#FancysThoughts: Being a Mom Again

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Being a mom again, I know that phrase may sound a little crazy, but that is the only way I know how to describe this current phase of my life. If you are a new expecting mom, I suppose the Read more

#FancysThoughts: Tap Into a Goddess

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        I always tag my post #tapintoagoddess as if to say learn more about me, take a look at my life and the people and things important to me, plug into something greater.  Some don’t agree with Read more

#FancysThoughts: Misleading

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Greetings, Happy Monday, I shared the above post on my Instagram yesterday, and saw some people seem to feel it, though I am not sure if they understood what I meant. I thought I would break it down right quick. Read more

How Fitness Boot Camp Is Saving Me

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The relationship you have with yourself, sets the foundation for every other relationship you have in your life….It all boils down to how much do you love yourself? -Shelah Marie, Meditation Mixtape   Last week I started attending a fitness Read more

Baton Rouge Artist Finds Hate Note and Spit Left on His Truck 

A Baton Rouge artist, ChaYsuh HighDef, received a nasty note along with the insult of spit on his truck last night, while parked at his apartment complex in the LSU community last night. ChaYsuh says he went down to his Read more

Clap For Your Damn Self and 3 Other Things I’ve Learned on My Spiritual Journey 

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The biggest thing I’ve learned while on my inner peace journey is everyone travels at their own pace. I have been on my journey for at least five years now. As of late, knowledge is coming to me more swiftly. Read more

3 Things You Don’t Do When Getting Your Life Together

I declined an invitation to a get together recently, with the reason of “I’m trying to get my life together.” I had given it much thought as to why I was not planning to attend, and while I had plenty Read more

#FancysThoughts: Listening For God

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If you know me, you know I’m a stickler for rules, or I used to be until I realized the world is not black and white, but I used to seek solutions in people, because people are always suggesting to Read more

4 Reasons Why I Value the Strong Black Men In My Life

Single life is the worse. As a Libra woman, it is declared that I am purposed for companionship, but much like the rest of life there is no clear black and white as to who with, and to be honest Read more

6 Tips For Finding Peace and Recharging In All This Madness

The past week has been mentally and emotionally draining. As a media outlet, we tried to stay abreast of all events, but as an individual, it has been tiresome and heartbreaking with each event unfolding after the next. It’s hard Read more

Fancy Finds: My Summer Skincare Regimen

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Many have said my skin looks like it is glowing lately and wanted to know what I use, so I thought I would share. I’m still fairly new to beauty blogging. I know that sounds silly after 6 years of Read more

Just Say the Word Jesse- How Every Millennial Should Have Listened Last Night

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I don’t usually watch the BET Awards, and I still feel some kind of way after some of the skits last night, but none of that compares to Jesse Williams accepting the Humanitarian of the Year Award. I can’t watch Read more

Yea, I Said It- Let’s Be Real

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When Que Johnson and I came up with the concept of Let’s Be Real we were discussing our business struggles and the state of Black women, in particular the lack of knowledge of self and our fears but also the great Read more

Quick Read! 5 Things to Tell Yourself Everyday

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Always pondering ways to continue growing and bettering myself, I realized I have grown more laxed with my thoughts, allowing myself to wander down dangerous lanes that could lead to negative and unhappy thinking. So while looking for an inspirational Read more

#FancysThoughts: Amy Joyner Could Have Been My Daughter

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Yesterday the news shared the death of 16 year old Amy Joyner who was pronounced dead after being assaulted in the bathroom of Howard High School in Wilmington, Delaware by other students. I immediately thought of my own 12 year Read more

#FancysThoughts: Thanks But I’m Good

I know I tend to come across as a mild mannered person, and I like to think I am, but I also know I am very opinionated and headstrong YET- I understand when my opinion is needed or valued and Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: There Won’t Be a Next One

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I’ve finally taken the dive… again… but for real this time. Yes, I’ve quit my job and decided to run my businesses full time. Initially, I planned to wait until May, but my former job just was beginning to be Read more

Change Can Be Discouraging: 5 Tips for Making It Easier

So we are almost two weeks into the new year. How are your New Year’s resolutions going? I do not do holidays, but I enjoy New Year’s Day because it is an opportunity for a fresh start. I notice I Read more

#FancysThoughts: No Bad B*!@#E$ Allowed

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I recently finished Melody L. Hubbard’s No Bad B*!@#E$ Allowed and found it to be a thought provoking read that confirmed my own beliefs of being a woman of purpose. Looking at the title, at first. I wondered how one Read more

From the Desk Of a Diva: Prayer In Business

I recently shared a Facebook post about pitching a proposal to another business owner. When we got on the call, the first thing she asked was if we could we pray before we began to discuss. I had never been Read more