Are you Mad or Nah? 3 Myths of the Angry Black Woman.
(ThySistas.com) As a black woman I am mad that the “Angry Black Woman” has a Wikipedia page and reads this as the opening, “The Angry Black Woman is a stereotype about black women. The Angry Black Woman is also known as the “Sapphire” or “Sassy Black Woman“. The angry black woman trope was popularized in the 1930s radio show Amos ‘n’ Andy with the character... [Read more of this review]
Age Doesn’t Disqualify You.
(ThySistas.com) When we are young teachers tell us the sky is the limit in regard to what we can achieve. Then as we get older the focus is placed on marriage, and children. Family is a beautiful component to life, but we don’t have to give up our dreams. It’s very possible to have a balance in our life. With that being said life is not cookie cutter. Some of us reach our destination, or begin... [Read more of this review]
Anxiety Does Not Have to Win.
(ThySistas.com) No one wants, nor should have, to live in fear and anxiety. It is torture to be on edge every day of every minute. How can one arrive at happiness when every thought is over thought, and ever action is viewed though the lenses of self-doubt? Anxiety disorder is a serious mental illness that should not be taken lightly. In some cases, seeing a mental health professional is wise and... [Read more of this review]
2016 Presidential Election – Breaking The Glass Ceiling Has Consequences.
(ThySistas.com) Sistahs I feel I must break down and be honest about what I feel is on the horizon. I won’t sit back and assume that we, as a whole, see the storm that is brewing ahead of us. This is first and foremost a gender concern, and it will bleed into race as we know our challenges exceed merely gender. When President Obama was running for his first term in 2008 I remember my grandmother... [Read more of this review]
5 Money Saving Tips Every Black Woman Needs to Know.
(ThySistas.com) A Washington Post study found that nearly three-quarters of black women worry about having enough money to pay their bills. Many black women have challenges developing confidence and self-esteem when it comes to creating financial wellness. A study by Prudential Financial found that African American women are very critical of their debt-management skills, and also found, that 78% of... [Read more of this review]
A Domestic Violence Story.
(ThySistas.com) “Your face is fractured in four places but nothing is broken”. I laid there and had a sigh of relief that I didn’t have to go under the knife. I was always scared of hospitals. The same fear I have now of you. I couldn’t look at myself, but the sadness and grimace on my mother’s face was enough to tell me what my face looked like.
Your friend dropped you off at my apartment... [Read more of this review]
How women Ruin Relationships.
(ThySistas.com) I’ve broken up with my boyfriend 3 times in the past week.
My life is getting in the way of me fully connecting with him, and his life is conflicting with the attention that I seek from him. After breaking up with him the last time, I figured out that it was my current situation that frustrated me, not him. I apologized profusely, but now he’s the one with the attitude.
It’s... [Read more of this review]
(ThySistas.com) Past lives and karmic relationships are subjects that really interest me. Have you ever met someone who you are attracted to for no reason at all? There’s just something about them that makes you want to spend time with them and you may even see your future with them? I call that a soul contract, or in some cases, a karmic relationship.
Karma, simply put, is the law of cause and... [Read more of this review]
Red Flags: When to Pay Attention in a Relationship.
(ThySistas.com) Everyone wants to have a good relationship. Often times, the hallmark of our existence is finding that special someone with whom we can spend the rest of our lives. Yes, we will search the world ten times over if it means finding our soul mate.
But what happens when the relationship you are in is not the best for you? One of the worst things a man or woman can do is stay with someone... [Read more of this review]
Organization a Key to Peace.
(ThySistas.com) We live in a fast pace society whereby everything must be done in a hurry. It seems that our schedules of full with tasks, and we often wonder how we will get everything completed in the course of a single day. Many times we fall short at completing all of our set tasks for the day causing them to roll to the next day. Before we know it the days are running together and we find ourselves... [Read more of this review]
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