Archive | Living Your Best Life

New Secret Behind a Pretty White Smile…

( — Healthy is in!  Everyday there are new fresh products coming out whether they are  gluten free,  low sugar or no corn syrup. Well good news! Dentistry is jumping on the  healthy bandwagon as well.  You may have noticed some commercials promoting pro-biotics and wondered what exactly it does.  Well Doctor Alex Naini, owner  Read more »

A Healthy Breakfast Equals A Healthy Student!

( —  It is true, breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day! Especially for our young students who need to stay fueled and focused in their classrooms.  However, the  back- to- school excitement starts to wear off around this time this year and parents do not always have the time to fix  Read more »

A Summer to Remember- The Cannes Film Festival 2013

( — This summer I got the opportunity  to attend the 2013 Cannes Film Festival with the Creative Minds Program.  Once I landed, I immediately got together with my assigned group members and we began to shoot our five minute short film.  Our film was called La Mer and it was a romantic fable about  Read more »

My journey to the Cannes Film Festival!

( —  My name is Jordan Henry and I am a Senior, Television Production major at Howard University.  I am absolutely thrilled to be interning this fall for Media Outreach at WUSA9 with Dr. JC Hayward!  This past semester,  I traveled to Cannes, France  for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival with the Creative Minds Program.  I first  Read more »

Newsbabes Bash 2013 Raises Funds For Howard U. Cancer Center

WASHINGTON, DC ( — We raised over $10K for the Howard University Cancer Center last night! The 2013 Newsbabes Bash at The Hamilton couldn’t have been better. Guests included WUSA 9 anchors Lesli Foster, Andrea Roane, Anita Brikman, Monika Samtani and Derek McGinty. Dr. Wayne Frederick, director of the Howard University Cancer Center, was also present.  Read more »

JC’s Favorite Things

( — The summer season ushers in more time to have fun and relax. I like to add some of my favorite things into the mix. First, I am a fan of scented soaps and candles. Lafco has the best fragranced items for the home. The Iris Lavender scented soaps and candles give off the ultimate soothing fragrance. I absolutely adore this product  Read more »

Life’s Natural Order

( — Struggles are required in order to survive in life, because in order to stand up, you have to know what falling down is like. We crawl before we walk. We walk before we run. There’s a natural progression in life. To truly appreciate all the blessings that we have, we have to understand  Read more »

The 11th Commandment by Susan Commander Samakow

I once heard someone say that strength and courage aren’t always measured in medals and victories. They are measured in the struggles we overcome. The strongest people aren’t always the people who win. They are the people who don’t give up when they lose. Courage is infectious. Courage can impact those around you and those  Read more »

Summer Travel Season: Important Tips On Your Passport

   WASHINGTON, DC ( — Are you ready with all your travel documents? Vivianne Pommier of Pommier Travel Services gives JC Hayward some important tips on making sure your passport and VISA are up-to-date before you hop on the plane. Passports a.  Required anywhere outside of the U.S. including travel to Canada and Mexico for adults and infants. b.  Make sure there is at  Read more »

The Doctor Is In: Experts Weigh In On Tips For Staying Trim During The Holidays

The Doctor Is In: Experts Weigh In On Tips For Staying Trim During The Holidays

WASHINGTON (JCHAYWARD.COM) — All of us want to eat healthy during the holidays, but few of us manage to do so. You’ll be happy to learn that you can eat healthy while still enjoying the holiday foods you love. The following are some holiday eating tips you can follow by Proveidence Hospital’s Dr. Marcy Oppenheimer.  Read more »