Category: Women

“I'm 41-years-old and I really don’t know who I am.” 

“I'm 41-years-old and I really don’t know who I am.” 
By Nicole Harding I spoke to a group of women at a fun heath conference/expo Saturday and asked them a very simple question…. Who are you? Right now, in this moment, who are you? There were many answers that you may expect: I’m a mom. I am a wife. A sister. A mentor. A daughter.... 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 »

African American Women and Bone Marrow Disease

African American Women and Bone Marrow Disease
  How many of us wake up each day fully healthy with no medical worries? If there are worries, wouldn’t you want someone to help if they could? In honor of women’s history month, we wanted to shed light on an illness that affects many, especially African American women. Bone marrow is considered the flexible... Read more »
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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 »

A New Dress for A Married Man

A New Dress for A Married Man
By Zondra Hughes A friend of mine texted me from Orland Park Mall, she had just found a ‘slay’ dress to wear for this new married guy she met on Facebook and the dress ‘only’ cost $259. She texted a picture of herself wearing the dress in the fitting room, and yes, if ever there... Read more »
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Yvette's Story: The Hustle Nearly Killed Me

Yvette's Story: The Hustle Nearly Killed Me
Yvette Kendall has reportedly “created more than 30 patent-pending products that span several industries, ranging from scientific and technical to recreational, including mobile applications, a new type of coffee beverage, pure water product and a DUI simple proof product.” Yvette’s road to success as a female Black inventor has been hard and treacherous, and the... Read more »

Are We Raising Our Girls to KILL Over Boys?

Are We Raising Our Girls to KILL Over Boys?
Beehives and Bathroom Brawls By Sylvia Snowden When Prince died, I was devastated (he seemed almost immortal, you know?), and one of the things I did to help overcome my sorrow was to immerse myself in all things Prince. I listened to all of my favorite Prince songs, I watched all of my favorite Prince... Read more »

Relationships: Would Your Ex Give You a Good Reference?

Relationships: Would Your Ex Give You a Good Reference?
By A Comeaux Why aren’t references required for relationships? Jobs ask for them whether you’re a nurse or a nanny, a cashier or an executive, new employers would like to know who and where you came from and the reason you’re no longer there… You can’t get credit unless your financial history is checked and... Read more »
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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 »