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All You Need is the Lesson and the Story

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Gut-wrenching pain. It’s unavoidable and part of the human experience.

And for many, they carry the baggage of the experience with them for the rest of their lives and into new relationships. Oftentimes causing a repeat of the past.

This baggage, this:

  • Betrayal
  • Hurt
  • Regret
  • Stigma
  • Shame

prevents progress and true healing.

The hurtful words hurled are often rehearsed until … Read more...

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How Not to Drive Each Other Crazy During Quarantine

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For some, this is the first time you’ve had to spend extended time at home with the entire family. You’re balancing work from home, the kids, maybe even your parents and your significant other.

It’s the first time you’ve had to spend 24/7 with everybody and it’s not a family vacation.

And undoubtedly, someone is bound to get on someone’s … Read more...

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The Last 3 Years Groomed Me for this Moment: Lessons on how to Redefine Normal

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The past three years have prepared me for this moment. 

Or at least giving me a good crash course on what it is to redefine normal.

Three years ago, my mother passed away after a lengthy illness.

Me and my momma, Bishop Gwendolyn P. Mack circa 1987

No lie, it was tough readjusting to life without her. I had been … Read more...

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20 of Our Favorite Books for Women

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There’s so much to be gained from reading! Whether it’s learning new information from subject matter experts or being thrilled by a good suspense novel, reading has the ability to take you far beyond your current existence.

So, we’ve compiled our favorite 20 books for women. They range from self-help to business, to combating racism and more.

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What it Takes to Serve and Love the Emotionally Wounded

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Loving and serving the emotionally wounded requires a certain maturity and a mastery in the art of compassion and yes, self-love.

Loving and serving emotionally wounded folk requires that you not mirror back the behavior they’re exhibiting.

It requires that you stay calm, always keep the bigger picture in mind and for you yourself not to act out of frustration.… Read more...

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Beautiful Things Happen When You Collaborate

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Women who know, know that collaborations are powerful ways to build relationships, serve a greater audience, and increase your brand’s exposure.

Natalie Lin is such a woman.

She’s the founder and artistic director of the Houston-based orchestra group Kinetic—a conductorless ensemble.

So how do you let your community know about an upcoming event? You collaborate with other artisans and … Read more...

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This Black History Month We Celebrate The Dreamer, Dr. Lynette Charity

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Not Every Woman Will Say Me Too Publicly and That’s Okay

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Were you shocked by the number of women who said #metoo?

Watching the number of women raise their voice was like watching an avalanche race down a mountain. This avalanche has been good for women. You can’t argue with the sheer number of voices all singing the same refrain. This chorus has been loud. It has been boisterous and unrelenting. … Read more...

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