Sick of Dying your Hair – Embrace Your Gray Gracefully!

grayMost women who are over 50 will start seeing gray hair, and some will find it hard to let go of their original color to gray, so they choose highlights and dyes to keep their hair vibrant and lustrous. A survey reveals the average woman spends around three hundred and thirty dollars a year on hair dyes and an overwhelming $50,000 on her hair over her lifetime. This unbelievable amount of money is spent on getting trims, highlights, shampooing, blow drying and the gorgeous hairstyle at the salon, as most women spend a lot of money on their hair.

Dying a woman’s hair can be very expensive, and for this reason, more and more women are saying goodbye to dye. The big question is should a woman let go of the hair dye, and go gray or should she continue to wash the gray away? When the money is added up to be too much, she should consider allowing her natural gray hair to shine through; she could save a lot of money and uses gray hair conditioners to enable her natural gray shine through. Also, why she should think about letting the dye go is after years of coloring her hair, it can feel dry, and the shine that her hair once experience can turn into brittle, dull and damaged, or she can experience bad scalp irritation. If she encounters one or more of these experiences, it’s time to stop with the hair color.


I am a middle-aged woman who never had a problem with her hair, as most of my life I had healthy looking long hair. Up until, six months ago, as I age, I start noticing my hair thinning and sprinkle with gray strings. Although I never had thick, coarse hair, my hair didn’t feel thin and unmanageable until I allow my beautician to talk me into letting her begin highlighting my hair with color. After being concerned as I didn’t want my hair to start getting short. I start researching the cause of thinning hair to learn it comes from perms chemicals and hair dye. I stop perming my hair and begin going natural. Now I am obtaining full control of my hair, and it’s on its way to being healthy again.

As a woman who refuses to stress farther about thin hair, a woman hair is her “Crowning Glory.” and losing it can make a woman devastated and can take a toll on her self-esteem. Ladies don’t stress; there are things and products that can help care for thinning hair. Two thing that is good for the hair is to wash and treat the scalp. Wash the hair with the shampoo that has natural organic ingredients. The type of shampoo that will be gentle and not only on your hair but also the scalp. The shampoo called Pura D’or contains DHT blockers and ingredients that can assist with dry hair and irritated scalp to restore thinning hair. Treat the scalp with a product called Trichotherapy by Philip Kingsley. It is a scalp specialist that reduce hair thinning caused by chemicals or hair dye.


No matter what shade of color she is looking for, she’s likely a devotee who is looking for an entirely new look. A survey shows when a female start seeing gray, approximately 90 percent of women dye their hair and 89 percent desired to improve their appearance, by turning to a hair color specialist. There are various shades of hair colors that females feel need correction, but the most popular color women ask for is Blonde.

Five Things That Can Happen When You Go, Gray, From Years Coloring the Hair and What You Should Do

1. When you stop coloring your hair, it will be and feel thin: the hair will appeal and feel thinner because dying the hair make the strand more volume and swells the cuticle. Also, hair dye generates an illusion of depth and light in the hair supplying thicker and more body.

National Earth Day – Protect the Earth

Can you imagine the Earth without clean water, clean air, trees, plants or even animals? Visualize how long a desolate polluted Earth will last, not long, especially since this is not habitable for humans. The world could not support life, life on Earth will be wiped out eventually. Therefore, Earth Day is celebrated to protect the Earth and keep the world beautiful. If you are someone who cares about the earth join in with 192 countries this Earth Day – April 22nd to finds real solutions and brings individuals together to raise awareness cooperatively and comprehensively resolve environmental problems.

Each year, on April 22nd—marks the anniversary of Earth Day. The Founder States Senator Gaylord Nelson put into effect the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970. It was established as an attempt to better issue that was not addressed in politics with the environmental movement. Also, He wanted to raises awareness of the need to protect the Earth for future generations.

The earth day events are here again and in Atlanta, Georgia, where I resident and as history has it, the earth day events have been celebrated here for years without end. I love and will be participating in the Earth day events because I feel like all year-round I am usually so engrossed in work that I hardly remember to set aside sometime so that I can be able to relate to the environment around me.

Earth day events are very formal, and they present the best platform for my family and me to deliver something special to our environment. This year I am proud to say that I will attend four earth day events they are namely, earth day stream cleans up, earth day at Georgia Aquarium, the Decatur earth day festival, and the Kula Project earth day concert. If you wish to join us in these events and more, I have done some extensive research, and with that in mind I have come up with a simple guide to the earth day events that I feel will be helpful to many enthusiastic participants.

As you come to the events, carry an extra pair of attitude and by attitude, I mean you should be ready to learn and experience as the events unfold. Having an attitude to learn has always been helpful to me; in the event where I interact with my neighbors, we get to exchange ideas on the many ways we stand to benefit from the environment.

Consider your budget and how much you wish to spend in the events. Though some earth day events are entirely free, some are based on charity and the revenue collected is used in implementing community projects.

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“All Too Often” – Three Little Words We Say Too Often!

3-little-words-we-say-too-oftenall-too-often-haveI find among our human race, too many people use phrases that are overused that are annoying to hear sometimes. However, most people number one pet peeve is how people overuse the phrase and continually allow it to happen too much. Among the phase is the word “All too often” or “Too often.” All too often are bad habits that we get used to doing the same way too much. If we all reduce the use of these words, it will become less and less frequent over time. Don’t let this happen to you; they can be broken if you work at them.

Many find themselves saying three little words: “All too often.” “All too often” is another way of saying “too often.” What is the definition of “All too often?” The dictionary defines it as a phase that used for saying that makes people sad, or upset because it happens more often than it should. Also, “All too often” is used to emphasize a negative point. It is not a phrase to use to effective communicate with others.

All too often…we underestimate the dominance of a hug, a generous word, a smile, a listening ear, a sincere compliment, or the tiniest act of caring, all the qualities of which have the power to transform lives. We all need to know someone cares, and we all need to be loved. Also, we need to love another. Moreover, we need friends who can be honest with us, tolerate us and even face with us the reality of our powerlessness. There is no doubt that without acquaintances, we too, would be like the infant who is left alone, we would cease to develop.

All too often…we speed along with life’s responsibilities and fail to take the time to meet the obligation because we are not equipped to manage everyday tasks. But what we do know is the future requires assistance because it does not take care of itself. Some people are busy trying to find beneficial ways of fulfilling duties that should not have to be done at all. Much depends on people knowing what requirements means as there is no progress in finding a valuable way to do a useless accountability. Never seek after the sages of the past as a person who doesn’t give life his everything does not become successful. A human who makes it a point to seek after what scholars work toward. Joy in abundance.

All too often…we forget that we have all the benefits of being a part of God’s family. Moreover, we are blessed beyond measurement. God’s resources are boundless. His prosperity is infinite. As God’s children, we are his heirs and all that God has belonged to us. For that reason, we hold the map that guides our two feet down the right path. We were blessed with two eyes to see our passageway, a mind to navigate, and when we encounter problems on the journey we can cast all of our fears in Gods care for He will always be there for us.

All too often…behind many smiles is a hurting heart as they smile like nothing is wrong. While behind their laughter’s are hurt and emptiness. Nonetheless, if you look closely, you will see they smile instead of crying trying to keep others from seeing them in the midst of falling apart. Know just because a person’s eyes don’t show tears, doesn’t mean his or her heart doesn’t hurt or feel. Moreover, just because an individual comes off strong, doesn’t mean that they don’t feel pain. When actually they are feeling an enormous amount of ache as they also feel so alone and that almost everything is going wrong.

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Bobby Brown Tell All Book ‘Every Little Step’ Pulls No Punches!

bobby_brown_04_as_160601_2x3_992For the past thirty years, Brown has been one of the most captivating artists who has crossed over numerous musical fields like hip-hop, R&B, and mainstream. During his run in the music industry, he hits on the Billboard top ten list, won soul train award, American Music Award as well as several Grammy awards. But when Brown married Houston he put his career on hold to attempt to love a woman who took control of the music industry.

But with the marriage being perhaps one of the most closely watched and stressful lived talked about marriage of the world—the married never stood a real chance, and the gossip industry makes all kinds of claims. The last couple of years have been ups and downs for Brown, so he is finally ready to set the record straight to the world and all the big gossipers. Now the world will be able to hear the entire story from the mouth of “bad boy” Bobby Brown himself.

Every Little Step, as the title proposes, is a memoir that will walk readers’ through the wild and immersed life of platinum-selling artists who have lived a life that was hard to tame as he had so much going on in his life. He made some good decisions, certain bad choices, and the selected ones will shock many as some are easy for most to believe. Brown is willing and ready for the first time to share a tell-all memoir that will be accompany by Nick Chiles as he will tell the full story of his life and the most influential people who surround him.

Bobby has spent his entire life being judged in the eyes of the public; now the platinum-selling artists will tell his side in a tell-all memoir that will respond to all the questions society had, and some they didn’t think of asking. Brown will be discussing the good and bad times, his past married life with legendary Whitney Houston, his childhood, Bobbi Kristina’s Death and so many more shocking stories. The book will even share testimonials from his former New Edition colleague Ralph Tresvant, family members and the producer of the memoir Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Every Little Step, is a memoir that will share each and every step of Bobby Brown’s life beginning with his childhood, his time with the New Edition. Followed by him leaving the group to his solos days. Also, how he met his former wife Whitney Houston, their late married and the childhood of Bobbi Kristina. Her death and his married life with Alicia Etheredge-Brown. From the reviews of the memoir, the entire book will consist of many shocking stories and will be amusing to read.

This book will detail a lot of Brown bad boy behaviors, as well as a lot on his late former wife Whitney Houston’s shocking stories. Brown share details of his many sexual affairs, including a relationship with Janet Jackson and Madonna that many knew nothing about. He set the record straight about his drug problems, and his many run in with the law. Brown shared his primary focus for writing a tell-all book was to put a stop to the persistent gossip that he didn’t like about all the raw and powerful chatter that have been surfing about him and his late wife Whitney Houston for many years

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It’s time to call LeBron James what he is: “the King” and the NBA’s greatest player ever!

king-james-23To start with, I was not a sports fan of any kind but the very first time I witness LeBron James play basketball he totally won me over as a fan. I was so taken with him that I search him on YouTube, and he was even more amazing in the video I viewed. I went back to the beginning of his career during his final year at St Vincent-St Mary High School. I remember thinking this guy is sensational, and I can understand why he is called “The Chosen On” and the greatest NBA player ever.

james-sports_illustrated_702980_20020218-001-250After viewing videos of his interviews and games I though he is, the same LeBron as of his beginning career at St Vincent-St Mary High School he just develops and matures from a boy to a man but not all that different in his skills. When I read an article that shared his brain was his greatest weapon during the competition I agreed and though, he can still rule the game to do whatever he please and their not no one like him. In short, It’s time to call LeBron James what he is: the NBA’s greatest ever player.

Love him or hate him, “King James” shows the qualities of a great leader. No guy on the basketball court is a threat to “King James” as no one has ever closed an NBA final like Him. While some basketball players are overrated in the sport, “King James” has proven he is the real deal, and he is capable of the unknown the greatest comeback in sports history to keeping a promise to his fan. For that reason, it is time to call LeBron James what he is: “the King” and the NBA’s greatest player ever.

“King James” vows to bring a championship to his hometown Cleveland, and he did just that. The city of Cleveland was on a 52-year sports jinx, but thanks to “King James” the curse is over.

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The Reflection in my Mirror!

From the reflection in my mirror, there is only one person who holds the driving force and that’s me. My reflection in the mirror only shows what’s outside as no one can see deep within. Only I know and see the face in the mirror as I really truly am. The reflection in my mirror is the effect of all my life’s experiences that only I can present. Given that I have the final say how to represent myself in a world that is repeatedly changing it is vital how I interact with the reflection in my mirror.

As I stand in front of my mirror I ask myself what do you see when you look in the mirror’? Do I recognize the person who standing before the mirror or is I developing an imagine of a person others require of me which is nothing like me? It is vital for me to have knowledge of who I am within the reflection in my mirror and not lose who I am in the shadow of the personalities.

Sometimes, seeing can be deceiving and when dreaming one might wonder is it believing. Since I been old enough to begin looking at myself, I have developed beliefs, values, and experiences that undoubtedly has helped shape me into this reflection I see today. My life consists of stumbling blocks that blocked my reflection in the mirror and stood in the way of my happiness.

Nevertheless, looking for my reflection makes me realizes I have to stop these stumbling blocks now to continue to see my reflection. This mirror is here as my escort to remind me to do the things that I need to do, but my reflection is an imagine that let me know I need to take control of my life, and today is the beginning. As I struggle to understand why it is the reflection in the mirror echoed from the mirrors as it does.

While my experiences undoubtedly helped shape me, that does not mean I grasp everything in my life as I have to not live life in a prison created by my mind. To not live life in a prison set up by my cognizance I must not live my life like I am “sleep-walking” through it as I search for answers to any problem that makes me miserable at the end of each day. When I look into the mirror and the reflection are missing then I am still living my life like I am trying to distinguish how to live life to the fullest, to see the reflection I have to come into contact with what life has to offer. That does not mean I can dream myself out of a miserable life into another life, but it does mean that I can exert myself on the road to seeing life crystal clear when I look into the mirror.

I must understand my life for me to take control of my existence and continue to see the reflection in my mirror. I must not allow another person imagine replace the face in my mirror. There are various questions I keep asking myself when my face appear in the mirror “How well do I know myself?” How do I stop stumbling blocks from removing my reflection of who I am and never allow life to overwhelm me?” How do I continue to see my reflection if I have no idea what face are before me in the mirror?” For me to have the answer to these questions I have to distinguish who I am and understand what I want in life. I need to differentiate who I am because identity has a way of evolving. Although there comes, a time in everyone lives when they just don’t feel comfortable looking in the mirror. For the reason, knowing your identity is an ongoing journey to see the reflection in the mirror, as discovering who you are can be ongoing.

Why try to “fit in” when you were born to “stand out”?

We are living in an unpredictable world where people are always trying to “fit in”. Although some people go along with this journey called life they have no idea where they are going and how to fit in. Some people look for ways to make a difference in life while others go through twisting and turning trying to fit in. Are you among the crowd who are busy trying to fit in or are you one of the most peculiar people who were born to make a difference and stand out?

However, why try to “fit in” a world full of constant change when we were born to stand out? Did you know when something does not blend in, people cannot help but notice it? When you are a peculiar person you simply just cannot “fit in” and it is impossible to go completely unnoticed. It is much easier to blend in when you know how to “fit in” but when something stands out it cannot help but draw attention. Sylvia Marina said, “Stop trying to fit in – you were born to stand out.”

Questions: Are you one of the individuals busy trying to fit in or are you a peculiar person that focuses on making a difference and stand out? Do you focus on being accepted and spend a lot of time as well as energy in life trying to fit in? If you a peculiar person how will you make a difference in the lives of others? How will you make a positive difference and stand out in a positive way today? If you are one that focuses on being accepted, did you know focusing on fitting in and being accepted will lead to lost identity as well as being a puppet controlled by strings?


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Life is a Journey & Only You Hold the Map

life_is_a_journey_and_only_you_hold_the_mapThis journey called life is full of heartaches, joys and many lessons to learn. However, it up to us to decide how we begin and end it. I honestly believe that every day when we wake up in the morning, we should be cognizant of the fact that time is slipping away very fast and furious like sand in an hourglass. On this journey in this life, we never know the beginning nor the ending of our destiny. Nonetheless, life is a journey where we must live life to the fullest from one moment to the next and remember on this incredible journey only you hold the map.

down. We should always remember this journey we travel consists of a path and meditation that can lead to an ongoing journey of gratitude and discovery. Life’s journey can also provide a vehicle to travel on a road that extends infinitely into a long distance that is an endless journey where only you hold the map.
We can choose to liberate our minds for whatever lies ahead and prevent life from limiting our vision of the future or discouraging us from achieving what we are inclined to become. Although, the journey of life will not always be smooth because most times we will encounter many challenges, we should never despair but treasure every moment. Every choice or decision we make should be pursued carefully and passionately because on this journey only you hold the map.

Despite the fact that at some point life present to us infinite possibilities, it those challenging times that always propel us towards realizing our purpose in life and greatness.

Each one of us has the potential to succeed. The challenges we face in life are only meant to test our courage, strengthen our spirit, transform our weaknesses into strength and inspire faith for a better future. Sometimes life’s challenges can make us feel that the current situation we face clashes with how we’d like to proceed in life. However, it is only if we allow life’s challenges to control our direction and resolve that we may never live or realize our full potential. We should not allow life’s challenges to limit our reach for a better future. If we take control of today to our advantage by leaving no stone unturned, tomorrow is already reshaped for the better.

What is Love & the Different Between Love and Friendship?

1_love-and-friendship1Love and friendship are two different terms but can be related to each other. Love is a warm feeling that brings emotional attachment towards a person in which only two individuals are involved. Friendship is voluntarily closeness in which an individual always tries to be there for the need that endure social relationship between two or more persons. An individual can have many friends where a person has one person they genuinely love. Most people know feeling of affection and solicitude towards an individual, but do not understand how to distinguish the difference between friendship and Love. Although friendship and Love can bring about confusion while explaining the two, it’s a thin line that separates love from friendship or friendship from love.

A friend will always be there for another while a lover will give up everything just to be with another. A friend will wait for another for many hours before sharing complaints and ready to go while a partner will wait for another patiently for an eternity and not complain but worry with concern. Friendship and Love can sometimes give the same signals, but in reality there are so very differences. The most significant difference is a friend think and share one day at a time with a friend while a lover think about each day, tomorrow and the future and think about planning the future with the one they love.
A friend is someone we can share our most precious thoughts with and feel we can always count on them during any emergency. Love is a pure feeling share for only one person that blossom beautifully like a flower but never wilt. A friend can bring out the best in an individual, but a lover can bring out the best along with a mysterious side that help dreams come true to reality. Friends come with a decision we can decide who we want as friends while love is so the difference we don’t always get to decide. Love can sneak up on an individual and bring about an order of function that one can’t always control. It’s an emotion that ultimately takes over one person and compels them to act and feel in a matter they may not have otherwise even thought of feeling or acting.

To sum things up Friendship and Love will remain to be confusing for generations to come, but to try to far clear up the two with friendship the individual involve will not have dreams in their eyes toward a friendship.

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Who am I?I am a Girl with a Mind, a Woman with an Attitude & a Lady with Class

Who am II am not perfect. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life, but I’m happy to be me. I’ve made good decisions and bad decisions, I’ve made choices that were wrong, but I am honest, loving and happy because I’m me. Sometimes I talked when I should be listening; however, I’ve learned to know when to speak and when to be quiet. I never try to be anything that I am not, and I am not here to impress anyone. Who am I? I’m me, discovering me, on my journey.

I am my mother’s daughter. The image of who she was and how she raised me: to strive, to fight, to stand firm, and if I fall I get back up and be all I can be. My mother still is and always will be my biggest fan, and I’m proud to say that she was somebody dear to me, unique as well as strong. I’ve got friends that I know where they stand when I need anything, and they know just where I stand whenever anything goes wrong with them. So when I make a mistake they know just how to help me understand that nothing can change who I am. It’s all a part of who I am because I’ll be alright, nothing can change who I am, I’m still discovering me, I’m me, on my journey.

I am a one-in-a-million kind of intelligent, young lady who comes only once in a lifetime. I am loyal to friends and family; they know I will be there until the end. I don’t fear the enemy that desires to destroy me. I stand firm, stay strong and overcome. I know how to smile when I’m crying inside. As a matter of fact, the smile on my face is my pick-me-up. Some people want more than what they have, and others feel they are getting less. I am grateful for my friends, family and what I have, that’s who I am, and I’m me, discovering me, on my journey.

If I could go back in time and change my life, I wouldn’t change a thing for the simple fact that I gained knowledge from all my mistakes. Because life’s experience gave me the ability to be the best of who I am. I am happy, I accept Christ in my life, and I am who I am. Some people are the best at what they do, some are average, and others are just getting by. But none of them is, or ever can be me. I am one of a kind. So I never compare myself to other people. I can’t be them, and they cannot be me. That’s who I am, I’m just me, discovering me, on my journey.

I can be me and only me, I don’t try to be anyone else. I walk with the truth, no more, no less. I don’t wonder or have any second guesses of who I am. I know who I am. I know how to love, laugh, live and cry at the right times.

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