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NYC Marathon: A “Sweet” Finish

 Completing 26.2 Miles on a Wing, Prayer and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups By Mark Zustovich A fleeting moment during my first running of the New York City Marathon stands head and shoulders above the rest. No, not th...
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I’m Busy, What Can Yoga Do for Me?

  By Margarita Manwelyan We’ve all heard that practicing yoga is good for our health. We need more breathing, more stretching, more strengthening the body and more opening of the heart and of the mind. Yet it’s stil...
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Single Black Female.

By Rhonda Bayless I have been single for about eight years. That doesn’t mean I haven’t gone out on a few dates or that I haven’t had sex. It means that I haven’t committed myself to a relationshi...
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Five Benefits of Attending Therapy While Divorcing

By Alanna Gardner In collaboration with Main Line Family Law Center, Philadelphia Marriage and Family Therapy hosted its first lunch-and-learn event, focusing on divorce and separation laws in Pennsylvania. This workshop...
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Marathon Man

By Mark Zustovich When BK Nation co-founder Kevin Powell, a friend and fellow runner, asked me to write about my experiences training for the 2013 ING New York City Marathon, I struggled over how I would approach the sto...
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Fall Into Fitness In Four Easy Steps

By Denise Posnak Four, Three, Two, One… You’re on! It’s that time of year again. The gates have opened…the starting shot has fired…we are off and running…life is full-speed ahead. Fall has arrived It can be a...
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Violent Brain to Non-Violent Brain

By Darrell Harada A human baby raised by a pack of wolves behaves like a wolf because its brain does not recognize a difference. If the child either sees another human or is “rescued” the child may then reali...
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My Story of Domestic Abuse

By Chrissy Simonds When I woke up this morning, I began documenting my history as a victim of domestic violence. Although my last abusive relationship ended eight years ago, I sometimes feel that I am still in it…believi...
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Branding Bad Health

By Michael Cohen Does anyone else spend countless hours surfing the Internet or am I just behind the times? Maybe I am. I don’t do Facebook and I don’t do Twitter…although Kevin Powell won’t be happy to hear that. This &...