How pageants are addressing mental health and fitness

Earlier this year we lost Miss USA 2019, Cheslie Kryst, who was a bright light in the pageant community and media industry. Unfortunately, she was battling high-functioning depression. The entire pageant community was deeply saddened by this sudden loss and has made it their mission to continue promoting healthy lifestyles and mental health awareness in […]

Glam-Aholic Lifestyle brand is changing the business of luxury

Mia Raym Glam-Aholic, Travel, Luggage, Accessories

Mia Ray, a Detroit-bred entrepreneur, is making waves in the billion-dollar luxury lifestyle space. The mom, entrepreneur, and curator of the Glam-Aholic lifestyle is on track to bring in $25 million in revenue for 2022. A retired fashion blogger, Ray took her love for fashion and created the Glam-Aholic Lifestyle brand for savvy young women […]

Cherisse Jamison is building a progressive media legacy with The Jamison Agency

Cherisse Jamison, professionally known as “Aye Yo Kells,” is an award-winning publicist, media personality and successful entrepreneur. Known for founding The Jamison Agency, Keeping Up With Kells Media and the recently established network, Creatives Who Hustle, her rise in the industry is a matter of great inspiration, indomitable passion, and sheer determination. How did you […]

You might be burned out if you notice these 5 signs

Before COVID-19, burnout was already something many people struggled with. We are nearly two years into a global pandemic and there is a growing number of people who feel more burned out than ever. On top of all of life’s other stressors, living through a pandemic certainly hasn’t made things easier.  According to The American […]

Why practicing gratitude is important

Using a gratitude practice in your everyday life can be a game-changer. Experts say that it can help garner some major physical and mental health benefits, as well as improve the quality of the existing relationships in your life. We typically express gratitude by simply saying “thank you” but a gratitude practice is when you […]

Revenge bedtime procrastination might be keeping you up at night

Have you ever found yourself staying up late to watch one more episode of that show you’re binging or scrolling down your Instagram feed when you actually should be sleeping? Then, the next morning you always end up regretting it because of the sheer exhaustion you feel and the desire to keep on pressing the […]

Calvin Quallis is helping boost men’s confidence with his Scotch Porter line

Scotch Porter is a men’s grooming and wellness brand that was created by Calvin Quallis in his kitchen. These products are handmade with botanical infusions and provide a solution to hair and skin problems that his peers were experiencing in their neighborhood barbershop in Newark, New Jersey. The ingredients for these products have been carefully […]

Have trouble focusing? Try these 5 tips to improve your attention span

Whether you’re lost in thought dwelling on the past or worrying about the future, our minds are elsewhere 47 percent of the time, according to researchers at Harvard University. No matter what kind of work you do, having a hard time focusing can become an issue for you. You could be listening to directions that […]

Struggling with anxiety? Here are 7 ways to cope

Anxiety disorders are considered to be the most common mental health concern in the U.S. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 40 million adults in the United States 18 and over suffer from an anxiety disorder, while 7% of children aged 3-17 experience issues with anxiety each year. Even if you are not […]

Become a master of time management with these 4 tips and get the bag

Whether you work for someone else or for yourself, many of us have struggled with time management at one point or another. It might even sometimes seem as if there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. Whether it be in our work life or at home, it’s quite easy to get […]

Need more happiness in your life? Eat these 6 foods

When some of us feel down, our first instinct is to turn to our favorite food to lift our spirits. These are typically comfort foods that provide short-term gratification but have long-term negative effects on our bodies and health. Believe it or not, there are foods that can actually boost your mood that are good […]

‘Monarch’ magazine founder Will Walters shares how his brand found its niche

What do you do when you are actively creating a lifestyle magazine, then a global pandemic and stay-at-home orders wipe all your plans off the blackboard? You pivot. You reinvent your brand and you find ways to engage your audience, despite how daunting the challenge may seem. Will Walters, founder of Monarch magazine did exactly […]

12 Black-owned businesses to support online in 2021

This year has been undeniably unlike any other. It’s no secret many U.S. businesses may not survive the recession. That’s why it’s important to support Black-owned businesses and culture. As we head into the new year and stick to our resolutions and live by the mantra, “new year, new me,” shop online and support these […]

Young Thug says Jay-Z doesn’t have 30 songs fans can recite from memory (video)

Young Thug aroused the ire of hip-hop nation when he claimed Jay-Z does not have 30 songs that people can recite from memory like fans can with his own songs. Young Thug made the outlandish statement on Gillie Da Kid’s “‎Million Dollaz Worth of Game” podcast on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2020. While in a self-congratulatory […]

Interracial dating: What’s good for the goose is good for the gander

Black women, it’s OK to date outside your race. Trust me: You’re not a traitor. Sistas, are you tired of being a baby momma and not a wifey? Our men are leaving us, or rather, have left us and are dating outside their race. Why aren’t you? In my late 20s, I dated this guy […]

Oprah Winfrey to host wellness workshops in collaboration with WW

Oprah Winfrey is set to host free wellness workshops with WW. The 66-year-old media mogul will lead an interactive four-week virtual experience titled “Oprah’s Your Life in Focus: A Vision Forward – Live Virtual Experience” in collaboration with lifestyle and weight loss company WW. Beginning on Saturday, May 16, 2020, Oprah will host 90-minute events […]

The 2020 Camaro 2SS coupe has looks, speed and power

In 2019, Chevy rolled out the six-generation of the Camaro 2SS Coupe with quite a few enhancements to the exterior of the car. Once again, Chevy has made some modifications to the 2020 Camaro. This year’s edition sports a new SS front-end styling. Other styling improvements include emblem in the upper grille and body-color bar […]

Lifestyle maven B. Smith has died

Barbara Elaine Smith, also known as B. Smith, has died.  She was 70. A Renaissance woman, Smith started her modeling career with Ebony Fashion Fair, and was the first Black model to be featured on the cover of Mademoiselle magazine in 1976. She was a restaurateur, author and a lifestyle guru. Her most recent book […]

Dr. Michelle Meeks shares tips on becoming healthy

Dr. Michelle Meeksis a family medicine physician and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Family Practice. After 20 years in practice, Meeks remains passionate about her commitment to quality patient care. As we gear up for a new decade, rolling out spoke with Dr. Meeks about our health challenges and ways for us […]