Category: Healing

I've Been Dumped Without an Explanation

I've Been Dumped Without an Explanation
Pardon My Transparency By A Comeaux Consider this my ode to rare form. This is usually the season of two things: raging hormones I affectionately call my mating season where any and everything is ‘fire in the pants for me’. Like, literally everything looks good enough to eat. This can be detrimental as I take... Read more »

Hell No! The 9 NOs for Friends & Lovers

Hell No! The 9 NOs for Friends & Lovers
By Zondra Hughes No is a powerful little word that is sometimes hard to say when a so-called friend or lover is staring you in the face, and asking you to cross a line. If you don’t say no when the favor asked will put you at risk personally, professionally, and, um, financially, you may... Read more »

Real Talk: Your Vagina is Not a Kitty Cat

By Nicole Harding Real talk; let’s start a movement to end secret, whispered names for our body parts. Baby girls, toddlers, teens, and 42-year-old females have vaginas…not kitty cats! I don’t mean adults having “grown woman” conversation throwing Va-JayJay around; I get that.  I am referring to moms who rear their girls into adulthood without  stating the correct verbiage... Read more »
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Author Sharisse Kimbro Advises You to Engage Your Core

Always Engage Your Core By Sharisse Kimbro, Author, Beyond the Broken During a recent workout, as I was grimacing about the additional weight my personal trainer added to the hexbar before I proceeded to deadlift, he told me, “Just engaged your core and you’ll be alright.” “But this isn’t even an abnominal exercise, that doesn’t... Read more »

10 Things you should NEVER say to a Widow

by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster As I approach the one-year anniversary of being a widow, I am realizing that some days I feel as though the pain is so new, and other days it’s more tolerable.  What I have found to be so true to me and from support groups I have interacted with; is... Read more »

Relationship Fail: Losing Yourself to Become the Woman He Wants

By Liz Lampkin Ladies, how many times have we, or do we alter our appearance, schedules, attitudes and or beliefs when we embark upon a new man and a new relationship? How many times have we cancelled previous plans with our girls to meet up with a man at the last minute, or better yet,... Read more »
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Juicing for Healthy Living: Would The Hulk Drink This?

By Kym Butler Juicing – the new thing to healthy living! Something that I wasn’t initially sold on; but okay, I admit it I am a slave to fads! If it catches on, I’m going to try it. Seems simple enough; buy an appliance that you will eventually have sitting inside your cabinets longer than... Read more »

Mother's Day: Love, Honor and FORGIVE Your Mom

Mother's Day: Love, Honor and FORGIVE Your Mom
By Tania Brown This Mother’s Day… I never knew the magnitude of a mother’s love until I became a mother myself. Growing up, I would always wonder why my mother was so protective of us. She’s still very protective of us even though we’re adults.  As I grew older, I realized that was her charge... Read more »

My Three Steps to Happiness

My Three Steps to Happiness
By Toya Nicole Confession: I’m happy. You may say, “well being happy is no confession” but for me it is. This time last year I wasn’t. A series of circumstances, a negative mindset and distractions got me off track. I still traveled and socialized with friends, posting all my happy moments on social media. I... Read more »
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My King James and I: A Widow's Strength

My King James and I: A Widow's Strength
By Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” As I approach the 1-year anniversary of my husband’s death, I sometimes feel as though I just lost him. Some days are much easier than others to cope, but the pain is still there. I have positioned in my mind that I must keep moving; that life must go on, and... Read more »