Fab and Frugal TV: How Full is Your Abundance Tank? (VIDEO)

Ever been around someone and their exuberance is contagious? You want to talk to them, learn from them, or be like them. That is because their “abundance tank” is full. This is not to say their life is perfect but they have a way of making life look breezy, easy, and juicy. On the other

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Reframing Success: Mini-Goal Celebrations

by Norissa Williams A psychologist friend of mine—who I have increasingly come to admire for his tenacity—was sharing a bit of the first phase of his career development journey with me. One blind to the behind-the-scenes lives of pre-tenured professors—in tenure track positions—might not imagine how real the pressure is. While it isn’t quite the

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How I Plan To Have a “Year of No Regrets”

  Ever just been tired? Like you want to press “Reset” on your life? You want to do something different, something that you feel that you were born to do. But are afraid to do it???? Kanysha, my friend, aspiring novelist, and author of “5 Ways To Be Smart About Being Dumb” here on Fabulous

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Two Fun Facts About the Brain That Can Help Goal Accomplishment

by Norissa Williams “I’m going to save for the down payment of a house.” “I’m going to build a six-month emergency fund.” “I’m going to lose 20 pounds.” And so goes the goals we set for ourselves…  If I asked you to look at these goals with a critical eye, could you see the self-

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Five Ways to Be Smart about Being Dumb

by Kanysha Burton Are you a smart person?  Do you find yourself watching TV or reading a book and saying things like, I could have written that? This is the kind of thing smart people say all the time.  Ten years from now they’ll be watching a different show, reading a different book and saying the

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How Doubt and Fear of Failure Delayed the Debut of Fab and Frugal TV

When I look back on my childhood, I think I have always known what I wanted to do or be. I wanted to be a business woman, a writer, a model, citizen of the world, and a talk show host. But somewhere between my second grade teacher telling me that my writing was not good

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I’d Pose Nude Now: The Path To Finding Yourself Inner Confidence

by Norissa Williams At 22—during my first year of grad school—as class ended and a few classmates and I casually walked toward the cafeteria, a classmate turned pointedly in my direction stating that her friend was looking for a black female model to pose naked for the cover of his book. With a face I’m

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How To Get The Most Out of Life By Enjoying The Process

By Norissa Williams Often we set goals and work ardently towards the completion of those goals—pursuing a degree, finding “the one,” getting out of debt, getting married, a house, a baby and even becoming the CEO of your own career. While perseverance and hard work are admirable—and for me—very attractive traits, at times those same

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5 Answers To “How Do I Maintain Peace While Dealing with Challenges at My Workplace?”

By Natasha Gordon In our last experience, we talked about finding our peace to make our Mondays feel like Fridays. Well, once you’ve found the peace, you now have the responsibility to maintain it. So you ask, “How do I maintain peace while dealing with challenges at my workplace?” Here are 5 tips on how

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Why Is Kenya Moore Still Renting????

Kenya Moore, current “cast” member of Real Housewives of Atlanta, is embroiled in some serious legal disputes with her landlord over a recent eviction from her six-bedroom, six-bathroom Georgia mansion. I was so mad when I heard this! Being evicted is pretty bad, but I was HORRIFIED when I heard that Kenya Moore—former Miss USA,

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