There is no exact roadmap for how to completely forgive someone. But you have the power to forgive. You have the power to let go of what you expected the past to be so that it does not hold you hostage.
Just last year, Gloria Steinem, said she that feels that black women “invented the feminist movement.” Now the 81-year-old feminist and activist that and stood arm in arm with notable black feminist like Maya Angelou, founded Ms. Magazine with Dorothy Pitman-Hughes and worked alongside Alice Walker, is speaking candidly about the pivotal role that queer women, black women and other women of color have played in women’s rights. [Read more…]
Your life doesn’t actually need to be in shambles to benefit from therapy. It takes strength and awareness to recognize that you may need help and that you don’t have all the answers.
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For those of us who love glitter, sparkle and shiny thing, this is the season for you. With a new year right around the corner, nothing screams I’m ready to party like a pair of Swarvoski Crystal donned eyes. P.S. This look is so simple to do.
Women don't owe men their bodies. The excuse of "I didn't know" or "She was asking for it" is tired and tone deaf. Men like Bill Cosby must be held accountable for their actions whether they claim to know the meaning of "rape" or not.
Take a close look at your life and find ways to alleviate any anxiety you may feel from trying to live up to "holiday" expectations. Don’t get caught up in other people’s reasons. Define your happy holiday for yourself.
Women and girls pay more for similar products marketed to men and boys 42% of the time. Between the gender pay gap and gender tax, how patriarchy expects us to keep up is beyond us. The world pays us less but charges us more just to live.
This little recipe is something I picked up from my dear mother. Think of it as a Southern twang on a Pain Perdu. The special ingredient just happens to be eggnog or more specifically the bourbon that I put in the eggnog.
Maybe red lips aren't for you this year and purple is just too cliche. Maybe a soft pink could do your eyes some service this year. Maybe it's time to mix things up. We found just the right pink in this soft, metallic pink liner; the perfect base color for pink shadow.
Rejection is not a bad thing. Little by little, we have to give ourselves experiences that strip us down and tell the world who we are. It’s not about whether they like what we have to offer or not, it’s about how much we like ourselves for finding the courage to offer it.
It's an easy scapegoat to look at someone else and say they are the cause of your problems, but if you keep inviting havoc into your life--by not addressing whatever is causing you to act a certain way or make certain choices, then you are actually the cause of your problems, not the person or thing you invited in. We could all do Iyanla's job if we were willing to put in the work because the answer to how to fix your life is to start with yourself.
In a new study from the University of Sydney, researchers found that sleeping more than nine hours a day can turn your leisurely stroll to towards death into a full on Usain Bolt sprint and that green tea, yes the antioxidant-rich wonder drink, has been shown to possibly to possibly impact fertility.