6.24.19 #HERNEWSRecap: Women Who Showed Up and Out at the BET Awards

Photo from BET.com The BET Awards have been getting back to its iconic status over the past few years and this year they took it up another notch. I could do “the good”, “the bad”, and “the ugly” but I only have “the good”, “the great”, and the “okay sis!” for you. “The Good” Category:…

The Big Consequences of Small Talk

Photo by Christina Morillo on Pexels. My six year-old son recently had an accident at summer camp that resulted in a trip to Urgent Care. He is doing well and healing but for a week, he had a large wound closure just above the bridge of his nose…right in the middle of his face. It happened…

#EroticFiction Friday: The Beauty behind the Beast

Photo by Louis Hansel on Unsplash Friday is finally here and so is this month’s #EroticFiction Friday story. Check this out and other stories by our featured storyteller, DNC. The Beauty behind the Beast by DNC For a late October afternoon in Atlanta, it was beautiful Sunday Funday in the city. Warm enough for me…

Build up your confidence by conquering your fears in 5 steps

Photo by Diana Simumpande on Unsplash Think about what scares you — the one thing that stops you from doing something you want and even need to at times. Got it! Now how can you conqueror it? One of my biggest fears is failure. I hate disappointing people or better yet I hate that “I’ve lost” feeling that…

The Shocking Way Trauma Affects your Life

Photo by Luis Galvez on Unsplash Even though May was Mental Health Awareness month, it should be practiced daily, from within! And in this post, I wanted to highlight the importance of complex trauma. The dictionary describes trauma as a deeply distressing or disturbed experience. Complex trauma is when you have multiple trauma experiences. It’s…

Summer is Here – Where We Going?

Summer is Here – Where We Going? Down South where I stay, the first day of summer begins at 4 p.m. on the day before Memorial Day. It’s already over 90°F, the neighborhood and community pools are open, and the kids are out of school. Time to play! Let’s talk travel. But not Instagram travel,…