Being happy at work is, of course, quite related to how much you like your job, but there are small steps you can take to boost your mood. Maintaining the comfort of your body, sprinkling a few small pleasures throughout your day, using your time wisely – a little thought can mean a lot more […]

A push to spread the gospel about the 2010 Census this Christmas is stoking controversy with a campaign that links the government count to events surrounding the birth of Jesus. The National Association of Latino Elected Officials is leading the distribution to churches and clergy of thousands of posters that depict the arrival of Joseph […]

According to Top Gospel Albums —  Still from BeBe & CeCe Winans celebrates its tenth week atop the Billboard Top Gospel Charts at the top spot this week. The album also sits at #21 on the Billboard Top Hip-Hop/R&B charts. The compilation effort Voices: A Gospel Choir Christmas leaps to the #2 position, while […]

When your mother told you to get your beauty sleep, she may have been on to something. From babies to adults, studies show that the amount of sleep a person gets can directly affect his or her diet and overall health. While individual sleep needs vary, most adults need about 7 to 9 hours of […]

From I was having a conversation with a friend of mine the other day, and as singles tend to do, we inevitably came to talk about where single people can meet potential spouses. She asked me, “Why does it seem like every man that goes to [our church] is going outside of [our church] […] reported about the girl whose teacher cut off her braid as a disciplinary measure. Essence Today, has an exclusive interview with the girl’s mother. Here is a sneak peek: Tell us what happened. HELEN CUNNINGHAM: My daughter went to school. It was the Monday after Thanksgiving and she had gotten her hair […]

Mayor Greg Ballard has chosen a former NYPD Deputy Police Commissioner and former Public Safety Director of White Plains, NY as the new Public Safety Director of Indianapolis/Marion County.  Dr. Frank Straub will be introduced to Indianapolis at a Thursday press conference. Dr. Straub will appear live on Afternoons with Amos around 1:30pm this Thursday […]