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Affordable Care Act 2016

It is open enrollment time, November 2015 thru January 2016 is the enrollment period for healthcare coverage under the federally mandate Affordable Care Act or Obamacare as it is affectionately known as. First what you need to understand, is that it mandates everyone must have health coverage or be penalized when they file taxes at the end of the year. Now I know at first glance one might think that is unfair for the government to mandate healthcare because of the rising cost of it. Well there is a provision…

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Archived Stories Your Health and Spirit 

Holiday Fitness Blues With MarQues Woolford!

The holidays bring about lost focus on what you put in your mouth and how often you exercise your body. However, you don’t have to give up on your fitness during this holiday season. In fact, this is a chance to cut fat, improve strength, stamina, and muscle tone. The best part is you don’t even have to leave your house. Fitness always starts with what we put in our bodies. Fresh bright green vegetables should be a staple in your diet and apart of almost every meal. Foods rich…

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Archived Stories Your Health and Spirit 

Disability Policies

Often times when we think about financial security we tend to look for ways to invest in our future with stocks, bonds and currencies. So many Americans are not prepared to deal with the loss of their most important asset. Do you know what that would be, you give up? If you said your home you would be wrong but you would’ve given the most popular answer. Take another guess, if you follow me, you’ve heard me teach and explain that your most important asset is your ability to earn…

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Archived Stories Your Health and Spirit 

Living Fearlessly, Loving Unconditionally

When you decide to make a choice towards forward progression, you strangle fear.” (L.Long) Living Fearlessly is a result of Loving Unconditionally. The person that you love first has to be yourself. So often we are looking forward to pleasing other people, but when we have not made good on our own promises, and goals, there is an inward struggle to correct that but often times comes out in poor ways towards others. When I speak of “living fearlessly”, I am not talking about being without thought, or being reckless,…

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Essentials Your Health and Spirit 

Our Blessings Come When We Least Expect It!

On Valentine’s Day, Angela Bailey was involved in a car wreck. My dear friend and fraternity brother informed me of this, and asked that I share his sister’s story this month. Not for the accident, but what was found as a result of it. At the Davis Regional Medical Center, doctors discovered a large tumor on her brain. Angela was a three year breast cancer survivor, and last I saw her was at the beautiful renewing of vows in 2014. I had the opportunity of escorting her down the aisle,…

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