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We hear stories from a lot of folks and there seems to be a common theme amongst them that resonates with many of us. They hate their jobs, but they don’t want to be the person that the associate or former colleagues walk up and down the hallway talking sh*t (and possibly start rumors about) […]

Dec 16, 2021


With the end of the year almost here, now’s the perfect time to reevaluate your boundaries with self-care. And you know what that means? It’s time for a mental health break. Don’t worry, with all the hours working, house decorating, family visiting, friend hanging, present buying, and movie watching, we know it’s a busy (but […]

Dec 14, 2021


When starting a business, making mistakes is basically a given and the struggles are real. We all make mistakes but that doesn’t mean you should throw in the towel. It’s important to learn and grow from them. When knowledge is gained from mistakes it means the new content you are creating is only gonna get […]

Dec 3, 2021


Let’s be real here. Law firms and other corporate spaces create a terrible work environment. And it’s because most of the people there hate their jobs. Rightfully so. It’s hard to be happy in a workplace that cares more about the results, than what people had to go through to get them. That’s what we […]

Nov 9, 2021


I don’t know if anyone’s told you lately but it’s not your responsibility to change folks. It never was and it never will be, sis. This idea that you have to help others become educated in certain areas of their life is total BS! All it does is mentally and physically exhaust you to your […]

Nov 5, 2021


When starting your biz, it’s easy to make mistakes. Everyone does. But, don’t worry, we’re here to help you identify potential mistakes and how to swerve them. Mistake #1: Not researching info about the vendors before hiring them! It’s easy to fall under their spell when they charm you into making a deal with them. So […]

Oct 29, 2021


Let us guess, you’re working in corporate America in a job that sucks the life out of you and you don’t know how to fix it? Whether it’s working long days, dreading to wake up and go to work, or you’re constantly stressed over the corporate bs you have to go through on a daily, […]

Oct 20, 2021


Setting boundaries are HARD, we get it. But you’ve got to start somewhere – anywhere. Because the destination through this difficult journey can be so rewarding. So why not begin it here, with us? When it comes to enforcing boundaries, the first step is to ask yourself: what is the dream? Usually when someone hits […]

Oct 13, 2021


If you’re just selling your lifestyle then sis, what are you doing? Take it from us, selling something of value to your ideal clients is bound for business longevity. There’s no excuse because there are TONS of different options of what you can sell. To show you just what we’re talking about, here’s a list […]

Oct 6, 2021


Graduating with a degree is exciting, and the idea of starting a new life and job makes it even better. But, then you get to this job and you slowly (or quickly) start to realize you 100% hate it. You don’t like the corporate culture, the strict attire, the attitude you have to have to […]

Oct 1, 2021

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