Category Archives: Offbeat

  • Is your future in jeopardy?Offbeat

    Is your future in jeopardy? With food security, climate change, and other environmental issues becoming increasingly important to our society, questioning our future is not too far fetched. I have always been in touch with nature and loved to create my own products from natural ingredients, but I never seriously thought about sustainability until I […]

  • 31 Thrilling Movies For OctoberOffbeat

    31 days in October and 31 horror movies. Halloween is coming up and that means horror, gore, screams, and fear are in the air! I love watching movies and scary movies are one of my favorites. Since October has 31 days, how about you take this list of 31 movies and watch one a day […]

  • Help! I’m paralyzed!Offbeat

    Help! I’m Paralyzed! This is a thought that has gone through many individuals mind as they rest in bed. Don’t worry, it isn’t permanent. Sleep paralysis is a natural occurrence in the human body. It serves as a ‘defense’ mechanism,  preventing people from acting out dream images. When a person falls asleep the body temporarily becomes paralyzed. While we […]

  • Ask Lisa-Marie: Why do I cry in my sleep?Offbeat

    Dear L.Marie: My ex used to tell me I cry in my sleep– a lot… Why does that happen?? – F.B ~ New York Thank you F.B for asking that question. The first thing you might want to ask yourself is what in your life could be distressing you. You are crying in your sleep, that […]

  • High School Black History Month essay contestOffbeat

    I like to share resources, articles, events, and more that are relevant to current or local news on Facebook. I more-so do longer commentary on this blog, unless something is really interesting to me, I share here. If you want to see more of my shorter and more personal commentary pieces, subscribe to me on […]

  • 100 Black Men Mean Business Minority Small Biz Forum January 10, 2013Offbeat

    If you are in New York on January 10, 2013, you might want check out the 100 Black Men Mean Business Minority Small Biz Forum. This business forum will be hosted by the Long Island Chapter of 100 Black Men, a civic organization which strives to empower and uplift African-American’s through mentorship, education, wellness, and […]