In Honor Of New York And London Fashion Week: Recognizing & Affirming Our Beauty

I missed Tedx talk when pioneering black beauty blogger Afrobella first spoke. Lately, I’ve been inspired to do a complete overhaul of my wardrobe. I have to take a moment to recognize the joys and pitfalls of online shopping when you can’t find styles that suit your tastes. The same can […]

Before You Know It 2015 Will Be Here. Make 2014 Count!

 

Google Doodle

Hello Everyone. I’m still taking a mini-break (although you can go to the blog’s Facebook and Twitter accounts for real-time updates). I will share why I half-forced myself to step away for a breather after 6 years of non-stop posts when I resume the new schedule. […]

The Process Of Building Faith, Hope, Love & Trust

Thank you to the awesome women who’ve connected via social media. So many reached out to offer kind words, encouragement and practical solutions when I wrote about an issue I’m trying to resolve.

On a separate (but cohesive) note, I’ve been exploring the connection between Mind/Body/Spirit  but haven’t quite  come to […]

Womanly Words Of Wisdom: Nina Simone

“Freedom is: No Fear!”

This might be pensive for those getting the a.m. feed, so watch it later when you can grab a quiet moment. You gotta admire songsmiths like Nina Simone, in one of her rare poignant moments on stage – after commanding respect of course!

We do each have […]

Physician Heal Thyself!

A little bit of preventative medicine in the form of healthier practices never hurts!

This Is What Men Protecting Women Looks Like

For those of you still holding out with hope for a golden age of improved relations between black men and women. For those who think if they protest for years on end something will change. For those who want their care, concern, activism or attempts at changing how other people behave to work. […]

Inspirational Quotes Series: Mark Twain

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Hang out with friends who are like-minded and who are also designing purpose-filled lives. Similarly, be that kind of a friend for your friends.

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Today Is YOUR Independence Day!

Lady Liberty

Ask yourself if you’re living freely?

US readers will celebrate the 236th Independence Day of our country’s victory over British rule. As an African-American I always note the irony of how the Black citizens (both free and enslaved) who helped build this country have had to fight for […]

As The Talk Show Ends Its Run, Kudos To The Revolution For Helping Women Recognize Their Power

Some of my favorite examples of courage are of women adopting the affirmative for who they really are and acting on it. I was so glad to have watched the ABC talk show, The Revolution. While there was some controversy about the network replacing venerated soap operas with scripted tv shows, I […]

Smart Black Women Will Craft Their Own Asian Woman Marriage Playbook

Girlfriend get your BA or JD, MD, PhD or MDiv AND your MRS!

Congrats to Priscilla Chan, aka Dr. Chan aka Mrs. Zuckerberg!

She’s every woman….meaning her potential is your potential however that manifests itself. This isn’t about chasing after a life partner but ATTRACTING those who will love and support you best! Sure, you […]