Posts tagged "Iyanla Vanzant"

What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?

What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?
By Zondra Hughes In college I wore my hair jet black. I guess I looked good enough; I did get a wedding ring. Fast forward to a decade ago, when at work, I shared a short elevator ride with a stylish senior editor that I admired; sometimes she spoke to me, most times she didn’t.... Read more »

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 »

Daddyless Daughter: An Open Letter to My Absent Dad

Daddyless Daughter: An Open Letter to My Absent Dad
By Shanti Ray “When a father walks out on his daughter he takes a piece of her soul with him.” Iyanla Vanzant Tears pooled in my eyes as I watched several women and daughters tell their stories in part one of a two part series: Daddyless Daughters. On so many different levels I could relate.... 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 »

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 »

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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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 »

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 »

After Iyanla: Face-to-Face with Reality!

After Iyanla: Face-to-Face with Reality!
By Shoya Bowman In late June, I felt an overwhelming feeling of emotions as I rode down the interstate headed into the unknown to do a taping for the television show, Iyanla, “Fix My Life” with a group of women that I had once worked with. In April, I made the decision to step down... Read more »
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Tonight: Sisterhood Roundtable with The Six Brown Chicks

Meet us TONIGHT Sawtooth Restaurant and Lounge at 7pm! The event will feature a raw, truthful and stimulating conversation covering topics including: maintaining deteriorating friendships, overcoming overwhelming obstacles and navigating strained working relationships. Also, we will discuss topics that YOU have submitted Continue to share with us topics you wish to discuss at our Sisterhood... Read more »