How to Tap Into the Power Within You to Finish

Written By: Debbie Stokes There’s a saying, “Quitters never win and winners never quit.” I know most of you have heard that before. It’s that moment when you are close to the finish line of something great and you are ready to give up. Why? Because it’s a struggle. Because obstacles are in your way.… Continue reading How to Tap Into the Power Within You to Finish

Human Trafficking – Get The Facts: An Exclusive Video Interview

Article & Interview By: Debbie Stokes Human trafficking is at an all time high. Lately, we have been bombarded with incidents all over the news about missing woman and children. In some cases, they are being snatched from the streets of America and lost to the world of trafficking. This epidemic has put women and… Continue reading Human Trafficking – Get The Facts: An Exclusive Video Interview

When You Get The Opportunity – Don’t Hesitate

Written By: Debbie Stokes When was the last time you helped someone? If the opportunity to help presented itself, would you? The holiday season is fast approaching as December ushers in shopping for Christmas gifts and preparing for family gatherings. Winter is beginning to roar as people wrap up to shield from the grasp of… Continue reading When You Get The Opportunity – Don’t Hesitate

We Are Women: Strong-Beautiful-and Proud

Written By: Debbie Stokes Have you ever thought about the strength you possess as a woman? As we enter into 2020, now is the time to refocus on who we are. This year has been good for some and for others—not so good, but what defines us is still the same… we are women. Despite… Continue reading We Are Women: Strong-Beautiful-and Proud

The Death of Fibroids or Me

Article Written By: Debbie Stokes The title is profound because it literally was my life. I had to choose. I had to choose between struggling to live or to live without struggling. I know you are saying what am I talking about? Well, let me explain. In 2015, I went to the doctor’s office for… Continue reading The Death of Fibroids or Me

Unleash Your Dormant Dreams

Article Written and Interviewed By: Debbie Stokes When I think about dormant dreams, I can't help but think about all those buried dreams I kept inside of me for so long... dreams I let fear control. The truth be told, some are still held inside of me because of fear. The fear of the unknown.… Continue reading Unleash Your Dormant Dreams

Letting Go of Anger and Finding Forgiveness

Article and Interview By: Debbie Stokes What will it take for you to let go of your anger and forgive the person you have an issue with? How long will you hold onto the pain? To the anger? Does your peace have to keep suffering? I challenge you to open your mind and heart to… Continue reading Letting Go of Anger and Finding Forgiveness

Hard is the Price of Admission

Article Contributed and Written By: Lisa Reck Hi! I'm Lisa Reck. I have a passion for life and dreams and everything in between. I'm a wife to my amazing husband and a mom to 4 wonderful boys. My passion is inspiring and helping others to live their best life always. Life is meant to be… Continue reading Hard is the Price of Admission

13 Ways Expectations Can Lead to Disappointments

Article Written By: Debbie Stokes I was wondering why people get disappointed so easily when it comes to other people. Then I realized it’s because they haven’t prepared themselves to handle the “what if” scenarios. With that being said, I have listed some things that have helped me to avoid being so disappointed in my… Continue reading 13 Ways Expectations Can Lead to Disappointments

The Sexual Assault and Suicide of My Daughter: My Journey from Pain to Power

Written By: Debbie Stokes Today is our first Zoom interview presented on what I will be calling "Talk Thursdays." It is our intent to interview guest and bring you motivational, educational, empowering, informational, and sometimes, entertaining videos; as we aim to include content about Living, Loving and Laughing. The interviews may range anywhere from true… Continue reading The Sexual Assault and Suicide of My Daughter: My Journey from Pain to Power

3 Worst Things You Do with Your Mascara

Although, I (Debbie Stokes) don't use mascara, I do suffer with dry eye issues. With that in mind, I thought about the book I read in November 2018 that really opened my eyes about how important it is to take care of your eyes. It was so good, I left a review back then on… Continue reading 3 Worst Things You Do with Your Mascara

How to Deal With Your Self-image Issues

Article and Interview by: Debbie Stokes For so long, growing up, I suffered with self-image issues. It wasn't because I thought I was ugly or overweight, but because when I looked in the mirror I always saw flaws in my appearance. Don't get me wrong, I had a lot of confidence, was smart, and got… Continue reading How to Deal With Your Self-image Issues

Choices: Now That I Know Better

Article Written and Contributed by: Malika Staar Malika S. Carey aka Malika Staar loves God, her family, and her church. She is passionate about life; even amidst the hurdles it brings, she believes through faith, all things are possible. Malika believes there is nothing wrong with daydreaming, as long as you go after what you… Continue reading Choices: Now That I Know Better

How Men Really Feel About Women and Equal Pay

Article Written By: Debbie Stokes Why aren't women treated fairly by men on the job? Why don’t women earn equal pay to men in the same positions? We are at a time in society where these questions need to be addressed more than ever. When it comes to equal pay, the sad truth is the… Continue reading How Men Really Feel About Women and Equal Pay

Taking Risk and Trusting Your Gifts

Article Written By: Debbie Stokes For so many, risk is a scary word because it requires you to go outside of what's normal for you. It also requires you to be brave. If you think about what risk means, it's taking a chance that could be harmful, dangerous or cause loss. but you do it… Continue reading Taking Risk and Trusting Your Gifts

Celebrity Spotlight: Taja V. Simpson – Talks About Living Life and Her Upcoming Projects

Article Written by: Debbie Stokes So often, we imagine what it would be like to live the life we want. But for so many of us, it’s just a dream. In fact, we've experienced: unfulfilled promises to ourselves, distorted hope, and blurred visions of how to make it happen; in which most times, it never… Continue reading Celebrity Spotlight: Taja V. Simpson – Talks About Living Life and Her Upcoming Projects

Through the Fire: The Kelley Porter Story

Can you imagine being totally broken to the point of no return? Where your life is literally like a train wreck or plane crash and the train or plane is on fire, but there's no one at the scene to help you. Your mind is discombobulated, your spirit is shattered, your heart is tormented, and… Continue reading Through the Fire: The Kelley Porter Story

How to Recognize Depression and Anxiety in Your Kids

It really hurts me to see our kids suffering. With so many cases of mental illness and depression impacting the younger generation; it's time for society to recognize the urgency of the problem, and take a stand to help our youth stabilize or overcome their states of anxiety and depression to prevent harm to themselves… Continue reading How to Recognize Depression and Anxiety in Your Kids

Do You Have A Disappearing Father?

Article written by: Rhonda Jackson Dear daddy, why weren't you here when I needed you? I was your daughter who grew into a woman, and you missed it. The question I never got to ask before you died, "Why did you leave me?" And now my heart bleeds tears because you left again, but this… Continue reading Do You Have A Disappearing Father?

Eagles with Broken Wings

When you think of an eagle, more often than not, you probably think of power, beauty, and being able to soar. In fact, an eagle is known for being fast, furious, and for owning the sky when it takes flight. But I'm guessing, you never think of yourself as an eagle, so to speak. What… Continue reading Eagles with Broken Wings