The White House group's agenda was deep--with racial concerns about criminal justice, agriculture, education, health care and economic development when African American leaders met with President Barack Obama last week.
Seen Fifty Shades of Gray? Or catch Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris in his skivvies? (My hand still covers my mouth thinking about it!) If your cheeks are flush, you're halfway to donning one of the hottest hues of the Oscars' red carpet: soft pink tones.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel didn't do the Polar Plunge this year, but Chicago's credit rating took an icy dive. That's bad news for everyone in Illinois, not just Chicagoans.
Did the memories or the emotions that came up during dark times, make me an emotional eater? Maybe it has, maybe it explains my weight and why I enjoy food so much. When I eat good food I am so thankful for being able to value what a blessing it is.
By loving, cherishing, and supporting mathematics education for African American women and girls, we improve our society and empower future generations.
Meditation is, in fact, resting in inner silence, and as that silence gradually percolates into the rest of your day, it becomes the state of unshakable happiness and peace that sometimes goes by names like nirvana or enlightenment.
It is a reminder that women of power come in all shades of greatness and beauty. It gives us the opportunity to show generations of girls that there is a power within each and every one of us that when used for good can impact humanity for the greater good.
Why is it that these artists' statements don't receive validity? Isn't John Legend an American? Aren't his feelings and political views valid?
Your own inner voice is your soul's compass and that is what is so important to keep calibrated so that you are able to be authentic with yourself and then others. The only way to do this is to spend time with yourself alone and nurture that relationship.
The #AskHerMore twitter campaign highlighted at last night's 87th Academy Awards by Reese Witherspoon and others, points out the disparity in the types of questions asked of the 44 women nominees compared with those asked of their male counterparts.
Some call it the Eureka Moment. Oprah calls it the Aha Moment. Whatever you call it, you'll know it when it happens. It is that moment when, after pondering a dilemma, the solution appears clear and in focus.
I love that Super Soul Sunday exists. These conversations are vital for greater understanding of our selves. Teachers like Father Rohr (and Oprah!) take the big stuff and make it manageable for the masses. The significance of that is immeasurable.
Looking for a Valentine's Day card in the supermarket, I instead snapped up the new Time/Life magazine's glossy anniversary edition of "The Sound of Music: 50 Years Later, the Hills Are Still Alive."
Visualization requires you to want something, perceive it, and believe in it. Over time, once you are working in a direction towards your goal, the process and energy you put into visualization will begin to shift your life in a positive direction.
Spread the Love this Valentine's Day with these unique, fun, and flirty gifts. Stay in for the night and relax with the brain sensing headband that helps reduce stress, increase focus and improves cognitive function.
Actress Tara Ochs is the quintessential working artist. Being casted alongside Oprah Winfrey in Selma, one of the year's most important films, was likely the last goal on Ochs' mind, until it happened.