Growing in Your Career after Graduation

I've been learning since I've started working in October that you cannot allow yourself to settle in a job, no matter what the outcome may look like if you don't especially if it's not in your career. In order to know the right path for your career, you truly have to dig deep into your relationship with God and be open to the change that he places in your life. This past March, my ending date for my temporary job was coming

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The Importance of Remaining Mindful in the Workplace

After graduating, many of us land in jobs simply because we just want to find something with reliable income. Personally speaking, after graduating from University with Social Science degree, I landed a job in the tech start-up world. There isn’t a correlation with what I studied in Uni and what I do on a day-to-day in my role, however remaining open-minded, objective and challenging myself on a daily basis has turned me into a mindful worker. The importance I want to highlight in this post is

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Expanding Your Financial Perspective: How to make the Most of Your Money

Often times, when we as Twenty Somethin’s encounter financial obstacles it can tend to seem like a huge set back. To be successful in life and in finances, it is important to have faith. You must believe in yourself and the goals that you have for yourself. You have to have the vision of where you see

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3 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do Yourself: Renter-Friendly DIYs

So you just moved into your new apartment, you’ve got your Pinterest boards all mapped out and your Ikea shopping list ready to go. There’s just one problem: You’re renting and there are hella rules about what you can and can’t do. And the CAN’Ts definitely outweigh the CANs. Check out these 3 renter-friendly makeover ideas that you had no idea you could do on your own.

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Don’t Stress It, Just Bench Press It

I started relying on exercising to deal with stress while I was in law school. I developed the habit of waking up early and working out before I headed to class and work for the day.  I found that exercising would set the tone for my entire day.  It impacted the foods that I chose to consume for the day and ironically,

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College Classes You Really Need

In college, there are some classes you feel you’ll never use. While that may be true, depending on your field of profession, there are some classes that you will be able to use in almost any industry. The revelation of the skills that you could benefit from will hit you when you’re at work and in need of a particular skill to advance in your career. A skill that was possibly an elective

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7 Goal Setting Health Tips to Success

We are a little over three months from the start of the year and you may find some of the goals you started on January 1st have fallen by the wayside. Why is that? 

Sometimes we can get so caught up in making goals for the New Year because others are making them or what the start of a new year signifies that we can create goals on the fly without giving them

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3 Ways to Turn Your Experience into Your Expertise

When it comes to showcasing your knowledge in a certain area, you can turn life’s lessons into ways you develop a strong sense of how successful you can be in a certain area. For instance, there are some experiences in life, such as running a business, where the knowledge and success you’ve learned

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Key List of (Actual) Items You Need in Your Closet

Society and social media will tell you that it is essential to have the proper clothing and accessories to go out on the town, go to work, go on vacation, and to the gym, etc. The crazy thing about it is, we don’t truly need all this “stuff.” We can make what we have work for every situation

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Go the Extra Mile Sis! Study Proactively

Are you a proactive person or a reactive person? Personally speaking, As an artist, I have struggled with being proactive with projects, sometimes having to wing it versus giving the project 100 percent of my effort and energy. Being a proactive person meaning being 100 percent prepared, taking control of your time, as well as executing with little to no error.

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Investment vs. A Waste Of Money: Learning to Maximize your Finances in your Fitness Journey!

As you go through your health journey, it is important to be as honest as possible with yourself financially. Many of us would love to have the best trainers and the best foods catered to the body that we would like to achieve; however, as a Twenty Somethin who is trying to build a bawdy as well as my income, I have to

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Author Turned Singer-Songwriter to Release her First Music Project: Feature Interview with Kia Marie

Kia Marie is a multiple award-winning songwriter, recording artist, poet and author committed to inspiring others through poetic storytelling. Through her work, Kia shows how you can bridge the gap between the dreams that we all have and the self-doubt we must overcome. She gives her listeners

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To My Skinny Sistas

I never cared about my health or habits. I thought, “Well, if being skinny is the goal… I’ve already made it, right?” My big sister was the same way she was skinny as a fishing pole. After her first baby, she snapped right back to her beach bod without so much as stepping on a treadmill. However, it was when she had her second baby that started to gain weight. She became frustrated that she still looked nine months pregnant

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The (All Too Familiar) Story of Black Women and Their Health

Racial bias and discrimination in our healthcare system leave Black women to suffer from misdiagnoses and preventable illnesses. This occurs on levels unprecedented. Black women are 3 to 4 times likely to die from labor and develop cervical cancer, an easily preventable illness. This can be the result of several problems, such as

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The Truth Behind My Passion For Women Empowerment

In the past four years, I’ve seen myself act hateful towards women who did nothing to me. I have been the young woman who wondered what another queen had that I didn’t have at that time. I have said nasty things about other queens to make myself feel good. I put myself in a competition with other queens because of my own insecurities. Fearing that they would

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Balancing your Fitness Goals with a Demanding Career

Many times, we feel like we have to sacrifice healthy habits for the sake of our careers or the things that we are working on to create the life that we want for ourselves. However, that mindset does not have to be the end all for how we choose to navigate through our lives. We have to not only consider

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How to Stay Focused on Health Goals that Aren't Yet Manifesting

Having a strong health journey is a sign that you want to give your body the love it deserves. It can be discouraging when you’re eating right and exercising well but have yet to reach your fitness goals. Although there are various reasons why we can start a health journey without seeing

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