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Advice from 9 mentors in your head

Have you ever wanted to give up? The struggle to achieve success is overbearing at times.  Before you throw in the towel, read these inspirational quotes from the mentors in your head (mentors you have learned from but never met), as they offer advice to keep you going!

“The thing you fear most has no power.  Your fear of it is what has the power.  Facing the truth really will set you free.” Oprah Winfrey

“Instead of praying for success and money.  Each day I asked for courage and discipline.”  -Myleik Teele

“I don’t harp on the negative because if you do, then there’s no progression.  There’s no forward movement.  You got to always look on the bright side of things, and we are in control.  Like, you have control over the choices you make.”Taraji P. Henson

 

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10 Books Every Young Black Woman Need to Read in Order to SLAY

Slay: Killed it. Succeed in something amazing. (urban dictionary)

In a world where the #BeyHive reigns supreme; everyone wants to possess the superpower to SLAY. Whether it’s informing your hairdresser to slay your hair to the Gawds or with a new dress from Forever 21; the objective is always to kill it. With our careers, business, relationships, and spirituality hold no exception to this rule.

When we pick up a book it allows us to stretch beyond our current knowledge and begin to think out of the box. As an African American woman it seems to be more challenging for us as we have to fight against BOTH minorities (woman and ethnicity). Many of us want to SLAY throughout our life but have no idea of how to start. Well girl here is the ammo to slay your year…I mean knowledge IS power.

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