Thriving

How Pinkies Do Preppy Summer Parties in Posh La Jo...

La Jolla is the wealthiest city in San Diego, with streets with million-dollar homes considered slightly shabby. The gorgeous cliffs and coves at the ...
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For Mother’s Day: 8 Ways Black Women Fail Th...

Written by Penelope Farthing Let me start by saying that I’m not a mother. I want children, just not yet. If you think my current childless state me...
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My Thoughts On Ayesha Curry’s Real Problem

By now, you’ve heard about Ayesha Curry’s Red Table Talk interview. Some of the things that came out were her insecurity about the sports groupies...
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Dress Codes, Faux Outrage, and the Black Woman’s...

Written by Penelope Farthing Growing up, my mom always told me the only event you wear pajamas to was your bed. She imparted that the only reason PJs ...
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The Yaaaas! Life: Making Sacrifices To Get What Yo...

Years ago, I had a personal trainer who said something in a casual conversation that has stuck with me for well over a decade now. “Excuses are like...
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Video: About the Guardian Article on Colorism̷...

The Guardian is doing a series on colorism, and I can say is…IT’S ABOUT TIME! In this video, I address this article in particular....
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What About Your Friends: Don’t Cut Them Off ...

Written By Saran Lawson If we don’t have our backs who will. In the name of looking out for each other let’s talk about cutting off friend...
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Hamster Wheel Friend™: Don’t Let Them Run You ...

I don’t know how many of you remember the episode of SATC (Sex and the City) in season 2 after Carrie had broken up with Big the 2nd time. The episo...
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Video: The Importance of Making (and Keeping) a Va...

I met Anna Bey on a lark a year ago when I stumbled upon her blog, the JetSetBabe. I was struck by her beauty, intelligence, and poise. I was intrigue...
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Things to Give Up for Lent and Beyond

Written by Penelope Farthing Whether or not you celebrate Lent, the 40-day period is a good way of refocusing your goals you set at the beginning of t...
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Don’t Miss This…LIVE INFO WEBINAR on T...

TODAY, you will get all the tea! You’ll hear and see the details of the master course, hear the testimonials of real women who have enrolled and...
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What About Your Friends? When Your Friend Is Part ...

New relationships bring out a plethora of feelings. There’s the giddiness. There are the extended glances at one another. There are the hours and ho...
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Five Things Black Women Should Never Do at Work Ev...

Ah…the things I’ve learned since leaving the corporate world behind. The mistakes listed in this video are actual things that I did and sh...
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Five Mantras to Live By in 2019

Written by Penelope Farthing It is still pretty early in 2019, and while the New Year New Me attitude may not be as new; it is never too late to reinv...
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