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Celibacy Blues

Recently I was talking to some friends about sex. Ok, calm down, it’s not what you think. LOL! We were talking about celibacy and how what that word’s meaning has changed over the years. Like, in our 20’s after one bad relationship, we might have decided we needed to chill out on sex for a …

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#MeToo x Kavanaugh

This Kavanaugh hearing has triggered some deep emotions for a lot of women– me included. One most surprising things I noticed as I moved through the city this week was the number of conversations suggesting that Kavanaugh’s behavior should be brushed under the rug. I find this disappointing because I too am a survivor of sexual …

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Serena Versus Everybody

I know everyone is already talking about Serena William and Naomi Osaka but there’s something I’m not hearing anywhere. Not many people are discussing the sisterhood shown by Serena to Naomi. To me, Serena showed an amazing level of sportsmanship and love to Naomi– even though Serena lost the game. When Naomi stood at center …

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Unpack To Grow

Life happens, ya’ll. I know because life has really been giving me the business lately! LOL! I thought about this recently when my homegirl told me she hadn’t unpacked from a trip that was 6 months ago! Does that sound like you? Me too (sometimes). The thing is, when we don’t unpack from the past, …

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Haters Be Hating

We’ve all been there. We’re super excited about our new plan. So much so that we share it with a friend. But right after we give them the big news … nothing. No smile, no excitement, no support, nothing. I know I’ve been through it. It’s definitely bummed me out and sent me into a …

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From Celebrity Hairstylist to President: Tippi Shorter Unveils New Career Move

From Celebrity Hairstylist to President: Tippi Shorter Unveils New Career Move Tippi Shorter made a name for herself in the hair industry as a celebrity hairstylist and becoming the first African-American beauty professional spokesperson for Pantene and first Global Artistic Director for textured hair for Aveda. Now, she is the president and brand ambassador of …

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Put Yourself First

It’s Okay To Say ‘NO’ Sometimes…You’re NOT Flaking! Hey guys, Wasidah here, hope you’re having a fun and fabulous day! Just reflecting back on my mom and my observations as I grew up around her, watching and learning from her…she might at times plan to do something, say, two weeks out, and when that day …