At a young age, my mother taught me some valuable lessons such as to never depend on a man and to love yourself unconditionally.She was a single mother, raising two kids on her own. She had too much pride to ask others for help. She never felt the need to have a man by her side to make her feel complete, and I admire her for that. However, the most valuable lesson that she has taught me is to never allow a man to make you feel unworthy.
Reading is something we often say we don’t have enough time for (I’m definitely guilty of this). Reading is so transformative, and not only can it make you a better and more imaginative person, but it can catapult you into a separate world, where you think of other characters, ways to better yourself, or even get new information. My personal favorite genre is fiction, and has been since I was a kid.
Undoubtedly, social media has presented itself as a platform to thrive. Technology has paved ways for human interaction that was once deemed impossible. Through one click, I am able to communicate something that would have taken months to receive thousands of years ago.
The conference was held a few months ago at The Downtown Club in Houston Texas. A panel of influential woman touched on topics from being a girl boss to unifying our black girl magic. The panel included Life Coach & Empowerment Speaker Wendi J Turner, Executive Producer of Basketball Wives Shaunie O’Neal, Basketball Wives Star and Creator of Bonnet Chronicles Tami Roman, Actress Elise Neal and New York Times Best Selling Author and Reality TV Star Toya Wright.
There’s so much noise everywhere in our lives. Sometimes, it amounts to just too much stress. The news regularly reports murder, rape, robbery and crime. We work 80 plus hours, some even more. We deal with family, friendship, and relationship issues. We try to keep up with social media and our finances, all while trying to remain sane on a daily basis.
Years rolled by, and I had buried it. I couldn’t even recall it myself, but He has been digging deep lately. Delivering me from things I was unaware of, and revealing a past I was still a slave too. I got confused. I was saved, forgiven, healed, and changed. He had even confirmed these things. I had heard them loud in the quiet of my soul. Forgiven. New. Saved
Starting a new semester always brings feelings of excitement - and anxiety. New classes. New schedules. New professors. New opportunities. There so much that one semester brings. But remember, things don’t have to be stressful.
Married men having mistresses' and secondary homes are nothing new. In the recent years it's become the new "norm". Younger men are getting married and following the trend of their elders. After several surveys, 4 out of 10 women are dating a married man
We all get that feeling on a Friday afternoon, just after leaving the office, we want to get home, put on some comfy pjs, turn on the T.V, grab a cup of tea—or wine, and chill until we fall asleep. Good news! There’s nothing wrong with this feeling. Actually, it is a healthy habit to relax after a week of stress and nonstop working. Here are some great ways to escape from your busy weekdays.
Passion fills us. Conviction pierces our hearts. We are confident in this decision. We raise our hand. We recite a prayer. We are saved. It’s all going to be different now. The way we think. The way we speak. Our desires. Our perspective. Stress is no match for salvation. Temptation has got nothing on a soul dedicated to Christ. We are a new creation. Old things have passed away.
Is Monday your favorite day of the week? No? Well it’s not my favorite day either. But, Mondays are typically when many of us aim to achieve the various personal and professional goals we have set for ourselves, so why not start this Monday with a bit of motivation.
Change is one of the most difficult things we go through as people and especially as women. The funny thing about change is it's inevitable. No matter who you are or what stage of your life you're in, it's just that— a stage, and it's bound to change.
It’s understandable. Interviews can be intimidating. One wrong answer and all your hard work can be diminished to zero. It’s even more stressful when you’re interviewing with a company that you know is the perfect fit for you. Here are a few tips to show the hiring manager that you are the right and only person for the job.