Seven Habits That Promote Healthier Living At Work

My latest article on Frugivore  I was mortified when I learned that after my first year of working in an office setting I’d gained about fifteen pounds. “How could this be?” I thought to myself. I wasn’t in the dark for too long, though. Once I began to reflect back to our fabulously catered holiday … Continue reading

5 Questions Every Women Should Ask During Her Next Gynecologist Visit

My latest Frugivore article  Doctor visits seem to be among the least favored tasks on people’s to-do lists. The dreadful yearly (or bi-yearly) gynecologist check-up is one appointment in particular that leaves many women slightly squeamish at the mere thought of it. Although most of us are never ecstatic about our annual trips to the … Continue reading

Mental Freedom, How Liberating…

I woke up this morning, this beautiful Saturday morning and the first thing I did was smile. I felt an overwhelming amount of gratitude flowing from my heart. I can’t say that life is perfect, but life is good and God is good. I know that its only up from here. The past couple of … Continue reading

Simple Methods to Shed Pounds

Pretty With Purpose is most known for the practicality of our articles. Unlike most women’s lifestyle outlets, we will never dangle a goal before you and then provide you with unrealistic methods of achieving them.  We will never suggest or write about products that we have not tried and will not suggest methods that we … Continue reading

Vandalyn Kennedy: ’30 Days to Change’

So I am a few days late but still wanted to share this! Ok, we pray and believe, but faith without WORKS is dead!!!! They say it takes 21 days to break bad habits and another 30 days to create new ones. It goes without saying that prayer is important, but with prayer, JOIN ME … Continue reading

HOORAY!: HIV/AIDS Related Deaths Among Black New Yorkers Drops by 41%

Health Department Announces 41% Drop in HIV/AIDS Related Deaths Among Black New Yorkers  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7th, reminds New Yorkers to get tested, take steps to prevent HIV Feb. 7, 2012 – The Health Department today announced that new HIV data shows a 41% drop in deaths among black persons living with … Continue reading