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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“Myomectomy: When a Uterine Fibroid Diagnosis Takes Over Your Life – How to Juggle Work, Home, and Surgery Like a Boss!”

By Carlene Cai Randolph So, you’ve been told by your doctor that you need a myomectomy, and your first thought was “What about my responsibilities at home, work, and life?!”. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! It’s normal to feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what’s ahead. But, as the saying goes, “When life gives you lemons,…

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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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