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Tanith Rice-Harris

Tanith Rice-Harris
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Tanith Rice-Harris is a wanna-be stay at home wife, mother and an aspiring romance author. She spends her days being creative, searching for good music, and trying not to suck at life. Check her out at: www.sunnyharris.net or on Facebook @tanith.riceharris.

5 Reasons Why I’m Happy I Met Mr. Wrong

No one gets into a relationship expecting it to end in complete and utter failure, but sometimes that’s just how the cookie crumbles. I learned a long time ago to stop counting unsuccessful connections as a waste of time, and began to look at them...

“I Got A Lot To Be Mad About”: Why Forgiveness Isn’t Always My First Choice

Why Forgiveness Isn’t Always First for me NiaMagazine.com
These days, nearly everywhere you turn there’s some type of message on forgiveness. And why not? It’s pretty hard to argue with the fact that forgiveness is indeed a good thing. Nothing screams strength like being the bigger person and not allowing another individual’s actions...

Don’t Believe the Hype: Loving Yourself in the Age of Social Media Perfection

In the age of social media, it often seems that perception is everything. Everyone wants to have the perfect life, the best selfies, a flawlessly decorated adobe, and let’s not forget…a relationship worthy of the hashtag ‘relationship goals’. Even things like simply being a decent...

Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: 4 Surprisingly Life Affirming Messages I’ve Learned From Trump’s presidency

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It's always important to concentrate on what can be gained in a situation, rather than harp on the injustice of it all. While many are still licking their wounds over the presidential election, I’ve moved on by deciding to focus my attention on the things I’ve...

6 Unique Challenges Black Women Face in the Workplace

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It’s no secret that as women we just don’t get a fair shake when it comes to the corporate world. The inequalities we face stem from salaries all the way down to titles. But gender inequality is just the tip of the iceberg. If you’re...

8 Things Confident Women Just Don’t Do

8 Things Confident Women Just Don’t Do Nia magazine for black women
There's nothing like a confident woman. A woman who is sure of herself can rule an entire empire. But what if your confidence isn't where it needs to be? We all have moments of self-doubt, but if you're constantly uncomfortable in your own skin, that can signal...

6 Motivational Quotes to Live By

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Motivational quotes are amazing. There’s nothing like having a bit of wisdom wrapped up in tight little sentences to help propel you forward throughout life challenges. Best of all, there’s a quote for every occasion. For now, here are 6 quick quotes that you can absolutely...

Celebrate Black Speak Week: September 4th-10th. Let’s Make It a Thing

Celebrate #BlackSpeakWeek Nia Magazine for black women
One thing that has never sat well with me is the way that some of us act when we encounter our black brothers and sisters in public. You know what I’m talking about - the head turn, the scowl, the ‘what you looking at’ type...

5 Steps to Become the Queen of Your Life

5 Steps to Become the Queen of Your Life Nia Magazine for black women
Are you the queen of your life, or do you feel more like the poor peasant girl? Do you rule your world or do you often find yourself acting as a fill-in? If you’re less than satisfied in your current role, it may be easier...

6 People to Shut Out of Your Life

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Sometimes we have to love people from afar. We’ve all experienced individuals who are counterproductive to our growth and mental well-being. And unfortunately, they all come with just enough redeeming qualities for us to allow them to linger in our lives longer than they should. However,...

6 Simple Steps To a Happier You

6 Simple Steps To a Happier You Nia magazine
So we’re a little ways into the New Year, and perhaps you’re feeling a bit frustrated about not being able to tackle all of those promising resolutions on your ‘2016 Goals List’. If so, I’ve got good news, there’s never a cutoff point to becoming...

6 Misconceptions About Going Natural

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When I decided to go natural I wasn’t trying to make a statement or embark on some spiritual, self-defining journey. No, my reasoning was much simpler than that. I went natural simply because I was tired of giving someone sixty-five dollars (or more) to burn...

The Power in Being Broken

The Power in being Broken Nia Magazine for black women
As women we wear so many different hats. We’re caretakers, providers, nurturers, advocates, and the list goes on, and on, and on. Sometimes, between the 9-to-5 and our on-call gig as Superwoman, it can be difficult not to want to throw in the towel. We’re taught...

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