Everyone’s a critic. We live in a world where it seems that everyone has an opinion about you and what you are doing. But because even well-intentioned advisors and critics are not always on target, it can be difficult to decide which advice or criticism is worth your while. So how do you go about […]
There’s a horrible habit that I’ve noticed that women practice on a regular basis, deflecting. Time and time again when compliments and praise are being handed out we suddenly become star running backs blocking tackles left and right on the way to snatching a cool 6 points… We don’t know how to accept compliments. We […]
My method for deciding if an action that I am contemplating is acceptable for the workplace, is asking myself, “Would my mama approve?” If she wouldn’t, then I can’t do it. If your behavior would embarrass your mother or your grandmother then I shouldn’t do it at work. Figure out a different way to handle the situation, Sis.
My story doesn’t start with a lump. I wasn’t massaging my breasts in the shower to check for lumps or “Feeling it on the First”. All boob meat felt lumpy to me so how would I even know if one of those lumps were good or bad? My story starts with blood on the bed sheets.
This week’s #BreastCancerAwareness post is all about survivors. We’re featuring some of the women in sports who successfully fought against the disease. Beyond being survivors, each of these women also became advocates in the fight against the disease. Martina Navratilova Martina Navratilova ended her career and remains one of the most successful players of all time. […]
For many working women it is often difficult to build the confidence and courage needed to speak up in the office. Whether it’s making a suggestion about how the office is run, having access to equal pay or fair treatment, or handling misconduct from colleagues, women often have a difficult time finding and using our […]