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Tips to Get Your Breast Cancer Screenings ‘Back on the Books’

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, reminding all of us – particularly women – to think about breast health. It’s totally understandable if you’ve missed an appointment or two given the COVID-19 pandemic shut regular life down for a while last year. We’re all still trying to figure out the safest ways to navigate life…

5 Ways to Improve Your Emotional Wellness

October is Emotional Wellness Month, making it a great time to put emotional health in the spotlight. According to Mental Health America, 31% of adults will experience an anxiety disorder in their lifetime, over 17 million adults have depression, and 7% of the adult population has major depression. Clearly, we need to put a bigger…

“My HAIRstory!” Series Celebrates Black Hair from Cartoon Network’s Craig of the Creek with Celebrity Hairstylist Kim Kimble

Celebrate Black hair and all its unique twists, locs, braids and fros with the kick-off of “My HAIRstory!” hosted by celebrity hairstylist, Kim Kimble, on her Instagram account Friday, Oct. 1. The three-part hair tutorial series will feature styles from Cartoon Network’s Emmy-, GLAAD- and NAACP Image Award-nominated series, Craig of the Creek and launch…

OWN Launches Podcast “The Sonrise Project” for Black Parents of Children Struggling with Mental Health and Addiction

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced its newest podcast available now titled “The SonRise Project,” hosted by founder and Emmy Award-winning creative visionary Kelli Richardson Lawson. The weekly podcast is a resource for Black parents and families to engage and share personal experiences with children struggling with depression, anxiety and addiction issues. “The SonRise Project” launched with…

When a Black Woman Walks into a Room

When a Black woman walks into a room, something happens.  For how could it not?  For when we walk into a room, we bring the ancestral power of generations, centuries of Blackness and Womanness — intertwined, inseparable, immutable. When we enter a room, we bring memories of oppression; memories of racism; memories of sexism; memories…

The Art of Saying No

The truth – You cannot do it all. We are all busy and the demands of life are growing each day. It is nearly impossible to keep up. Especially when it comes to running a successful business and keeping sanity on the home front. So, what do we do? One of the greatest secrets to…

5 Money Mistakes Couples Make and Easy Fixes

Considering 1 in 5 divorces are related to financial conflicts and over 70% of couples fight over money more than household chores, what’s for dinner and togetherness, aligning your money values will have far greater outcomes on your relationship than any box of chocolates or shiny piece of jewelry can. Andrea Woroch is a nationally-recognized family finance…

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