Women’s History Month: Celebrating Mature Black Women

The month of march is recognized as Women’s History Month and is dedicated to the celebration of everyday women as well as women who made significant achievements in America. Black women continue to play a huge role in the shaping of America  and I am…

Black Herstory Month

I am excited about Black HERstory month! Yup. I said it and you read correctly. It is a month that I reflect on all of the awesome contributions of Black women in history. It’s a man’s world and they have been able to frame the…

Aging with Grace and Excellence

Watch your mouth!! Haven’t we all heard that before? When I would get a little too sassy as a child or teenager, my mother was quick to say that. It would make me so mad because I really wanted to give her a piece of…

Treasure Your Tresses!

As Black women, our hair is our crown and glory! I remember getting my hair shampooed and my mother rinsing it with vinegar. Did you ever get the vinegar rinse?  Back then you got your hair pressed and curled and Dixie Peach or Royal Crown…

New Year’s Resolution Survival Guide

As 2019 comes to an end, it is imperative that we look forward to the coming year with not only zest and zeal, but a game plan on how to crush our resolution goals. Now some of you are probably thinking, “Wait a minute, Linda,…

Find Your Purpose

When I was a little girl, I thought that I would be a lawyer when I grew up. I had the gift of gab and was a social butterfly. Early on in life, I had a keen awareness to the inequities of life and rooted…

Forgiveness is Hard but Necessary

On October 2, 2019, Amber Guyger was found guilty of murdering Botham Jean. Do you remember the story? She is the police officer who went into the wrong apartment and shot Mr. Jean. He died. After the jury sentenced her to 10 year years, the…

Your Dreams Deserve to LIVE!

“Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up ENTHUSIASM wrinkles the soul…” What happened to your dreams? Did you start believing the lie? You know the one.…

Make Midlife Magic!

If you look at the media, movies and the messages that society continues to put forth, Midlife is basically the beginning of the end. The end of being sexy, vivacious, vibrant and being seen and heard. Slowly but surely, you will start to feel invisible…

Are You a Statusquoholic?

Until society and Hollywood gets with the program, it is up to us as women to blaze our own trail. To not accept these images that have been put forth showing us downshifting in life and caring more about how we will live during retirement,…