The Mirror Exercise: Reflecting on Your Own Reflection

Photo by Dmitry Bayer on Unsplash. About five and a half years ago, my husband and I participated in a weekend, marriage retreat. It gave us a greater appreciation for one another and made our union stronger than ever. Everything about the retreat (or Love Reboot as it is called) was impactful and insightful but…

Salute H.E.R.

The ladies of H.E.R. have been busy at work on new projects. Check them out and support where you can. Erin helps to “Make it Home” for Invitation Homes     2 Hustlin’ Mommies Wrap their First Season of ‘Wine and Words’   Melissa Believes and Leads in the Oct. 2019 #SheCan Summit  

Dating Advice from an Old Timer

Photo by Kory Williams on Unsplash H.E.R. Crisis Guest Blogger: Melissa Webb | Instagram: @mwebb_lpc My dad was my go to person for dating advice.  He was a smart, wise and took care of my mom for over 30 years, so he had some valuable experience under his belt (my mom isn’t the easy to…

Erotic Fiction Fridays: Unknown Visitor

Photo by Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash This week, we’re kicking off a new series, Erotic Fiction Fridays. Black women are unique and beautiful beings. Our essence is copied by many, judged by all but worshipped by not enough. This series will introduce you to the layers of sexuality and power that lives within the plight…

Why H.E.R. Voice is Important in Our History

Artwork by Unknown As we kick off Women’s History Month, it only makes sense that we discuss several women focused on leaving their mark on the world. African-American women have a pulse on the people. They’ve been gifted with many diverse talents and the greatest of them, the strength to uplift and nurture others. Doing…

2.25.18: News You Should Know #HERNewsRecap #OscarEdition

‘Beale Street’ Star Regina King Calls First-Ever Academy Award Win ‘Surreal’ | Essence   ‘Black Panther’s’ Hannah Beachler Becomes The First Black Production Designer To Win An Oscar | Essence   ‘BLACK PANTHER’S’ RUTH CARTER IS THE 2019 OSCAR WINNER FOR COSTUME DESIGN | ABC   All The Melanin Magic At Essence’s Black Women In…