Hello Sunshine ,

Here’s what I know to be true of living a joyful life - It requires unrelenting intentionality and focus

By being intentional with your time and energy as well as staying focused on what matters most, you are reducing unnecessary stressors in your life. Subsequently ushering in increased joy, peace, and alignment with who you were created to be.

So why wait? Say yes joy! Begin today to live with intentionality and focus and watch as your life transforms into the one you've always dreamed of

Until next time, Many Blessing!
Live Healthy, Live Well!
Are you up for a challenge?

September's National Self–Care Awareness Month reminds us that taking care of ourselves, first and foremost, is essential.

For the next 30 days, I challenge you to Say YES to yourself more often.

By saying yes to yourself, it means saying no (or not yet) to people and favors that don't align with who you are.

💖 I challenge you to show love to yourself
🤗 To respect your boundaries
📣 To speak your truth

Start nurturing your yes within and it will undoubtedly reflect to your external world.
Discover Your Self Care Personality with this Quiz from Buzz feed
Plan A Self-Care Day And Discover Your Self-Care...

Shaniqua's note...Self Care is Self Love! It is not self-centeredness nor selfishness. It is persistent and consistent focus on your mental and physical health.

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Shaniqua's QUIZ result: The Rejuvenator; thrives on restorative activities.
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Say yes to a nutrient dense Whole Foods lifestyle.
Fall Classes and Food Blog
Menu: Warm crusty bread drizzled with olive oil, garlic, and balsamic reduction; Marry Me Chicken with Angel Hair Pasta, Autumn chopped salad with radicchio, pear, smoky bacon, and walnuts.

Guest Chef: Shaniqua Cousins
Whole Foods Market Annapolis, MD October 13th, 6pm-8pm

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Check out the meal ideas! Whether you are new to cooking, a veteran home cook looking for new ways to prepare oldie but goodies, or somewhere in between.
In collaboration with The Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership; a community-driven coalition of partners working together to improve health in St. Mary’s County, Maryland.

Guest Chef: Shaniqua Cousins

*Registration details coming soon*
Inquiring minds want to know. Which dish are you more likely to cook this week?
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Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas
Spaghetti and Meatballs/Meat Sauce
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