Posts tagged Lifestyle
Why Dark Skin Girls Should Love Their Skin

I come from an African family. Growing up, bleaching was normal. I had at least one family member who bleached their skin to the point where you could vividly tell that their skin was bleached. Their hands were seemingly way darker than the rest of their bodies, the skin on their faces an awkward yellowish tint. I recall a younger me always wondering to myself why they felt the need to bleach their skin?

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5 Ways You Can Save Money This Spring

It’s back to school season, and this means possibly spending more money on food. If you’re a student, you might know the endless struggle of trying to save money and not eating out during the school year. Recently, I had a conversation with a friend of mine in which he admitted to spending close to $5,000 on food in one month alone.

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What Becoming a New Young Mom Taught Me About Life

I am a young mother who didn’t get married or have a career first. I am a young mother raising a daughter in a world, trying to finish school to start my career, dealing with relationships and just trying to become a better me.I got an email a few days ago from a young lady name Naomi. She asked me how do I cope with being a young mom in the world of today and how do I cope with my baby daddy? Has he ever cheated on me and what did I do if he did? And what advice do I have for new young mothers?

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Get Real: 5 Ways to Deal with Being Black in America

In the wake of everything going on in the world today, one must increase consciousness. I am a black woman in a country that is not set up for me. Therefore, I have to make myself knowledgeable about current events in the black communities and support my Kings and Queens. These days all I hear in the streets is, “why is the news not covering this…why are they imprisoning our black brothers…why, why why?” Stop blaming society for the problems in our communities. We are a part of society. Here are tips I use to deal with everyday life in America as an African-American.

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17 Healthy Things You Can Do to Protect Your Inner Peace

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.

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Why You Should Purchase Maybelline Superstay Better Skin Foundation

 Over time I heard about this Maybelline SuperStayBetter Skin Foundation (long name, I know). I was quickly drawn to the fact that it is oil-free, sunscreen-based and great for the skin, I had to try it. After a quick minute, I ended up picking up the exact same color that I had in the Fit Me Matte foundation "Rich Tan." Only, the numbers obviously differed; 238 vs 80.

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5 Simple Things Every Busy Woman Should Not Forget to Do

Life can be hectic, regardless of what season you are in. It doesn’t matter if you’re a college student, young professional, business owner, stay-at-home mom, artist or corporate senior leader, we all have our fair share of overwhelming moments. Still, despite the busyness in our lives, we must make ourselves a priority. And, we can only do that by taking care of ourselves. Here are 5 simple and practical things you can do to remind yourself to put yourself first.

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10 Tips That Will Make You the Best Candidate at Your Next Interview

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.

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