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Gerrie Summers combines her passion for writing, wellness and wanderlust, as a travel, lifestyle, health and beauty writer. Her articles have appeared in numerous print and online publications. When not exploring the world, in a spa, in a beach hammock, or in writing mode, you’ll find her getting her zen on, in a yoga, meditation or qigong class.
Gerrie Summers's Articles
Learn which yoga posture, done daily for three weeks, helped one sister lose inches off her waist and tone her abs. Plus: 5 more yoga moves to help whittle the waistline.
, May 16, 2024
Find the perfect gift for the homebody, fragrance lover, stylish sister & more from these Black-founded companies.
, November 22, 2023
Go ahead and turn up those speakers. The benefits of belting out a tune, from helping to kill pain to supporting immunity, go far beyond Black Girl Joy.
, November 21, 2023
Facing a mammogram, ultrasound, MRI, biopsy, colonoscopy or other screening can be stressful. Here’s how to cope with ‘Scanxiety.’
, September 20, 2023
Research suggests that visiting certain spaces filled with this color may help reduce our dependence on drugs for high blood pressure, depression and other conditions.
, July 14, 2023
If this critical commitment isn’t scheduled on your calendar this week, here’s why it probably should be.
, April 28, 2023
Chronic heartburn (GERD) sent me to the ER. Here’s what I learned about treatment — and the routines that help me reduce triggers and pain.
, April 14, 2023
Amino acids, a.k.a. the ‘building blocks of protein,’ are essential to your looks, sleep, sex life, immunity, energy level and insulin level needs. Now let’s talk about what’s for lunch.
, February 24, 2023
Swapping that startling buzzer with a gentle sensation of daylight may help you feel calm, sharp and rested.
, December 9, 2022
With offerings ranging from yummy culinary treats to fragrant stocking stuffers, these Black-owned companies have you covered.
, December 9, 2022