#PreventionStartsWithME is a campaign creating awareness around prevention of violence in the forms of sexual assault and child abuse. Featuring 7 storying-telling articles and a PSA on Prevention.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month is about more than awareness — the ultimate goal is prevention. Since consent is a clear, concrete example of what it takes to end sexual harassment, abuse, and assault, it only made sense that this year’s theme center on empowering all of us to put consent into practice.
As women, it begins with our households first. No matter how much money comes into your household, wealth is built in disciplines. If the person making $50K in income has better saving habits and makes fewer excuses they can outdo the person bringing in $100K in income. Below you’ll find 4 fundamental strategies to get yourself on a path towards incorporating financial habits that your bank account and your future family will thank for generations.
The more consistent you become with these routines, the easier it will be to introduce other routines that will help you grow mentally, spiritually and physically. For me, incorporating music, journaling, reading, and burning incense/white sage are additional practices that are important for me. I make sure to take care mind, body and spirit, and the days I don’t, it absolutely makes a difference.
The struggle can be real, but I'm here to help. What struggle exactly?! The one of branding yourself to become the most unforgettable entrepreneur ever of course! One of the first things I saw people try to do is go out and get a website and logo created...they think of all the fancy colors and fonts they could use, oh and don't forget plan out all the money they're going to need to get started on this new brand. I was guilty of this too!
While hip hop and pop cultural debates over the reigning Queen Bey’s Super Bowl 50 performance of “Formation” have simmered, it is imperative to briefly acknowledge how those conversations created opportunities for important messages to be expressed and discussed within diverse Black spaces. Initially social media outlet narratives began to surface upon the release of the music video (the day prior to Super Bowl 50) interpreting the visual aesthetics and lyrical content.
Considering the alarming fact that 1 in 4 American women will experience some form of domestic violence during their lifetime; and 1 in every 6 American women will be the victim of an attempted or completed rape by the age of 18 years – it is important that we examine healing from a trauma-informed care lens.
Living life to the fullest seems like a daunting task, sometimes or finding the energy to live life beyond our nine to fives; an occasional happy hour or some other sort of networking event; spending times with our families...so on and so on...where was the time for ourselves in that list? Often we forget out SELF-CARE and that becomes a detriment to us and those we love to support. Well, Ladies, not this month, have a seat and take some time to yourself by joining in on our movement to inspire, empower, and uplift women during the month of March for Women's History and Sisterhood.
Feeling like you don’t have time work out?! Can’t afford that gym membership?! Well that’s ok this time!!! All you need to do is commit to this short @ Home Workout with Aja Denise.
A word on the "slut-shaming" topic that is trending surrounding the Kim's, the Amber's, and the social media phenomenon we live in today.