Did you know that Feb. 7 was National Black HIV/AIDs Awareness Day #NBHADD? Well, I didn’t until David Johns, the former executive director for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and now executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, went on The Breakfast Club to speak to the day. Then he … Continue reading TEST FOR YOUR TEMPLE: NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY
Hello H.E.R. Family, Yes, I and we know it’s been a while since we’ve touched down on the blog but it's for very good reasons…life has been moving at lightning speed. We’ve had some amazing ups and some unbelievable downs, and we’re prepping to share our journey with you shortly. But in the meantime, here’s … Continue reading Check your praying skills…you may not be doing it right!
Artwork by Ellis Wilson, "Funeral Procession" As much happiness as the holidays may bring, sadness sometimes follow from the absence of those who are no longer physically here to share in those occasions. For me, I miss my mom every holiday—really every day. She has been gone now for 11 years, this coming December 26. … Continue reading CHERISH EACH MOMENT FROM THIS SEASON AND SEASONS TO COME
‘I’m starting with the Woman in the mirror, I’m asking her to change her ways, and no message could of been any clearer, if you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself then make a change.’ Michael Jackson was really on to something with this Man In the Mirror … Continue reading Woman In the Mirror: The Top 5 Ways to Create True Change
This will be short and sweet H.E.R. Fam. If you are waking up, going to work, able to stay financially stable, have love around or even good "like" around you, and you're making it through life's struggle but is still not happy, it's because you are lacking meaning in your life. Your meaning, or purpose, … Continue reading I Choose Meaning Over Happiness #quicktuesdaythought
“Strong Am I”- artwork by Wak If you’re reading this, you’re probably a woman who has been defined by your strength. Keyword: defined. This has been your scarlet letter, stamped on your chest from the first time you showed an ounce of resiliency. It has become your defining characteristic and therefore, the expectation placed on … Continue reading A Message for Strong Women
This past weekend I had the honor of attending an event in Atlanta "an afternoon with Iyanla" It was Everything! She shared stories, aha moments and a ton of life changing information. As an African American spiritual life coach, I didn't always have many people I could relate to. Iyanla was one of the women … Continue reading 3 Tips I Learned from an Afternoon with Iyanla Vanzant