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AJ Johnson On Being A Wellness Coach, How To Be A Better You [Exclusive]

  While AJ Johnson may be best known as Jody’s momma in the 2001 film Baby Boy, what many people may not know is that over the last several years, the veteran actress has dedicated her life’s work to being a health and wellness coach to both celebrities and non-celebrities alike. One of Johnson’s clients, Gabrielle Union, made headlines when she stood before an audience at the ESSENCE’s Black Women in Hollywood luncheon to give a candid confession about how she once “lived for the negativity inflicted” upon her fellow actresses of color out of insecurity and competitiveness. In an interview with Oprah, Union… Continue Reading

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Oprah on Weight: ‘I Thought Being Thin Made Me Better’

Anyone who’s watched one episode of OWN‘s “Lifeclass” knows that Mother Oprah preaches! During one segment, Oprah addresses her life struggle with her weight and how that toiled at her ego. “I thought being thin made me better,” she says. Oprah goes on to recount a story when she refused to go to a party because she had  gained five pounds. “You’re not the shape of your body,” she affirms. Powerful words! It’s candid moments like this that are truly inspirational. So many women still struggle with body image and allow that obsession to dictate their happiness – or lack… Continue Reading