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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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6 Reasons Why Black Women Should Meditate

Why should black women meditate? So many of us experience stress day in and day out. The question is not how to avoid being stressed but how to manage your stress. Below you will find tips and a videos on meditation, why it’s healthy for you, and how to do it. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88xS-e0-uPU[/embed] Here are the 6 reasons why we should meditate: Brings positive thoughts. Meditation allows you to clear your head from all those negative thoughts. It helps you break free from that nagging boss, financial concern or the boyfriend that just won’t do right. You can detach from the world and take yourself into a happy place. It gives your mind time to focus on the good things in your life ultimately resulting in a more peaceful you. Better...

Beyonce

The Hidden Message Behind Beyonce and Jay-Z New Music Video

Queen Bey has a message for us! As we all know Beyonce is the queen of music because of her vocal performances and creativity. Recently, Beyonce and her husband released a joint album called “EVERYTHING IS LOVE”. The first hit single they released was APES**T and the music video that was filmed in the Louvre Museum, which shocked the whole world. In the music video, Beyonce and Jay-z were standing in front of numerous historical paintings and sculptures. I know you might just see her music video as entertaining, but if you look closely there are hidden messages behind the scenes.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbMqWXnpXcA[/embed] The hidden messages in the power couple’s video: In her video, there was a portrait of a black women wearing a cultural head wrap as a...

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Be Your Own Body Goals by Competing with Yourself

Why competing with yourself is healthy? It's important for people to understand that when starting your weight loss journey, it's not good to compare yourself to other people. When you begin to compare yourself, you often find yourself lost and it can become mentally draining. The road to fitness and becoming healthy takes time, so trust your process and know that if you remain consistent the results will come. Just use this fit chick as an example! [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bg4vF8FBttR[/embed] Stop making excuses and just do it! The more excuses you make, the longer it will take for you to accomplish any goal in life. You have to not only change your diet, but you must also transform your mind. Did you know that 80 percent of your success depends on...

Boxing Work Classes

4 Workout Classes to Help Maximize Your Calorie Burn

Get Out of Your Typical Workout Routine If you hit the gym 5-6 times a week and you dread exercising each day, don't you think it's time to switch up your workout routine? Don't get me wrong, I love the elliptical, treadmill, free weights, and machine bike, but there's nothing like workout classes. When you're in a workout class, it's rare that you find yourself dreading the workout and it doesn't feel like you're exercising. For the most part, you are more focus on doing the movements correctly and building friendships with other people in the class. For example, the women in this photo are having a blast dancing. They are fierce and confident while executing every dance move. The last thing they're thinking about is knowing that...

BGH: What does it mean to be fit

Question of the Day: What does living a fit life mean to you?

Living Your Best Life Some people believe living a fit life means you have to be a certain shape or weight. However, living a fit life doesn't mean you have to hit the gym every day. Living a fit life is more than checking the number on the scale. Living a fit life is more than depriving yourself of your favorite foods and dropping a few pounds. So, that's why I ask ...

Protein Powder

Why Pea Protein is the Only Protein Powder to Use

For some of us, dealing with acne breakouts is a thing of the past. For others, we only have to really worry around our skin acting up during a certain time of the month when our hormones are already out of wack. And then, there are those few who seem to have breakouts more often than normal, and sometimes without reason. But, what if we told you that there may be a reason behind those “not so random” breakouts after all? It’s no secret that one of the most popular post workout supplements to hit the market in recent years is protein powder. And when you think about it, protein powder is the perfect match for a successful workout routine. A good one can help you lose...

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Style Inspiration for Every Event this Season

Who else has been so busy wrapping up shopping, work, and regular life that they haven’t even had the chance to think about holiday style. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. With the end of the season swiftly approaching and holiday events and parties on the horizon (and in some cases well underway) it’s time to start thinking about your holiday style. If you need some help with where to start, here’s a few ideas no matter what kind of event you’re headed to this season. The Office Party Deciding what to wear to your job’s holiday party can be tricky. Especially if you’re heading there straight after the work day or planning to head somewhere right after. Depending on your work environment, some outfits might make more...