Show Up for Yourself – 5 Simple Self-care Tips

Photo by Clarke Sanders on Unsplash H.E.R. Crisis Guest Blogger: Michell from Midlife Sassy “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own to do list” -Michelle Obama Do you want to know how to make self-care a daily routine in 2019? Are you ready to commit to self-care being a…

3.4.19 News You Should Know #HERNewsRecap

The beautiful thing about being a black women, is that we are always making moves. Here is a quick recap of news you should know. Historic Chicago election draws national spotlight, praise from black, LGBTQ communities: ‘I think Chicago is potentially ready to turn the corner’  | Chicago Tribune   Nike And Serena Williams Inspire…

Live Your Truth Even If It Scares You

Photo by Judeus Samson on Unsplash I no longer believe that being a woman is both a gift a curse. I only see the blessing and opportunity in living my truth. So let me share my truth with you…hi, my name is Niccole and I’m an alpha female. What is an alpha female? A woman…

Wednesday Words from H.E.R.: Pitching a Book Ain’t Easy

Originally published on DNCwrites.com: “Pitching to Literary Agents…“ Photo by Gift Habeshaw on Unsplash Our local book author and writer DNC shares why she had a major delay in pitching her third book–plus the tips you should know if you’re thinking about pitching your own book. Pitching to Literary Agents: See what had happened was… by DNC No…

Kicking off the Year by Taking a Look Back

Photo by Chayene Rafaela on Unsplash A Year with H.E.R.  Here are the top five posts for 2018. If you missed them, don’t worry you can catch up on them now. If you’ve already read them, we’d love for you to pass them along or let us know what you think. Dear Sis: An Open Letter to Black Women The…

Take a Moment to Take it All In

Originally posted on The Chronicles of DNC under “Take a Break from NaNoWriMo” Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash Sometimes you literally have to stop and smell the roses or take in the sunrise, or people watch in the city, or whatever musing fits your mood. Life doesn’t stop moving but we can take a moment, or two, to…