This past week after rushing out the door only to wait 15 minutes for the next train to come, I managed to pull out one of my “get my mind right” tools. I began to flip through the Whole Living magazine that my best friend gave me as a reminder to stay sane and calm on a daily basis. After skimming through and admiring the photography, I paused on an article titled “Embracing the Chaos of Life.” After reading the five-page piece, my over-analytical personality had me a bit perplexed. How and why would anyone want to embrace the situations that fall apart
You are successful, focused, and of course, knocking down barriers left and right. As great as this may seem on paper, you’re still wondering if it’s good enough. Not that you need confirmation or an ego stroke from everyone but having a close friend or family member tell you you’re doing an awesome job wouldn’t hurt. To the world you are the strongest woman to step foot on this earth but when you hit home, a hidden vulnerability begins to slowly pour out of you. The one thing that you wish you could receive is a simple “good job.”
Not only is she one of the hottest stylists in the industry and soon-to-be VH1 reality star, but now June Ambrose has unveiled a line of signature turbans. With impeccable style and the ability to forecast trends like no other, Ambrose is blessing us with a sample of her fab-filled closet by creating a line of vivid, head-turning turbans
Are. You. Happy? This simple question often tends to get overlooked by many. It’s a three word inquiry that should be included in each of our morning rituals. As basic as this may sound, the answer to this question often takes a back seat to other areas of our lives such as financial commitments, peer’s opinions or even being content that you left your ‘happy” slip away months ago. It’s often the one question we take for granted and never ask ourselves because we know it will cause us to make some heavy duty changes in our lives we may not be prepared to face
Have you ever noticed that the energy you radiate, is the same you receive back in life? If you’re a positive person and are constantly nurturing your spirit, you tend to notice the hidden beauty in everything. Not only that, people also see the inner light that is beaming from within. On the flipside, if you love to play the role of “Negative Nancy” you tend to see the glass half way empty in life, which ultimately leaves you surrounded with similar people with the same negative mindset as you. It’s not always easy to always keep a smile on your face but here are a few reminders to help you along the way
Young entrepreneurs are flourishing everywhere! Angela Simmons, the daughter of Reverand Run, is stepping out from under her family tree to make a name for herself in the business world. As co-owner of the booming sneaker and clothing line, Pastry, Angela has officially decided to launch her own clothing line labeled Angela Renee
The beautiful, intelligent and soon to be “boss lady,” Gabrielle Union, is linking up with one of the most prominent beauty brands to launch a skincare line! Gabrielle Union is joining forces with Neutrogena to introduce a skin care line specifically for women of color. Doesn’t this next step in their relationship just make sense
Mommy-to-be and entertainment superstar, Mariah Carey, hasn’t slowed down one bit since she’s been pregnant with twins. The industry vet and internationally-renowned song bird unveiled The Mariah Collection on the Home Shopping Network this month and has been hitting the ground running ever since
You’ve been fighting a slight headache that just won’t allow you to rest. You’re working on a client deadline but all you can think about is belly flopping into that queen size bed. The work day has finally ended, however, your fairy tale ending isn’t so sweet. Your body is fading into the night and now you have to put the breaks on your racing mind as well. Here are some tips on how to wind down after a busy day
Everyone’s favorite, fab and very opinionated TV host, Wendy Williams, will soon be hosting a new dating show on The Game Show Network (GSN) titled “Love Triangles.” Described as a cross between a game and talk show, The Game Show Network will air 32 half-hour episodes of their newest offering beginning April 18th
Yes, we all have a million items on our to-do list and of course, they all needed to be done yesterday. The thought of wearing an “S” on your chest may sound alluring, but life is about being productive while maintaining your peace of mind. One can’t exist without the other.
So ask yourself, what’s YOUR limit
2011 is upon us. It’s time to WORK it ladies! Every last one of your amazing qualities, WORK them. No more keeping your talents tucked away until the time is “right.” It’s time to SHINE and inspire others around you to do so as well!
The Holiday countdown is quickly winding down. Not only do you have your day-to-day tasks but now your list is slightly longer because of the holiday preparation frenzy. From gift-hunting to holiday parties to finding the perfect New Year’s Eve dress, things can get a bit hectic for a fly female entrepreneur this time of year
We all remember the 90’s Baby Face hit “The Cool in You,” right? I was thinking the other day that someone needs to put out a remix and title it “The Kid in You.” Now as corny as that may sound, I think it would serve as a great reminder to us when we begin
Since transitioning to Brooklyn I’ve received nothing but love and support from the beautiful and successful women who have been placed in my life. There’s such a strong and unbreakable network between women of color making moves and leaving a legacy. This strong circle doesn’t only exist in this one location, but all over. Sister love is real!