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How I Became A Contributor on Forbes.com

How I Became A Contributor on Forbes.com

| August 4, 2017

5 years ago, I picked up my first @forbes magazine. Today, I’m the newest contributor at Forbes.com. I report to millennial women about the added value of mentorship, the power of the leapfrog theory and how to be the woman world-class performers actually want to mentor. Nothing just happens. For many of my career wins, […]

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You Don’t Have to Have it All Figured Out By 30

You Don’t Have to Have it All Figured Out By 30

| August 2, 2017

  I used to have a timeline for everything, all things. When I was in my teens, 21 was the age I set to figure it all out. Then when I hit 21 and realized that life wasn’t yet “perfect” I gave myself more time and set a new age of 25 to have it […]

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You’ll Never Feel 100% Ready

You’ll Never Feel 100% Ready

| July 24, 2017

Whenever I am stuck in the grey about a major (or tiny) decision, I have one rule that I follow almost every single time. Feel the fear and do it anyway. Through trial and error, I’ve learned how important it is to listen to your body. Sometimes it’s your heart and you’ll know because it’s beating […]

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I haven’t been Blogging Because I’ve Been Actually Living My Life

I haven’t been Blogging Because I’ve Been Actually Living My Life

| June 26, 2017

I needed to take a breath. Not from all things, but some. Blogging is one of them. I’ve been a blogger since 2009 and I’ve been going non stop ever since – there have been pauses in momentum but never an extended time away like as of late. I think it’s healthy to hit the […]

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[video] FIRST: A Love Series

[video] FIRST: A Love Series

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Created by: Jahmela Biggs Directed by: James Bland Twitter: @firstseriestv Instagram: firstseriestv Facebook: www.facebook.com/firstseriestv

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Why Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Work a 9-5 Job (and Shut Up About It Too!)

Why Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Work a 9-5 Job (and Shut Up About It Too!)

| June 2, 2017

Girl, you’ve got to chill. I can’t take any more complaining about your 9-5 job so I’m about to hand you a reality check and let you know why this season of your life has importance. The reason why you are not happy in your current situation is because you fail to find the beauty […]

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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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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. So much that it damaged my confidence and self-esteem… like the time a girlfriend asked […]

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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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New Girl on the Block: 10 Reasons Why My Mentorship Program is Sicker Than Yo’ Average

New Girl on the Block: 10 Reasons Why My Mentorship Program is Sicker Than Yo’ Average

| March 21, 2017

Mentorship is the greatest contribution I can make with my life. My co-founder, Safia Bartholomew, and I have been operating New Girl on the Block, for over a year and it’s been one hell of a ride. Over 80 women in 5 countries have been positively impacted and the number is growing steadily. By this […]

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