What Is Inner Strength and How to Develop It

What is inner strength? Inner strength means the possession of willpower, self-discipline and staying power. It is resilience, perseverance and tenacity. It means inner fortitude. It expresses itself as assertiveness, courage, and the ability to withstand difficulties and obstacles. Inner strength is like a powerful engine that drives you forward, towards accomplishment and achievement. ItContinue reading “What Is Inner Strength and How to Develop It”


Over the past few months, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to dwell on all that’s wrong, but you’d be surprised at how you can find ways to smile, even laugh, amidst turmoil. Comedian and U.S. Coast Guard veteran Jim Tews (BA ’10) was walking across a New York City street in September 2018 when aContinue reading “5 TIPS FOR FINDING HUMOR IN EVERYDAY LIFE: ADVICE FROM COMEDIAN JIM TEWS, BA ’10”

What is negative self-talk?

What Causes Negative Self-Talk? Negative self-talk can come from a place of depression, low self-confidence, and anxiety and be part of a more significant mental health concern. However, you may also have habits that are causing negative self-talk. Do you ever find yourself asking this question; why am I so negative about myself? You are not alone;Continue reading “What is negative self-talk?”

Coping with Negative Emotions

In the right context, negative emotions like anger, grief, sadness or jealousy are perfectly normal. Long lasting bouts of negative emotions can stop you enjoying life. Coping strategies can help to curb persistent negative feelings. About negative emotions Negative emotions can be described as any feeling which causes you to be miserable and sad. TheseContinue reading “Coping with Negative Emotions”

Cooking Broke

“Kale”sadilla Kale Quesadilla! with finely shredded kale, red bell peppers, red onions, cumin, and cheddar cheese PREP TIME5 mins COOK TIME15 mins TOTAL TIME20 mins SERVINGS2 kalesadillas Corn would also be a good addition to this quesadilla. If you have some corn in your freezer, just toss a few kernels in with the pepper and onion sauté.Continue reading “Cooking Broke”

11 Black Americans Who Have Changed the Way We Garden

Celebrate the innovators, past and present, with deep-rooted impacts on agriculture and horticulture. By Nina Malkin | Updated Feb 23, 2022 George Washington Carver Born into slavery and freed during abolition, Tuskegee University educator George Washington Carver is perhaps our country’s best known botanist. He devised a method of crop rotation, alternating peanuts and other legumes with crops suchContinue reading “11 Black Americans Who Have Changed the Way We Garden”

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Quick Crispy Parmesan Chicken Ingredients Original recipe yields 4 servings cooking spray ½ cup panko bread crumbs ⅓ cup Parmesan cheese ¼ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 3 tablespoons melted butter 2 teaspoons white wine (Optional) 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 clove garlic, crushed 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves,Continue reading “Cooking Broke”

National Museum of African American History and Culture

About The National Museum of African American History and Culture is a place where all Americans can learn about the richness and diversity of the African American experience, what it means to their lives, and how it helped us shape this nation. Highlights Harriet Tubman’s hymnal; Nat Turner’s bible; A plantation cabin from South Carolina;Continue reading “National Museum of African American History and Culture”