Labor Week

Tax Refund Coming What Will You Do?

UNITED STATES—Tax season is upon us in full force. For many Americans, we are in the process of receiving tax returns. Others we will be looking to make tax payments to Uncle Sam come April 2022. However, for those who are expecting a tax refund, it’s time to start thinking about how you handle that extra income that may...

Judges Need To Be Held Accountable

UNITED STATES—We all like to believe the legal system is fair and equal, but the more I watch the news the more I throw my hands up in the air. Police officers across the country risk their lives daily to protect citizens and get criminals off the street. You have some, because let’s face it there are corrupt apples...

Letting Stress Go

UNITED STATES—Why is it as Americans some of us are so stressed to the core about things that we should re-evaluate? It is a question we seriously need to ask ourselves because stress is a huge killer for many Americans. The stressors that we have to manage and navigate get to the point where it impacts our health on...

Mental Health Matters People

UNITED STATES—A lot of people may not understand it, but gosh, when people say mental health matters it really does America. I was beyond devastated I mean just devastated to hear the news about “Extra” correspondent Chelsie Kryst who died on Sunday, January 30 after apparently jumping from her New York City apartment. I have been an avid watcher...

Own Your Mistakes People

UNITED STATES—Accountability is something that so many of us fail to properly acknowledge or admit that we have problems with. Why? It mean we have to admit that we made a mistake we caused a problem and we need to fix it. I learning as I get older that the notion of being accountable is something that I can...

Worrying Ourselves To Death

UNITED STATES—Why is it sometimes we worry so much that it places our health at risk? We have all heard the phrase, “You’re going to worry yourself to death.” While it may sound like an exaggerated expression, the realization of the situation is that some people are indeed worrying to death. Why? There are things that some people just...

Death Is Potent People

UNITED STATES—Death is something that has always scared me. Not so much because I fear it, more with the notion of accepting it when it transpires. That is the one thing that we are all promised in life: DEATH. I recently had an unexpected death in the family that I don’t know how to put it in words except...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And His Mission

UNITED STATES—It is hard to believe that the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 93 years-old this past weekend. It is still hard to fathom that this titan who changed the scope of race relations, relationships and the world during his short-time on this planet was assassinated back in 1968. Each year, I reflect on King’s...

COVID-19 Is A Battle People

UNITED STATES—I’ve been recently battling COVID-19 after being exposed somewhere. Where I have NO IDEA, which is slightly frustrating to say the least people. With that said, I am fully vaccinated, and it still baffles me how I contracted the virus, it seems this virus has wiggled its way around those who are vaccinated and boosted people. I would argue...

January 6, 2021: One Year Later

UNITED STATES—Do you remember where you were on January 6, 2021? I remember I was working when I saw the TV screen and couldn’t believe my eyes. There was chaos and I mean absolute chaos at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Former President Donald Trump had just given a speech discussing the 2020 Presidential Election being stolen from...