use or share with others. If you are […]

Cashews can make you “Happy!”

  Pharrell just seemed fitting because of the great mood boosters that cashews are. Looking to get happy naturally? Check it out! Cashews provide magnesium People who have higher levels of magnesium have a lower likelihood of having depression, central obesity and body fat percent overall Cashews have tryptophan The body requires this tryptophan to produce serotonin. […]

Memes, Meaning, and the Mind

Memes, Meaning, and the Mind

No it’s not. Well, physiologically speaking it is. Our bodies respond faster to the foods we eat than it does to physical activity (i.e. food poisoning, nutritional deficiencies, etc…). While BOTH healthy eating and physical activity are essential to wellness, our health is 100% influenced by the mind. Our wellness goals are accomplished in the mind […]

Meet Our New Staff Writer: SteVon Edwards, MPH

Meet Our New Staff Writer: SteVon Edwards, MPH

“Be transformed by the renewing of your mind…Romans 12:2b” Who are you and what do you do? I am a bow-tie-making, baroque-playing, (now) blog-writing, health professional, and daughter, who is hilariously funny and thinks everyone else is, too. I am a community health enabler that currently works in community health administration on programming and policy development […]