Quitting your job is the ultimate goal of entrepreneurs everywhere. Being able to make your own schedule and control your own brand seems like the ultimate status symbol. Most of us only think about how glamorous that freedom is but after talking to some entrepreneurs recently, I am learning that it takes a lot of … Continue reading From Blogger to Full Time Entrepreneur… A discussion with Kim of “Naturally Fashionable”
Recently, I had a stressful day at work and I texted my husband and told him, “I need a drink when I get home.” On my way home, I had to stop and get gas because my gas light came on while driving to work. The issue was that I had no idea where the … Continue reading “We don’t laugh because we’re happy-we’re happy because we laugh.” William James
In the past when people thought about entrepreneurship, they usually thought about people who owned their own business and worked full time for themselves. This could have been daunting for people who wanted to have financial security and may have never known anyone who has been successful in owning their own business. In the age … Continue reading “Kreate with Kelli” Painting her Entrepreneurial Path…
I didn’t realize until I became a designer how empowering being a model is for people. I wanted to become a model when I was younger because I thought they were pretty but I never thought about the self-esteem boost it could give me. I always thought I was cute but I was short so … Continue reading Plus size Fashion: For Us by Us #DistrictofCurves
As a follow-up to my Blog post, "The Search for the Perfect Body," I developed a list of ways you can improve your body image. Write yourself a love note when you are feeling down. List things that you love about yourself and set goals for the future. It may be helpful to post them … Continue reading 10 Ways to Enhance your Body Image
Body image is such a sensitive topic but yet it's treated so trivially in society. While we know that people have committed suicide due to poor body image we still use weight issues as our go-to-joke. It’s disheartening to think about the role that we all play in shaping the body image of the youth. … Continue reading The Search for the Perfect Body
Can we talk about how I went to see three movies so far this year and they were all about black people? Not only were they about black people but they were written and directed by black people and the “gag” is none of them was about slavery. You read it correctly. Not one of … Continue reading They may want us to “Get Out” but Black people aren’t going anywhere
A few years ago my husband and I decided that we would no longer purchase cards for each other. I believe the conversation started one holiday after I expressed how expensive greeting cards have gotten. To my delight, my husband agreed and by the end of the conversation we decided that we would never buy … Continue reading Greeting cards are overrated!