Black Women’s Health
The Carnivore Diet is all the rage, but some Black women are skeptical. Many are triggered by cholesterol and blood pressure risks associated with a diet heavy in meats and fats. We explore whether this diet lives up to its hype.Read More
Black women’s health including workplace trauma can present differently in Black women and it may be difficult to see the signs that help is needed. We speak with Black mental health experts about signs and symptoms that our mental health may need some TLC.Read More
Chronic phycological stress can lead to trauma and effect Black women’s health in the body, hair and skin. In the workplace, Black women report higher levels of psychological stress than their counterparts. We examine how stress shows up in Black women’s bodies.Read More
Vibrant colors and bold prints are ways we can communicate our personalities. But what do our color choices say about us, and how can we use color to our advantage? experts agree that Blue conveys trustworthiness, reliability, honesty and loyalty. If you are having a tough time at work, feeling harassed or overwhelmed, shades of blue are solid choices. “Deeper blues bring down blood pressure and heart rate,” says Lewis. “All they’re going to know is that they feel more trusting and calmer when they are around you.”
It is also a smart color to wear if you are looking to get hired or promoted.
Black women are publicly vocalizing their workplace experiences that were once conversations had quietly in protected Black spaces. We discuss the importance of talking about the trauma for the sake of our health and to impact the company environments and behaviors that are holding us back.Read More