How I Ate My Feelings and then Faced My Feelings

Welcome back! The DSF writers took a short hiatus, but we’re back to continue to challenge your thinking, push you to your “better” (whatever that looks like), and advocate for you to be the BEST YOU! Over the past two years I’ve lost close to 60 pounds. While the physical benefits have been fantastic (I […]

New Year, Better Me. – Finding Resistance

Dear Sista Friend, We’re rounding out the first month of the year – and I’m interested to know if you’re achieving your goals? Set your intentions? Declared your “word of the year”? I’ve started my new year by reading a new book – called Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday. The book details an aim […]

Career Spotlight Series: Dentistry

Dear Sista Friend, In a world where Black females don’t dominate the profession of dentistry, this past summer, I was selected to serve the underserved communities in Catadupa, Saint James, Jamaica. As first timer traveling out of the country, I was privileged to travel with Zion Care International under Bishop Craig Brown. I provided dental care […]

Sitting at the Table: Women in Leadership

Dear Sista Friend, In today’s society the number of women in leadership positions are growing, but women are still not dominating higher leadership positions within companies, especially women of color. Women hold about 14 percent of executive officer positions, 17 percent of board seats, and constitute 18 percent of our elected congressional officials. So, when […]