Category: Spirit

Love Notes Fragrances: Inspired By Love

What do you do when your 9-to-5 is grinding you into dust, you have a million things to do in your everyday life, and we’re in the middle of a pandemic where travel is complicated and taxing—but you absolutely have to get away from it all? If you’re Nya Kam, creator and owner of Love […]

GYST Sis: Why You Need Life Insurance *And* A Will

GYST Sis: Why You Need Life Insurance *And* A Will If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that life is unpredictable and tomorrow is not promised. As much as we hate to think about it, all of us have an expiration date. Those we leave behind will not only be grieving, but will be tasked […]

Ayanna Pressley: Living With Alopecia

Before we get into the headline, let us make a proper introduction of U. S. Representative Ayanna Pressley (D): the first Black woman elected to Congress from the state of Massachusetts, the first woman of color to serve on Boston’s City Council in its 100-year history, co-author of the ‘End Qualified Immunity Act”, an act […]

Ladies We Love: Aunjanue Ellis

From “The Book of Negroes”, (for which she received a Critic’s Choice Award Best Actress nomination), to “The Birth of a Nation”, “If Beal Street Could Talk”, “When They See Us”, and now, the ground-breaking “Lovecraft Country”, Aunjanue Ellis has been putting in that work. Lots of it. The California native—who spent all of her […]

Surviving and Recovering From Election Season

If you are anything like us here at Fearless Black Woman, you have had more than enough politics to last the rest of your life. This election season has been particularly fraught with hysteria, polarizing propaganda (from both sides), fear-mongering and worry for the future. While we feel the pressure every four years, this election […]

Love Wins: Embracing Sexual Fluidity

Nobody: Me: “All I wanna do at 40 is be Niecy Nash at 50.” Honestly y’all, I’ve been saying that for the last year. I’ll be 40 on October 26th, if the good Lord says the same. You know once you turn 35 you’ve got to start using Ole people colloquialisms. Yes. That was a […]

The “White Girl’s Disease”

As a young Black woman being diagnosed with not one but two female disorders, it’s frustrating and at times, exhausting to explain the life given to you. Because the choice that every woman believes she has to give birth—or not—is immediately gone with the diagnosis of Endometriosis (or Endo) and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS. […]

FBW Health: The Difference between Perimenopause and Menopause

A woman’s reproductive cycle is a journey of milestones, often dictated by hormones. Perimenopause occurs around the time we begin to make a transition into menopause. The term perimenopause translates to mean “around menopause.” Menopause marks the end of menstruation and reproductive years in women. There is not a specific perimenopause age that experts can […]

Empty Nest Syndrome: What You Need to Know

If you are experiencing mixed emotions about your first or last child leaving home now that he/she is all grown up, you may be on the brink of diving headfirst into a case of empty nest syndrome. Experts describe empty nest syndrome as more of a phenomenon than an actual clinical diagnosis. It most frequently […]

How To Care For Your Natural Gray Hair

Gray hair can make its grand entrance at just about any age,  but for most of us, our hair follicles don’t start to run out of melanin until we enter our 30s and 40s. Suddenly, we find that those pigment cells that were responsible for providing our hair with its vibrant natural color begins to […]

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