Posts in category "Balance"

You Left My Mother, So Where Does That Leave Us?

You Left My Mother, So Where Does That Leave Us?
By Devin Miller So, everyone expects me to harbor some ill feelings towards my father who wasn’t present in my life and resurfaced just seven years At times my upbringing was a bit chaotic, my mother and I moved a lot, we endured a lot of strife, and we were fiscally in a constant state... Read more »

Hey Black Girl: Don't Be Bitter

Hey Black Girl: Don't Be Bitter
By A Comeaux Good morning and good evening. Come in and take a seat please, as there are a few things I want to talk to you about, Black girl. No disrespect. We all have a little girl in us that we channel and she’s the one who needs to hear this. I want to... Read more »

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It
By Toni J. Spearman When the choir started singing, I Don’t Look Like What I’ve Been Through by Deon Kipping last Sunday, I could barely contain myself as the tears fell. Almost two years ago, my marriage began a vicious decline. The man I loved the most became the man I hated the most. I... Read more »
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What Do YOU Want?

What Do YOU Want?
By A Comeaux In the past week I’ve had a few conversations and arguments alike all hovering around the debate of what people want. The expectations set on us by others, the secret desires that our fears keep us from pursuing and the dire need to ‘be accepted,’ all play vital roles in our lives.... Read more »

He Says/She Says: Top 10 Love and Sex Quotes

He Says/She Says: Top 10 Love and Sex Quotes
By Marsha Clark, SBC intern The Six Brown Chicks and sexy, successful bachelors explored  the male and female perspective about intimacy and lasting relationships yesterday at the 20th Anniversary of the Black Women’s Expo. The relationship panel, He Says, She Says: Part III, moderated by Lady Alicia, took place at the McCormick Place. Panelists Zondra... Read more »

Our First Film Short: A New Look at Leadership

Our First Film Short: A New Look at Leadership
Dr. Dawj and I convinced (okay, begged) Jocelyn K. Allen, Director – Regional, Grassroots and Diversity Communications at General Motors, to allow us to shadow her during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), her 21st year working that event. We wanted to know what women in the auto industry did during arguably the most... Read more »
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100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)
by Zondra Hughes Here are 100 New Year’s Resolutions designed to empower Chicks and fortify the Universal Sisterhood, so, please feel free to add your own.   I Resolve… To listen to my “first mind.” To shed the skin of self-doubt–and to shed those who make me feel doubtful. To never be ashamed of my... Read more »

10 Ways to Get ON TRACK for a Successful #2014!

10 Ways to Get ON TRACK for a Successful #2014!
By Dawniel Patterson Winningham @wealthspeaker interviewing Sophia Angeli Nelson @IamSophiaNelson As a Master Life and Business Coach it is refreshing when you have the opportunity to have YOUR CUP refilled by someone knowledgeable, worldly, and giving. Interviewing Sophia Angeli Nelson recently was just that for me. It was an opportunity for me to not only... Read more »

MOVE… Get Out of the Way!

By: Yanni Brown   What’s keeping you from becoming your best self? That’s a loaded question for sure, but I ask it because for the longest time there have been three people that have been in my way. Yes I’m naming names and I’m calling them out! Their names are Me, Myself and I! Their... Read more »
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Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW

Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW
By Zondra Hughes How’s this for work-life balance: Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development at General Motors, has a demanding day job; six kids at home; and she still has time to dye her hair GM Blue and moonlight as roller derby skater Shovey Camaro.  Video: Meet Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development, General Motors Suzy Cody:... Read more »