Songs for Life: Female Music Artists that will get You through Any Storm

[Photo Caption: The ever sensational Ayorkor by Kobe Subramaniam on Unsplash] The older we get, the stronger our life storms become. The strength of our patience, spirit, and intelligence are constantly tested with the world watching. It is in those moments that we have to step back, recognize and analyze what is truly going on (the devil is bored…

Stop Stifling your Potential Sis — you’ve Got Work to Do!

Photo by Alex Nemo Hanse on Unsplash Have you ever sat in your cubicle looking around thinking what am I doing?  NO REALLY…WHAT AM I (OR WE) DOING? Yes, I’ve done that and it’s not because I’m confused about the work I’m doing. No. I’m actually very comfortable in my full-time duties. The confusion began…

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…

Smiling May Not Be Overrated After All

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…

These Four Words will Change Your Life

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…

FIND POWER IN PRAYER RATHER THAN THE AMBIGUITY OF HOPE

Artwork: “Three Girls Praying” by Pam McCabe CAN I TESTIFY THIS MONDAY MORNING H.E.R. FAMILY? We all have a journey in life that is unlike another’s. Trials and tribulations that you may now know how or when you will get through them. My path is no different from others. I’ve been tried and tested. There…