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A Strong Business Needs A Strong Woman

Behind every strong business, is a strong leader. But we might be biased when we say, we think that the strongest of businesses have women leaders behind them. Because it has taken us so long to get to where we are now in terms of power and respect amongst a place that has always been

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The Superpower of Asking “Why”

The Superpower of Asking “Why”   There’s always a reason for everything you do. There’s always a root and a “why” waiting for you to uncover it.  And sometimes the reasons that you give yourself are just the beginnings of the journey. And those answers lead to other “whys” and different “whys” and new answers.

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How to Manifest the Life that You Really Want

A lot of us are walking around with an air of heaviness and hopelessness because we are not living the lives we really want or deserve. But getting to where you want in life may not be as difficult as it seems when you are ready to do what it takes to get there. If you

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9 Free Ways to Encourage Self-love & Confidence in Our Children

“All children should be taught to unconditionally accept, approve, admire, appreciate, forgive, trust, and ultimately, love their own person.” ~Asa Don Brown TIME recently ran a story about the increase in suicides among Black children.  A study revealed that the suicide rate among black children increased from 2.54 per one million to 1.36 per million.

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Why It Is Important for You to Treat Yourself Regularly

We all know how important it is to be physically and financially responsible. It’s the reason why you come to this site, to get tips and insight on how to be at your healthiest financially. A large part of being financially responsible is being able to identify when you are spending money on your “needs”

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My Best Move A step back!! Here’s Why

~Jennifer Ritchie Payette, co-author, “Modular Career Design” I had a nice apartment on the good side of town.  I had just gotten a new(er) car.  I was able to fit new shoes or an outfit into my monthly budget.  I made happy hour or eating out a part of my budget, and maintain a decent

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Four Ways to Handle Extreme Stress with Grace

by Christina Lattimore “There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether to let it affect you or not.”  Valerie Bertinelli Stress increases the risk of a heart attack by 25%. Stress increases the risk of heart disease by 40% Stress increases the risk of a stroke by 50% 1 in 5 Americans experience “Extreme Stress” and the symptoms include

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Is Minimalism your cure for Clutter and Debt?

We all have our Kryptonite when it comes to impulse shopping and buying more than we need or even want. For me, as a self-proclaimed brown girl bibliophile introvert, I can’t pull myself from Amazon without spending at least $50. A sweet circuit of joy coursed through me when I come home and find those

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Why DIY is a Great Money Saving Strategy

Have you ever had something that you absolutely loved, but you wondered if you could continue to afford it?  Well, I recently felt this way.  Lately, I have been obsessed with a vegan chocolate milkshake from a local Detroit restaurant.  My obsession was bringing me into the restaurant about one to two times per week,

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Your Why Is More Important Than Money

Imagine you’ve been working very hard on a project or business in order to make a difference and earn more money (professionals stick with me, the lesson is for you too). You’ve put in years of work, blood, sweat, and tears. You just made a move that has made you millions and will continue to

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