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“Don’t Let It Smoke You: How to Create a Nontoxic Relationship with Cannabis”: Author Tarris Batiste reviews his “why’s”
Tarris Batiste does a good job of making his book, “Don’t Let It Smoke You: How to Create a Nontoxic Relationship with Cannabis,” a breeze to read.
At the beginning, the author sets us up with a couple of descriptive life scenarios he had to overcome during 7th grade. That helps us visually see him as a person and all that he will start to encounter throughout the book.
He divulges his desires to fit in and his insecurities about joining a certain, older friend group he wanted to be a part of.
This was how he was first introduced to cannabis.
Although the COVID-19 virus has been a major issue since last year, we cannot neglect other health issues present within the community – particularly the Black and Hispanic people within our communities.
Just like how the coronavirus has disproportionately affected Black and Hispanic people, vitamin D deficiency has done the same.
Keto is a diet that changes the way your body produces energy. Instead of using carbohydrates like fruit and grains to create glucose, it uses ketones, which are generated by the liver when the body is in periods of starvation or fasting. This process is called gluconeogenesis, and it creates glucose.
After a year of toxic stress ignited by so much fear and uncertainty, now is a good time to reset, pay attention to your mental health and develop some healthy ways to manage the pressures going forward.
Brain science has led to some drug-free techniques that you can put to use right now.
As she walks around Target, Kayla McManus-Viana, an undergraduate at the Georgia Institute of Technology, feels like something is crushing her chest. Her fingers fidget, she says, as she sees all of the customers without masks.
It is natural to want to give advice, but make sure the power is in their hands. Give advice when it is asked for. Giving advice is okay, but the way it is framed is crucial. Don’t make it seem as if you are giving them orders. Instead, offer suggestions for what they could do next.