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It’s Not Your Hair, Honey; It’s Your Attitude

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A re-post from 12/7/2011 for your viewing pleasure! It’s one of my favorites!  by Taneica of ShatterProofGlassDolls ‘Black men don’t love their black women.’ ‘Once I got my big chop, I was no longer seen as attractive.’ ‘I don’t have long straight hair, therefore, I am not what society deems as beautiful’. Depending on who you talk to, some of…

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Why Fear & Goosebumps Aren’t Really Bad

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by GG of PeaceLoveandPrettyThings A few months ago, I wrote a post about fear and the role it often plays in why we do or don’t do things. Here are some snippets from the comments: “…In 2012 I would like to start school. I would like to stop telling myself I can’t do certain things…” “…would love to stop myself…

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What Strong Women Do…

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by GG of PeaceLoveandPrettyThings “I don’t want to walk through life like I’m asleep. I want to feel everything. The joy. The pain. The wins and the losses. I want to fall and shock myself at how I’m able to keep getting up.” -me And while I’m falling down and wiping my tears and getting back up, I want to…

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Not Feeling Comfortable in My Hair…

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by Tammy of Curlychics Facebook question: I have been natural for 3 years now after wearing my hair in a perm all of my life. In that time I’ve experienced growth like never before which is great. I receive many compliments and most days I think it looks ok. I guess I am still not used to it and don’t really…

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Needs, Wants and Living Without Regret

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by GG of PeaceLoveandPrettyThings   Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions. ~Author Unknown What drives you more — needs or wants? Are you more likely to make decisions based on what you think is best for you in the long run or what will satisfy you most in the moment? The uncertainty of life requires…

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On the Couch with Cynthia

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   Cynthia writes:   Just thought to share this- I initially wrote this just for me, but I’m sure many of you, regardless of age or background can relate.    I have to admit, as I close in on 30, I find that for the first time in my life, I am truly happy with who I am, where I am and even…

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Your Vulnerability is Pretty Too

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by Kim Jackson of PeaceLoveandPrettyThings Often, when I think of allowing myself to be vulnerable, I worry about being judged. I worry that my not being completely put together and on top of everything all the time might somehow make me less likeable—less lovable. Sound familiar? But in truth, it is when we are vulnerable that we are at our…

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Leaving Well Enough Alone

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by Sherrell Dorsey of OrganicBeautyVixen After a huge blow up with a loved one a few weeks ago I had to do some self-reflection OBVs. When toxic, judgmental and negative people enter your life, most sane people would show them the door. But when it comes to our family members we have a way of holding on to them for…

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