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The Importance of Alone Time

It’s very easy to forget how necessary alone time is especially as we transition to summer. If the last time you remember being alone was because you were sick in bed, here are some simple tips to get the alone time you need. Wake up earlier Getting out of bed earlier isn’t always easy but when I know it’s the …

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Summer Self-Care Tips

Summer is here and instead of the summer slowdown, some of us are already feeling stressed! Schedule changes and hotter days don’t always bring the carefree summer that we hear about. Try these simple summer self-care tips to reduce stress and enjoy the next few months. Treat Yourself What are some simple things that make you smile especially during warmer …

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3 Ways To Take The Stress Out Of Your Summer

The kids are almost out of school and summer is just around the corner. Although summer means laying on the beach relaxing the day away for some people, it can often mean more responsibilities for working parents. The change in schedules from school to camp can cause unexpected stress for parents and kids alike. Here are 3 ways to take …

The Second Glass Ceiling

We’re all too familiar with the glass ceilings that women face in the workplace. Not getting raises or promotions, being limited in the projects we’re included on, and watching credit for our own work given to others. And for Black women the effects are more damaging. When we consider the racial and gender-based microaggressions we have to deal with as …

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The Power of Saying No

It’s very easy to find ourselves getting burnt out because we can’t say no. If you find yourself saying yes to everything and you realize that you have no time left for yourself, consider these tips. Once you put value to your minutes you will soon realize how saying “NO!” will not only benefit you, but it will also benefit …

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Lessons Learned From My Mother

With Mother’s Day being this weekend, we want to take a moment to appreciate mothers, grandmothers, aunties, and the women who raised us. Here are just a few lessons my mother have taught me throughout my life. Don’t Put Your Happiness in Someone Else’s Hands So often as women we’re tending to others at work, at home, or in the …

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Life Lessons From Your Children

With Mother’s Day less than 2 weeks away, I thought it would only be fitting to talk about 3 important life lessons my children have taught me. #1 Forgive Thyself I’m always amazed at how easily my children are willing to forgive me. When I hurt their feelings and apologize they usually respond, “it’s okay Mommy, I forgive you.” It …

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Self-Care Tips for Working Women

Since 1997, women-owned businesses have increased in number by 74 percent. It’s especially easy for working women and women business owners to forget about their own self-care when they’re busy caring for their babies, literally and figuratively. Whether they’re solely focused on managing their business or also juggling family alongside a business self-care often goes out the window. But to …

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Emotional Spring Cleaning: The Power of Forgiveness

In reality, forgiveness has nothing to do with the other person; it’s about you. Forgiveness allows you to heal. Not only does holding onto hurts affect us mentally, but it can also stand in the way of your physical wellness. Forgiveness does not need to be asked for because it isn’t done for the sake of the “offender.” It’s done …

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Spring Cleaning for Your Mental Health

Spring cleaning is as good for your mental health as it is for your physical health! Spring Cleaning Is Healthy  – Regardless if you are living in a household of 1 or 5, life gets busy. A good spring cleaning is a great way for you to give your house a good scrubbing. Cleaning will help remove allergens from your …