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8 Ways to Kickstart Your Healthy Lifestyle

So this is it, you’ve decided that your body has had enough and you are now ready to embark on a brand new journey...
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Out With the Old, In With the New: 7 Habits to Leave in 2016

2016 is just about behind us. How did this year play out for you? For most of us, the end of the year means reflecting...
8 Things Confident Women Just Don’t Do Nia magazine for black women

8 Things Confident Women Just Don’t Do

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...
5 Things that may be draining your energy Nia Magazine

5 Things That May Be Draining Your Energy

Have you ever felt like you are dragging yourself through the day? Or you feel tired and weak and it's not even lunchtime? It is...
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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...
3 Keys to Navigating Your Hectic Life nia magazine for black women

3 Keys to Navigating Your Hectic Life

I’m a full-time working mother of 4 daughters - oh, and a writer too. Life is full, even with my new found ability to say NO...
We too are #BlackGirlMagic Nia magazine for black women

We Too Are #BlackGirlMagic

In the fall of 2002, while walking through the vibrant HBCU campus I attended, I heard hip hop music blaring from a huge, red,...
Health or Beauty Nia magazine for black women

Health or Beauty?

“Is this going to make me look bulky, like a man?” I am a fitness trainer specializing in strength training, and if I had a...
A Broader Definition of Self-Care nia magazine for black women

A Broader Definition of Self-Care: A Wellness Story

I first began working out after the birth of my son in my early twenties. With a consistent routine, losing the baby weight was...
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A Fit life is a Long Life: Consistency is Key

Many times people become frustrated because they are not losing weight at the rate they would like to. It is important to remember that just...
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How to Talk to Aging Parents about Their Health

If you are like me and in the unfortunate position of living far away from your parents, when you do see them it is...
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Find Your Motivation to Eat Healthy & Exercise

In order to live your best life, find your motivation to eat healthy and exercise. I did!
5 ways to eliminate stress Nia magazine for black women

Had Enough? 5 Quick Ways to Eliminate Stress

It's so easy to fall into the trap of thinking, "If I only had ____ (fill in the blank), my life would be so...

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Why I Started Nia Magazine

The most important piece is YOU, our readers. Thank you in advance for being a part of the Nia movement. I want to hear from you. What do you want to see? What do you care about? Nia is a dialogue. We’re in this together.

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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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Blessings in a Storm

I heard a rushing sound and looked out of my office window and witnessed a flash of white. No, not snow, the element one...

Out With the Old, In With the New: 7 Habits to...

2016 is just about behind us. How did this year play out for you? For most of us, the end of the year means reflecting...

Money Problems: 4 Financial Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs

I know from experience that you don’t have to be irresponsible to get yourself into financial trouble. There are certain behaviors that act as kryptonite...