Posts tagged black girl magic
SELF-IMPROVEMENT: THE FEAR OF SUCCESS

If you thought getting started was the hardest part of pursuing a dream – you’re sadly mistaken. The real challenge comes right when you’re in the midst of the action.

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BLACKNESS.

As we begin to navigate the residual winds lingering behind after Black History Month’s end, there’s no better to time resurrect all that is the magic that moves melanated people around the planet. Blackness. What exactly does that word mean to you?

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A MANIFESTO FOR THE PURPOSELY UNSUCCESSFUL

We are taught — by our well-meaning parents, our environment and the media — misguided recipes for success. Worse, we are told those who do not meet the standards are inferior to those who do. We put money, fame and beauty on a pedestal while we tuck integrity, loyalty and honesty in a dusty cupboard. 

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I AM THAT I AM: THE TALE OF THE PHOENIX

Think of the last time you felt like you weren’t enough. Let your mind travel back to the most recent moment in time when you were convinced that you lacked something vital. When you made the realization, how did you feel?

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ARE YOU TRAPPED?

This idea of being trapped has been lingering around me for some time now. I hear it mentioned more than I’d like. Thing is, I don’t feel it. Or at least not in the way it’s intended.

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INDIVIDUALS SPEAK ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Here is an up-to-date chatting with some individuals about their backgrounds and insights on  mental illness in the black community and what they have to tell

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RESOLUTION TO REALITY – 5 TIPS FOR REAL NEW YEAR’S CHANGE

Nothing evokes the feeling of new beginnings and fresh starts like the morning of January 1st. With the first week of 2017 already in the rear-view mirror and most of us having resumed our regular scheduled programming, here are 5 tips to help you keep those resolutions.

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LIFE IS AN ART: MEET THE ARTIST JESSICA VALOISE - PART 2

"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destination". Read Part 2 of the inspirational conversation with the artist Jessica Valoise and get some tips on how to travel the world on a budget.

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10 WAYS YOU'RE SETTING YOURSELF BACK

There always comes a point in life when introspection and reflection are necessary to assess our progression in realizing aspirations, achieving goals and life, in general. It is during these moments of reflection that we are best able to see how we could have made better decisions and how best to move forward toward our goals. 

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