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We Deserve a New Normal, for the Culture

We Deserve a New Normal, for the Culture

When I see the facts laid out plainly like this, I am saddened and frustrated by the current state of Black wellness. I believe that because we know so many people who live with these fatal diseases, we’ve been desensitized to the severity and have unconsciously accepted them as commonplace in our lives.

Comparison is the thief of Joy

Comparison is the thief of Joy

For me, it’s this constant “pressure” to “keep up” that interrupts my focus, and leaves me with feelings of worry, nervousness, and uncertain about my present state and my future. Research has shown millennials are the most anxious generation, ever. Which brings me to my overall point, and one of my favorite reminders to self, Comparison is the Thief of Joy!

Just because it isn't Easy, Doesn't Mean it's Not For You!

Just because it isn't Easy, Doesn't Mean it's Not For You!

…“maybe this isn’t meant for me.” It is the phrase that is always lurking in my thoughts when I experience an unideal situation in my business. In that moment, I realized how easily we will use this cop-out and accept not achieving our full potential, just because it doesn’t come easy…

Change the Conversation, Change the System: Wellness from the Inside Out

HBO and The Creative Collective NYC invited Spiked Spin founder, Briana Owens, to discuss Anna Deavere Smith's newest project Notes From the Field. The film touches on many social issues affecting the country.

Briana shared her perspective on shifting the conversation of health & wellness within the minority community. At the foundation of any life well-lived is health, and this is a conversation and movement that minorities have been left out of for generations. Briana has created Spiked Spin to shift the narrative, change the conversation, and ultimately improve the state of health within minority communities for generations to come! #TheSpikedWay