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Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: When Helping Hurts

FollowShare Do you struggle with setting boundaries in your role as a helping professional or caregiver? Do you struggle with self-compassion and acceptance? Do you need assistance with stress management to better manage yourself in personal and professional settings? Do you supervise staff at risk for compassion fatigue or burn-out?     Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: […]

Are You Having Problems with Your Manager?

FollowShare MANAGEMENT ISSUES ANYONE? Are you having issues with your manager/supervisor? You are not alone. This can be something you can easily overcome once you identify the problem and establish a plan to be an active participant in creating a better workplace atmosphere. Leaders vs. Managers Managers regulate and control processes and procedures. Leaders use […]

New Year, New Business Checklist

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Help Us Create Self-Care Content

FollowShare After 26 years of publishing a magazine aimed at empowering women entrepreneurs, I realized there was a missing component to a self-empowered lifestyle. Women had no problem making time and sacrificing for others; yet failed to value their own selves, while still asking the question, “What about me?” I am the mother of an […]

Women to Watch 2018: Renee M. Beavers Planting a Seed for Healthy Eating

FollowShare Renee M. Beavers roots began with grandparents who clearly were aware of the importance of an organic, whole food and vegetarian lifestyle. At four years old, she recalls being taught the importance of eating homemade, unprocessed foods and developed a distinct understanding as to why pure distilled water was essential to good health. Her […]

Planning A Smooth Morning Routine for 2018

FollowShare By Janet M. Taylor Sometimes is it hard, even difficult to get out of the house on time. When you have children it may seem like an impossible task. Below are a few tips that will help you and your family plan a smooth morning routine. 1) Have a set bedtime Not only should […]

This Holiday Season: Reach Out to Friends You Haven’t Seen in a While

FollowShare It was about a decade ago that a dear friend had called me leaving a message for me to call her back. She left some humorous remarks on my voicemail that had me laughing out loud as I listened, afterwards telling myself that I would get back to her next week. My friend (I […]

Get a jump on 2018: Relax, Relate, Release: Meditation is an All Purpose Resource

FollowShare Relax, Relate, Release — Meditation is an All Purpose Resource. Isn’t it great when something that’s beneficial is also easy? And free? Meditation can help with so many issues I think of it as an all-purpose resource. The best part is that you can implement this today. No special course or materials or training […]

NEW DOCU-SERIES, “WILL YOU MARRY ME” TAKES FACEBOOK BY STORM

FollowShare Baltimore, MD (BlackNews.com) — Black love is celebrated in the new Facebook based docu-series Will You Marry Me?. The series debuted November 23rd at 9:00 p.m. Within two days, more than 10,000 people viewed Episode One. Current views now exceed 23,000. Will You Marry Me? is unique. It tells the couple’s story from the […]

Veronica N. Chapman Helps You Find Children’s Books with Black Characters

FollowShare Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — If you have ever struggled to find children’s books with Black representation, look no further! You can now find them in one place thanks to author and serial entrepreneur Veronica N. Chapman. BlackBabyBooks.com is a website that makes it easier to discover and purchase children’s books with Black characters. Because the […]

Family Matters – The PEAL Center: Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership

FollowShare   PEAL Center The PEAL Center is an organization of parents of children with disabilities and special health care needs who educate and guide: — Families of children and youth, ages birth to 26, who have disabilities and/or special health care needs — Professionals and others who work with children and youth who have […]

We Are Nature: Museum Exhibit for You and the Family

FollowShare We Are Nature: Living in the Anthropocene October 28, 2017 – September 3, 2018 Carnegie Museum of Natural History Free with museum admission We Are Nature explores the interconnected relationship between humans and our environment. A first of its kind in North America, utilizing interactive exhibits, innovative gallery design, and specimens from our hidden […]

Shakelah Knox Shares the Secret of Her Sweet Success

FollowShare   Shakelah Knox Keep It Sweet by Shakelah llc. K.I.S.S. Tell us about your business? Keep It Sweet by Shakelah LLC also known as K.I.S.S. is a confectionery company that specializes in all things sweet. We craft themed and gourmet desserts to fit any event, special occasion or decor. In addition, K.I.S.S. holds Sweet Craft Classes where we teach children and […]

Cooking in Crunch: Apple Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread

FollowShare Move Over Pumpkin Spice, there’s a new flavor in town. Apple Cinnamon. I often wonder why this country is so obsessed with pumpkin spice at this time of the year since apples are in season too. Instead of giving pumpkin all the credit in my house apples are always my first choice. They are […]