Category Archives: Self-Empowerment

7 Ways Stress Can Negatively Impact Your Health

Are you allowing your stress to turn into distress? Do you find that you constantly feel stressed?  Stress is something we all encounter on a regular basis, but when it starts to have a negative effect on your body and mind, it means you are distressed.  As someone who felt the life-threatening impact of stress, I know…

Gabrielle Union delivers emotional speech about being fierce & fearless

  {by Yetta} Earlier this year actress Gabrielle Union attended Essence’s 6th Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon where she received the “Fierce and Fearless” Award.  Always a trend-setter, she was dressed in a green vintage Versace dress with an Oroton clutch, but talking about fashion was not part of her script that evening. Instead…

The Power of Intention

{by Felicia} It’s amazing what happens when we are being held to a certain level of expectation — whether it be from our own personal accountability or the expectations that someone else has for us. A few years ago, I spent a week in the Niagra Falls of Canada as a part of a leadership development retreat. It…