Archive for May 2013

Are You Superwoman? And Is That A Good Thing?

Are You Superwoman?  And Is That A Good Thing?
By Gina B. In case you’re thinking that superheroes don’t really exist, think again.   They’re everywhere.  Some exist as a part of a large team of women who are individually known as Superwoman.   Undoubtedly you know one of these women.  You might actually BE a Superwoman.   But is that a good thing? I was told... Read more »

The Makeup Show Chicago: Celebrity Artists, Seminars, New Products

The Makeup Show Chicago: Celebrity Artists, Seminars, New Products
The Makeup Show Chicago brings celebrity makeup artists and sought-after cosmetic lines (and spanking new ones) to the Bridgeport Art Center (1200 W. 35th Street) this year. This go-to event for makeup addicts everywhere takes place on Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 9am to 6pm and on Monday, June 10, 2013 from 9 a.m. to... Read more »

Stop Dreaming and Go Get It. Now.

Stop Dreaming and Go Get It. Now.
By A Comeaux Some may call these times trying while others deem them as the last of our glorious days. I’m no science scholar, meteorologist or religion guru but I know this much for sure; if there ever was a time to live your purpose its Now!! Looking at the gory tragedies that have untimely... Read more »
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S L O W D O W N

by: Yanni Brown   Sometimes life will force you to slow down. As some of you may know I recently became a full time entrepreneur. What some of you may not know is that I’m also hard headed and strong willed. That translates to I have a hard time relaxing and doing what I suggest... Read more »

Dear Men Who Write Relationship Advice to Women: Stop, now.

Dear Men Who Write Relationship Advice to Women: Stop, now.
By Sylvia Snowden Dear men who write relationship advice to women:  Please. Stop. NOW.  It’s not that I mind reading what you have to say.  In fact, many of your columns are quite entertaining; a few of them are even insightful.  However, your writing raises a couple of major issues far more important than my... Read more »

Chicago State University Essence of An Angel Photos

Chicago State University Essence of An Angel Photos
  The Essence of an Angel Scholarship Luncheon, held recently at Chicago State University, celebrated the achievements of single moms who have made positive impacts to Chicago State University and the surrounding Chicago community.   The fundraiser provides financial support for single mothers who attend CSU. The 2013 Essence of an Angel honorees included Jacquelyn Tolliver,... Read more »
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Are You Doing The "Right Thing" In Your Relationship?

Are You Doing The "Right Thing" In Your Relationship?
by Gina B. There are no relationship guarantees.  Most relationships aren’t meant to last forever, however I truly believe that we would have happier couples if people would just do the right thing. So . . . what IS the right thing? In relationships, on a basic level, it means acting in the best interest... Read more »

Six Ways to Sabotage Your Partnership NOW!

Six Ways to Sabotage Your Partnership NOW!
By Zondra Hughes After viewing our story on Iyanla, Fix My Life, many women have told us about their own failed partnerships and collaborations. Here, then, are six tips and tough lessons that may help you to sabotage your partnership–or convince you to reassess your situation and fly right! 1.     1. Don’t establish leadership and... Read more »

My Farewell to Fake Friends

My Farewell to Fake Friends
By A Comeaux If I were a rapper I’d make a diss record. If I were a scorned woman I’d take my angst out on windshields and custom paint jobs. I’m but a writer with a few witty ways of expression and this just happens to the outlet. Since January, I’ve been feeling what my... Read more »
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Listen Up… Grown Men Are Talking!

By Yanni Brown This morning I woke up wondering, doubting and thinking about love. The love that we sometimes give, take for granted, share, receive, lose or even bury because quite frankly sometimes the residue of love hurts. I’m often asked “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” We live in a world of givers... Read more »