NIA MAGAZINE CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

DR. KATRINA SPIGNER

Dr. Katrina Spigner (Dr. K) is the Founder and CEO of Re-Source Solutions,LLC, a personal and professional growth and development company. She is a certified personal and executive coach, inspirational speaker, workshop facilitator, author of three books, and an adjunct professor. Dr. K is the creator of the research-based, Voice Positioning System, a strategy that emerges out of her “Voice Lessons” program, which is designed to help women harness their power and master their influence. More than anything, Dr. K’s heart’s desire is to live her life in a way that SPEAKS LIFE! Find her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Dr. K's latest articles

How Love Brought Me Back From The Brink of Suicide

How did I get here? My t-shirt pulsated in the rhythm of my heart’s pounding as if it was trying to beat its way...

Stop Standing In Line: 3 Things to Do When You’re Ready...

How many times have you stood in line at the grocery store, bank, or other places only to find that the line next to...

LAURA ALEJANDRA

Laura Alejandra is a Florida-based blogger, writer and born storyteller. Born and raised in Colombia, she is obsessed with musicals, anime and manga, Instagram, romance novels, EDM music, weightlifting, and recreating every cooking recipe found on Pinterest. When she is not taking spontaneous weekend trips, (or wishing she was) she can be found on Twitter (@introducinglau), talking about her experiences living in the United States as an immigrant—and just about life in general. Her blog is www.ourbeststory.com.

Laura's latest articles

How I Learned to Own My Beautiful & Appreciate My Amazing

This is what I looked like in my teenage years: I had a thick, long mane of dark curls that cascaded down my back and...

MARTY FLETCHER

Marty Fletcher is an author, blogger and expert in improving friendships between women. She is the author of “Broken Whole” and “The Better Than Best Friend Guide: Becoming The Friend You Need Her To Be“. Her books empower, motivate, and inspire women to become better women and friends.

Marty's latest articles

5 Things Every Woman Should Consider to Avoid A(nother) Heartbreak

In the words of Wyclef Jean, "Someone please call 911 tell them I just been shot down and the bullet's in my heart." When the relationship,...

6 Things to Do When Life Won’t Even Give You Lemons

Life has a funny way of working out. It sometimes seems like the more mature you get, the less control you feel you have...

NOBI DeLON

Nobi DeLon is a NJ based writer, educator, and empowerment facilitator obsessed with vintage Black glamour, hip hop, good conversation, reading, sweet tea, and hope. Always evolving, this proud mama of three considers herself most fearless when she is being creative behind a pen, podium or set of turntables. Connect with Nobi on her new vice, Instagram.

Nobi's latest articles

Long Story Short: How to Make a Comeback When You’ve Quit...

Today, I’m a bonafide sewista, but that wasn't always the case. For many years, a stylish sewing room equipped with two machines, a dress form,...

Special Girl, Real Good Girl: What Women Gain When They Give...

Let’s face it, sex sells everything from haute couture to Doritos. Pop culture’s influence is tightly wound around every aspect of our lives - especially...

SARAH SOMIAN

Sarah Somian is a Holistic Nutritionist and Wellness Consultant with a passion for natural and holistic methods of healing and nourishing the body. She firmly believes that Nature and whole foods can be powerful medicines, when used appropriately. Her mission is to empower and educate her clients so that they can enjoy vibrant health from the inside out. A real globetrotter and travel enthusiast as well, you can easily find her via her website: www.deliciouslyvibrant.com, Instagram, or Facebook.

Sarah's latest articles

Dream Trip: 7 Ways to Travel… Even on A Small(er) Budget

Do you dream of escaping to a cabana on a deserted beach or visiting European cities and their many historical museums? Yet, when you...

5 Reasons Why You Should Live Abroad At Least Once in...

I was born in a small city, in a small country in the middle of Europe: Brussels, Belgium. To those who even know about...

TAKIA ROSS

Takia is a professional Make-Up Artist and owner of Accessmatized, LLC the home of Pretty Mobile Baltimore, DMV’s First Mobile Make-Up Studio. Takia’s passion is to encourage and inspire women to live their best lives and dream BIG; and she is leading by example. http://www.accessmatized.com

Takia's latest articles

The Misconception of the “Independent” Woman

I’m not quite sure when it happened. I’m sure that it wasn’t when Ne-Yo was crooning about “Ms. Independent” and why he loved her. But somewhere...

I’m Only Allowing Myself 48 Hours to Grieve the End of...

My relationship is over. I don’t want it to be but it is. I hoped that we could talk about things and work through the...

The Latest

I Loved Him But I Didn’t Like Him

The carport lights flashed on through the kitchen blinds and the engine of the light blue 1988 Cadillac Deville could be heard in the...

WE'RE LOOKING FOR GUEST WRITERS!

Write for Nia Magazine

Do you have your own story to tell? Or perhaps you've been looking for a place to share your voice... Well, look no further! Whether you’ve...

WHAT'S TRENDING

When He Loves You

What do you think of when you hear the word LOVE? Do you picture red hearts or a vase filled with long stemmed roses? Romantic...

“Good Friends Are Hard to Find”: 3 Ways to Nurture Your...

When I was younger and had fewer life responsibilities, my friendships meant everything to me. I was with my girls all the time. They were...

5 Black Female Media Powerhouses Transforming TV Culture With Stories For...

During orientation for a writing position I’d accepted, the manager wheeled in a rolling-cart/TV/VCR combo synonymous with training film torture. There were sighs of relief...