I’m a Midwest reppin’, Cardinal wearing, mean mugging alpha female from the beautiful yet scary city of St. Louis, Missouri. To mean mug in the city was sort of like saying “hello,” but with a side of “you better not say anything else to me though.” So, you can only imagine the wake-up call I … Continue reading Smiling May Not Be Overrated After All
Artwork: "Dream Catcher" by Frank Morrison Last month, I came across four words that were astonishing and just mind-blowing. It was one that I'd heard before, but that I never really digested properly. I've seen memes and quotes floating around Instagram that explores the notion but it wasn't until I watched Uncensored with Rick Ross … Continue reading These Four Words will Change Your Life
What happens when you fill up a beaten box or touch a weathered flower? How far can you walk in worn down soles or how much can you carry with weary arms? These questions are pertinent to understanding when it's time to refresh and reflect. I've run into this very moment, where I'm giving my all … Continue reading If you have no energy, what can you really give to the World? #midweekmotivation
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