Archive for April 2011

Reinvention Helps When Getting Over an Ex!

By Gina B.   Breakups suck, period.  Regardless of how bad your relationship was, or how necessary the breakup, there is a minefield of nostalgic triggers that produce erratic explosions of disturbing emotions.   I’ve found that the best way to get through a breakup is a little bit of reinvention.   Here’s how it happens . .... Read more »

VIDEO: Six Brown Chicks Launch New Series on WCIU

VIDEO: Six Brown Chicks Launch New Series on WCIU

Punanny Power: Should We "Date Like A Man?"

Punanny Power: Should We "Date Like A Man?"
 How do you define power? Photostock. By Zondra Hughes It was a Girls’ Night In, movies, comfort food, and all the gossip that the four of us could stand. We decided to watch the throwback film, “Murder By Numbers,” starring Sandra Bullock. Soon enough, the film would jumpstart a debate about the art of using sex as... Read more »
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Give the Gift of a Good Prom Night!

Give the Gift of a Good Prom Night!
By Dr. Dawj Happy Good Friday everyone!  I consider every day a good day because I am in a place mentally and spiritually where I don’t take my life and its purpose for granted.   Photo: James Sangster For many girls, prom is a milestone event that marks the completion of one chapter and the beginning... Read more »

What's Love Got to do with it? Absolutely Everything!

By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown “All of these people running around here jumping, skipping, falling in love — falling in love ain’t s**t. Somebody talk to me, about how to stay there!” (Love Jones 1997)     While society would have you to believe that everyone cheats and lack commitment. I believe that WE lack knowledge,... Read more »

Homeless--But Not Hopeless

Homeless--But Not Hopeless
By Dawgelene (Dr. Dawj) Sangster To see me and talk to me, one would never really know that I was once homeless. But what does homeless look like? What does homeless sound like? We often can’t tell the stripes and scars that individuals have across their backs.  One never really knows who is standing in... Read more »
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What's IT Worth to You?

What's IT Worth to You?
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown  Photostock. Have you ever heard the expression sometimes we are in our own way? Life is not as complicated as we sometimes make it out to be. Happiness is OURS for the choosing, we just need to move out of the way! Our past, baggage, situations and or circumstances do not... Read more »

5 Martial Arts Secrets of Success and Balance

5 Martial Arts Secrets of Success and Balance
By Dawgelene (Dr. Dawj) Sangster Bruce Lee. Martial arts has been known for centuries to help bring discipline, tranquility, peace, and also help in creating defensive strategies against an enemy. I can remember watching Bruce Lee’s “Enter the Dragon”and the “Chinese Connection,” along with one of my favorites, the “Five Deadly Venoms.”  It was these... Read more »

Six Relationship Red Flags: The Deal Breakers

Six Relationship Red Flags: The Deal Breakers
  By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown Yanni advises that you pay attention to these six red flags. Have you ever experienced relationship bliss? In the beginning that is exactly what it is. You see, sometimes people introduce you to their representatives, and they put on their absolute best; the best outfits, their best behavior and the... Read more »
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Nobody's FOOL In Love

Nobody's FOOL In Love
By Dawgelene (Dr. Dawj) Sangster Photostock When will you stop being a fool? Recently, I thought about April Fool’s Day, a day when individuals play jokes or tricks on people and then shout “April Fool!”The tricks usually lead individuals to think something is real only to learn that someone they may have trusted duped them.... Read more »