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In Communication, education, Griot, Networking, News, Science, Self Improvement, weightloss on October 7, 2019 at 4:20 am

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To you, I want to toast: prosperity, peace and wealth,
immediately after toasting to YOUR GOOD HEALTH.

So, I’m in my 40’s and it feels like everyday get’s better.
I don’t run to the doctor for much – I just keep my lobes wetter.

I read a lot, kinfolk; I’m a research beast – it’s true.
It yields quality of life to my fam, so I want to share it with you.

If you didn’t know, human DNA was composed to win
and while gravity is real, please do not feel that you have to give in.

At that ball, DO NOT PUNT.
A mid-drift is coming – I ain’t ‘gone front.
But you do not have to succumb to “the dump”
that looks like a lesser-agile-body crunch,
(shoulders hunched over, sit or stand in a slump).

That ain’t right.
Putting-in on staying young – is my delight.

#1. It all starts on the inside. So never mind those face creams,
if you are weak and sagging at your endocrine seams.

Keep your organs operating at optimal function.
Do the work yourself, have some intellectual gumption.

If you find yourself feeling sluggish and spunk isn’t clear as crystal –
I say clean up your (party rich)  liver with a round of Milk Thistle.

I’m no lover of prescriptions and believe that we can find
a lot of what we need in an herbal supplement bind.

Start an herbal garden. Share the aroma with Mother Earth.
It will be a pleasant reception amidst her polluted girth.

#2. Anxiety is real and a lot of folk have it.
We done fell into smoking, drinking and all sorts of habits.

I understand a reason to have “another drink” – but then we keep on having them.
I suggest cleaning up the gallbladder; tending to your cortisol & adrenaline.

Yes! I watch too many night time infomercials and from them I am learning
that optimal health for the long run is what we’re all yearning.

#3. Our beloved diets. We are human. We should treat ourselves better now
and consider how much we really need to excessively eat the cow.

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It’s a matter of life or death for every person equivalent to a son or daughter.
You may not care about cows, but please consider whose currently being led to slaughter.

By methane.
Is it worth farming that thang?

They may cost ALL HUMANS their futures.
Are they really an affordable hunger suture?

I didn’t say ‘lay down all burgers @ once!’ Good lawd, it’s not true. I just think that we can improve
our diets by lessening our demand on the cow and to be proactive at mending our ozone groove.

DO IT FOR YOU.

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There is no harm in being informed.

That’s it! These 3 things are helping us out tremendously. Today I woke up feeling 12.
The fam and I laughed over cups of jo’ at our ages, lack of wrinkles, and good health.

We thanked God for it all. We are not all “CORNERBACK fit,” though we never cease the route.
What friend would I be to you if I didn’t share with thee what my good vibe is all about?

I endeavor to be your homegirl, beloved sister and 411 friend to the end,
I’m Qui
Good morning kinfolk, take heed and let good health continue to reign and win.

PS – May I suggest you research a multivitamin? check-mark

 

A Cup of Jo’ to GO…

In fitness, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, weightloss on December 19, 2018 at 8:21 am

The benefits of coffee include:

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It’s a good Wake Me Up!
– if the brew is strong that fills your cup.

An innard stimulator.
If you’re constipated – it’s a regulator.

You can sip it out of a cup
or you can insert it into your butt.

It’s really UP to you.
Coffee is what’s up; wake up – it’s true.

Me? What do I do?
I make a strong brew.

I like to thermos it
for an all-day fresh sip.

phaedra-rhoa-coffee-enema.gifI’m into wellness and internal detox.
I’m into coffee enemas and colonics rocks.

I liken A Cup of Jo to GO to being like Hip-Hop.
Once you get started… why would you stop?

Unless of course, you have the tendency to fill rushed.
Does drinking too much bean makes you a little anxious?

Well, love, you make the call.
I just know Jo yields a GO that is known to kill “the stall.”

So I sip it and I sniff it in between smelling MMJ strains
at the local dispensary located off of Main.

Coffee is dimensionally known to ‘do the dang thang,’
A Cup of Jo To GO helps me to focus, mane.

A sip or two is all that I need to get ready.
I was introduced to an awesome grind by Fab5Freddy.

Water weight? It’ll get you to pissin.’
Ease up on diuretic aids and get to sippin.’

I’m just saying and doing a little purpose-playing, yo!
I’m Qui
Good morning mid-week, can I get you A Cup of Jo to GO?

How do you like it, yo?

Don’t Look Now or DO

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, Self Improvement, weightloss on October 22, 2018 at 4:46 am

george-clooney_double-take.gifIs it okay if suddenly I feel a little different and zen?
Yesterday I spent the day in the buff; feeling comfy in my skin.

It was good. Have you tried it?
Your birthday suit suits you. Why then do we hide it?

Have you seen your sides yet or do you call them love handles?
Are your pecks and breasts perky; body lit like a candle?

If you’re older than 27, I understand your lack of lit’ness.
Though spending your days buff will default prioritize your fitness.

Trust me on this.

Another benefit of wearing not too much 
is that your laundry load receives a significant cut.

Wear less – wash less; eat less – look better.
I’m Qui
Enjoying the Fall and without a sweater.

Good morning sweetheart. How are you looking?
If there’s too much “eave” around the middle –
modify what you’re cooking. crazy-smileyface

A Monday

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, weightloss on March 19, 2018 at 7:58 am

Monday-Fresh-StartGood morning dear one. How well did you sleep?
I took no melatonin and slept very deep.

I was up early this morning and am currently working out.
Yes, I’m on the gazelle giving myself hell; calories and I are in a bout.

What’s the news on the hill all about? Really.
Stormy is doing what the Nor Easter could not; salaciously silly.

It’s no new news that folks lie on their willy.
To think porn will be the winner of scorn… again it looks silly.

And so I’ve turned my cheek and I am ready to tackle a new day,
though I can’t help but think about the debacle surrounding McCabe.

He was set to retire today.
Instead, his pension appears to be floating away.

Heyyyy Monday! What’s really good?
What positive moves can we make in our hood?

fresh-off-the-boat_family-conversation.gifLet’s start with a conversation around the dinner table;
let’s explain to our youth the difference between acting unhinged and being stable.

We have to.
If we don’t – we’re screwed.

The youth are looking at the hill and deciding whether or not
they should grow up and act adult-like or continue to be a snot.

The latter, they cannot. We have to deliver that information.
What this country is going through is comparable to self-degradation.

A Monday is a great day to speak up and talk to a kin
about America’s fall and how we can rise again.

Good morning dear one, it’s so good to commune with thee,
I’m Qui
over here doing me, trying to make a challenging Monday feel like a breeze.

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O! How Good It Is

In Book, Communication, fitness, Networking, News, Self Improvement, TV Shows, Video, weightloss on October 15, 2017 at 9:49 am

O-i-love-oprah2017I was fortunate to be a part of a studio audience taping of a Tao workshop hosted by Dawn Q. this weekend and it was phenomenal. Mind refreshing information about changing the way you think in order to change the quality of your life for the better. Upon close of the workshop we networked and talked more about the book referenced: “I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years.”

book_Ive-Decided-to-Live-120-Years_600.pngTherein networking I learned more about the production team and this particular book campaign. Noone asked me if I knew Oprah, (this happens to me a lot when I’m out and about. It’s an energy thing) but in the end it was clear through a series of questioning that some indeed wanted to know if I knew Oprah. I was doleful to tell them that I do not. Still I’m always happy that my energy would invoke people to ask that question, though more over that, I began to wonder if Oprah knew of this book. I’m an avid SUPER SOUL SUNDAY viewer and have learned a lot via the series so I took to the search engine again to see what they had on Oprah + Tao and found this:

Wayne Dyer and Oprah Winfrey – The Wisdom of the Tao

Oprah is about nourishment and whether it’s of the mind, spirit, soul or the stomach – she’s leading the charge. I’m already sending direct vibes her way in hopes that she’ll find this book and review the author on an upcoming Super Soul Sunday.  The “I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years” book is both enlightening and nutritious. Speaking of nutrition have you seen those new O That’s Good Soup commercials? The manufacturer behind the health conscious goodness is Kraft and the creator is Oprah.  Just another tasteful  incentive to evolve as it pertains to your diet. I haven’t tried the refrigerated cuisine line of soups yet, but it is high on my grocery list now.

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Click here to see soup commercial

I’m in the business of collecting and sharing good. I love hearing your personal stories of good fortune and sharing them with others. Somehow I am genuinely able to  bask in the glow of your good energy flow along with you. Meaning when people tell me about their new car, home or the raise on their job, I can immediately feel their surge of good energy in my tummy (my solar plexus). I’ll usually start jumping up and down (like a Price Is Right game show contestant) along with the person whose sharing the good news. I  surge so genuinely it often leaves onlookers confused  as to which of us is the good news recipient.  Having said as much you can see why Oprah comes up as much as she does. I love her good energy and her positive proactive contributions. Just as equally, I love sharing it with you.

The consumption of good energy is good for you. The FDA hasn’t said so because it used to be common sense – not to mention the message lacks lobbying backers. You don’t need a lobbyist to offer up subsidies for you to choose more wisely for yourself on anything. Change the way you think and change your life. This is something we can all do for free. The FDA is not putting their stamp on ‘free’ either. Where’s the kickback in that?

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It’s morning again sweetheart and I’m up to my ol’ southern ways
of kissing your forehead upon waking and praying for you throughout the day.

Hey-ey! It’s just what I’m into and I hope it is understood
among our differences on a daily I’m always for you and your good.

If ever I should learn a new thing or an old thing that could help
I will bring it to the table whether for increase of health or wealth.

Either way I’m into good news as most of my writes reveal.
I’m Qui
Good morning and oui! It’s good to know there’s hope for what ills…

The C-word

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, Self Improvement, Travel, Video, weightloss on September 20, 2017 at 8:30 am

letter-cGood morning sweetheart, my griot remains blunt
thus I want to talk to you about an abbreviation bunt.

When taking a hit in the stress department and harboring painful feelings
— it can yield a hardness to your organs that will need ONCOLOGY healing.

goofy-laughThe C-Word is short for cancer. That’s the intended abbreviated bunt.
With the kids reading I wouldn’t be Rated-R seeding and use The C-Word: CRUNCH,

I mean really. Don’t be silly. Aunt Qui is not that risky of a chancer.
Though it’s true we’re holding unnecessary stresses that turn into cancer.

The key to properly placing stress does not rest in your wrists;
when expressing ‘Why you’re down,’ you respond, ‘He or she – did this.’

That’s a sort of a bunt, but more of a miss –because it’s simply not true.
Though not knowing how to cope with stress means old feelings are harbored by You.

You grit your teeth and seethe. You do it day after day.
You live with the pain and hurtful stains of a strained yesterday.

It’s in your gut. It’s real on your plate.
Misplaced emotions can turn into hate.

Hate that you never voiced, but accepted as ‘all good.’
After all, the hate that you feel comes from your familial hood.

Well, harboring pain is never “all good.”
Stress = Cancer. Get it understood.

Avoid The C-Word! Act like ya’ heard. You must, at all costs!
When it comes to your emotions — you, alone are the boss!

My dad died from cancer at 69-years old just 4-months ago
and my 64-year old aunt via The C-Word, went right after him, yo.

The C-Word illness is real.
They befriended stress and then it killed.

Me? I was curious as to, how this is so?
Then I was told I had a blockage. My response, “NO!!!”

One day at Tao yoga, Master Chun did tell me
that a pain in my right side could lead to “The C.”

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Stress harboring  can yield to cancer in various organs

Who? What? ME!?
That is right,” said she.

I’m a happy-go-lucky spirit. How could it be?
It was yesterdays stresses — misplaced by me.

I did not know.
The harboring was internal and did not show.

I love my friends and family. I am sure I do it best!
So what’s with this misplaced, harboring of stress?

Well, it was stressful situations from long ago that I thought I’d forgotten about.
Sad emotions hunkered down into my organs and took up storage — to build a cancer route.

But it did not happen.
Tao Master Chun began tappin’

on the sore spot that she had pointed out on my right.
Then she educated me about stresses, cancer and life.

Today, several weeks later – I’m actually feeling alright.
My body is limber and loose and no “hardening of nothing” is in sight.

It took more than education and body tapping, but not much more.
I meditated and converted Stress to Strength via a Sedona Retreat score!

It helped me out a whole bunch!
The C-Word is real, but posed no life crunch!

Today I am not akin to holding stresses, my organs are softening – I’m making it through.
But because life is full of stress I thought it best to share my findings with you.

Because if your abdomen is hard, and you don’t have a six pack
and you’re a tad stressed out, perhaps even feeling fat
but not eating a lot – just stressed out to the max.
I’m gonna ask you to meditate and get ready to bat!

Bunt that away from you. Stress is not yours to keep.
I’m Qui
Good morning baby, I’m a word lover – like no other, touching on The C.

Eh yo! How’s your ENERGETIC FLOW

In Communication, fitness, Griot, News, Science, Self Improvement, weightloss on September 6, 2017 at 4:30 am

 

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It’s that time again, just before the Arizona sun rises
that I produce for you a topic or two in griot vises.

Let me frame the scenes and set them in place
before laying them out onto this digital space.

I could hammer out a myriad of thoughts and a myriad of views
from all that is good in life to the anxious whoa’s & dangerous lows of world news.

Where shall I start? I’d much prefer to talk about you.
What’s good with you today? Do tell, what you’re up to?

What’s on your agenda? How do you chart the day to go?
In all of your doing and career pursuing don’t forget your flow.

As it pertains to your energy. Please acknowledge when you need to pause or rest.
You can not perform at peak when forgoing eat and sleep; this will not yield you your best.

jumping-jacks.gifToday is a good day to hump onto an opportunity that’s been staring you in the eyes,
it’s easy it’s free and it will bode well for thee – get back to EXERCISE!

Eh, yo! How’s your ENERGETIC FLOW?
If you need a tune up – others may already know. 🙂

Did you rise early today? Did you meditate?
Did you stretch and talk to your body in relate?

I did...
and I thought about you, kid.

At present I am up sipping jo and preparing myself to go out.
The sun is on the rise, I’ve got sunny-anticipations in my eyes
I’ve got to explore what this feeling is about.

What about you? If you see me in transit don’t hesitate to lightly nudge me.
I want to bid you Namaste, hear about your day
and of course encourage you to hug me.

I’m blazing and on fire with happiness and hope today,
I’m Qui
ISO the energy: Qi  as well as peeping your flow today.
‘Looking good. Hey-ey.

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Ignore the cute dance.

Always yield your best energy.
There is no substitute synergy.
So put the candy down!
[Talking to self] 

 

That SUNDAY MORNING Dancing

In Communication, Griot, Music, Self Improvement, Video, weightloss on June 25, 2017 at 9:43 am

Didn’t catch the spin cycle class this weekend? All may not be lost for burning calories if you’re going to church this morning.

I’m a church going gal, from the bible belt in the south. Pentecostal principles have shaped my being since the age of twelve. I may not share brother Swaggart’s taste for hair (hair spray) or sister Tammy Faye Baker’s make-up regimen, but I do believe in the dance.

When club goers go to a club and the DJ spins the steel just right, something invokes them to dance – some more choreographed than others, but still when the mood is perfect, all dance breaks out on the dance floor. Well, the same is true of the church. When the conditions are perfect, (the word of God has gone forth and praises are high), it is not uncommon in a pentecostal church for a dance session to break out.

Enjoy the comedic dance renditions in the video. These dances do look similar to the dances I’ve seen on the pentecostal floor. It’s good to learn the names of the dances too, in the event that … ‘Go on and laugh at yourself.

Christians dance in the spirit, much like  club-goers dance to worldly music. The only difference is in the intent of music (and vibe) that moves them. Club goers yield their dance skills to worldly music and Christians yield their dance to gospel music.

Either way,  calories are burned and an exercised heart is earned.

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Good morning brothers and sisters, the gospel vibe can be enchanting,
I’m Qui
Reminding thee to stay fit – with That SUNDAY MORNING Dancing.

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Since we Talking – What About SEX?

In Self Improvement, TV Shows, weightloss on June 14, 2017 at 4:30 am
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Science and Math does it for me. #NerdLover

Oh my goodness. I mean, really, HOW LONG CAN YOU GO without expecting me to talk about it? It’s been a minute since the subject has broached lips so lets take a moment today to talk about ‘bumping hips.’

Remember Dr. Ruth? She educated the children of the 80’s and I was learnin.’
Though today’s sexual cue giver is (The Doctors) Dr. Jennifer Berman.

Do you know her? Do you know yourself? Are you still in touch?
Are you working and sleeping – not “getting it in” enough?

I don’t mean to be in your business child? I’m just askin,’
because clogged up pipes is just not THAT in fashion.

Don’t be afraid to utilize a little Draino,
your hand, a girlfriend or a homey-lover Django.

Whoa! What? Kinfolk, I’m just saying…
if it’s a natural stress reliever that you’ve been praying

for?
Consider SEX your goto score.

Don’t forget about it, let this be the knock on the door.
Tonight take-it-down a notch, maybe fours to the floor.

What?! Nobody’s listening but me and you.
Are you letting your hair down, still doin’ the do??

Ooo, please let me remind you that sex is good for you.
Mono or with a partner, the clearing of pipes is pretty huge.

The health benefits that follow the orgasmic process
are truly and really among the best.

Ooo! Ah! and Yes, yes, yes!
Seem to accompany the feeling best.

You remember – don’t you? Then do it again.
Go home tonight and dance with a friend.

Celebrate love and the feeling of human touch.
Celebrate safe. Soft, raw, rough…
The point of it all is human touch.

Masturbation? I know all about it,
but let another day be the day that we tout it.

I talk about a myriad of things week to week; never a boring view,
So in the spirit of keeping a healthy balance, we have to cover sex too.

Don’t you want to “cover” it?
If it’s been too long, rediscover it.

Life is too short and love is true.
Love yourself and don’t forget ‘the do.

Ooo! I’m on a roll, but you get the point
The act is good for your organs and your joints.

Get to it.
High morals in place? Screw it!

Today’s suggestion is speaking to your human nature.
Getting some thanks your body and does your confidence a favor.

Yes, honey! I am telling you.
A little afternoon nookie will get you through.

It’s Hump Day now. How appropriate a time?
I’m Qui
Trying to invoke thee to do a little bump and grind.

Go on and knock the dust off, before the weekends shine.
This is a grown folks read. I’m over the 40 line.
#Massage your mind.

Cleaning Up

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement, weightloss on January 27, 2017 at 3:53 am

cleaning-mop-mickeyOkay, the days are coming and going fast
I’m always in search of something “to last.”

Perhaps a lovely moment I don’t want to pass
I want to #DoIT slow, #EatClean and #BurnFat.

So I’m doing that! Today is (again) day one.
Holiday eating was good, the endless cookies were fun.

But this arse of mine – in width needs to run.
The junk food and I, again have reached DONE.

We all have a relationship with food and it is a give and take.
You can have it deep fried, freeze dried, pan seared or baked.

Pan seared and baked are better options as Spring is set to arrive.
So knowing there’ll be more of my skin showing I’ll do this right.

No fat, no sugar and absolutely no carbs.
My thoughts: focused. My help from the Lord.

Good health is a detoxers reward.
Eating clean isn’t easy – nor is it too hard.

In 2014 I dropped 30 pounds from just dropping fast food.
I’ve enjoyed a drive thru or two since then and find myself in the mood

To detox again, though I’ve gained nothing on the lost 30.
I’m eating clean again because Oct-Dec doc’d me eating dirty.

Today is Day 1. of my 2017 clean up.
Care to join me in the detox cut?

Care to shape up your gut and your butt?
Go clean, no candy, cakes or ice cream – Give it up!

Yep, #ScrewIt, let’s do it. Let’s polish up for Spring with no rut,
I’m Qui
Looking for a finer she – I’m committed to Cleaning Up.

Hand me that lettuce….

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Usher yourself into it.