The Path to Happiness: Balancing Fitness and Self Care

Author: This post was written by Sheila Olson, of Happiness and personal satisfaction should be the ultimate goals of a fitness routine. Unfortunately, a perfectionist attitude and unrealistic expectations leave many people dissatisfied with their results, feeling like they’re getting nowhere despite their ascetic diet and the military-style discipline they apply to exercise. It’s possible

The Truth About Being Married and Young: My Insight From 3 Years Of Marriage

  Marriage. According to Webster’s dictionary, marriage is the legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship (historically and in some jurisdictions specifically a union between a man and a woman). Some people get married for several reasons. Those reasons may be for business purposes, more money received in

An Entrepreneurial Mom: Launching a Home-Based Business

An Entrepreneurial Mom: Launching a Home-Based Business Author: Ashley Taylor According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 52 percent of American companies are home-based businesses. If you’re a stay-at-home mom, you’re in good company. Several well-known companies today started as entrepreneurial ventures launched by a mom with a great idea and a lot of persistence.

Let’s Talk About Colorism and The Phrase “Getting Black” In The Summer

This is for the beautiful brown girl who dreads getting a tan in the summertime. I can remember when I was in grade school. I would hate going outside for gym class when the sun would beam on my skin. “Oh, no I can’t be getting black,” were the ignorant words my friends and I

What I Learned Interviewing Former President Barack Obama

I’m still trying to make sense of how I was selected among other talented students to interview the first black President of the United States. ESPN’s The Undefeated hosted a forum at North Carolina Agricultural State University. The forum was titled: A Conversation with President Barack Obama: Sports, Culture, Race and Achievement. Here is the