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Abundance Flows

The first lesson you taught me: Abundance flows. Life is not about accumulation, but community. The second lesson: You create  space for others to exist in their fullness when you commit living in yours. To be placed in a world  … Continue reading

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Stigma

There’s a fear of putting our business in the street…of somehow revealing too much. Black women can perceive going to a therapist as something we don’t do. There is a deep-seated feeling that going to seek professional help is a … Continue reading

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Hair Confidence

once a former company I worked for wanted me to speak to their top executives, but only if I silk pressed my hair straight. I beautifully (and professionally) declined the invitation and sashayed away. However, it hurt deep down to … Continue reading

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Mindfulness for People of Color

Can you say more about mindfulness as a tool for people of color? We know that deep relaxation is important for healing, but how do we replenish ourselves? And rest? When you poll Black women, you find that we don’t … Continue reading

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Remnant of a marriage

So, by my thirties I had to accept that a “difficult” Black woman was either going to be single or going to settle for a remnant a piece of man; his body, perhaps or his wallet. But not his heart, … Continue reading

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