Bloom Sister Bloom

Minister Sonya Hosey, Contributing Writer Iron Sharpens Iron 4MySisters Network I have heard the term “bloom where you are planted” many times. However, it is still inconclusive as to where it originated. The definition of bloom is the state or period of most extraordinary beauty, freshness, or vigor. We have anticipated transitioning from winter to spring. In this season, we find a once-dormant flower, each … Continue reading Bloom Sister Bloom

The Power of Spring

Jacquie Ooh Johnson, Contributing Writer The Power of Spring There is power in the spring. When I think of the spring, I think of new beginnings in nature and in my own personal life. I think of new opportunities sprouting up and blooming. Spring is also a great reminder that there’s always time to start fresh. During the dark winter months, it can feel like … Continue reading The Power of Spring

How To Relax Your Mind and Body

Source: Virtua Health, By Lauren Emma, LCSW, Psychotherapist We are always looking for ways to improve our health and to stay calm and relaxed. We are living in chaotic times. We carry around many things in our minds that may affect our physical bodies. Stress has almost become second nature. What is life without a little stress these days right?  Lauren Emma, LCSW wrote about … Continue reading How To Relax Your Mind and Body

Edie Phillips

The Housing War and How It Impacts our Black Community Damita Miller-Shanklin Edie Phillips is a Licensed Real Estate Professional. Her career path into Real Estate has been a good one. Phillips came to Austin to attend St. Edwards University. This was a happy medium for her mother as to what college she would attend. Her mother felt SMU in Dallas was too far. Phillps … Continue reading Edie Phillips

Mental Health Awareness

By Damita Miller-Shanklin Source: Warning Signs of Suicide – SAVE There have been several high-profile suicides on our newsfeed lately. It seems alarming that these individuals found taking their life was their answer to all the reasons they made that final decision.  Communities around the nation have preventative care through talk therapy, medication, but make sure the person calls someone for help. For any assistance, … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness