Best Life

How to Worry Less!

By Jacqueline Samaroo  I’ve heard it said that ‘worrying is like praying for what you don’t want to happen’.  Excessive worrying can lead to stress, anxiety and depression. These, in turn, affect your physical, emotional and mental health. But, should you be yearning...

Collaborate Like a Boss: Tips for Entrepreneurial Greatness

By Michelby Whitehead  Collaboration is a great thing for entrepreneurs. The thing is, how do you know if you’re dealing with the right people?    First and foremost, get the paperwork rolling with a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) so that your ideas are not stolen....

Do College Like a Boss: Gaining the Leadership Skills You Need in life While on Campus

By Michelby Whitehead  Your first semester of college is always epic, especially if you live on campus. The feeling of restriction from parents and high school administrators nagging you about curfews and fashion is obsolete, and you actually feel “grown” now. You’re...

Wellness

How to Re-set Your Sleeping Schedule

By Jacqueline Samaroo Having trouble falling asleep? Staying asleep? Getting sufficient sleep? We all experience problems sleeping from time to time. It becomes a real concern, however, when rest issues are prolonged and begin to negatively affect other areas of your...

New Year, Healthy Regimen!

By Dr. Stephanie A. Garcia  Three weeks and two dozen tamales later; 2020 has officially begun! But I bet the excitement of beginning a new decade is eclipsed by the ever-increasing tightness in those new jeans you bought just before Thanksgiving at Tia Amelia’s...

Signs That Your Guy Is Depressed

We all get depressed at times. The major difference between the sexes is in how we handle it. Women are likely to seek someone to talk to for help. Men, on the other hand, are inclined to keep things bottled up inside – a move which can be detrimental to one’s mental...

Inspiration

5 Minutes with 2019 Reflect Beauty Award Judge, Nowsheba Rahman aka Sheba Snow

By Nikki Walton  Nowsheba Rahman, better known as "Sheba" by her peers, is a Los Angeles based makeup artist. She was born in Bangladesh and migrated to the United States with her family at the age of 6. Following the completion of her bachelor's degree in Sociology,...

5 Minutes with Carly Hughes of ABC’s American Housewife

By Nikki Walton   Actress Carly Hughes, best known for her work on Broadway, now stars as Angela in the ABC family comedy American Housewife.   Hughes is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up in Columbia, Maryland. Her talent was recognized in 2003 when she...

5 Minutes with Chris-Tia Donaldson of Thank God Its Natural

By Nikki Walton  Happy Black History Month! For the next 4 weeks (forever, really), we are celebrating the #ReflectBeauties that are changing the game-- specifically, the founders of industry-disrupting, Black-owned beauty brands.   Next up- the very...