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This is why we must stop feeling bad about saying no. The key to being okay with saying “No” is knowing your value in not just “Yes” but “No” as well.
In more cases than we think, it’s not wrong to say no. For instance, not having the funds to help out a loved one who needs to borrow money when you yourself do not have enough funds to get by is unfortunate but not wrong. We all depend on each other and make sacrifices but sometimes the sacrifice is too great and the only person who can pull back on that is you.




Women are strong. This isn’t a quality designated to one gender. Women can be and are physically strong. Women can be and are independent. Women can be and are dependent. It takes a strong person to know when they need to lean on other people. It takes a strong person to get up everyday and keep going when doors slam in your face, when opportunities (raises and bonuses and pay equity from the get go for examples) are not afforded to you because of your gender. It takes a strong person to know their worth and demand it.




Each morning I have to make a conscious choice— should I open Facebook and allow myself to be assaulted by news of rapes and sexual assaults that intersperse my timeline amidst weekend updates and vacation photos. Each morning I have to decide whether I should read about what’s going on in the world and subject myself to the trauma of reading about even five-year-old girls being raped and murdered by neighbors, cousins, or even their dads.




As a woman, your economic self-sufficiency should be a priority, and in fact, a mandatory part of your life. While many of us may have to opt out of work for personal or familial issues or for taking care of a child, it may not always be a wise thing to do. Here are a few reasons why:




What You Eat Affects Your Hair
By: | Date: September 29, 2014 | Filed Under: Beauty | Tagged Under:

It took me a few years before I fully realized why my dad always insisted on a healthy diet and, whenever I put some kind of homemade hair or face pack, suggested that I should rather eat them up. As you can understand, I never found the proposition appealing until a few more years when I came to know about the benefits that come with eating healthy.It seems that our ha ir grows from about 1/4 to 1/2 inch every month. So it makes sense if we help this growth process. And the best thing is, it may begin at home with the very meals we eat. Taking in the right kind of food gives nourishment to the entire body which in turn translates into glowing skin and lustrous mane. Here is a list of top 10 foods that can spell wonder for your hair.