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CKCFest Blog is about reflecting on simple wisdom and learning new ways to apply it to our complex lives complete with responsibilities, struggles, dreams, and relationships. You’ll find posts about happiness, motivation, inspiration, love, relationships, meaning, possibilities, mindfulness, yoga, spirituality, simplicity, minimalism, and letting go.

Most Laughable Moments from Netflix’s “Fatal Affair” (Spoiler Alert)

Most Laughable Moments from Netflix’s “Fatal Affair” (Spoiler Alert)

Fatal Affair (2020) is a paint-by-numbers psychological suspense film starring Nia Long and Omar Epps. From the title and trailer, we knew that this would be a tale as old as time. Many on twitter joked that Fatal Affair was just a rehash of films like Obsessed (2009), No Good Deed (2014), The Perfect Guy (2015), When the Bough Breaks (2016), and The Intruder (2019). Here’s a recap of the most laughable moments from Fatal Affair

So Long Fur Babies, Plants are Taking Over

So Long Fur Babies, Plants are Taking Over

Did you know that seven in ten Millennials consider themselves “plant parents”? That fact is according to new research quoted by the New York Post. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many went into self-isolation. The extended period at home caused some to really take in their surroundings. Some Millennials found that their homes were not as cozy as they wanted to be. So, they’ve taken to becoming plant parents.

Is There a Safe Haven for Black Americans Looking to “Jump Ship”?

Is There a Safe Haven for Black Americans Looking to “Jump Ship”?

With all the issues concerning Black people in the United States, a lot of Black people are considering jumping ship and moving to a different country. This isn’t a new concept. Black people have been looking for safe havens outside of the United States since 1822 when the American Colonization Society established Liberia for freed slaves. Unfortunately, Liberia is still working on getting itself together. However, Canada is a good prospect.

Bigger Than Food: D.Hayes of Big Dave’s Cheesesteaks Shares His Recipe for Success Through Community

Bigger Than Food: D.Hayes of Big Dave’s Cheesesteaks Shares His Recipe for Success Through Community

In 2018, Atlanta business owner Derrick Hayes ranked top ten in the world for sandwiches by World Food Championships. To win the title, he converted the provided barbecue grill into a flat top grill because there wasn’t one available. So, I actually ranked top ten in the world on a grill that wasn’t one that I could cook cheesesteaks on. Since then, Derrick and his restaurant, Big Dave’s Cheesesteaks, have been on a mission to create a legacy that’s bigger than food.

Tips for Getting Picky Eaters to Love Healthy Foods

Tips for Getting Picky Eaters to Love Healthy Foods

Being picky about eating isn’t just a problem for young kids. Some adults have trained their palette to only enjoy the sophisticated taste of flaming hot Cheetos. But man cannot live on Cheetos and chicken nuggets alone. We must elevate our palette to enjoy whole foods if we want to live a long and healthy life. Here are five tips to help picky eaters love healthy foods.

A Body Inclusive List of Black Fitness Instructors to Help You Get Your Summer Body Right

A Body Inclusive List of Black Fitness Instructors to Help You Get Your Summer Body Right

Usually, fitness guru roundups show instructors with six-pack abs or slender figures who do insane workouts that are unattainable for the average person. This roundup is different, we’ve curated a list of Black fitness instructors who cover a wide range of workout styles and body types. From pole dancing to yoga, we’ve got you covered so that you can get your summer body right.

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