The Bastardization of “Think Positive”

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from a book that happens to contain a story involving a woman named “Samantha” and is not a story about or associated with Samantha Parker of Badassery Magazine.  An excerpt from The Happier Approach by...

The Greatest Gift of All

Ladies and gentlehumans, it’s that time of the year again – Yuletide, Nativitatis, Noël, Navidad, Weihnachten… Christmas. A time of red and green everything, tinsel-festooned tomfoolery and of course… the endless lamentations of those who have...

Healthy Selfish: A Key Element in Loving Yourself

It was a typical summer morning, my three daughters getting ready for camp. While eating breakfast, my oldest asks, “Can you drop me off at my camp after you drop my sisters off so I don’t have to sit and wait so long before camp starts?” Without hesitation, I said,...

Badass Bosses: The Bestie Code

meet ReneÉ, Tavonna, & Emma When we heard about their new book, The Bestie Code, we knew we had to find out more. So, we asked C Renee Mangum, TaVonna Symphony and Emma Sheree to give us a little more insight into their book and the community around it. Tell us a...

The Queen Eats First

Honesty has a power that few people can understand. You either go after what you want, or you don’t. You either hunt the greatness within, or you live in mediocrity.   Many of you will like me or you won’t. I have grown up hearing most of my life, “You are too...

5 Steps To Becoming Easily Visible

In the entrepreneur world, “easy” has been given the reputation of a bad word/idea. But, what if I told you that it WASN’T a bad word and that there are no “good” or “bad” words/ideas/choices…but only those words/ideas/choices you choose for yourself to focus your...