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

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Kim Cross

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  Kim Cross is a small business owner who works for people with skin sensitivities by handcrafting natural goat’s milk soaps, lotions, and 100% soy candles.  Having struggled with psoriasis for 20 years, Kim knows first-hand how problematic it can Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Self Care is a Form of Survival

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Greetings, I spent my weekend doing the minimum and appreciating the little things like resting, dancing in the mirror, going to the fruit stand, and cooking. However I felt guilty about taking time from my work, yet nothing happens overnight Read more

R&B Artist Sammie on His Grown Man Ish…

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Real music lovers know often times when a good artist makes listeners wait on a new project, when their work is ready, they are going to bring the heat. In this case, that artist would be Sammie. I was in Read more

The Root of the Issue: Self Worth

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Recently, it appears that our youth are under attack! There seems to be an excessive amount of pressure on them especially concerning school. Among school pressure, the youth struggle to grasp the concept of self-worth and love that seemingly has Read more

Author Spotlight: Khara Campbell

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Khara Campbell holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing from Midland University. She enjoys blogging about the happenings of life, faith, parenting, her publishing journey, marriage, fashion, and her Bahamian heritage on www.kharacampbell.blogspot.com. She was born and Read more

Hey April

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April and the number 4 is said to symbolize energies of practicality, organization and exactitude, service, patience, devotion, application, pragmatism, patriotism, dignity, trust, worthiness, endurance, loyalty, mastery, building solid foundations, conservatism, determination, production and hard work.  Number 4 also relates Read more

You Want That “Obama Love”?

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  After watching the farewell from President Barack Obama, the love bug has been in an uproar. Social media is in a frenzy and people are convinced that’s the love you want. But, how?! What’s black love anyway?  Let me Read more

D-I-S-C-I-P-L-I-N-E! Do You Know What That Means Man?

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Have you ever wondered what the difference was between someone you see as being successful and yourself? Have you observed them and thought you were much smarter or more qualified? So why were they further ahead? I know it’s not Read more

Dealing with Everyday Stressors

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Stress is one of the leading causes of some deaths.  Our bodies and minds can’t take but so much or handle but so much.  So why do we keep stressing out all the time?  It can be dealing with stress Read more

Author Spotlight: Ty A. Patterson

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Ty A. Patterson is a writer, motivational speaker, entertainer and entrepreneur. Her first book entitled “Southern Jewel: The Elements Within” was released in 2014. She is the owner of the home décor shop Phenomenal Gifts and creator of Pretty Personality Ministries, which Read more

#FancysThoughts: Follow Your First Mind 

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Greetings, I don’t know how you all feel, but I feel like we are living some crazy times right now, times I never thought I’d see in my days. So needless to say, I’ve been slow to speak and even Read more

The Single Life, This is Not a Game!

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So you’re living the single life, huh?  Well let me add my two cents on why your single life is the best time of your life! Being single is more than a title or a label people put on you; Read more

#Fancysthoughts: We Are Cool and All, But….

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I think it’s important to be there for people when you can because I know what it’s like to need someone to be there. However, I don’t support when friends try to lock others into their pain with them. It’s 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

Body Talk: How To Listen To Your Body 

Do you listen to your body? Tune into the way your body talks to you. It is telling you a variety of things like whether you are:  -getting enough rest and sleep -eating properly -being active enough or too little Too Read more

5 Life Hacks For Productivity

At this point, we all should have adapted to the fact that we can be busy and but not necessarily productive, which means we are investing time into situations, with little to no real outcome. This can lead to imbalance Read more

Is It Stressful Being the Ideal Woman?

Let’s think about the lyrics in, “I’m Every Woman,” a song sang by Whitney Houston. “Whatever you want, whatever you need Anything you want done, baby, I’ll do it naturally ‘Cause I’m every woman (every woman) It’s all in me, Read more

The Price Of Your Obedience: Debt Free

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I say all the time, “There are no men in Atlanta. ” That’s my polite way of saying I have subjected myself to a meatless diet that I find boring as hell. I date occasionally, but simply meeting a dating Read more