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How to Be (or Not Be) Like Olivia Pope

If you know me, you know I love me some Scandal. It’s one of the only shows I faithfully watch every week without getting bored. Olivia Pope is a complex black woman in a city whose political landscape affects not only the nation, but the entire world. Talk about a poppin’ TV show! A lot [...]

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How to Be a Man Magnet: 3 Ways to Be a Regal, Confident & Magnetic Woman

If every man in the room wanted you…how would that feel? Why is that some women seem to get men to swarm around them like bees on honey while others struggle to keep a man pass the first few dates? Girl, I’ve been asking myself this same question for years! If you ever wondered: How [...]

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

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! When you are on the go, it’s natural for you to have to make some adjustments [...]

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4 Things to Avoid So You Maintain Your Happiness

We all have exactly one life to live, and yet we spend a huge chunk of it unhappy, stressed or miserable. How many times have you started your day insisting today will be a good day only to end it the same as the day before? At some point we have to be honest with [...]

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How to Be (or Not Be) Like Olivia Pope

If you know me, you know I love me some Scandal. It’s one of the only shows I faithfully watch every week without getting bored. Olivia Pope is a complex black woman in a city whose political landscape affects not only the nation, but the entire world. Talk about a poppin’ TV show! A lot [...]

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How to Handle Frustrating Situations

As a high school teacher, people usually think that the most challenging aspect of my job comes from dealing with student behavior, but that’s not always the case. Sometimes the most difficult part of teaching high school is dealing with teenagers personal lives and getting them to leave their personal problems outside of the classroom. [...]

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Feel Good Again: 5 Ways to Help You Relieve Stress

In November Regal Realness shared with you 25 Ways Busy Women Can Relax, Refuel, and Release Stress, and hopefully you’ve been able to incorporate some of those practices into your schedule. Now, it’s one thing to try something one or two times because it was recommended, but it takes a great deal of work and [...]

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The Key to Standing Out At Work

All of us want to be a star, especially at our workplace. You want to be the top seller, the best teacher, the friendliest and most effecient nurse, hairdresser, cashier, and whatever awesome job that it is that you’ve been blessed. But it can be hard with all the stress and pressure involved with meeting goals, [...]

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How to Overcome Feeling Needy & Insecure

A couple of months ago, I was in a really dark place. I had just moved back to Washington, DC with a new job and was visiting a mentor I had promised to catch up with. We started talking about cute things like how my new job was going, if I had found a place [...]

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9 Reasons Why You Are Still Struggling & Stuck Where You Are

So often I receive emails from women and they are struggling and stuck! Something is holding them back from moving forward, however they think they are the only one struggling and that their problems just came out of the blue. However, very rarely is that the case. Our struggles are normally deeply rooted in issues [...]

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3 Ways to Own Your Beauty Flaws and All & LOVE Yourself Fiercely!

  “You can’t eat beauty. It doesn’t feed you.” These are the words of Lupita Nyong’o, the first black African woman to win an Academy award for her role in the movie, 12 Years a Slave. She speaks these lines at Essence Magazine’s annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon as she recalls her mother telling her this [...]

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Why It’s Important to Embrace Your Failures & Move On to Bigger & Better Things

All my life, I’ve been a perfectionist. Everything had to be organized a certain way, completed within a structured time frame and produced some evidence, some measure of success. However, I never completely understood (until my adult years) the true benefits of my failures. As human-beings, we bask in our successes; we relish in our [...]

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How to Release Your Weight Loss Mind Blocks + Kick the Little “FAT Girl” That Lives Inside of You to the Curb

I don’t know about you, but I know there is a little “fat girl” that lives inside of me. She has always been in there. She absolutely, positively loves…I mean loves to EAT and girlfriend loves her some FOOD! She, especially loves her all of the bad foods…you know the ones that make you fat. She [...]

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5 Ways to Ensure You Wake Up Flawless & Have Beautiful Skin

Picture this: Everywhere you go, people compliment you on how great your skin looks. You get comments like: “Oh girl. Your skin is beautiful? What are you doing? You just seem to have a glow.” And get this. You’re not even wearing any makeup! Who wouldn’t love that scenario? I know I would. So how [...]

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5 SureFire Ways to Glow & Radiate Confidence Everyday

           Self love is the best love. You’ve heard it a thousand times..well because it’s true but also because at any stage in your life…you just have to have this whole SELF-LOVE thing down girlfriend! I mean self-worth, self-appreciation, self-love whatever you call it is a MUST! You won’t get anything out of this life if [...]

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How to Be a Man Magnet: 3 Ways to Be a Regal, Confident & Magnetic Woman

If every man in the room wanted you…how would that feel? Why is that some women seem to get men to swarm around them like bees on honey while others struggle to keep a man pass the first few dates? Girl, I’ve been asking myself this same question for years! If you ever wondered: How [...]

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The Secret to Real, Long Lasting Love for Women

Note: This post may not be what you think it is going to be about. Only continue reading, if you are truly open to thinking about love in a new way. How many times have us women heard the age old, “focus on yourself,” “live the life of your dreams,” “get busy with something in [...]

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3 Black Women Owned & Operated Businesses We Love

If you ask The Root or Essence, 2013 was a pretty awesome year for black women and well, I’m inclined to agree. From Kerry Washington slaying us as the intelligent and fashionable Olivia Pope to Beyoncé’s self-titled album that dropped without major promo, the media has given black female celebrities a lot of well-deserved attention [...]

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How to Become a Better Woman from an Unexpected Break Up + Other Let Downs

About two weeks ago, the unthinkable happened. My husband left me, without warning. Around 7 o’clock on Thanksgiving, while I sat in tears and coughing incessantly from the bout of bronchitis that I was fighting, He came home, but something felt strange. He gave me a blank look and mumbled, “Hey.” I looked up at [...]

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How to Recover Financially From the Holidays

January can be a difficult time of the year. The festivities of the Christmas season are over, and it’s back to reality for many of us who enjoyed an extended vacation or stay-cation. January is also the time that you may realize “Whoops. I spent a little too much on Christmas gifts and outings.” The [...]

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New Year, New You: Reflect & Reinvent Yourself in 2014 Workbook!

This workbook was created for the woman with vision, purpose, and dreams who enjoys staying on track with things in her life that matter to her the most. It was created to aid in self-reflection from the previous year and to help guide you to reinvent yourself in 2014 so you can live a happy, [...]

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7 Must Have Beauty Items for a Natural Beauty Look

  If you’re anything like me then you appreciate the natural beauty that women possess. Furthermore, when I look to create a look for day or night I always lean on the side of it looking au naturale. It makes me not only feel true to myself, but it also allows me to enhance my [...]