Beverly Facey

Sr. Contributor: Beverly is a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition/SUNY Purchase as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. Beverly practices a holistic approach to health and wellness... Change your diet Change your life.
  • Gay Spirituality, Intentions, Beverly Facey, Men's Health, Mind & Body

    What Are Your Intentions For 2018

    The late Wayne Dyer said, “Our intention creates our reality.” Go create your reality — no resolutions, only intentions. Happy New Year, Happy New You. We flip the calendar to a New Year  2018, and we begin the journey into a year of new beginnings. For some of us, the...
  • Thanksgiving, Spirituality for Gay Men, Gratitude

    Practicing Gratitude For A Healthy You

    “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.  And because all things have contributed to your advancement you should include all things in your gratitude.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson What is the meaning of gratitude, and how does it...
  • Mens health, Depression, Food

    How To Beat Depression – Foods To Fight Depression

    Do you ever feel sad, anxious, have a feeling of hopelessness, or pessimism?  Sometimes you wake up early in the morning, unable to go back to sleep or even have difficulty falling asleep.  Well, some of these signs such as restlessness, irritability, difficulty remembering and making decisions, also thoughts...
  • Men's Health, Food & Nutrition, Apple Cider Vinegar

    Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

    For over a century, people have been using apple cider vinegar to lose weight, and help with their health and wellness. The nutrients it contains is rich in bioactive components like acetic acid, gallic acid, catechin, epicatechin, caffeic acid, giving it potent antioxidant, antimicrobial and many other beneficial properties....
  • Skin Cancer, Melanoma

    Summer Sun And Skin Cancer

    The heat is on. Summer is in full swing and the sun is blazing hot. We are enjoying it to the fullest before the end of the season which is marked by Labor Day, the first Monday in September.  As you enjoy the beautiful days of summer, be mindful...
  • Gay Men's Spirituality, Mind, Body, Affirmation

    The Power Of Affirmation

    Buddha says, “You Become What You Believe.” Affirmations are specific positive statements that help you to overcome self-sabotaging negative thoughts. The statements can help promote positive change in your life to achieve your goals. They help you visualize, and believe in what you are affirming to yourself.  The words...
  • Health Benefit Of Bison Meat

    Do you consume conventional domestic livestock several days a week? Does your doctor tell you to limit the amount of red meat that you eat? Well, you should consider grass fed bison meat once a month as an alternative. One hundred and twenty-five years ago, bison was on the...
  • Food, Healthy Eating, Meals On Wheels, Nutritional Food, Ageism and Food

    Meals On Wheels Serving The Elderly

    Are you outraged by the new administration in the White House?  If you are not, this week’s announcement of the budget proposal cuts  should get you pissed off and angry.  Do you have an elderly parent or grandparent who relies on Meals on Wheels?  In the USA the fastest...
  • Spiritual Healing, Prayer, Spirituality

    The Power Of Prayer

    What is prayer you might be asking yourself?  If you are someone who believes in a higher consciousness greater than yourself, the power of prayer will heal you. For me, it is spiritual healing.  In the universe we are experiencing despair everywhere.  The political climate in our country right...
  • Spiritual Healing

    What Are the Benefits of Having Faith?

    Do you believe in faith? During challenging times in our lives, we rely on faith to see us through. Martin Luther King Jr, one of his famous quotes, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” How profound is this statement right now?...
  • Superfoods, Purple Veggies

    3 of the Healthiest Superfoods You Need in 2017

    Happy new year, happy new you.  This new year brings about more super foods for 2017 for your health and wellness.  Last year, Kale was the super food of choice. As we begin the new year, some foods are on the market, getting ready to explode in popularity and set...
  • Holiday Food, Food, Drinks

    Healthy Eating during the Holidays

    During the holidays from Thanksgiving to Christmas and New Year, most people tend to over indulge with food and alcohol in celebration for this festive holiday season. Packing on the pounds with a lot of unhealthy foods and eating large amounts causes a lot of weight gain and then...
  • Healthy Foods, Pumpkin

    Fall Is Pumpkin Season

    Fall is one of my favorite times of the year.  As I walk my dogs in Central Park, and watch the leaves change to their beautiful golden brown colors, and feel the crisp fall air against my face, I know fall is here. With fall, I know warm comforting...
  • Men's Healthy, Breast Cancer

    Breast Cancer in Men: Breast Cancer Awareness

    October is breast cancer awareness month and it is celebrated by women who have been cancer free and for those who have lost the battle, we hold them in our memories. But do you know that men also suffer from breast cancer? In 2016, about 2,600 men are expected...
  • What is Cupping?

    Did you watch the Olympics last month? Our amazing olympic athletes did an amazing job winning the most medals for the USA. Michael Phelps, ending with the most medals won by an olympian in any Olympics, was a big standout. If you watched him during his swimming events, you...
  • Artkutec, Streaming Network

    SLAY TV: New Indie-Streaming Network for LGBT Artists of Color

    This article has been updated as of January 2017.  ARTKUTEC is now SLAY TV. A Revolution is happening in the black LGBT community right now. Are you ready for it?  ARTKUTEC, an app for the LGBT community is exploding.  It is an urban indie streaming network, and it is...
  • Mindless Meditation

    How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation

    What is mindfulness meditation you might be asking yourself ? What does it accomplish?  When we hear the word “meditation” we think of an addition to a yoga practice. I practice Anusara yoga, which also includes meditation. The image one gets of a meditation practice is sitting on a...
  • Type 2 Diabetes, Men's Health

    TYPE 2 Diabetes: The SILENT KILLER

    Type 2 diabetes is known as the silent killer and a life long disease that affects the way your body handles glucose, a kind of sugar in your body.  About 27 million people in the USA suffer from this condition, and about 86 million have pre-diabetes. These people’s blood glucose...
  • turmeric-mens-health

    What You Need To Know About Turmeric

    I love Indian food. The different spices from India have proven to have healing benefits for our wellness. One of the spices, turmeric has proven to outperform many pharmaceutical medicines in its effects against chronic, debilitating diseases. The study was done by James A Duke Phd in the October 2007...
  • mens-health-bone-broth-food-diet

    Health Benefits of Bone Broth

    What’s all the rage about bone broth  and it’s healing benefit for your body? Lately bone broth has become the new superfood, and popular on trendy restaurants menus. You can buy it also at health food stores, Louise Hay well known holistic guru is promoting it on her website...
  • Spiritual Healing, Wellness, Men's Health

    Spring: A Time For Renewal

    As we get ready to shed those winter coats and boots, shake the winter blues away, we know that a change of season is here.  Although chill is in the air, flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping; it’s the sounds of Spring. Spring is a time of growth and renewal of...
  • mens-health-eating-healthy-food-bok-choy

    Eating Healthy With Bok Choy

    What is bok choy you might ask? Boy Choy is a Chinese vegetable which has grown for centuries in China.  It has also been used in Chinese medicine. The name “Bok Choy” originated from the Chinese word for “soup spoon” because of the shape of its leaves. It is a small...
  • Health-Food-Diet-Kale

    The Health Benefit of Superfood Kale

    Have you tried Kale? It is my go to greens for my smoothies, soup and my greens with my dinner.  This superfood is packed with more nutritional value than spinach. Even spinach cannot come close to the maximum nutritional value of kale. It is on the list of the...
  • health-carpal-tunnel

    Holistic Path to Help Cure Carpal Tunnel

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is due to compression of the nerve that supplies motor activity and sensation to the thumb and first three fingers.  The nerve is liable to nipping as it enters the hand at the wrist joint, passing through the carpal tunnel.  The symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome...
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