Posts in category "self-improvement"

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 »

Nakita's Confession: I Met the SideChick's HUSBAND

Nakita's Confession: I Met the SideChick's HUSBAND
By Nakita Nicci So, when his sidechick is married, what do you do when you meet the spouse? I believe there is some unwritten rule that most sidechicks have a man. Of course you have some low self-esteem women who are actually faithful to someone else’s man but for the most part, I would think... Read more »
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Top 5 Back to School Makeup Tips!

Top 5 Back to School Makeup Tips!
By Courtney Waldon It’s back to school time! Whether you are going to be the class instructor or teacher’s pet; you definitely want to look your best. Class is in session! Here are 5 simple tips to get you through the first weeks of school! 1. Prime to stay flawless all day. You’ll be in... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

I Gave the Best of ME to the WRONG People--and then I Woke Up

I Gave the Best of ME to the WRONG People--and then I Woke Up
As I sit here, sipping on my coffee, reflecting on the beauty of life, I have to give thanks for being in a place where I can truly say, I love myself and I love myself enough to WIN!  Focusing on Living LIFE,Loving LIFE and Being LIFE is how I have survived my self-destructive past,... Read more »
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Girl Interrupted: How Brandi Got Her Self-Love Back

Brandi Davis
My Self-Love Journey: If I were honest… By Brandi Davis If I were honest…I used to live life as a scared 12-year-old girl until I learned to love myself… You see by the age of 12, I had dealt with various things that shaped how I viewed myself. Sexual Abuse By 12, my body was... Read more »