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…

CLOSED MOUTHS DON’T GET FED

Artwork By: Laurie Cooper, “Face Reality (Female)” I’ve always been that girl; loud, sassy and not afraid to speak her mind. Personally I was labeled angry, crazy, and gangsta (Born and raised on a military base, that shit’s real gangsta). As a professional, I struggled with scaling that back. I was labeled aggressive. Hard to…

Beauty Hurts [A Short Story Dedicated to Our Daughters]

Enjoy this fictional reading break from a H.E.R. contributor and creator, Niccole “DNC” Coleman, dedicated to our daughters. Originally posted on The Chronicles of DNC. Photo Cred: Daughters of Niccole “DNC” Coleman pictured above The mirror shattered and shards of glass ripped through my face. I smiled. The tears that fled down my cheeks from…