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3 Career Risks Worth Taking in Your 20s

3 Career Risks Worth Taking in Your 20s

| May 4, 2017

I’ve learned to make discomfort my new normal. It’s been a gradual journey, but one I am happy I pursued because I’ve experienced immediate advantages in my career as a result. I used to live my life in fear. I would close my eyes at every turn, I screamed at every bump and tried my best to […]

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How I Found The Strength To Walk Away From Emotionally Abusive Boyfriend

How I Found The Strength To Walk Away From Emotionally Abusive Boyfriend

| April 28, 2017

I couldn’t believe I found myself in the same position again. This was the second time around nearly a decade later. The only difference was that he didn’t hit me, choke me or try to kill me. Instead, my boyfriend used words to damage my confidence and self-esteem. We started off like any other couple. […]

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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 that damaged my confidence and self-esteem like the time a girlfriend asked if I was […]

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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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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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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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How I Made Over $40,000 from My Side Hustle In 1 Year

How I Made Over $40,000 from My Side Hustle In 1 Year

| March 14, 2017

The actual dollar amount is $41,559.00 – which is the gross income I earned in 2016 (this does not include my income from my corporate career – strictly my side hustles). If you don’t know what gross income means, it is the amount of salary or wages paid to the individual by an employer (my […]

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Link Love: The Skin Deep {THE AND} Series

Link Love: The Skin Deep {THE AND} Series

| March 7, 2017

I love this series. For the last few nights, I’ve been watching these conversations and becoming really inspired. I think it’s so important to open up and be vulnerable. For some it’s easier than others, but no matter how long it takes – we should try. This has forced me to think about my own […]

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