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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 »

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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Answering the Call When Others are Hurting

Answering the Call When Others are Hurting
Most of us are limited in our capacity to help those that are struggling with depression. The task can often seem daunting, and most times it is. Individuals that are depressed love their loved ones too much to ask for help; not wanting to expose what is often so carefully hidden. I have never suffered... Read more »

Founding Moms: From Chicago to LA this Meet-Up Group Rocks

Founding Moms: From Chicago to LA this Meet-Up Group Rocks
“Once upon a time (2003) there was a girl with a dream. She packed up and left Chicago with her daughter to pursue a teaching career in New York City. Over the course of 7 years, she traveled the east coast from New York City to Boston in an effort to live a good life... Read more »

My Motivation to Breastfeed

My Motivation to Breastfeed
They are mine. They have belonged to me for over 25 years. Though I have  two of them I am not sure I want to share. Those were my thoughts 6 months ago during my last trimester of pregnancy. Though I was ecstatic about the thought of breastfeeding my second child, I was equally  nervous... Read more »
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How My Facebook Friend Became My Friend in Real Life

How My Facebook Friend Became My Friend in Real Life
Not only is Chante Burt my Facebook friend from highschool, but she is also my friend in real life. As a result of the illusion of Facebook, where you can be “friends” with someone without really being friends, we knew very little about one another.  In the spring of 2012 after moving from Connecticut to... Read more »

Five Things I am Teaching My Baby

Five Things I am Teaching My Baby
Wow! I am finally in the final stages of pregnancy. Fourteen years after giving birth to my daughter Taylor I am pregnant with my second child. I am scared out of my mind. No, seriously. I am definitely a bit nervous and anxious for the new arrival of my bundle of joy. Already there are... Read more »

What if you learned that your birth was an epic idea? Purpose Awakening helps you answer that question.

What if you learned that your birth was an epic idea?  Purpose Awakening helps you answer that question.
What if you learned that your birth was an epic idea? How would you live your daily life? How would you strive to achieve great things in your daily life? There is nothing like being awakened by purpose. Touré Roberts conveys wisdom and knowledge in his new book Purpose Awakening. Touré Roberts is the pastor... Read more »
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Great Read for Children and Adults

As an educator, I have developed a deep appreciation for children’s books. Months before the birth of my newborn daughter, I received I Want You to Know: The Wonder of God by Kirk Jackson as a gift.  I was impressed by the author’s ability to address a broad range of a child’s social and emotional... 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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