7 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist

If you’ve ever been in an abusive relationship, you’re well aware that it can be both physical and emotional (even financial). Unfortunately, for many women (and men), we often don’t see the signs until it’s too late. In fact, what lies behind a mask of ultra-attractive confidence, lies a fragile self-esteem, vulnerable to the slightest … Continue reading 7 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist

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Go Red For Women! Let’s Fight Heart Disease Together!

The American Heart Association (AHA) created the Go Red For Women campaign to help raise awareness of heart disease and stroke as one of the leading killers of women. Wear red on February 2 to show your support! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Phkc-oMxsvs

Why PTSD Is Undiagnosed In Many Black Women

I haven’t been quite right since the abuse. I haven’t been quite right since the accident. The sexual abuse and later, rape, I experienced when I was younger has created emotional and spiritual blocks for me in most of my relationships. I either become too needy with people I’ve deemed safe or too “hard” and … Continue reading Why PTSD Is Undiagnosed In Many Black Women

Robin Roberts: “I Choose To Be Fearless”

After growing up in Mississippi and attending Southeastern Louisiana University, Roberts was a sports anchor for local TV and radio stations. Roberts was a sportscaster on ESPN for 15 years (1990–2005). She became co-anchor on Good Morning America in 2005. It was that time during Good Morning America that the whole world would see what … Continue reading Robin Roberts: “I Choose To Be Fearless”

Rutina Wesley: Fit For A Queen

There’s a good chance you already know actress Rutina Wesley from her role as Tara Thornton on HBO’s vampire hit show True Blood. But her star keeps rising as she plays the character, Nova, on Oprah Winfrey’s mega-hit, Queen Sugar. Many may not have known it when she was younger, but Wesley was seemed like … Continue reading Rutina Wesley: Fit For A Queen

Very Necessary: Why You Should Take (Guilt-Free) Mental Health Days

I’m not sure about you, but I constantly feel as though my life is moving at a super frantic pace. Being a mom, daughter and significant other can be a lot to balance. And with 24-7 access to technology, it makes it difficult to disconnect and relax. You may feel burned out, too! But, I … Continue reading Very Necessary: Why You Should Take (Guilt-Free) Mental Health Days

RIT Students Help Determine Future of Vacant Lots in Rochester

Students at Rochester Institute of Technology are working with Rochester high school students to see if some of the 300 city-owned vacant lots in the Marketview Heights neighborhood can be turned into assets such as community gardens, playscapes or exercise stations. The survey is a pilot program that is using the leadership team of the … Continue reading RIT Students Help Determine Future of Vacant Lots in Rochester