Feed your Soul, Not your Ego…

The older we get, it’s imperative that we keep our brains active and stimulated! Refuse to allow yourself to settle into a mental and physical rut.. Be adventurous! Try new things, be open to learning about unfamiliar concepts, explore ideas and beliefs that differ from your own. The important thing is to constantly challenge yourself,

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Time 2 change the image of Black Women in America

Throughout my transition from a young Black girl, to a Black female teenager, to a  43 year old Black Woman, I have been witness, directly and indirectly, to the challenges that being a Black female in this country inherently brings. There are currently, and have been some powerful, national images of Black women as successful, accomplished

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Clarity in the 40’s

When I approached 40, I had mixed emotions; I believed at that point I would then be officially a “Grown Woman” and all that 40 entails… like gray hair popping up uninvited, being considered “middle age” by folks in their 20’s & 30’s, your body acting  all funny style and feeling some kind of  strange

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Today is a New Day!

Have you ever had moments where you felt a little out of sorts? Where you couldn’t necessarily pinpoint one particular thing or reason, but you felt, in your spirit, that perhaps something was just a tad bit off? Maybe you were doing really good in one area of your life, but in another, well, not so

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Learn to Let Go & find Balance in Life…

We all have our own individual, personal “truths” but keep in mind that we’re all human and sometimes we all, at one time or another have taken our beliefs in something, someone, or even a situation and have tried to make it fit into our personal “version of reality”. But thinking something doesn’t make it

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What is the true definition of being “Culturally Diverse”?

When the issue of diversity has come up I’ve noticed that the concept has different meanings for people, depending on your ethnicity, your culture, your sexual orientation, your level of education, financial status, employment status, political affiliation, the community you live in, and how you’ve been raised among a myriad of other factors. Diversity: The quality or

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Time for a new version of Capitalism

“The function of government is to represent the middle income and working people rather than just the wealthy and the powerful. [We have come to] worship greed.” ~Representative Bernie Sanders Capitalism is defined as an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods; by investments that are determined by private decision; and

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All Hail President Chump– I mean Trump!

For those of you who identify as a person of color, are part of the working class and lower middle class who voted for Trump…let me just say Congratulations and allow me to extend a heart-felt WTF?!  Do you not know that you have been Bamboozled? Led Astray? Run Amok? And for those of you

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