Breaking the Myth of Sacrificing Everything for Success

By Carlene Cai Randolph As black female entrepreneurs, we often feel pressure to sacrifice our personal lives and well-being for the sake of our businesses. We may feel like we have to work around the clock to prove ourselves and be productive at all times. But according to Thema Bryant, president of the American Psychological…

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The Struggle is Real: Balancing Responsibilities with the Need for Rest and Self-Care for Black Women

By Carlene Cai Randolph As black women, we are all too familiar with the daily struggle of trying to balance our various responsibilities and commitments with our own needs for rest and self-care. It can often feel like we are constantly being pulled in different directions, with work, family, and community demands all competing for…

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The Power of Speaking Up: Why Black Women Must Advocate for Themselves in Love Relationships

By Carlene Cai Randolph As a society, we often see women of color being portrayed as overly emotional, angry, and aggressive. This stereotype has led to a general perception that black women are not capable of speaking up in love relationships and expressing their thoughts and feelings effectively. However, this couldn’t be further from the…

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Stop Letting Your Emotions Runaway With Your Business

By Carlene Cai Randolph Emotions play a significant role in decision making for black female business owners. As with any individual, emotions can influence the way black female business owners perceive and respond to various situations. However, due to the unique challenges and experiences faced by black women in the business world, emotions can have…

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Joy Maintained

There are many internal factors that can contribute to difficulty in finding and maintaining joy. Here are a few examples: 1. Negative thought patterns: Our thoughts have a powerful influence on our emotions and behaviors. If we constantly engage in negative self-talk or focus on the negative aspects of situations, it can be difficult to…

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