Experience Gifts to Strengthen Your Relationships

A relationship is an arrangement that requires collective investment from both parties if it is to be strong and functional. There are so many things you can do to nourish a relationship, material and nonmaterial. One of the most ignored yet very important element is spending quality time together. A majority of couples come together…

How Becoming a Runner Changed My Life

” If you want to change your body, exercise. If you want to change your Life, become a runner”… As far as I can remember,  I have always been into sports. It was just a way of life for me. My  parents are from the French West Indies… where soccer and track are like religion. Growing…

Millennial Mom Guide: Autumn Edition

September is here, and for moms this month revolves around a single idea – getting their kid(s) ready for the school season. Now, if you’re a millennial mom, chances are this is your first school ‘rodeo’ and you’re not quite sure how to go about it. There is a great number of items on the…

Yoga and mental health correlation

Photo by Andressa Voltolini on Unsplash A 5000-year-old spiritual practice, yoga has gone wildly popular around the world over the past decade, and for a reason, too. Apart from physical benefits, yoga is a precious tool that can dial up your mental health and cognitive faculties. But how exactly does yoga affect the mind and…

Editor’s Pick: Laced Twitter Quotes of the Week

#10 “Please get “brand new.” Please do not stay the same. Please learn & grow. I’m rooting for your evolution.” – Gabrielle Union, Actress Please get "brand new." Please do not stay the same. Please learn & grown. I'm rooting for your evolution. — Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) September 3, 2017 #9 “Embrace this new season…

Five Time Grammy Winning Lalah Hathaway, Avery*Sunshine, Avant, & Jon B to Perform At Atlanta’s Fox Theatre On Sept. 16th

ATLANTA (September 6, 2017) – Fox Theatre’s Saturday Soul Series continues with its final installment, “A Night of Classic R&B” with Grammy® award-winning Lalah Hathaway and Atlanta’s own award-winning songstress Avery Sunshine, with multi-platinum artist Avant and Grammy nominated artist Jon B performing Saturday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $36, plus applicable fees. Tickets may be purchased by visiting www.FoxTheatre.org, by calling 855-285-8499, or at the Fox…

Aussie Girl’s Guide to Transitional Season Fashion and Beauty

Photo by Keenan Constance on Unsplash The Land Down Under is famous for many things, but one of the more exceptional ones is the different order of seasons compared to the rest of the world. So, instead of fall, Aussies are welcoming spring. However, even though the differences are obvious, the fact that they’re in for…

Daily Horoscopes for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

aries ( march 21 – april 19 ) Never speak ill of yourself; your friends will always say enough on that subject. There are no atheists in the foxholes. Take a moment to need to get clarity on those things you’ve always denied taurus ( april 20 – may 20 ) No matter how far…

The Relationship between Health and Beauty

The bond between health and beauty is an unbreakable one. One doesn’t exist without the other and that’s one simple truth. You can purchase and religiously use all the most expensive makeup and skincare products money can buy, but if true health isn’t shining from within, it’s all in vain. To that end, we have…

[POLL] What Are Your Plans For Labor Day Weekend 2017?

As I reflect on previous Labor Day weekends, I’m reminded of a poem I penned during a time I was extremely ill. In fear that I would never travel again, I dedicated an Ode to the Summer Solstice.  Check it out and take the poll below… ODE TO THE SUMMER SOLSTICE I want to see raindrops…

Editor’s Pick: Laced Twitter Quotes of the Week

#10 “Too many half healed people looking for a relationship. If you are still carrying baggage from your old relationships, you are not ready.” – Idris Bolton, Motivational Speaker, Author, Life/Relationship Coach Too many half healed people looking for a relationship. If you are still carrying baggage from your old relationships, you are not ready….

7 Hairstyles That Will Instantly Make You Look Younger

Finding the fountain of youth is one of the never ending quest of human kind. What if you find out you can actually achieve a much younger look without spending millions on botox, expensive medicines and cosmetics? Just change your hairstyle a little, play with the color, length and the overall styling, and there you…

Unexpected Luxury Locations

There are two kinds of luxury destinations and resorts. The first kind are the places everyone knows about, such as the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai, resorts in the Bahamas and other tropical destinations. Then, there is the second kind and those are the underrated and under-explored hidden gems…

PREMIERE: Listen to Case’s new track, “Sundress” ft. Feedo

Today, YouKnowIGotSoul premiered a new single by legendary singer Case called ‘Sun Dress”. The new track described as having a smoothed out Caribbean vibe, is the first offering from the singer’s upcoming EP “Love Jones, Vol. 2”. Earlier this year, the first volume in the series was released, which also coincided with Case’s appearance on TV…

Fabulous 90s Trends that Made a Huge Comeback

When you think of the 90s, what is the first thing that comes across your mind? Are that crop tops, or maybe choker necklaces, or loads of denim? If that’s any of these three, you definitely mean business when it comes to fashion. On the other hand, if you aren’t really sure – don’t worry….

Keeping Focus: The Key To Achieving Fitness Goals

How many times have you heard the phrase, “you just need to focus?.” This statement has been recycled in many different forms, but they all have the same basic point. Keeping Focus is a key factor in achieving your goals. This can be a short-term or long-term goal, everything from passing a test to losing…