Faith and Mental Health: Is Prayer Enough?

CLS Bloggers weigh in on two important health issues - faith and mental health. They answer the question surrounding whether prayer is a sufficient strategy to deal with mental health problems.

Woe is a NO! – 40, Single and Childless

"Why is there is no celebration for the invisible ones who help the world go around?  Since she doesn’t have a ring or child she fades into the crowded background of the miscellaneous." As a single, childless and 40-year-old woman it is rare that people say things like “Congrats on being single. I need to … Continue reading Woe is a NO! – 40, Single and Childless

Peeling Away the Layers, One Brick at a Time 

At some point in our lives we are faced with an important decision. To either face the pain that we have stuffed and hid behind for years or just face it.  When I use the word "we", I am among the countless numbers of individuals that have faced some form of emotional, physical, or spiritual, … Continue reading Peeling Away the Layers, One Brick at a Time 

2017 Will Find Me Taking a New Approach to an Old Dream!

With the new year right around the corner, everyone is reflecting on what they want to do differently. So many are caught up in changing the way they look and living a healthier life. I am no exception. I'm turning fifty in 2017 and you best believe that I want to be fifty and fabulous, … Continue reading 2017 Will Find Me Taking a New Approach to an Old Dream!

Death of the Old School Hustlers

“I need both in my life. A professional legitimate hustler.” The other day I did a question of the day on my Facebook page and in a couple of Facebook groups. I asked if you preferred your mate to be a professional or be a hustler. Immediately, I saw the difference between the younger generation … Continue reading Death of the Old School Hustlers

The Jessicas Are Winning- How The Underdogs Are On Top

"Intelligence + Opportunity + Willingness to take a risk and invest in yourself." Early 2000s brought us a bunch of pop music- very bubble gum tinged pop music. If you could sift through, you could find a few artists that were actually talented. I always liked Jessica Simpson. She was unapologetically herself. Gorgeous and my … Continue reading The Jessicas Are Winning- How The Underdogs Are On Top

African-American Woman, Mom, Wife, Military Nurse- Success With Wanda Parks

An entrepreneur, wealth and wellness coach, Wanda Parks is living her life to the fullest. As a Registered Nurse, Mrs. Parks is passionate about transforming people lives by teaching and coaching in spirituality; physical, mental, and social well-being, and financial wealth. Wanda is superwoman. She’s a wife, mom, grandmother, career coach, and a military nurse. … Continue reading African-American Woman, Mom, Wife, Military Nurse- Success With Wanda Parks

Entrepreneurship, Businesswomen, and How We Should Raise Our Standards

A few weeks ago, I went by Concoction the Work_shop. Owned by designer Charla Ruschelle, Concoction is a spot where you can find custom made pieces by local designers, including Charla herself. In a place like Atlanta, where women are always looking to be on the cutting edge of fashion, Concoction offers the perfect opportunity … Continue reading Entrepreneurship, Businesswomen, and How We Should Raise Our Standards

Everybody Should Have a Fall Back Career!

"My mom had the best fall back career talents. She managed to make ends meet doing things she loved."   Growing up, I admired my mom for having talents that made our life better and easier. In my eyes, she was born to thrive and accomplish things that most people considered impossible. My mom transformed … Continue reading Everybody Should Have a Fall Back Career!

How To Find Your Passion and Live It To The Fullest

"No matter what I choose, the activity may look different, but the basis of it is the same. Service, motivation, empowering." I was talking with a friend about life and finding out what your purpose is. The older we get, the more I'm having that convo with my girlfriends. She mentioned she was not sure … Continue reading How To Find Your Passion and Live It To The Fullest