A Moderated Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama
in Culture, Events

A Night to Remember with Mrs. Michelle Obama

On February 13, Mrs. Michelle Obama graced a stage in Indianapolis, IN for “A Moderated Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama” hosted by Women’s Fund of Central Indiana. The audience of more than 12,000 watched in awe and applauded continuously to every gem that Mrs. Obama dropped. The Strength of SHE was lucky enough to be in the audience. The event kicked off with a video from Women’s Fund featuring their Campaign to Change Direction, which focuses on mental health. However, there were various themes during this conversation, moderated…

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5 Reasons You Don't Have to Have it Together
in Advice, LIFE

5 Reasons You Don’t Have to Have it Together This Year

As we enter a new year, a lot of people are making goals and resolutions to ultimately have a better year than last year. Some are even on a mission to become a different and better person. While goal setting is good and can help you navigate throughout the year, if you aren’t forgiving and flexible with yourself–it can lead to extreme anxiety and disappointment. So let me stop you while you’re ahead and be the one to tell you that you do not have to have it all together…

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How to Be Confident at the Gym
in Fitness, HEALTH

How to Be Confident at the Gym

  Anytime I take a break from the gym, it always takes me a while before I’m able to get back. It takes some positive self-talk and days of trying before I can find my confidence. Now I’ve found the perfect balance of finding my confidence quicker and getting back in the routine of working out. Plan Ahead Half the battle of going to the gym is planning ahead. You have to know what days you want to go to the gym and prepare yourself for that. So I pick…

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natural hairstyles for the spring
in BEAUTY, Natural Hair

5 Natural Hairstyles for the Spring

Looking for natural hairstyles for the spring styles? Here are a few that can help you prepare your hair for the summer with some cute, but easy styles. Get inspiration from theses naturalistas and check out more that you may love! Share your favorite styles or which ones you’ll be rocking this spring. 1. High Puff A post shared by YouTube: Fèyísétàn B. Idowu (@feyisetanidowu) on Apr 18, 2017 at 7:32am PDT High puffs are cute and simple. They are perfect for wash and gos that are a few days…

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ray ball from a few hungry girls
in Feature, HEALTH

SHE WCW: RAY BALL

Ray Ball is the creator of A Few Hungry Girls blog. She promotes health and wellness, with a fun personality! She loves to share easy ways for people to achieve healthier food options in their kitchens. We were inspired by her health journey and how she also has great hair! Read more about Ray and why she’s our crush this week.

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Ashley Coleman WriteLaughDream
in Feature, LIFE

SHE WCW: Ashley Coleman

For the entire month, in celebration of Women’s History Month, we will feature some of our SHE Crushes! These women are doing great things in the areas as an influencer for women as entrepreneurs or in love, health, wellness and beauty. Our first SHE Crush is writer and entrepreneur, Ashley Coleman! I’m a member of Ashley’s Writing community on Facebook, The Writer’s Muse, and met her last year at the Blogalicious Conference. She is real and has an amazing spirit. She even recently wrote me and many others a personal…

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6 Ways to Fight Anxiety and Depression
in Advice, LIFE, MIND AND BODY

6 Ways to Fight Anxiety and Depression

Since I was an early teen, I have always struggled with depression. In the last few years, anxiety was added to the mix. These aren’t uncommon struggles, especially amongst African-Americans. However, we are less likely to do anything about it and choose to silence ourselves and our emotions. According to an article from the Huffington Post, data from the CDC showed that African-Americans are more likely to report major depression, but less likely to seek treatment. In our community, we look at therapy and counseling as bad words. They aren’t….

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