Spring is right around the corner. We are just getting through one of the coldest winters in H-Town and I’m sure everyone is ready for things to heat up a bit. Well, here at Hotepmag we plan to get the “New Year” March 21st in motion. Health and wellness should be at the top of everyone’s list for improving their lifestyle in the 21st century.
Obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes continue to be a staple in the melenated communities, while the western medical facilities collect billions from our people. Imagine the benefit to our financial situation if we use common sense in controlling our own diets. As a result, those billions of dollars could build better schools, improve technology, increase homegrown products and create a health and wellness center for the people.
Grow your own food, read your labels in grocery stores and become vigilant in deciding what you will put into your mouth. The saying goes, “You are what you eat!” Therefore, get rid of the excuses by setting realistic goals and strive for perfection.
I heard a gentleman once say in college, “Excuses are monuments of nothingness, they build bridges to nowhere and those of us who use these tools of incompetence are masters of nothingness.” At that point, I didn’t understand because I was young and busy with party life but now those words are clear as mud in today’s society. So, ask yourself, “What will I do in 2018 to increase my overall health?