Posts tagged "Iyanla Fix My Life"

I am NOT My Sister's Keeper

I am NOT My Sister's Keeper
  By A Comeaux When was the last time you back-stabbed someone who trusted you? How many times have you heard negative things about someone and didn’t defend them? Back in the day, if there was a problem with my friend, I was at her side, ready to take on the world. Today, somewhere in... Read more »

The Bottom of Beautiful Things

By Yanni Brown I believe that everyone comes to a place in their lives where they question themselves, who they are, who they want to become. It could just be me, questioning, wondering if I am doing and being what was planned for me to do and be. If I can be naked for a... Read more »

The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!

The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!
By Dr. Dawj Smiles matter. When I was a girl, I enjoyed playtime with my sister, who was a special needs child. Many didn’t–and still don’t–understand what it takes to really embrace and live with someone with special needs. We often had to deal with people making fun of us because she had special needs... Read more »
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He Says She Says: Photos!

He Says She Says: Photos!
Photos from yesterday’s awesome panel. Photos by Kris Williams.

Hip Hop Artist DMX on Iyanla Fix My Life

Hip Hop Artist DMX on Iyanla Fix My Life
DMX to Appear on “Iyanla: Fix My Life” so set your clocks! Season Two Premieres Saturday, April 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT Our beloved Iyanla Vanzant, accomplished author, inspirational speaker, talk show host and living testament to the value in life’s valleys and the power of acting on faith, goes behind closed doors and deep... Read more »

The Aftermath of The Six Brown Chicks -- Have We Been Fixed?

The Aftermath of The Six Brown Chicks -- Have We Been Fixed?
by Gina B. Happy Friday good people! Many of you saw our episode on Iyanla Fix My Life on the OWN Network.  Since our show aired, we’ve continued blogging and appearances and we’ve been working on revitalizing our relationships. Whenever I meet people who are familiar with us, they usually have two questions.  The first... Read more »
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10 Signs that You're a Control Freak-Six Brown Chicks

10 Signs that You're a Control Freak-Six Brown Chicks
Hi, my name is Zondra, and I’m a recovering micro-manager. Most micro-managers do not know how bad they are behaving, or that their need to control everything does not empower others to do their best work. For example, my goal with the Six Brown Chicks is to produce an authentic, engaging blog—as a working journalist,... Read more »

The 'Unemotional Chick’s' Reaction to Having Our Lives Fixed

The 'Unemotional Chick’s' Reaction to Having Our Lives Fixed
 By Gina B. Iyanla Vanzant most accurately described my personality when she looked at me – with a dab of disdain – and said “You’re a head person, not a heart person.”  I nodded my head in agreement, because like any analytical being, I’m nothing if not self-aware. Her statement was both a declaration and... Read more »

Sometimes it ALL Has to Fall Apart Before It Can Be Put Back Together

Sometimes it ALL Has to Fall Apart Before It Can Be Put Back Together
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown During the Six Brown Chicks taping of “Iyanla Fix My Life,” I said that “Sometimes it all has to fall apart before it can be put back together,” and I’d like to take a moment to explain how this applies to everyday life, hopes and dreams. We as individuals move about... Read more »
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Love's Got a Hold on Shoya: She's Engaged!

By Zondra Hughes It was a magical night for Six Brown Chick Shoya Bowman. Her play, “Love’s Got A Hold On Me,” now in its second year, played to a sold-out crowd at the Harold Washington Cultural Center in Chicago’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood. As Shoya thanked her supporters, and her stellar cast, she paused to... Read more »