Tag: Confidence

Excellent Strategies To Help You Swim, Not Sink, In The Online Dating Pool This Summer

Excellent Strategies To Help You Swim, Not Sink, In The Online Dating Pool This Summer

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’m a twenty-something, multi-passionate business owner who works long hours deeply submerged in doing the things I love. Unfortunately, this means that while my career thrives, my dating life takes a dive. After breaking up with my fiancée four years ago, (Yes, girl. Long story. Email me for the dish.) I took the opportunity to […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

Big Girls Do Cry – Why I’m Not Afraid To Be Candid & Vulnerable

Big Girls Do Cry – Why I’m Not Afraid To Be Candid & Vulnerable

| October 3, 2016

Most days I feel like Superwoman, but there are few and far in between when I really just want to run and hide. As we enter the fourth quarter, my mind just won’t shut up. It constantly races and now more than ever I start to ask myself several questions… What’s the 2017 game plan? How […]

Continue Reading

#WhatsUnderneath: Latasha Alcindor Discusses University Life, Family Woes & What Makes Her Feel Vulnerable On @StyleLikeU

#WhatsUnderneath: Latasha Alcindor Discusses University Life, Family Woes & What Makes Her Feel Vulnerable On @StyleLikeU

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

“My life is always having to prove people wrong.I used to hate that, but now I think it’s dope that I’ll be proving people wrong my whole life.” -Latasha Alcindor ABOUT STYLE LIKE U: Stay tuned on StyleLikeU for updates as the movement unfolds. Watch more What’s Underneath episodes Subscribe to the StyleLikeU YouTube channel

Continue Reading

The Colored Girl Campaign Is Breaking the Internet & Stereotypes

The Colored Girl Campaign Is Breaking the Internet & Stereotypes

| June 27, 2016

Last week I couldn’t help but notice the above photo making its rounds on the Internet. I’m definitely not surprised why Essence & Fashion Bomb Daily picked up this #TCG Campaign. Each woman is incredibly striking and has her own unique story to tell about what it means to be a colored girl. We see […]

Continue Reading

Link Love: Don’t Allow Anyone Pressure You Into Creating A 5-Year Plan

Link Love: Don’t Allow Anyone Pressure You Into Creating A 5-Year Plan

| June 26, 2016

Know when to chill. Stop putting so much pressure on yourself. It’s okay, not to be okay. Find your rhythm. Tune out the noise. If you loved this clip, then you’ll probably love this one too: Gary Vaynerchuk at the Breakfast Club.

Continue Reading

Thinking Strategically: 5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Playing Chess

Thinking Strategically: 5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Playing Chess

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

I was introduced to chess when I was a kid. I was a member of the chess club at school and although it wasn’t the most popular choice amongst the student body, for me it was super cool. Growing up I found it very hard to comprehend text and often zoned out during the lesson, […]

Continue Reading

Singer/Songwriter, Mya Talks About Her New EP Smoove Jones, Musical Inspirations & What Makes Her Feel Empowered

Singer/Songwriter, Mya Talks About Her New EP Smoove Jones, Musical Inspirations & What Makes Her Feel Empowered

| May 18, 2016

Mya has been a staple in the game since the mid 90s and continues to have an impact on R&B music. Recently having released her EP Smoove Jones, the songstress credits her continued success to the fans who have continued to keep her inspired and uplifted. As one who’s big on positive energy and positive […]

Continue Reading