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Quoted as an Expert by Zero Waste Lifestyle System

And I must agree with Brana Dane that the government can be slowpokes. The model says, “Government can be slow-moving and the limitation is that it can be too slow to react to a constantly changing landscape of new technology and new products. It takes a while to get environmental emergencies the proper attention. Getting a law passed is a process as well.” And these claims are undeniable. You can knock on their doors and they’ll only give you ‘assurance’ of their support yet weeks had passed and still nothing.

Authority Magazine’s Editor’s List

Our world needs so much healing today. There are many visionaries who have stood up and helped inspire others to make a significant difference.
Celebrities have often used their platform to help promote social impact causes. Notable examples are Live Aid, Farm Aid, Live Earth, One Love Manchester, and there are of course countless more. Authority Magazine started an interview series called Stars Making A Social Impact. We featured many stars who are using their platform to promote a positive social change, social impact cause, or a charity. Some of the stars we interviewed put together some fantastic videos sharing their five tips. Please enjoy these videos and interviews below.

How to Communicate When Emotionally Triggered

The trick to being able to predict your emotional response lies in your ability to connect the dots. When you feel upset, ask yourself ‘why?’ Notice which thoughts keep coming up for you in different situations throughout your life; ask yourself, what belief or fear is underlying the negative emotions? Only you can do this work for yourself, everyone has different triggers and different reasons for being emotionally triggered.

Is Okra Good for You? The Side Effects and Health Benefits

Have you tried Okra? Mostly used in the South, this green pod vegetable is a staple in soulful Southern dishes such as gumbo or fried okra. It’s also known as “lady fingers” and originally comes from Africa. This unique plant can survive extreme heat and also drought. In fact, the okra plant has even been known to survive heat above 100F.

Some may not appreciate its rarified mouthfeel; when cooked the pods become gooey or slimy. Okra is known to be “mucilaginous”. This slime is actually very healthy and contains soluble fiber. Soluble fiber is a unique form of fiber that can actually be metabolized by the flora in our lower intestine, and helps to keep our arteries clean and healthy. In this way, Okra is potentially good for heart and brain health.

What is the Fastest Home Remedy for Flu and Cold?

Any good doctor will tell you that medicine is an art and not a science, so use your own intuition. Let’s start with the basics. Sleep as much as possible! Sleep is the fastest home remedy there is for the flu. Eat and drink enough. You need to consume ample fluids to produce enough thin mucus to flush out the virus.

Sino American Commerce Association Awards Gala

On April 22nd, 2022 I was invited to attend the Sino American Commerce Association Awards Gala in celebration of it’s new President Sir Gary Kong. The gala took place in Long Island, about an hour outside New York City, at Leonard’s Pilazzo. The venue was large and stately with many different sized chandeliers. The event started with a long, natural light, outdoor red carpet. We posed for quite some time.

How to Get the Body of a Model

I’ve had countless friends ask me repeatedly how they can shape-up and if there are any quick fixes to loosing weight. They never like the advice I give. It’s too simple! There’s no one quick fix to getting the body of a model; certainly being healthy means that everyone naturally settles at different weights, genetically.

Brana Dane how do I hand paint a bag

Artist Collaboration with Bag Brand Stacy Kessler

Brana Dane collaborated with sustainable and vegan bag brand, Stacy Kessler by creating three unique hand painted designs on a series of clutches.

How to Paint a Bag

During March I was asked to contribute my art for a collaboration with sustainable and vegan bag brand Stacy Kessler. I’ve never painted on any type of leather or apparel before so it was a learning process for me. Of course, as a model I know fashion and trends so the design brainstorm was easy …

What are Basic Life Skills?

Being human is complicated! We have the longest adolescence of any species. There’s good reason for this; between our complex social systems and the amount of maintenance our bodies need outside of our desk-jobs, it’s no wonder so many of us millennials really never learned to take care of ourselves properly. Do we even know what the necessary basic life skills are anymore?