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Low pressure ways to nurture your relationships

Photo by Jed Villejo on Unsplash Relationships are so important to who we are as people. Especially given that our world is still finding ways to cope with and heal from the collective trauma of 2020. Human connection can definitely be important during this time, and that connection can only happen if we’re being honest …

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Everybody Eats Book: A Baby Board Book honoring Biggie Day and Hip-Hop

Everybody Eats is the next great board book for the kids in your world! It’s a bold, colorful, simple board book that also doubles as an introduction to hip hop’s culinary lyrics to the little ones in our lives. “We believe ‘Everybody Eats.’ This phrase represents the idea that through collective work and service, everyone …

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Erika Totten on removing the word ‘lazy’ from her vocabulary

The minute you hear Erika Totten say ‘You have to work twice as hard’ plants a seed of unworthiness’, your thoughts begin to unravel and you begin to question everything you’ve been told about how you should work.  Erika Totten is a spiritual life coach helping BIPOC folks process racial stress, break free from self-limiting …

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Black creatives on what companies and employers miss when it comes to Black employees’ needs

Black employees and their needs, specifically as it relates to Black and creative millennial professionals, are evolving. Even after we’ve spent a year living in and through a pandemic and through one of the most politically charged summers we’ve seen, the discussion around diversity and inclusion still isn’t taking into account the humanity of Black …

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L'Oreal Thompson Payton #blkcreatives finishing strong

Behind The Tweet: L’Oreal Thompson Payton on doing away with the pressure of finishing strong

This tweet on finishing strong went viral in Nov 2020 but it’s so relevant for ANY time of the year that we asked the writer behind the tweet to give us some context. This tweet is now an important reminder for Creatives. By L’Oreal Thompson Payton No one *plans* to go viral. At least, I …

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