Asani – Women Who Sing

ASANI is an Aboriginal women’s trio from Edmonton.  They are Debbie Houle, Sarah Pocklington and Sherryl Sewepagaham.  This circle of First Nations and Metis women have performed across Canada and internationally at such venues as Carnegie Hall in New York, The Kennedy Centre in Washington D.C. and the Saddledome in Calgary.  Their debut CD ‘Rattle… Read more »

The Godmother of Rock & Roll – Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was born Rosetta Nubin on March 20, 1915, in Cotton Plant, Arkansas. Although the identity of her father is unknown, Tharpe’s mother, Katie Bell Nubin, was a singer, mandolin player and evangelist preacher for the Church of God in Christ; the COGIC, founded by a black Baptist bishop named Charles Mason in… Read more »

Remembering Natalie

American singer-songwriter Natalie Cole, daughter of mid-century crooner Nat King Cole, is best known for her Grammy Award-winning album ‘Inseparable.’ “I never got to make the transition from little girl to young woman … and that really screws you up.” —Natalie Cole Natalie Maria Cole was born on February 6, 1950, to vocal legend Nat… Read more »

Impress Your Guests: Six Must-Haves For Your Holiday Party This Year

    For many of us, throwing fun parties is the best part of the holiday season. It’s a time when your home is decorated and looking beautiful and your friends and family can come over to gather and enjoy each other’s company. To ensure that you impress your guests, here are six must-haves for… Read more »

Looking Gorgeous! 5 Jaw-Dropping Fashion Ideas for Winter

If you’re mourning the loss of your sundresses, tank tops, and sandals, that means it’s time for you to spice up your winter wardrobe. Even if you loathe the winter months, you might find yourself liking them a bit more with a fashionable cold weather wardrobe. Casual for Cool Days Your winter wardrobe doesn’t have… Read more »

Why Women Tend to Excel in Humanities Careers

  Studying human culture shows us some of the most incredible traits of the human race. Small nuances can make or break civilizations, influence countless generations, and result in large and lasting changes. Looking at statistics, women tend to excel in humanities-driven careers. They have an innate sense for paying attention to those smaller things,… Read more »

Fair Wage: Which Careers are Still the Worst Paid for Women?

The topic of fair wages for the sexes has been a hot button issue since the women’s movement in the early 70’s. Activists continue to raise awareness, which has been able to make a small impact, and though women have earned these nominal gains, the fight is ongoing. A New Jersey Harassment Attorney says wage… Read more »

Healthy Diet Tips to Help With Your Weight Loss Plan

    Getting into shape and staying healthy and fit is a worthy goal, one that more people than ever are making a top priority. There are many good reasons to change up your health plan, since maintaining a reasonable level of fitness has been repeatedly shown to help prevent, mitigate, and even reverse the… Read more »

Aging with Grace: Tricks to Make Your Teeth Last You Longer

There are several reasons to hold on to your natural teeth for as long as you can. When you lose your teeth, the body reclaims some of the precious minerals from the area, and you suffer some bone loss from your jaw. In addition, while dentures and tooth implants have come a long way, they… Read more »

Simple Tips for Applying Makeup on Sensitive Skin

Living with sensitive skin requires paying a little more attention to your beauty products and regimen than the average person might have to. People with sensitive skin tend to develop problems when scrubbing too hard, for instance, or applying a new skin product. Read on to learn how to treat your skin well, so it… Read more »

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  • Shanta LE – Artist, Photographer, Dancer

    Life unfolds before us taking us where we need to go to become who we are.  Shanta’s journey has been an inspiring one, seemingly absent fear.  She is an excellent demonstration of how to tap into your heart of hearts, follow the messages and go forth!   _________________________________ You talk about how you “stole” your… Read more »

  • Unconditional Acceptance of Yourself

    This is a reprint from ZenHabits.net.  It’s a very short article, but a great one.  Women especially are so guilty of bashing ourselves because of the way that we look.  The media constantly tells us that we have to be “stick thin,” pretty and have long, flowing hair.  Leo Babauta tells the truth in the… Read more »

  • Are You Prepared to Survive?

    With the plethora of apocalyptic shows flooding the mainstream media, does it make you think how you will care for yourself and family if the worse did happen?  Here’s a handy chart with a checklist that gives you some information.  And, it’s important because women are the ones who really care for the family.  Think… Read more »

  • Never Too Old to Learn!

    In her fifties, Tomaca Govan is learning how to play the guitar.   I never wanted to be a guitar “rock star;” that’s not my goal, but I’ve always sung.  And the guitar has helped to change my ear.  It has opened music up a whole new dimension because I am hearing new sounds, new tones… Read more »

  • Men’s Shaving Tips

    Ladies, here are some great tips for your man!   Ever since the ancient Egyptians become the first people to make shaving a standard cultural practice, men have spent about 3,000 hours of their lives dedicated to shaving. Three-fourths of adult men shave their face every day, and yet, many men are still unaware of… Read more »

  • Tasheena Womack Striving for A “Brighter Within”

    Did you have your own experiences with dating violence? Yes, unfortunately at the age of 17 & 22 I experienced dating violence.     How did you come up with the concept for Brighter Within I came up with the concept of Brighter Within in graduate school. I knew what I went through and after… Read more »

  • An interview with Kalimba Recording Artist Paula Atherton

    The music business “ain’t” necessarily easy for women.  But, if you persevere and stay true to the course your heart has for you, you can meet with success.  Paula Atherton is a jazz woman who has done just that.  We appreciate her taking time from her busy touring, writing and recording life to answer just… Read more »

  • Which States Have the Most Holiday Spirit?

    Do you prefer a “Silent Night” or a “Jingle Bell Rock” kind of holiday season? Your amount of holiday spirit might depend on which state you live in. Our elves researched how much holiday music each state streamed over a year and used that to judge which states have the most holiday spirit. Is your… Read more »

  • The Be Life & Tiffany Wright

    We love it when we interview someone and they come back with powerful updates.  Tiffany informed us that she has published her first book and is now booking speaking engagements to uplift women. “Be Love, Self Love, Daily Intentions Guiding to Self Love”  can be ordered from her website here:  http://www.livethebelife.com/be-love–get-the-book.html   We proudly share… Read more »

  • Diabetes and Skin Care: How to Take Care of Your Skin as a Diabetic

    With a diabetes diagnosis comes a new lifestyle, one filled with an altered diet, insulin injections, and monitoring blood sugar- but did you ever consider how your skincare routine might need to change? As many as one-third of diabetics will have a related skin disorder at some point in their lives. However, with basic skincare… Read more »

  • Malina Moye – Lady Guitar Rocker

    Flipping a Fender Stratocaster upside-down, acclaimed singer/songwriter/lefty guitarist Malina Moye fills a void in the entertainment industry. Described as a modern day renaissance woman, she’s a quadruple threat, carving out her own lane in today’s music scene as one of the few artists in history able to straddle both Rock and Soul genres. Moye’s musical… Read more »

  • Women In Music.org

    Women in Music is a dynamic group of individuals in music working together to support, cultivate and recognize the talents of women in our field. Through educational seminars, panels, networking events, showcases, our annual Touchstone Awards, and other gala events, we provide camaraderie and tools for advancement to hundreds of members at all stages of their… Read more »