Posts tagged womenempowerment
The Best Swimsuits for Your Body Type

We’re well into Summer, which means it’s time to ditch your trench coats and replace ‘em with jaw-dropping bikinis. So why not show off your assets with THE perfect swimsuit for you. We know every woman faces fear and annoyance when trying on swimwear. That’s why we’ve compiled a list to help make your search easier for you! 

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So You’re Single? Here’s How to Make the Most of It

Once again, the year is coming to an end and you find yourself single once more. You're in the same spot where you found yourself in the beginning of the year. Somewhere in between you met someone. There was hope. There was something brewing. You thought that perhaps, he could be the one you brought home to your mother.

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3 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Mind This Week

I’ve decided to rejuvenate my mind by aiming to maintain a good balance, not only physically, but mentally as well. Since I’m in Europe, a switch to my routine has shifted a little bit, but I’m hoping to keep a good steady “Mind Diet” while I’m here. I’ve compiled a list on how I’ll try to exercise my mind the moment I wake up, until the moment I go back to sleep and resume my routine once again.

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Police Brutality and The Role of The Media

Over several decades, we have seen how America has a long and continuous history of racial profiling and police brutality. I recently finished reading the outstanding and critically-acclaimed novel by Angie Stone, the Hate you give. The novel centers a young black girl named Starr who lives in a poor neighborhood while attends a predominantly white school where she tries not to be the stereotypical black girl. 

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You Gave Up on Your Dreams & You Don’t Even Realize It

When I was a young girl, you could always find me somewhere with a box of Crayola crayons, a stack of blank print paper, and a coloring book. I would always let my imagination run as far as it possibly could when it came to creating the perfect masterpiece to my liking. I would draw things like castles, oceans, houses, flowers, blocked letters and more, in various colors. When you are a kid, you are allowed to let your imagination take over; there are no limits when it comes to setting goals or dreaming a dream.

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An Open Letter to My Sister in Christ

As someone in her early 20s navigating through a challenging time, I want to tell you that I can relate to any struggle you may be facing during this critical period of your life. I also want to tell you that I understand how hard it may be to constantly battle the shackles of temptation, how challenging it can be to keep up with your spiritual food, and how difficult it may be to love unconditionally in a world that seems to become progressively evil and increasingly harder to love.   

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Confession: I Don’t Have It All Together

I’m going to start my last year of college this fall and it’s probably the most exciting, yet most nerve-wracking thing to wrap my mind around. The past four years has probably been one of the most eye opening, challenging, and craziest. I’ve grown so much as a person and learned a lot about my strengths and weaknesses. I’m still continuing to grow every day.

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The Top Reason Women Shy Away from the Tech Industry

When my sister first announced she was admitted to the University of Michigan’s School of engineering, I was beyond proud! This was because it is rare for a woman to aspire such a career. I couldn’t stop thinking that I could not picture myself in that field. To be honest, I mean, I don’t have enough confidence to to work in Silicon Valley, with the rest of computer scientists, engineers and programmers.

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How to Love Thyself and Know Thy Worth

As a 27-year-old black female, I know personally how hard it is living inside your own mind while trying to keep up with the trends and times. To be desirable but not too forward; educated yet not too smart. There is so much pressure on women to be everything and nothing – only when it’s convenient for the rest of the world. So when do we make time to consider ourselves?

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