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Top 5 Casual Work Styles

Be Professional in Style! Getting frustrated looking for something to wear for work? Well, calm down and take a seat because I am here to help. Normally when working in a office you must dress casual but professional. As we see in the advertisements that mostly all casual work clothes are plain and repetitive. But as the beautiful black sisters we are, that doesn’t mean we have to be. You still have the power to mix and match pieces to create the perfect outfit. Here Are Some Ideas For Starters: A color pant suit with a shirt/blouse and nude or black flats/heels A print shirt or a regular blouse tucked into slacks (if you have a print shirt) with ankle shoes or heels Long cardigan sweater/jacket and...

7 Ways to Get Fit as A Family

A Quick and Easy Family Workout [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDupYmKQAmc[/embed] Walks   Walking together as a family isn’t just healthy physically, but can improve the relationships within that family. While walking you can discuss what’s taking place in each others lives, how they feel about certain situations and ultimately become closer. Physically it can help you lower body mass index, cholesterol and blood pressure, improve mood as well as assist with weight loss. Tunes Turn up the stereo and blast some tunes. Show off your new cool moves with a mid-week dance party. Dancing provided families with some cardio for that extra calorie burn off. Dancing is a fun and effective way to sweat and get some exercise, Chores Having daily household responsibilities can also be used as an exercise mechanism. Simply mowing the lawn, washing...

Danai Gurira’s Inspiring Words of Wisdom

Danai Gurira’s Black Girls Magic Moment: At the 2018 Black Women in Hollywood Essence Festival, Danai Gurira gave a inspirational speech that brought many to tears. Gurira’s is an amazing actress and playwright. Over the past year, she has been rewriting history by impacting the minority community with her new motion movie “Black Panther”. Her astonishing speech focused on encouraging black women to believe that having the support from other black women or “sista” can be powerful to our society. In the media, black women are label as ghetto or too aggressive, but no that’s not the case. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dapygThJHrM[/embed] Let’s Define Black Women…. B: Beautiful L: Leaders A: Astonishing C: Courageous K: Knowledgeable W: Wondrous O: Outstanding M: Motivating E: Extraordinary N: Not to be taken for granted Key Takeaway Never doubt your worth because black women are beautiful queens...

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How to Find Your Daily Motivation

How to Find Your Daily Motivation At some point in life, everyone comes to a place where they struggle with their motivation; Especially after a failure or setback in your personal or professional life. Even the most successful have had a tussle or two with maintaining their motivation. Ever wonder how those individuals who are wildly successful, keep their drive after experiencing failure? Well here is a guide for 8 ways to find and keep your motivation. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3enzLX_5HU[/embed] What’s your why? Highly successful and motivated individuals ALWAYS start with their why. Your why is going to be the backbone of your success. So what is your why? What is your purpose for doing what you do? This answer alone will be your drive and give you that ambition you...

Zumba

Learn How Zumba Can Get You In Shape and Loving Your Body

Every woman should try Zumba! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYKy-k1kFcg[/embed] Every woman wants to look great and stay fit, but not everyone wants to go to the gym. Why?! For many, the gym is a turn-off because of the constant worry that everyone is staring at your thick thighs and kangaroo pouch. Many lose self-confidence while others just lose interest. Now, I know this all sounds like something that can’t be fixed, but it can. Have you ever heard of Zumba? Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of music. Zumba keeps you moving and invites you to be who you are through body movements, while at the same time burning calories to give you that sexy body for that summer bikini. Above is a video...

Pregnancy Belly

5 Tips That Will Help You Trim Your Waistline After Pregnancy

Gain the body you desire after pregnancy Some women believe that after having a child there's no such thing as a fit and healthy body. However, every day we see women online sharing their pregnancy journey. By sharing their story with us they are exposing the good and bad through their journey. Even after these women give birth they are now faced with two main responsibilities; taking care of a newborn and working to get their body back in shape. I don't know how they do it, but kudos to them! [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk8OG2xHg3-[/embed] 5 Tips to Help Trim Your Waistline After Pregnancy: Getting Adequate Sleep - Most moms try to sleep on the same schedule as their newborn children. Although this is hard to accomplish sometimes - a study found...

Affirmations are Essential to Your Boss Mentality

Do you dare to be fiery, fierce, and fearless? Many times the way to achieve this persona all has to do with your mentality. The way you think tends to build the way you carry yourself. So if you want to be that boss lady who owns the room every time she walks in, then here are some positive affirmations to get you there. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9-mX3IhcYY[/embed] Look in the mirror and tell yourself: I am enough- I will not confirm or lessen my standards to appease or appeal to anyone who does not accept me for who I am and what I am. I am worthy- the color of my skin is not definitive of where I belong in this world and no one will be allowed to disregard my presence...

Top 3 Most Inspiring Rihanna Looks

She's not only an icon but a fashionista! As we all know it, Rihanna is known to be a singer, songwriter, actress, businesswomen, and a fashionista. Throughout her career, she has been giving us more than we can handle such as her Fenty shoe and clothing line, cosmetics line, and other organizations she invested in. Rihanna has set the standard with her creativity and unique styles for the whole world. Every time you see her hit the red carpet of an event she never fails because she slays every time. She has inspired numerous black women and young girls by trying to make everyone feel beautiful in every shape/size with her brand. Inspiring Rihanna Looks: Transforming your whole style can be difficult but to limit the number of...

BGH Live! Talking Health & Fitness with the Ectors’ and Robyn Dixon

Black Girl Health Kickstart Health Expo This year, BGH hosted its 3rd annual Kickstart Health Expo that focused on encouraging African American women to improve their quality of life through health, wellness, beauty, fitness, and nutrition. There were more than 200 women that filled the halls of Crowne Plaza in Harrisburg, PA - all wanting to learn how to live a better life. Workshops and More! During the event, more than 10 workshops were hosted by certified nutritionists, as well as yoga and Zumba instructors. Each session lasted for about one-hour, allowing women to participate in workouts, activities, and more! Black business owners also filled the halls offering informative lectures on various beauty products and health and fitness items. Zumba Workshop Yoga Workshop Nutrition Workshop In between the workshops, participants were given the opportunity to take...

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5 Exercises That Will Help You Gain A Sundress Waist

Summer is here! Ladiesssss! Summertime is here and it is time for those bikinis and sundresses. We all want to look absolutely fabulous in our bright summer colors with our waist snatched. Below are some exercises that will help you get those abs tight and your waist right. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msoNz1bXU7s[/embed] 5 Exercises That Will Help You Gain A Sundress Waist: Weighted Sit Ups: This move will target your upper abdominals as well as your shoulders. Be sure to control your movement up and on your way back down to your mat for the ultimate ab engagement. Star Sit Ups: This move is already a challenge, but Sharita takes it to another level by challenging you to keep your feet off the floor the whole time. Try to crunch...