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Dressing Room

Dressing Room

A few months ago, my girlfriends and I took a trip to Tampa. For all of us, it was much-needed relief from day to day life. We laughed. We talked. We ate. We drank. We had a blast! In the midst of our time together, we committed to moving on from our pasts. Inspired...

The Day I Stopped Being a Perfectionist

The Day I Stopped Being a Perfectionist

I don't know if it's an oldest child thing, a black girl thing, a desire to "make it" thing, or just who I was born to escape being, but for as long as I can remember, I've aimed for perfection. This led to virtually uninterrupted straight A report cards from...

Walk Against The Wind

Walk Against The Wind

About a week after my brother was admitted to the hospital, the trauma doctor delivered a blow. He told me that the chances of him making it were slim to none. His lungs were in bad shape, his body was still in trauma, he wasn't responding to anything they had tried....

Sister, Sister

Sister, Sister

For nearly 7 years, I was an only child. As a result, my mom and I were extremely close. However, I longed for a sibling. I would pray for one, ask for one, and even wish for one on birthday candles! Then, my mom told me she was pregnant...with twin boys! Now I was...

Do You See What I See?

Do You See What I See?

In college, my roommate often accused me of having body image issues. To her, I “had a nice shape” and didn’t need to be concerned with working out or dieting. To me, I needed to maintain a certain size to feel confident. Fast forward 15 years, and I’m sure she’d say...

Take Care: 3 Ways To Practice Self-Care

Take Care: 3 Ways To Practice Self-Care

You ever leave the company of an elder, a seasoned diva, and she bids you adieu with the adage, “Take Care”? Something about that directive, even if short-lived, resonates within the soul of a younger Queen. Why? Because she means it. Every single word of it. She...

Allergy Tips to Help You Survive this Season

Allergy Tips to Help You Survive this Season

Written By: Serena T. Wills Allergy season is coming (spring and fall) and while others are enjoying the blooming flowers, fresh cut grass, flourishing tress or the fall leaves and ragweed that comes with it…you are not! Here are some quick tips that I have found...

Living Gluten Free

Living Gluten Free

Written By: Serena T.Wills Over the past few years if you are like me you have heard more about gluten and celiac disease. I did not pay attention to it until I had to become gluten free due to medical conditions. So the first thing I asked my doctor was, “What the...

Natural Hair Care Product of the Week: Mayonnaise

Natural Hair Care Product of the Week: Mayonnaise

I love living in LA, LA Land! You cant beat the weather and the scenery. The mountains and beaches are gorgeous. I have lived her for six years, and every year my hair has transitioned into a new grade or texture. The first three years on the west coast I hid my hair...

Creative Workout Plans for the Anti Gym Rat

Creative Workout Plans for the Anti Gym Rat

So your looking to get fit, but you hate the gym. Or you just don't have the time to commit to the gym. For whatever reason the gym is not your cup of tea. Well don't fret my dear, there are a myriad of alternatives for the Anti Gym Rat. 1. Scenic Workout. If you are...

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