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God Revealed Himself to Me When I Was 21….

God Revealed Himself to Me When I Was 21….

| April 23, 2017

When I was 21, suicidal thoughts came back and depression loomed like a shadow in the night, stealing away my happiness, replacing it with anxiety and despair. Some days I couldn’t find the strength to come up for air. As if I was drowning in oceans, I could barely hold my head above, let alone […]

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BOOKS: Americanah By – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

BOOKS: Americanah By – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

| April 21, 2017

My thoughts: I first discovered Chimamanda when Beyonce sampled her speech titled “We Should All Be Feminists” in her 2013 single “Flawless.” Then, of course, I started seeing articles, news clips, videos and more so naturally I grew curious. Chimamanda is EVERYTHING y’all. Strong. Beautiful. Smart and more. Synopsis: A powerful, tender story of race and identity […]

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GIRL ON THE TOP: Founder of CurvaceouslyAmbitious, Cassandra Chambers, Talks Launching the Career of Her Dreams After Heartache

GIRL ON THE TOP: Founder of CurvaceouslyAmbitious, Cassandra Chambers, Talks Launching the Career of Her Dreams After Heartache

| April 20, 2017

Cassandra! I love her energy and confidence. This week’s Girl on Top is none other than @curvaceouslyambitious. Based out of Toronto, Canada she is lighting a path that I noticed from afar. I really admire her confidence and positive attitude. There’s something each of use can learn from her, especially her resilience. Launching a blog right […]

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Body Positive: What I Have To Deal with Daily As a Girl with Curves

Body Positive: What I Have To Deal with Daily As a Girl with Curves

| April 17, 2017

I am a size 14. On a good day, a size 12. It took me at least a year to say that comfortably without feeling bad about it. When I hit double-digits a lot of negative experiences came alongside it that damaged my confidence and self-esteem like the time a girlfriend asked if I was […]

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Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 10 | New Girl on the Block

Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 10 | New Girl on the Block

| April 16, 2017

In this episode, you’ll meet some of the young women I mentor. Live. Learn. Upgrade | Episode 10 | New Girl on the Block

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5 Things I Do Every Day To Stay Mentally Strong

5 Things I Do Every Day To Stay Mentally Strong

| April 15, 2017

Most days are okay. I can cope with life’s rapid changes and rise to the occasional challenge. I have lived with depression and anxiety since I was a child and over a period of more than a decade, I have noticed a significant decrease in my panic attacks, mood swings and urges to harm myself. Girl, […]

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GIRL ON TOP: Self-Care Coach Rochelle Ford-Wilson Helps Busy, Burnt-out Millennial Moms Get Their Lives Back

GIRL ON TOP: Self-Care Coach Rochelle Ford-Wilson Helps Busy, Burnt-out Millennial Moms Get Their Lives Back

| April 6, 2017

Young Mommy Fabulous started as a dream but quickly turned into a full-time business for Rochelle Ford-Wilson. Filling a niche in the market and a need of her own, she launched a coaching platform for millennial moms to have a place to reclaim their lives. Here’s her story… How old are you? 20s/30s/40s? I am turning […]

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How I Created My Dream Job That Didn’t Exist

How I Created My Dream Job That Didn’t Exist

| April 4, 2017

“Office Hours” is a new policy that my corporate job has implemented in order to bridge the gap between the President and employees. In effort to open the lines of communication and build a better working relationship between the two, the President opens her doors for approximately 2 hours every quarter which allows anyone to […]

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Dating for Fun: Why I Have Thrown Out My Lists & Master Plans

Dating for Fun: Why I Have Thrown Out My Lists & Master Plans

| April 3, 2017

Years ago I made a list of qualities I wanted in a partner. He had to be intelligent, family oriented and sit with me during reruns of Seinfeld (whether he liked it or not). The list that started as a few short things quickly evolved into pages of what I believed was a perfectly curated […]

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BOOKS: Humans of New York By – Brandon Stanton

BOOKS: Humans of New York By – Brandon Stanton

| March 27, 2017

My thoughts: I’ve been following @HumansofNY for a long time. I appreciate the honesty and the simplicity of the photographs on their Instagram. But it wasn’t until I watched this interview  – that I began to pay closer attention. Brandon, the founder, has a fantastic story. His WHY is extremely powerful and has really inspired me […]

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