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Success Occurs When Your Dreams Become Bigger Than Your Excuses


Since the day that I was laid off from my job as an Employment Specialist of 7 years (about a month ago) I’ve had some time to become more visual about my future i.e my finances, my weight-loss and writing goals. Some of the helpful advice from an older family member included attending a financial boot-camp and a separate blogging course. Similar to many people, … Continue reading Success Occurs When Your Dreams Become Bigger Than Your Excuses

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Putting Yourself First Can Be Hurtful But Necessary


Putting yourself first can be hurtful, but it’s a necessary factor in accomplishing self-love. If you have a heart of gold, then your desire is usually helping those around you first — friends, family, loved one’s…one’s you find yourself doing more for than they would do for themselves. Yes, all of them! Right now, it’s time to redirect the focus onto yourself because you’re not helpful … Continue reading Putting Yourself First Can Be Hurtful But Necessary

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Business Savvy Kim Kardashian On The Cover of Forbes


(Article originally posted in EGL. Written By: Taylor Bennett) “If you work hard, you can break barriers,” Kim Kardashian West Kim Kardashian West’s career consists of more than posting nude photos of her famous derriere — don’t be so quick to judge. The savvy entrepreneur is a key figure in the business world and a mastermind at promoting her name. She appeared in the July … Continue reading Business Savvy Kim Kardashian On The Cover of Forbes

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Viola Davis and Kerry Washington Are Making Major Steps In The Advancement For African American Actresses


“The only thing that separates women of color from anything else is opportunity. You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there,”  said Viola Davis in her Emmy acceptance speech. Does the lack of acting roles in Hollywood that portray African-American women as desirable, educated, happy and successful play a factor in the way we view Black women today? It could be! … Continue reading Viola Davis and Kerry Washington Are Making Major Steps In The Advancement For African American Actresses

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Father’s Day Pictures: A Tribute To All Of The Stand Up Fathers!


  Here’s to all the stand up fathers out there who are great role models for their children. We salute you! Check out my recent post in EGL, Father’s Day Hot Pics, featuring Chris Brown, Iman Shumpert and many more. Salute to MVP Father King James. Congrats to him on the awesome win! Click on the link to see what other father were doing on Father’s … Continue reading Father’s Day Pictures: A Tribute To All Of The Stand Up Fathers!

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Remembering Roots: Do We Need A Remake?


“You must always honor your ancestors – the ones who love you and watch over you.” I’ve had several debates with friends, co-workers and even Facebook friends on whether or not a “Roots” remake is necessary. Since the original Alex Haley’s “Roots” series in 1977 was phenomenal, viewers just don’t understand the reason behind forcing people to relive such a brutal time period over and over again. … Continue reading Remembering Roots: Do We Need A Remake?

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Kehlani Speaks Out About Depression and Suicide In A Moving Speech


It’s been said that there is pain in laughter, which could explain R&B songstress Kehlani’s comedic and giddy personality. Some of her humor, however, draws from a gloomy place. She has a message for people who suffer from mental illness and depression similar to her own situation. “If you have a friend and they’re scaring you a little, just love them,” she said in a … Continue reading Kehlani Speaks Out About Depression and Suicide In A Moving Speech

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EGL Spring Issue: Featuring Chrisette Michele and Vivian Green


The Spring issue of Everything Girls Love (EGL) is Here! Don’t forget to head over to Everything Girls Love.com to check out the amazing cover stories featuring Vivian Green and Chrisette Michele. These two ladies are doing big things. Also, don’t forget to read “10 Habits That Mess Up Your Spiritual Life,” written by yours truly. God is so good. Won’t he do it! Continue reading EGL Spring Issue: Featuring Chrisette Michele and Vivian Green

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2016 Prom Dresses That Have Gone Viral: Talented Teens Show Their Creative Side


The days of wearing simple prom dresses are long gone. Welcome to a new era of extravagant, creative and high-profile prom dresses — and now they can go viral! Well, a few high school girls broke the internet with their custom-made designs. They didn’t have to spend a bunch of money for their ideas to be impressive. Check out the prom dresses that everyone can’t … Continue reading 2016 Prom Dresses That Have Gone Viral: Talented Teens Show Their Creative Side

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A Marketing Genius: Lemonade, Not Tea


It has always been a known fact that rapper and business mogul Jay-Z is a mastermind and a marketing genius. However, now, after watching how Beyonce’ cleverly marketed her album Lemonade, it’s obvious that the Grammy Award winning artist and her husband are two of a kind. Just look at Beyonce’s performance at the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show. She sang Formation – off of the Lemonade … Continue reading A Marketing Genius: Lemonade, Not Tea