The black women’s book club recently kicked off a Napa Valley Wine Train for allegedly being “too loud” has now filed an $11 million lawsuit against the company. Source: Black Women’s Book Club Files $11M Lawsuit Against Napa Valley Wine Train for Discrimination – ABC NewsContinue Reading... No Comments.
Today (now!) is a good time to think about reinventing yourself and your business. I’m not suggesting that you shouldn’t be true to who you already are, but it’s in our human nature to always want to improve. Try to imagine if you could have the qualities of anyone in the world whom you admire. Who would it be and what qualities would you most like to emulate? Maybe several people come to mind, each with a different set of characteristics that you admire. To grow and change, we can choose to put our focus on some positive qualities that we admire in others. What if you had a word […]Continue Reading... 12 Comments.
Who Can Destroy Your Life’s Purpose? The Solution May Surprise You. Outside perspectives can become chains that enslave in the dungeon of mediocrity…Greg Fullerton One of the most popular current best sellers is a book by Geneen Roth called Women, Food and God. It is described as a revolutionary look at the connection between food, weight control and life style. It was relatively simple to make a comparison between Women, Poverty and Self-Beliefs. The theory is compulsive eating and overweight problems are not about food, but rather filling up or satisfying an unhappy self-image or deficiency. The inner dialogue goes like this: “I approve my choices and my state of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Many persons have had extensive negative experiences throughout their lives. Perhaps they grew up in a divided or troubled family or hung around with the wrong people in the neighborhood when they were growing up. Some people, unfortunately, go on to commit crimes and are eventually incarcerated for a number of years. Others have experienced physical as well as emotional abuse, depression, or other serious challenges along the way. Perhaps you have not experienced any of the above, and your life may be relatively peaceful when compared to the above situations. Nevertheless, there is a likely chance that you have faltered in a number of areas up until now, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Copyright © 2010 So you know what you want. You have a clear image of having it, experiencing it, doing it. You truly believe it can happen. You know you deserve to have it. But before you act to achieve your goal – particularly a major, life-changing one – you may want to ask these questions first: How badly do I want this? Do you have a burning desire to achieve your goal? Or is it something that you think is just nice to have, something you can do without? If your goal is big and can have a considerable impact in your life, it is best to choose a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Being passionate about life is essential to one’s happiness. Life becomes dull and boring if you don’t do what makes you happy. Find out what is your passion and pursue it. It is the best antidote to the frustrations and drudgeries that life may bring. Know Yourself A great philosopher once said that it is necessary for a person to know himself. The best time to experience this is during quiet moments when you commune with yourself and your God. Soul searching brings tremendous enlightenment to one’s mind. It helps you to discover your strengths and weaknesses. In doing so, you come to understand and accept yourself better. Meditation also […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Take a step back from your everyday life, ask yourself the questions to find the answers that you seek. Have you encountered new challenges, a break up in your relationship, laidoff from your job or just overwhelm by your job, your children out of control. What do you do to handle these situations without loosing your mind, your composure or your positivity? Well, first you say a prayer asking for strength and direction, then you take a step back. Examine each challenge individually the answers are always right in front of you if you just take a step back and focus on the big picture, not the minor detail. Ask […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is from a recent article in the Scoop Magazine ( A Moment of Black History) and I must say that I was both amazed and devastated by this article that, I had to research it even further. This was just one of the affluent All Black communities in America in 1921. It was a place where we were working together and prospering which is what I want to emphasize. I do not want you to focus on what happen, I want you to be inspired by what was once a proud community. Now, what happen to this town was inhumane and disheartening but what they accomplished before the devastation was astounding. What I […]Continue Reading... No Comments.