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Zakyree Wallace

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The Sun Is Out, And I Am not Afraid

Winter is finally over. It’s 7:30 p.m. as I’m typing this, and the soft rays of the sun are enriching my skin. The recent appearance of the sun has lead me to spend more time outside–napping, hanging out with friends, or relaxing. These days the warm sun, and its gift of a nice tan, are…

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Hold on Health, I’m Trying to Build My Life

It’s times like these when I sit down to write something relevant and interesting for our Natura readers that I’m reminded by how disconnected I feel with everything that I’m “supposed” to be interested in. It turns out living in a perpetual state of tiredness with chronic headaches for several months can have that effect,…

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Wearing a Hijab Against Abercrombie’s Brand?

The “attractive all-American” lifestyle brand is in legal trouble again. I don’t know about y’all, but I know that “all-American” is usually code for people who don’t have that extra descriptor in front of ‘American.’ On February 25, the Supreme Court heard a case on whether or not retailer Abercrombie & Fitch denied Samantha Elauf…

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On Women’s Health: are we overmedicated or over-regulated?

Are women overmedicated? In her recent NY Times article, Julie Holland discusses whether women in America are overmedicated and losing their emotional sensitivity via unnecessary use of antidepressants and antipsychotics. Sadness, anxiety, depression, and other environmentally caused stressors are natural emotions that are a part of life and need to be felt, Holland says. She…

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How to Prioritize Mental Hygiene with Hey Fran Hey

“I had so much mental and emotional buildup of people’s old energies, of old trauma’s, childhood issues, my fears of the future….You almost think that life is supposed to feel…

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