Lifestyle

Serena Williams Says Sleep is Her Secret Weapon

By: Chanel Martin

(Image: Instagram/serenawilliams)   For most aspiring women, there’s a time to be young, there’s a time to grow your career, and then there’s a time for motherhood. For Serena Williams, quality sleep is key if you want to meet or exceed all the expectations that come with being a female...

10 Reasons You Should Visit Turtle Island

By: Aniesia Williams

If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime event, sometimes you need a once-in-a-lifetime location. And if you’re planning a wedding, anniversary, vow renewal, or just a long overdue getaway, there’s no place like Turtle Island. A 500-acre, privately owned island in Fiji that looks like a picture postcard come to life,...

CreativeSoul Honors Natural Hair and Black Life Through Art

By: Regan Farley

Mastering a skill as an individual is something truly amazing, but this husband-and-wife duo tackles the photography industry together. Regis (husband) and Kahran (wife) both went from the world of marketing to capturing the essence of all things beauty within a few frames. Each of their skill sets has awarded...

‘Can You Hear Me Now?’ What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss

By: nursealice

(Image: Thinkstock)   We’ve all seen the phone commercials featuring the tagline, “Can you hear me now?'” Most of us have probably laughed about it, but the truth is some people just may not be able to hear you. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, millions of...

Artist Nekisha Durrett Strikes Deals at Art Tank Pitch Competition

By: Brandon Andrews

Public art has the power to transform mundane public spaces into dynamic canvases that make art accessible. These installations meet people where they are and bring imaginative thought into everyday life. Nekisha Durrett’s “I Love You Miss Celie” art installation (Photo: Nekisha Durrett)   Visual artist Nekisha Durrett uses public art to...

5 Reasons to Vacation With the Family in Guadeloupe

By: Aniesia Williams

Family vacations can be wonderful—and financially exhausting. Guadeloupe is a great choice for families that want to get away without going too far and spending too much money. It’s close but feels far away.   The warm, sunny islands that make up this French territory in the Caribbean are just...

The Executive’s Balancing Act: Importance of Self-Care

By: Cameka Smith

(Image: iStock/udra)   Are your feeling overwhelmed? Asking yourself how do I balance family, business, and my needs? Learn how to use the Self-Care Formula. I know you are saying “Self-care! What’s that? There is not enough time in a day for self-care. I have a business to run! I...

Sumptuous Spirits Is Bringing Luxury Mobile Bartending to Metro Detroit

By: Danielle D. Hughes

Sumptuous Spirits As a college student at Miles College in Alabama, Lauren Daniels was always asked to be the bartender at parties off-campus. Thus, an idea struck. “I was always the person that everyone would come to for the drinks. People were still asking when I moved back to Detroit....

5 Reasons to Fly Fiji Airways

By: Aniesia Williams

Whether you’re visiting the South Pacific for business or pleasure, you’ll have to exercise a little patience to get there. While there’s not much that can be done about the double-digit travel time, choosing the right airline can make all the difference. Fiji Airways passengers enjoy a level of service...

Independent Artist Jimii Hitmaker Signs Distribution Deal With Amada Records

By: Selena Hill

James “Jimii” Carlisle is a 24-year-old independent artist on the brink of mainstream success. Born and raised in New York City, he now resides in Virginia and goes by the alias “Jimii Hitmaker.” Although many hip-hop artists are often drowned out by a sea of unsigned talent and up-and-coming rappers, Carlisle’s distinctive...

Nurse Alice: May is American Stroke Month

By: nursealice

(Image: iStock/monkeybusinessimages)   As America’s favorite nurse and a cardiac clinical nurse specialist, I have seen firsthand the symptoms, treatment, and outcomes of people who have had a stroke. And personally, I watched my own father have a stroke. No one is ever fully prepared in these situations but you...

In Case You Missed It: The Beauty of Motherhood

By: Selena Hill

Being a mother is not easy. Motherhood requires women to wear multiple hats and live up to the unrealistic expectation of being superwoman. Even when moms make it look easy, it’s not. In addition to raising children, many are working moms, while others stay at home or work for themselves....

How This Lawyer Created an Online Beauty Destination for All Women of Color

By: Lisa Fraser

Brands like Maréna Beauté are featured on Marjani’s website (Image: Marjani Beauty Co.)   Remember the name Marjani Beauty because it just might be the black and brown girl’s answer to Sephora.com. This e-commerce beauty destination, dedicated to the beauty and skincare needs of women of color, was created over...