Lifestyle

How to Create a Vision Board 101

By Elizabeth Colen Our mind is a powerful tool that works for us in many ways.   Many successful people from the POTUS, CEO’s, airline pilots and even our most honored athletes competing in the Olympics have learned the skill of visualization.…
Travel

3 Vacation Destinations in North Carolina

By Alyssa Seranni If you’ve grown up in North Carolina, chances are you know there is a lot to love here in the First in Flight state. However, when planning your next vacation you may have neglected to consider what North Carolina has to offer.…
Style

Redefining your Personal Style

By LaShanda Millner-Murphy As an expert in the fashion industry, I feel one way to build a “perfect” wardrobe is to know the style that fits your personality. One tends to get an idea of what that style is when you notice similar silhouettes, patterns, colors, textures and fabrics that tells a story throughout your closet/drawers.…
Lifestyle

Ask Lashawnda: Lifestyle Advice for Everyday People

By Lashawnda Becoats People ask me questions everyday. Sometimes it’s because I’m the editor of Pride magazine. Sometimes it’s because they know I’m a certified life coach. Sometimes people follow my fabulous adventures on social media. I love helping people so I decided to create an advice column based on the questions I get.…
Lifestyle

Be S.M.A.R.T.

By Elizabeth Colen We are half way through the year and July is a great time to regroup and refocus on your goals. You have half a year left, so let’s get ready and set SMART goals. S – Specific: Be specific with your goals.…
Lifestyle

4 Summer Entertaining Tips for A Southern Hostess

By Michiel Perry Summer is all about entertaining in the South. We love food, fellowship and bubbly in the South. Here’s the best thing, we get to indulge all summer long. As you plan your summer soirees, here are some quick tips to impress your guests as you entertain family and friends.…
Style

Pattern Play in the Bedroom

By Cheryl Luckett Pattern Play Recently I put the finishing touches on fun, colorful bedroom client project for a talented teen artist. There were quite a few comments on the color and pattern usage in the space so I thought I’d share my tips for successfully mixing color and pattern.…
Lifestyle

Ask Lashawnda: Advice for Everyday People

By Lashawnda Becoats People ask me questions everyday. Sometimes it’s because I’m the editor of Pride magazine. Sometimes it’s because they know I’m a certified life coach. Sometimes people follow my fabulous adventures on social media. I love helping people so I decided to create an advice column based on the questions I get.…
Lifestyle

5 Parks in Charlotte Worth Checking Out

By Alyssa Serrani Summer is finally here. School is ending and the temperature is rising. This summer, take advantage of one the many parks that Charlotte has to offer and soak up the sun and rich history of the Queen City.…
Style

Let Your Complexion Be Your Color Guide

By Dwayne Collins Many people find themselves asking the question, “what colors are in this season?” The proper question to ask is, ”what colors compliment my skin complexion? ” Keep in mind ”what colors are hot this season ” come and go, but your skin complexion remains the same.…