20 Black women impacting the wellness industry

20 Black women impacting the wellness industry

We are currently in the middle of a shift within the Black community, where millennials are starting to put more focus on their well-being. Wellness bloggers are making more of an impact thank you'd think, influencing us all to think twice about the things we ingest and the environments we put ourselves in. Self-care, healthy eating and mental health are all topics that today's women in wellness are educating us on. 

How to make this your best summer with self-care practices

How to make this your best summer with self-care practices

Self-care is a year-round job but it can look very differently during the summer than any other season. During the rest of the year, we’re stressed out over deadlines, keeping our homes together and progressing personally. Burt the summer shouldn’t be about freaking out over anything, but rather relaxing and getting in touch with yourself.

Six reasons why it's important for Black women to meditate

Six reasons why it's important for Black women to meditate

Meditation is something that’s on the rise within wellness groups for people of color. As Black people, we endure far too much to not take our health seriously and make it a priority. By focusing on the power of meditation, you can take you mental, emotional and physical health to the next level.

5 ways you can develop a self-care routine this summer

5 ways you can develop a self-care routine this summer

Self-care is all about taking care of yourself mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. With all of the responsibilities and obligations we have, it’s very easy as women to forget to take care of ourselves – but a focus on self-care this summer can change all of that.

How to stay healthy and maintain your summer glow

How to stay healthy and maintain your summer glow

Maintaining your summer glow is all about being happy and healthy in extremely hot weather, where your hair, skin, body and even attitude can be effected. During the summer months, we tend to treat ourselves to the best food when on vacation, change our hair frequently and constantly in new environments. The downside to all of this is that sometimes we can slack off on our usual wellness and beauty routines.

Daddy Lessons: What lessons has your father taught you in life?

Daddy Lessons: What lessons has your father taught you in life?

Fathers often don't get the credit they deserve, the good ones anyway. We get so wrapped up in Mother's day that for some reason Father's day is like an after thought. And when I say we, I mean society as a whole. There's overall less sales and promotions going on for Father's day, and less restaurants are a packed to capacity. But regardless, Fathers play an important roles in our lives, and often teach us valuable lessons that our Mother's just didn't. 

The top 5 style trends of summer 2017

The top 5 style trends of summer 2017

Summer is upon us and it’s time to revamp our wardrobes for all of the amazing cookouts, conferences and day parties that you’ll be attending in the coming months.

How to embrace the major transitions in your life

How to embrace the major transitions in your life

There are many phases you’ll go through in life, and you won’t always know how to deal with all the changes. As we grow up, we move out from our parent’s home, we move back in, we breakup, get married, quit jobs, get hired, have kids and more. The key to a happy life is knowing that this is a journey, and not a destination.

10 protective summer hairstyles for naturals and relaxed girls

10 protective summer hairstyles for naturals and relaxed girls

Summertime is right around the corner and it's time to break out the protective styles. Getting a new hairstyle for the summer can be considered one of Black women’s favorite pastimes. With the versatility [ and sensitivity]  that comes with Black hair, it’s important to find gorgeous styles that will also protect your locks from the heat of summer.

Should I go to grad school? Eight things to consider before applying to graduate school

Should I go to grad school? Eight things to consider before applying to graduate school

While there are millions reason to convince yourself that you should or should not go to graduate school, the most important thing is making sure you’re doing it for you. There are many factors that play into graduate school, and the main one is that this is something extra, a next step from your undergraduate career. Just like your high school teachers told you no one would hold your hand in college, graduate school is next-level independence and adulting.

Why it's OK to move back home after college graduation

Why it's OK to move back home after college graduation

The stigma behind moving back home after college has nearly been removed, with so many millennials currently still living with their parents. In recent years, more recent graduates have lived with their parents than in any other living arrangement. In 2014, only 14% of 18-34 year olds were living alone or with a roommate, and 32% were living at home with their parents - outweighing those who living with domestic partners and spouses.

136 of the best books to read to elevate your business, life and personal style

136 of the best books to read to elevate your business, life and personal style

It doesn’t matter how smart or successful you are, remaining a student throughout your career is what will always take you to the next level.

Reading is fundamental to your growth. If you are constantly consuming and applying new knowledge, you already have a leg up on the competition.

5 strategies to stick to your goals when you lose motivation

5 strategies to stick to your goals when you lose motivation

New Year’s resolutions are tough because you have all this motivation in the beginning in the year but later, you realize that you haven’t been working towards them as aggressively as you should. With the mid-year mark here, it’s the perfect time to reevaluate your goals, measure your progress, and make necessary changes to your habits.

Setting goals are one thing, sticking to them throughout an entire year is another. With sticktoitiveness being easier said than done, we could all use some tips to make the hard work easier.

6 ways for college graduates to repay student loan debt faster

6 ways for college graduates to repay student loan debt faster

With the rising cost of college tuition, more Americans are burdened with student debt than ever before. Collectively, the country owes over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt, spread out among approximately 44 million individuals. Which is about $620 billion more than the total U.S. credit card debt. The class of 2017 has an average debt about 6% more than the class of 2016 graduates who has around $37,172 in loans to repay.

Kyshira Moffett of Her Movement shares the truth about her journey in entrepreneurship

Kyshira Moffett of Her Movement shares the truth about her journey in entrepreneurship

Working for a business and running your own are two entirely different things. Being an entrepreneur means no breaks, a little sacrifice and a lot of risk. But when your business is truly your passion, none of the lows of entrepreneurship can scare you away. This is true for KSM Group and This is Her Movement founder Kyshira Moffett, MBA.

4 realistic ways for recent college graduates to land their first job

4 realistic ways for recent college graduates to land their first job

With so much pressure to have a job in place before May, many students often take the first job offered to them. The problem with that is now you’ve put yourself in a position to have steady income but an unfulfilling position that can sidetrack you from your real career goals.

10 famous Black women who found success later in life

10 famous Black women who found success later in life

Success doesn’t always come when we want it to, but when we’re actually ready for it.Despite the stories we see about tech entrepreneurs or athletes making it big at 20 years old, success doesn’t happen overnight for most. In fact, for someone who seems like an overnight success, it’s safe to say they’ve been working hard for the past 10 years to get where they are.

7 Black women who made U.S. military history

7 Black women who made U.S. military history

Contrary to what you may have seen in your history books, Black women have always been participants in the military.Of course, rising the ranks of the armed forces came with it’s gender and racial biases but Black women still persisted. Women of color served in the military as early as the Revolutionary war, acting as spies, keeping soldiers informed about the movements of the British. These women worked during the 1800s with the promise of freedom during the Civil war as well, as nurses, volunteers and cooks.

5 mental health blogs created for people of color

5 mental health blogs created for people of color

Mental illness is nothing to be taken lightly, especially in the African-American community where it’s so often looked over. It’s the job of everyone to be an advocate for mental health, since it affects us all and there are many who cannot advocate for themselves. Whether you suffer from mental health issues or not, it’s important to watch out for signs and symptoms of common diseases.