self help

Spring

Fear Is A Liar: 3 Ways to Break Free

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 07, 2017

Excuse my French, but fear is a muthaf*****. Beyond its paralyzing ability to stop us from living a full and rich life dead in... Read More

How to Get Ready for ‘The One’

How to Get Ready for ‘The One’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 06, 2017

Most of us are looking for the perfect mate. What I mean by perfect is “perfect for you.” We’re aiming to commit to our... Read More

Superwoman

Put Down Your Cape: Solving the Black Superwoman Syndrome

by Jazz Keyes   Apr 12, 2017

We live in dire times where racial friction, political pressure and racial socialization equally remind us just how uncomfortable it is being a Black in... Read More

New book, Engagement Gang, fights marriage mania

Journalist Pens Book on Sidestepping Marriage Mania

by S. Tia Brown   Mar 21, 2017

Joi-Marie McKenzie wanted to be a wife by the age of 30—and for several years she happily applied the “by any means necessary” approach... Read More

Dear Black Women: Mothers and Daughters Need to Stick Together

Dear Black Women: Mothers and Daughters Need to Stick Together

by Jazz Keyes   Mar 14, 2017

I believed that my relationship with my mother was one that was shatterproof. That was until I feel deep and dangerously in lust with the... Read More

Fierce

Get Richer and Happier With the ‘Find Your Fierce Tour’

by Alisha Tillery   Mar 13, 2017

Nicole Roberts Jones, a career/lifestyle expert and bestselling author, has been doing her life’s work coaching women for more than 20 years. What most... Read More

Want Love? Cure Your Dysfunction

Want Love? Cure Your Dysfunction

by Shantell E. Jamison   Aug 23, 2016

“He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tzu I was talking to a buddy of mine who... Read More

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

by Terrence Chappell   Dec 09, 2015

I started going to therapy because I needed to get out of the clutter of my thoughts and the perceptions of others. Perceptions are... Read More

From Loss to Living

From Loss to Living

by Alisha Tillery   May 14, 2012

An inevitable part of life is that we will all experience loss. Whether it’s a job, relationship, close friend or relative, we will lose... Read More

PERSONAL SPACE: You’ve Got the Power

PERSONAL SPACE: You’ve Got the Power

by Amy DuBois Barnett   Apr 03, 2012

One day when I was in my early 20s, I came across a picture of my mother and me that was taken when we... Read More