Female Entrepreneur Motivation Basics

Photo by Melody Jacob on Unsplash On some days, it only takes one look at the humble smile of J. K. Rowling to instantly feel the writer’s block melt and make way for the chapter intro of the century. Then there’s Wednesday, when you take a glance at Sara Blakely’s achievements and see them as…

Millennials and Beauty

People who belong to the millennial generation are slowly but surely changing the world and introducing different concepts when it comes to lifestyle and general mindset. In that respect, it’s no wonder that the beauty aspect of it all has seen some dramatic changes as well. Buying less and cruelty-free support Millennials are not that…

Top 5 Brands You Should Have on Your Fashion Radar This Season

If you’ve got style in your blood (which we’ll assume you do), looking good these days isn’t hard at all. With a plethora of exquisite fashion brands around, every girl is now given the opportunity to explore her fashion tastes, challenge her approach to fashion and shop online for brands she could only dream of…

BET Awards 2018: Nominees

The nominations for the BET Awards 2018 have arrived. The show is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 24th. This marks the 18th year that BET has shown appreciation to artist, entertainers, athletes along with the African American culture and arts. The turn out is expected to be bigger than before. With Dj Khaled…

Quick and Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Living Room

Bringing your living room to life does not have to be a long and expensive process. True, there are always options that require a bit more time and effort, but there are also many easy ways to upgrade your living room style. After all, you know what they say – it’s the little things that…

Create Your Ultimate Workspace

Whether you’re working in a crowded office or from the comfort of your home, it’s important to have a workspace that motivates and inspires you. This may seem irrelevant, but spending 40+ hours a week in a space that drives you crazy will only reduce your productivity and breed negative emotions. A well-organized and optimized…

Why You Should Travel Solo at Least Once in Your Life

Solo travel appears to be all the rage just lately. What was once reserved for daredevil adventurers has become much more mainstream. People are traveling solo in order to discover more about themselves and to develop their skills and confidence as a person. Indeed, there are many benefits and things that can be learned from…

6 Popular Food Combinations That Can Be Harmful Your Health

You may have heard it before that when two great things come together, magic happens. Well, it may be partially true. One cannot simply deny the fact that spaghetti tastes amazing with meatballs (stirred in marinara sauce), but what most people don’t know is that the food combination can wreak havoc on your health. That’s…

Yara Shahidi, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Nick Cannon, Jussie Smollett, Caleb McLaughlin, Yvonne Orji and More Join the Free BET Fan Fest Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

May 01, 2018 03:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today BET NETWORKS and AEG announced the highly anticipated free BET Fan Fest lineup as part of the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola® June 21 – 24, 2018. The annual festival will include the return of Genius Talks, Acoustically Speaking, BETX Celebrity…

How to Know If It’s True Love or Just Lust?

  Most people in the world (those who haven’t yet settled down) are out there in the dating world or dating game. Perhaps “game” is a more appropriate word. We play the game, and hopefully, by the time it’s over, our goal of finding true love will have been achieved. Yes, there are stages in…

Fitness, Health, and Nutrition Tips Every Woman Should Know

Yes, everyone knows that we live extremely hectic lives these days, having almost no free time just for ourselves after an exhausting day at work. That can get even more challenging when you’re a mom with a full-time job, but you know what? Taking proper care of your health isn’t a luxury, but a bare…

R&B VOCALIST LEDISI TO HIT THE MAIN STAGE AT THE 2018 ESSENCE FESTIVAL

(Los Angeles, CA- April 6, 2018) R&B vocalist Ledisi is excited to join the lineup for the  2018 ESSENCE Festival taking place in New Orleans during the July 4th holiday weekend. The twelve-time GRAMMY® nominee will be hitting the main stage on Friday, July 6th at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in a special curation by The…

Battling Doubt

Have you gotten to that point in your life where you feel overwhelmed for no real reason? You know the days where you don’t feel like you are getting anything done, but you still end up worn out? Guess what… you are not alone. We have all had those days, myself included. Unfortunately for me,…

Simple Tricks to Always Keep Your Relationship Fresh

Whether you believe in soulmates or think that people simply cross each other’s paths and ‘randomly’ fall in love, the one thing every couple in a long-term relationship will tell you is that great relationships take work.

How To Motivate Yourself To Workout At Home

Let’s face it: needing to go to the gym to get your workout in can be a commitment. Sometimes gyms are far, out of the way, or too crowded to get anything meaningful done. It has certain advantages, but learning how to work out on your own in the comfort of your own house is…

Celebrating Four Years of Southern Laced by Giving You CREATIVELY LACED: 5 Steps to Unleashing an Uninhibited Creative Process

“The constant gnawing and wanting to take nothing and make it into something. Stillness that irritates restless fingers connected to a steady wrist. The need to see the outcome of dreams manifested. The unmistakable gift one must live with from day-to-day. It’s a shadow in the dark waiting to be captured, written, sketched, hummed… It is the passion to create.” – Kelly Stone

WATCH NOW: GRAMMY NOMINATED ARTIST STOKLEY RELEASES “WE ME” VIDEO

With so many distractions from what really matters, multi-Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and producer Stokley releases a new video for his song “We Me.“ The song is featured on his new album Introducing Stokley.  A gift to his fans to help motivate them and keep their focus, Stokley acknowledges the part that music plays in…

Not So Basic Gifts for a Lady Boss

Gifts are always one of the trickiest things to purchase. It always carries the risk of buying something the one it’s meant for won’t like or, what is equally excruciating, already has. Picture this scenario – your lady boss works 24/7 to secure the best possible working environment and terms for you and your team,…

The Nine Days That My Breast Stood Still (Part Two)

UnCaged phoenix. Note to self… the next time I write Part One for a blog post, I need to post part two the same day [Some of you made it very clear that you did not plan to wait too long for part two.] Nonetheless, thank you for all my readers who reached out to…

The Nine Days That My Breast Stood Still (Part One)

UnCaged phoenix. (Sunday March 4th, 2018) …. I believe that the Universe provides subtle hints to where our lives will take us. Now that I have the gift of hindsight, I think it sent one to me four days early, and of all places, it was sent to me on the bridge. No, I am…