Posts tagged "Fix My Life"

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 »

Do You Know When To Own Your Truth?

Do You Know When To Own Your Truth?
It’s been almost 4 years since my husband’s death. I wanted to do a quick video to help others that may be dealing with healing during their grief. Be Well and let me know how you own your truth during the healing process Dawj is a professor, strategist and lover of food, wine, travel, dogs... Read more »

#Ferguson: Iyanla Vanzant is Coming

#Ferguson: Iyanla Vanzant is Coming
“My heart hurts for the family of Michael Brown and the citizens of Ferguson. In the wake of this tragic death, it is my responsibility as a mother, grandmother and teacher to show my support and to offer the community a chance to share its story with the nation,” Iyanla Vanzant said on yesterday in a... Read more »
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The Baby Chick Does New York

The Baby Chick Does New York
Where do I begin? I’ll start by saying aside for my love for writing, I hold a sincere affinity for theatre and film alike. Last year I was granted the surreal experience to travel to Miami for the American Black Film Festival to report for Six Brown Chicks. It was everything I’d seen in movies... Read more »

Our Birthday Giveaway! And Our Top 15 Moments

We're three years old today!
Three years ago ChicagoNow community manager Jimmy Greenfield gave us a blog. And the rest, as you know, is history. Here’s a look back at our years of community service, fab giveaways, and our favorite moments. ENTER TO WIN! Thank you for being here through our journey. And, enter to win our gift to you…Baggage... Read more »

5 Truths About Blogging with Friends

5 Truths About Blogging with Friends
 By Zondra Hughes To date I’ve received several emails from Chicks seeking advice about launching a collaborative blog with their friends. Here are five truths that you should know beforehand. 1. You will be duped. You will be duped by a self-promoter who wants to join your team of bloggers. The self-promoter will make eye-contact... Read more »
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Bullied at work? Yeah, me too.

Bullied at work? Yeah, me too.
Last week I announced my resignation from the daily grind in order to work full time on the Six Brown Chicks. After our appearance on Iyanla, Fix My Life, (a transformative show that focused on repairing the differences between women), I had to focus on the new mission that Iyanla Vanzant laid at our feet:... Read more »

Inside the minds of men on Superbowl Sunday

Inside the minds of men on Superbowl Sunday
It’s Superbowl Sunday-do you know what your man is thinking? I do! For the third time in recent weeks, I have been exposed to the inner workings of the male psyche. Guess what? Men are not difficult to understand, in fact, they are downright simple. At Yanni’s Intimate Discussions event, a male attendee told the audience:... Read more »

A Widow's First New Years Eve

A Widow's First New Years Eve
Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster- The past 14 New Year eves and days have been spent with my late husband, James Sangster. While I knew many of those times he was working the streets as a Chicago Police officer, I would anticipate hearing his car pull in the driveway around 5A.M. on New Years Day, after... Read more »
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Cool Girls

Cool Girls
by Gina B. Are there any other Cool Girls out there?? I have a lot of platonic male friends, and I’ve always been “the cool girl.” I can hang out with the guys, and they confide in me because they know they have nothing to lose, and they enjoy an unbiased female opinion. As a... Read more »