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My Experiences Abroad Gave Me Panic Attacks

My heart starts racing. I feel my chest tighten, skin tingling. My breathing becomes labored. Terror grips my body as I brace myself for walking...
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The Morning Shift: 3 Tips for a Great Start to Your Day

BUZZZ….SNOOZE…...BUZZZ...SNOOZE Yep that is the sound of the alarm in the morning for so many people. You hop of bed and straight to the reality of...
black women travel

My First Trip to the Motherland

My Second Day in Africa When everything happened I was sitting in a canoe. It was night. It was a party. The music was outside. We were making...
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Your Healthy Living Guide: 5 Easy Tips to Eat More Mindfully

Being more mindful when you eat is my number one tip to help my clients not only lose weight, but also maintain vibrant health...
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I Quit: Kudos to the Black Girl Who Believed She Could Win

I quit. Well not like that. But essentially, yes. After damn near ten years of dedicated service to an organization that shall remain nameless – although...
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Why You Should Always Celebrate During the Process

I have a tendency to wait until a project is completed to celebrate my accomplishment. For example, when I was in the process of getting my...
HIV/AIDS and Black women

We Too Are #BlackGirlMagic: Destroying the Stigma Around Black Women Living with HIV/AIDS

In the fall of 2002, while walking through the vibrant HBCU campus I attended, I heard hip hop music blaring from a huge, red,...
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5 Reasons Why You Should Live Abroad At Least Once in Your Life

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

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Don’t Back Down When God Gives You Everything You’ve Prayed For

This year I’ve learned that sometimes when we whisper our prayers, we pray for what we believe we need. I speak things into the universe...

Insecure No More

When I think about my past, one of the things I would never have called myself was insecure. I had a diverse peer group. I...

When Love Fails and You Prevail: 5 Steps to Gracefully Become...

Iwas 20 years old when I got married to who I thought was the perfect guy. I diligently saved myself for marriage. I was a...