The Jasmine Rhose Foundation: Bringing Hope to Orphans in the Philippines

The Jasmine Rhose Foundation: Bringing Hope to Orphans in the Philippines
Many of us have so much to be thankful for during this holiday season; including a warm bed and a supportive family. Even if our lives are lacking in certain areas, living in a developed country with resources and services gives us access to many of the things that many smaller countries do not have.... Read more »

Great Music to Buy for a Gift: Christopher LeMark

Great Music to Buy for a Gift: Christopher LeMark
There is a level of brokenness present in our society that can only be translated through music. I was personally touched by the rawness of Christopher LeMark’s lyrics from his album Chasing Forward. His potent and honest story of neglect and pain will resonate with many young people that we encounter daily. Purchase his album... Read more »

Five Reasons Why Everyone Needs at Least One Racist Friend

Five Reasons Why Everyone Needs at Least One Racist Friend
All of us hold some sort of racial, gender, or class bias against certain groups of people. However, there are certain people that are unknowingly or knowingly unashamed of their bias. Nonetheless, though it is tempting to break off the friendship, below are reasons why we need them and they need us. 1)      They serve... Read more »
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Clean Sheets, Sharks and Business

Clean Sheets, Sharks and Business
The other day I had the most remarkable experience. Before several days ago, I had never been to an open casting call. I went because I wanted to pitch my new technology start-up called The Good Life U. The best part of the experience was listening to the stories of other business owners and learning... Read more »

Spreading Self Esteem One T-Shirt at a Time

Spreading Self Esteem One T-Shirt at a Time
I have met some wonderful people since my crowdfunding journey started. One of those awesome people is Micaela Bubola Passeri. Born and raised in Florence Italy, Micaela is an Inspirational Fashion Designer for “Love You” clothing. She is also a self-love expert specializing in experiential workshops and mentorship to help those on their soulful journey... Read more »

What a Perfect Day in My World Would Look Like: Service

What a Perfect Day in My World Would Look Like: Service
My perfect day would involve a required international day of service. It would be a day where everyone around the world served someone else in need. Volunteers would be posted at shelters, soup kitchens, and various stations around the world. There would be a mandated requirement would be to help others all day. It would... Read more »
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My Big Announcement: The Good Life U

My Big Announcement: The Good Life U
Fifteen years ago while roaming through the aisles of the Michigan Avenue Crate and Barrel store in downtown Chicago, I had an epiphany. I decided that I wanted a good life. Motivated by the desire to own a complete set of silverware, unlike the partial one that I was about to purchase, I made a... Read more »

Suicide Prevention Week: Practicing Inner Fitness is a Key Component for Good Mental Health

Suicide Prevention Week: Practicing Inner Fitness is a Key Component for Good Mental Health
Best known for her role on NBC’s hit series, Parenthood, Tina Lifford is not only an actress, but she is also an advocate for mental health and wellness. She founded The Inner Fitness Project to codify principles of Inner Fitness in an effort to make the pursuit of Inner Fitness as common and well-understood as... Read more »

Five Reasons Why Chicago is the Perfect Place to Start a Business

Five Reasons Why Chicago is the Perfect Place to Start a Business
Chicago is one of the best places to start a business. Here are five reasons why: Resources. There are a number of resources that are present in the city of Chicago. Over the past year, I have connected numerous entrepreneurs with networking opportunities as well as practical advice on how to move forward with their... Read more »
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The Top Three Fashion Mistakes that Women Make

The Top Three Fashion Mistakes that Women Make
I met Catherine Cassidy while at a recent event in Los Angeles. Catherine is the CEO of U*styled, a styling service and boutique box. Once I learned that she spent a season in Chicago, I felt an instant connection. I confessed to her my lack of styling ability as well as my favorite thing to... Read more »
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    Eraina Davis is a writer and entrepreneur. She has written for "Healthy Living" magazine as well as several academic publications. She opened one of the first pop-up shops in downtown New Haven, Connecticut called The Good Life, where she gave advice to entrepreneurs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts, an M.Ed in Education and an MAR in Religion from Yale.

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