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10 Ways To Promote Your Book

Promoting your book should happen way before you actually publish your book. Do not wait until afterwards and think you are going to get sales. If you are not making money, it’s a hobby. Set a sales goal prior to you publishing your book. So that you will not become overwhelmed and upset when sales are not coming frequently as you expect. Be specific and realistic about … Continue reading 10 Ways To Promote Your Book

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The Art of Storytelling

Today, kicked off  day 1 of the #tellyourstory 7 Day challenge. The goal is to get the book out of your mind onto paper and published by end of 2019. I am sharing with writers how to capture the mind of their readers and help them get to the finish line (publishing). To watch the recap join Meet The Authors  facebook group. Master Storytelling Here is … Continue reading The Art of Storytelling

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Skincare Products You Need In Your Routine

If you are lost when it comes to what you should include in your skincare regimen I got you. I created this post just for you. Every skincare regimen should include these products at minimum. And most importantly you should have an AM and PM regimen. The key to having flawless skin is consistency and your at-home skincare products. It’s important for the skincare products you … Continue reading Skincare Products You Need In Your Routine

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Georgia Small Business Tax Credits

As I was preparing my 2018 tax return using Free Tax USA, I came across tax deductions for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Here for credits for you to take advantage of but a few I thought you can use. In researching these tax credits I had a mindset shift from a worker involved in every aspect of my business to a baswe mindset – strategic. … Continue reading Georgia Small Business Tax Credits

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Dermaplaning In A Nutshell

Well, dermaplane is not new to the skincare industry. Let’s just say it has resurfaced and there is a high demand for this treatment. What is it? Dermaplane is one form of manual exfoliation. A sharp blade is used to remove dead skin cells from the top layer of skin and facial hair aka “peach fuzz”. The benefits is rewarding for everyone! Who wouldn’t want … Continue reading Dermaplaning In A Nutshell

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To Eat Or Not Eat Bacon For Clear Skin

My 10-year old and I were talking about bacon this morning, while we were out for breakfast. He asked me why bacon is so bad for you and I told him, it’s actually the opposite.  Bacon is high in fat and our bodies need fat in order to be healthy. Now he was confused, especially when he told me that he learned in school that … Continue reading To Eat Or Not Eat Bacon For Clear Skin

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Everything You Need To Know About Face Oils

To oil or not to oil the skin Facial oils are all the rage right now.  There are mixed reviews about it online, so how do you know if adding a facial oil into your daily skin care routine is good or bad? Let’s go back to the beginning of WHY facial oils were created to give you a better understanding. I’ve been a licensed esthetician for … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Face Oils

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Simplify Your Skincare Routine And Save Money

If you’re like most people in this world, there just never seems to be enough time to take care of ourselves. You’re not alone. Not to worry, because if there’s anything I’ve learned to educate clients about, it’s how to keep your skin care routine simple so it not only saves you time, but money too! Let’s face it, everywhere we turn on TV, magazines, … Continue reading Simplify Your Skincare Routine And Save Money

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Blurred Lines

Somewhere between middle school and high school, I started wearing glasses. I don’t recall the year or age. All I know is that I hated them.  In high school, I stopped wearing glasses and started wearing contacts. Less geeky right!!! For the last 20+ years, I’ve been switching between contacts and glasses, but for the last year, I’ve been wearing glasses. I didn’t like’em but … Continue reading Blurred Lines

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Green Detox Soup Recipe

The aroma of this soup being warmed at the office lead me to ask for the recipe and try it. Healthy…Green..Simple Just what I needed! Recipe: Ingredients 3 medium or 2 large yellow onions, peeled and roughly chopped 1 zucchini, washed but not peeled, and roughly chopped 10 leaves dinosaur kale, roughly chopped 1 head broccoli, roughly chopped (while you can chop off any especially … Continue reading Green Detox Soup Recipe

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Secret to living your best black girl magic

The ability to have and make choices in life can be super scary and sometimes overwhelming. For the most part, there is no step by step, chapter by chapter guidebook on how to live a life of fulfillment and joy. Things happen, some good some not so much. Through these choices and experiences, everyone is given the right to determine their destiny and essentially write … Continue reading Secret to living your best black girl magic

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Atlanta Bloggers and Friends Feed 300+ Homeless People at Hurt Park In Atlanta

Love In A Bag Feeding the homeless is very dear to my heart! In 2011,  I was laid off. I didn’t have a place to call home for several months. I ran out of savings and no longer could afford to pay rent. My daughter and I ended up living in the basement of a relative home until I was able to get back on my feet. … Continue reading Atlanta Bloggers and Friends Feed 300+ Homeless People at Hurt Park In Atlanta

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Has The Traditional House Wife Role Evolved In The 21st Century?

Photo Credit: Mirror Uk and Instagram House Manager is a term that when I first heard it, I chuckled! I guess I didn’t quite understand it or think about how it applies to my own life. The literal idea of it is very accurate, at least when used about women. As I define it, house managers provide structure, routine and sanity to the home. We merely keep … Continue reading Has The Traditional House Wife Role Evolved In The 21st Century?

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10 Attributes To Becoming A Bad Ass Girl Boss

Photo Credit: Billboard.com – RiRi Fenty Beauty Over the weekend, I was invited to fly out to Los Angeles, California to attend the #lead2018 leadership conference. Super stoked because it was my first time visiting Cali. I was there alongside industry leaders in Jeunesse Global from all over the world. All expense paid trip! I got the chance to keep a little cha-ching in my pocket. Meet some really … Continue reading 10 Attributes To Becoming A Bad Ass Girl Boss

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5 Reasons Why I Decided To Go Vegan

It’s All On You Before the New Year 2k18 I made the decision to work on me. I wanted to transform all areas of my life mentally, physically, spiritually, and financially. The area I decided to tackle first was my health. Fast forward, I got a gym membership with La Fitness and started working out the day after. I made a commitment to my health … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Decided To Go Vegan

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Southern Cooking: Annie Mae’s Pantry In West Midtown Atlanta

A  few months ago I was solo lunching by myself.  I decided to visit Annie Mae’s Pantry located in West Midtown Atlanta on Northside Drive. I had seen reviews on Instagram so I  decided to check it out. Annie Mae’s Pantry is owned by Andra Hall of CamiCakes Cupcakes. She has several boutique bakeries throughout metro Atlanta, Ga. If you have a sweet tooth like … Continue reading Southern Cooking: Annie Mae’s Pantry In West Midtown Atlanta

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TOP 5 MUST-HAVE COATS FOR FALL

During the fall and winter seasons, it’s hard to be stylish without freezing.  And a lot of times we have to walk around with these frumpy coats that totally clash with our outfits.  So today, I’ve put together a few stylish coats and jackets that will keep you warm and chic simultaneously.  These are classic pieces that you will wear year after year.  Check them … Continue reading TOP 5 MUST-HAVE COATS FOR FALL

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#BlackGirlMagic: Nielsen Ratings Reports Black Girl’s Are Magical

Black Girl’s Rock Cue Zhane’s “Hey Mr. DJ” because that’s how I felt reading The Nielsen Report that was released September 21, 2017.  It reminded black women how magical we really are in today’s society. Most importantly how instrumental we are in the economy. Because of our preferences, we are now the leading force in driving sales to a record-breaking 1.5 Trillion by 2021. We also learn in this … Continue reading #BlackGirlMagic: Nielsen Ratings Reports Black Girl’s Are Magical

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10 Dating Tips For Single Women

When it comes to dating tips for singles, one size does not fit all. A person in their teens or 20’s will date much differently than a person in their 30’s or 40’s. Let’s be honest, there are certain things about dating that we disregarded or did not focus on as much when teens or in our 20’s. I have counseled and given advice to several … Continue reading 10 Dating Tips For Single Women

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Relationship Stages: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Good Times Good times are always the best part of every relationship. The fun times are the greatest of all time, it’s a time period that you never want to end. Waking up in pure bliss because your heart is growing fonder for this relationship, falling in love over and over, again. Texting and calling throughout the day to make sure he’s not stressing … Continue reading Relationship Stages: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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How to Create an Excellent Personal Style Uniform

A few months ago, we did a post called “Own It! Defining Your Personal Style“.  In this post, we listed some tips for discovering your personal style.  Hopefully this post was very helpful because today we are going to take it a step further by giving you a few tips on create a personal style uniform.  A personal style uniform is basically your go to signature … Continue reading How to Create an Excellent Personal Style Uniform

Karma: What Goes Around Will Come Back Around

He can dish it out all the cheating, the lies, the disrespect but can he take the payback, does he ever think if it was ever worth it? These are the questions many men should ask themselves before stepping outside of their relationships and/or disrespecting the woman they say they love! Now, we all know that a man can cheat on his significant other with … Continue reading Karma: What Goes Around Will Come Back Around

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Bonding & Praying for Our Daughter’s

A mother is a daughter’s first best friend One of the first and most important relationships we have in life is with our mother. She cares for you, nurtures you, protects you, and love you; unconditionally. From the womb, she comforts you, calms you, and maybe even sing to you. You feel every emotion that she feels while you’re still inside her womb because at … Continue reading Bonding & Praying for Our Daughter’s

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Curvy Curly Conscious: Self-Love Day Party

It sounds cliché but I love ‘love’. I am an advocate for self-love because I know what it feels like to not love yourself or to feel like you are not enough. Like most people, I had to learn how to love myself as an adult. I knew my parents, family, and friends loved me but I was never taught how to love myself. It … Continue reading Curvy Curly Conscious: Self-Love Day Party

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#BeyGood, FEMA, Red Cross, State Agencies Disaster Relief Resources

Emergency Disaster Relief Programs We all are aware of the disaster that occurred in Houston and surrounding cities in Texas that has affected millions of families.  They will be without for more days to come. With that, the team and I wanted to provide resources to pass along to friends, families and loved ones. Please share throughout your community.   “I am working closely with … Continue reading #BeyGood, FEMA, Red Cross, State Agencies Disaster Relief Resources

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Summer ’17: The Takeover of Women in Film

Summer ’17: The Takeover of Women in Film Representation matters and summer 2017 is the summer of women. We have been and continue to be blessed by the images of strong women in TV, movies, and entertainment. I think the main struggle for women in Hollywood and women in my position is to fight for true representation in the media… -Amber Heard I have never … Continue reading Summer ’17: The Takeover of Women in Film

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Does Prayer Belong In The Workplace?

     Does Prayer Belong In The Workplace? This is truly a topic of conversation that has plagued our nation for many years, except the topic was prayer in the schools. Many feel like prayer has no place in schools, workplace or in public. "What does that say about freedom of religion?" I believe that everyone should have the human right to exercise their religious belief … Continue reading Does Prayer Belong In The Workplace?

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Boujee + Uninterested with The Sydney Nicole

Fashion + Style + Faith I came across Boujee + Uninterested on Instagram after watching business coach Sabrina Peterson of GlamUniversity. She was putting the spotlight on this dope designer and brand. I headed over to @Boujeegangclothing IG page and loved everything they had going on.  I do believe all of us women is a little boujee and trendsetters in our own right. I thought what better … Continue reading Boujee + Uninterested with The Sydney Nicole

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Are You Trapped In A Relationship With No Way Out?

There I was, married to a man I thought I would spend my forever with, only to find myself shattered and broken on the inside. Holding on to an empty marriage because I did not want to face failure. I did not want to face my children once “I” split up the family. So, what did I do? I continued to live as though I … Continue reading Are You Trapped In A Relationship With No Way Out?

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Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

In recent weeks, several clients, colleagues, friends, and family members have experienced the death of a loved one. The circumstances were different for each loved one. However, there are many commonalities we all share when dealing with the death of a loved one. Regardless of how you feel and the circumstances, grief is normal.   Anger, frustration, sadness, worry, uncertainty, etc.  It’s all normal and part … Continue reading Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

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How to Wear: The Pencil Skirt

Pencil skirts are one of my favorite pieces to wear to the office because they’re ultra-flattering on most women if worn correctly.  I also love them because they’re versatile.  A pencil skirt can be dressed up and worn on a night out with the girls.  But it can also be dressed down with a cute tee and kicks.  Either way, because of the pencil skirt’s … Continue reading How to Wear: The Pencil Skirt

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Redefining Who You Are: Reclaiming Your Labels and Living for Yourself

“Don’t let nobody tell you what to do.” “Be a leader, not a follower.” Growing up, especially in the African American community, we have heard these “proverbs” all our lives. We were told at a young age to not follow the crowd, to march to the beat of your own drum. But no one ever warned us of the scrutiny that would follow if our … Continue reading Redefining Who You Are: Reclaiming Your Labels and Living for Yourself

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I Could Have Died Trying to Build a Brand and Grow My Business

Don’t Die Trying to Build a Brand and Grow A Business In business,  there are so many triggers in the workplace that can cause stress. I talk about this because I recently experienced what being overwhelmed and being under stress can do to you. Running my own small business and doing it all proved to be much more than I wanted to admit. It nearly … Continue reading I Could Have Died Trying to Build a Brand and Grow My Business

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How To Write a Purpose Statement

What is a Purpose Statement for an Entrepreneur? Writing or reviewing a mission statement changes you because it forces you to think through your priorities deeply, carefully, and to align your behavior with your beliefs. ~Stephen Covey, ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ Your purpose statement is a powerful tool in your greatness toolbox.  It speaks to you in a unique way.  Here are examples … Continue reading How To Write a Purpose Statement

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Mental Health Matters: 7 Tools to Silence the Shame

Voices of Hope On July 22, I had the opportunity to attend the Haven House Mental Health Conference hosted by The House of Hope in Decatur, GA. Anchor Hospital was the premier sponsor along with several conference partners. Mental Illness is not a punishment from God.-Rev. Dr. Percy Johnson Rev. Johnson posited that theology and mental health should be integrated. Silence The Shame One of … Continue reading Mental Health Matters: 7 Tools to Silence the Shame

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Own It! Defining Your Personal Style

Personal style is an outward expression of your personality through fashion. For most women, it’s not until we reach our late twenties and early thirties that we finally determine our personal style. We discover what works and doesn’t work for us. We stop trying to look good for others and strive to look and feel good for ourselves.  This is something that just comes with … Continue reading Own It! Defining Your Personal Style

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How to Fix Bad Credit with Terrica Matthews

We all fall into a rut where our credit is impacted severely.  Or we just mismanaged our money or abuse our credit. Some situations we can’t prevent like being laid off, going through a divorce, becoming ill,  income coming in is low, and while on unpaid maternity leave and bills go unpaid. It happens its part of life. The great thing is that we can … Continue reading How to Fix Bad Credit with Terrica Matthews

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Tiffanie Luellen: Left Corporate America and Became a Certified Yoga Instructor

I had the pleasure of meeting Tiffanie at an All White Brunch where the both of us were speaking in Atlanta, Ga. I connected with her because our daily rituals were similar which we spoke about how meditation, affirmations, and trusting God had changed our lives and business. I decided to interview her because I know there is an entrepreneur or a woman looking to … Continue reading Tiffanie Luellen: Left Corporate America and Became a Certified Yoga Instructor