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6 Empowerment Books That Will Change Your Life

My house is FULL of books! Since I  LOVE books (no surprise that I am a high school English teacher or in the process of writing my own book) I have been READING some great books over the course of the last year.  I would like to share some of the best books I’ve read that have changed […]

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How to Identify Your Toxic Relationship Patterns

Throughout my life, I’ve always been lucky in one area of my life; love. I’ve never had trouble getting or keeping a boyfriend, which I always considered to be a good thing, until I realized that maybe my propensity for being able to generate an insta-relationship out of nowhere was not working in my favor. […]

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3 Reasons to See “Beyond the Lights”

Hey Girl! I am so glad you are here. If you are enjoying yourself, make sure you subscribe to my email alerts so you get weekly doses of realness to your inbox infused with inspiration, updates, and free resources! Part of my birthday celebration was finally seeing Gina Price-Bythewood, producer of Love & Basketball’s latest […]

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6 Empowerment Books That Will Change Your Life

My house is FULL of books! Since I  LOVE books (no surprise that I am a high school English teacher or in the process of writing my own book) I have been READING some great books over the course of the last year.  I would like to share some of the best books I’ve read that have changed […]

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21 Ways Women Let Their Insecurities Show

  We all know a Regal Realness woman when we meet her. She is show stopping and she turns heads in any room. Men fall for her effortlessly. Women envy her zest for life and try to compete or even imitate. She appears to have it all. Beauty, style, brilliance, purpose, success, a great man, exciting life, […]

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Love Yourself More: FREE Empowerment TeleClass

  Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 8:30 PM for a FREE EMPOWERMENT TELECLASS! This teleclass is structured to give you highly valuable insight and information that you can use right away. Here is what you will learn on the call: What you need to know right now to love and accept yourself exactly as you are […]

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How to Identify Your Toxic Relationship Patterns

Throughout my life, I’ve always been lucky in one area of my life; love. I’ve never had trouble getting or keeping a boyfriend, which I always considered to be a good thing, until I realized that maybe my propensity for being able to generate an insta-relationship out of nowhere was not working in my favor. […]

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10 Ways to Love & Value Yourself More

Recently, Mrs. Viola Davis was referred to as “less classically beautiful” by a NY Times reporter in an article about her new show, How to Get Away With Murder. Mrs. Davis responded with the most self-loving and authentic response: “I think that beauty is subjective,” she said. “I’ve heard that statement my entire life. Being […]

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Three Keys to Healing From Your Past

“Someone was hurt before you, wronged before you, hungry before you, frightened before you, beaten before you, humiliated before you, raped before you…yet, someone survived…You can do anything you choose to do.” – Maya Angelou Your past does not have to define you, however so often we let. We allow it to dictate who we […]

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How to Get Unstuck & Overcome Your FEARS

I f&%4ing hate FEAR! Yes, I had to add that in there because that is how much I hate fear. Fear is so mean and so fierce. Fear is powerful. False Evidence Appearing Real is so sneaky that it feeds off of the littlest things inside of your mind. It keeps you stuck. It keeps […]

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#1 Reason Why You Struggle with Love, Happiness, & Money

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ― Rumi Now I know this is going to sounds like the craziest thing you have ever heard, but the #1 reason why you struggle with: Love (I mean having […]

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Why You Keep Attracting the Same Men!

The warm truth: You have a type! The cold truth: Your man is your mirror! Our men are our mirrors. You attract who and what you are. If you don’t change, he doesn’t change. If you keep being insecure, he will reflect that. If you are needy and obsessing over him, he will follow suit […]

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Eat Well. Save Much: 7 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Many of us have dealt with the issue of having to choose between paying more to eat healthy or saving money by choosing the less nutritious route. Unfortunately, this battle between our pockets and our health tends to happens more often than it should. Making the effort to eat a healthy, well-rounded diet can sometimes […]

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Good Health: Is it the Fountain of Youth?

Leading a healthy lifestyle is a surefire way to improve the overall quality of our lives, and it is also the best choice to make when it comes to preserving our youth and vitality. These seven women have shown us that consistency, effort, and determination towards our health and fitness goals can work wonders and […]

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7 Items Every Regal Woman Should Have In Her Closet

Neutral Blazer –   Every woman needs at least one lightweight blazer in a basic color that can be paired with any outfit for an instant upgrade. Regardless of whether you are wearing a chic dress or casual slacks; adding a blazer is an instant touch of pizzazz that will allow you to go from the […]

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Do Brown-Skinned People Need Sunscreen?

“Summa Summa Summa time. Summa tim!” Summer is finally here! And if you’re like me, then your summer is filled with BBQs, beach trips, amusement park visits and other outdoor activities. But while you’re enjoying the warm weather, shorts, bikinis and maxi dresses, don’t forgot your most important accessory – sunscreen. The truth is everyone […]

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Finding your Inner Strength: 3 Things We Can Learn From Gabourey Sidibe’s Ms. Foundation Speech

  “Go ask Rihanna asshole?” Is the response you’ll get from Gabourey Sidibe when she’s asked “How are you so confident?” In her moving speech at the Ms. Foundation for Women Gloria Awards and Gala on May 1st, Gabourey discusses why that question angers her and how she is able to be happy and secure […]

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The #1 Tool to Use to Keep Your Body Healthy & Fit

If someone were to ask you what your most important tool was, what would be the first thing to come to mind? Your laptop?  Your vehicle? Maybe even your cell phone? While each of these things are extremely useful and serve a much needed purpose in most of our lives, what if I told you […]

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Why Love Isn’t Working for You: The Real Reason Why You Love Love & Hip Hop Atlanta

It is my Monday night obsession, and one of the few shows I even make time to enjoy. I am not alone. Many of us are tuning into VH1’s hit, Love & Hip Hop Atlanta. We love being entertained by the antics that cover everything but hip-hop and everything wrong with love. No matter how […]

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The Truth About Your 20s: Making the Most of It

Dear sister (We’re both human and therefore, related. Welcome to the family!), Everyone had so much advice for me when I graduated college: live your dreams, don’t settle, hustle hard, etc. Now the Internet seems to be full of “useful” (please note the quotation marks) advice for 20-somethings. Some of this guidance is really good […]

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4 Types of Bold Lipcolors to Try This Spring

I LOVE my brown skin! Because of my beautiful brown skin, I don’t have to worry about looking pale in the winter or getting a tan in the summer. I look awesome in bright colors, and I can wear all black like it’s nobody’s business. However, with all this self-love of my brown skin, I […]

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Finding Time to Get Fine: 5 Easy Ways to Squeeze in Fitness

When you are on the go, it’s natural for you to have to make some adjustments to what you are able to fit within your day. From time to time you may have to sacrifice a few of your favorite activities and this is okay when you are working towards a larger goal. However, it’s […]