Tag: Iyanla Fix My Life

Toxic Mothers Who Ruin Their Daughters

Toxic Mothers Who Ruin Their Daughters
What do you do when your mother is the boogeyman? When the woman who birthed you is somehow the enigma that you’re afraid of–but everyone tells you it’s your imagination, how do you deal? On Saturday, Iyanla: Fix My Life dealt boldly with three generations of a toxic mother/daughter relationship that felt eerily close to... 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 »

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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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 »

As Broken Wings Fly…

As Broken Wings Fly…
By A Comeaux The day I decided to leave Six Brown Chicks, I cried. Not tears from pain but those tears you cry as a child on the playground right before you go against the bully you didn’t want to fight, but you were forced. Sucker punched. Sideswiped. Pushed to your bravery’s limits. Standing in... Read more »
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Candid Photos: Roundtable of Sisterhood

The Six Brown Chicks hosted a roundtable discussion at the elegant Sawtooth restaurant and lounge on Thursday, October 11th. Photos: Kristin Williams.