Posts in category "Self Help"

Mom is Gone-But I Must Go On

Mom is Gone-But I Must Go On
By Nicole Harding I am liking, loving and smiling at the hundreds of images filling my feed of “mom and me.” There is even a Facebook frame for it. Nice. My smile and good cheer are genuine, yet I can’t help but feel conflicted. While I am a proud mother of 3, I am a... Read more »

Author Torri Stuckey: Learn His Code Language

Author Torri Stuckey: Learn His Code Language
By Torri Stuckey It’s difficult to determine the motive of every man who approaches you. Always assuming the worst would make you a cynic; however, believing every word a man says would make you gullible. Men lie, as do women. Learning to decipher code language, verbal and non-verbal, can be the difference in giving your... Read more »

The Most Powerful Way to Connect to Someone

The Most Powerful Way to Connect to Someone
By Kym B. Listen and silent are spelled with the same letters the Instagram post read and it piqued my curiosity. To me, this was the perfect anagram. It really hit me how the two words ‘listen’ and ‘silent’ are so closely aligned; they are in precision. The power of listening, says author Rachel Naomi Remen,... Read more »
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Become Your OWN Priority: 5 Steps to Selfishness

Become Your OWN Priority: 5 Steps to Selfishness
By Kym B. “Your priority is not my emergency,” is a phrase I used often on my children, but I have learned lately that it applies to every area of my life. 1. Trying to live life according to someone else’s standards will get you nowhere. When you put another as a top priority in... Read more »

Drama Detox: 6 Steps to Shake the Snakes in Your Life

Drama Detox: 6 Steps to Shake the Snakes in Your Life
By A Comeaux As most of you may know I’ve embarked on a journey of clean eating, self-care and limitless thinking. This is no easy feat as it has cost me my most beloved vices: sex, men and liquor (as a sleep aid or social crutch or simply because, sad.) At the onset, I didn’t... Read more »

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will

Great Sex Won’t Keep Him, But These 6 Things Will
By Yanni Brown I’ve had the most interesting conversation with some awesome men this past week. I love gleaning from their wisdom when it comes to sharing their thought provoking points of view about relationships. While we know that men and women are very different when it comes to what’s needed in a relationship but... Read more »
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The #1 Reason Why You Should Never Judge a Man By His PayCheck

The #1 Reason Why You Should Never Judge a Man By His PayCheck
By A Comeaux As most of you now, we hosted our 5th annual Black Women’s Expo panel discussion, “He Says/She Says,” where we discussed the multifaceted dynamics of loving a Black man. While muddling through my personal opinions and the concerns of other sisters, (a few who were battling bitterness and hopelessness), there was a... Read more »

Nakita Tells: "How a Sneaky Disease Destroyed My Marriage"

Nakita Tells: "How a Sneaky Disease Destroyed My Marriage"
By Nakita Nicci May is Lupus Awareness month; let me explain my most difficult obstacle of dealing with this mysterious disease to date. Fact: According to the Lupus Foundation of America, more than 60% of people who suffer from Lupus will experience some type of memory problem such as recalling names, dates, appointments and balancing... Read more »

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie
By Kym B. “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” – Bob Marley When I was in my early teens, a friend dared me to take this fancy bubble-gum lip gloss from a local department store.... Read more »
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Shemeka's Secret: He Was Married--And So Was I

Shemeka's Secret: He Was Married--And So Was I
By Shemeka Michelle He was married and so was I. For this reason, we didn’t technically date. However, we formed an illicit relationship driven by emotional deficits we both were experiencing in our marriages. I’m not at all stupid and I was well aware of the feelings he had for me and his true intentions.... Read more »