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Living Life

choosing a career

Don’t Allow Money to Dictate Your Career Choice

When I began my studies as an undergraduate student, I majored in mechanical engineering. I absolutely love cars, but the main reason I chose engineering...

Date Night Chicago Edition: 25 Ideas to Spice Up Your Next One

The second installment of our Date Night series finds Nia Magazine sitting high atop the broad shoulders of Chicago. There’s no wonder it’s called the Windy...
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Why America Must Pass the Chalk to Black Women

This singular moment in Hidden Figures sums up how the US should interact with Black women. During a highly classified government meeting, a group consisting...
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What Cuba Has Taught Me

It has now been about 1 week since I left Cuba and I am still processing everything that I got to experience and see on...
eating healthy

6 Ways To Kick Unhealthy Food Out of Your Kitchen Once & For All

Eating healthy at home can feel so daunting and even boring to some. Most people simply have no idea how tasty and easy healthy...
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5 Things Every Woman Needs To Be Successful

So you’ve decided that you want to be successful.  Great!  This will be the easiest decision you make on your road to success. The road...
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What’s On Your Bucket List? (and How to Check It Off)

It seems to be tradition to examine the direction of our lives twice a year: once at the beginning to set resolutions, and once...
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6 Lessons Living Abroad Has Taught Me About Life

For the past six months, I have lived in southeast Asia as an English teacher in Thailand. Being a born-and-bred Californian, the experience has been...
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Date Night Atlanta Edition: 28 Ideas to Make Your Next Date the Best One...

If you’re anything like me, a date invitation evokes instant smiles. The kind that starts in your eyes and gently curls the corners of...
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Start Your Business: 5 Steps to Transition from Employee to Solopreneur

Four years ago, Ayanna Penn was full time social worker with a growing family. She was ready for a change. Penn wanted to be able...
Meet 5 Black Women Conquering the Design & Art World

Curators of Cool: Meet The 5 Black Women Conquering the Design & Art World

From skyscrapers and custom homes, to product development and interior design solutions, the amazing talent of Black architects and designers is on full display...
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6 Unique Challenges Black Women Face in the Workplace

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...
eat healthy

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...

APRIL BOOK CLUB SELECTION

April Book Club Selection: “Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on...

We're so excited to announce our April 2017 NiaMagazine.com Book Club selection: Exponential Living® - Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You...

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

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...

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Don’t Allow Money to Dictate Your Career Choice

When I began my studies as an undergraduate student, I majored in mechanical engineering. I absolutely love cars, but the main reason I chose engineering...

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...

Forty, Fabulous and Fallible

Like many teenagers I naively created a time line of my life of when and where I would be during certain stages of my...