Author Archives: Erica R. Williams

Side Hustle 101: Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Starting My Own Business

It’s not easy, but it’s worth it!

Dating Based On Your Circumstances: The Real Reasons Why We Sometimes Settle

A small city and and even smaller dating pool of eligible bachelors (without kids) has put a damper on my love life. So what’s a single girl to do? Shamefully, I can admit that I’ve been settling.

Year-End Inventory: 12 Things You Should Let Go Of Before The New Year

Here is a list of things you should get rid of now as you prepare for a prosperous new year.

Struggling To Embrace Your Natural Beauty When Everything Around You Is Fake

How has the media affected your perception of your appearance?

Dating Dealbreaker: I Want Kids, But The Man I See A Future With Doesn’t

What do you do when the man you want, doesn’t want the important things that you aspire to have for the future?

The Social Media Activist: Why We Need To Do More Than Post On Social Media To Prompt Change

Let’s use social media to spark the conversation and implement other strategies to keep the flame going. Our communities depend on it.

I’m Over It: 15 Signs It’s Time to Leave Your Job Already

From beef with your boss to an unprofessional work environment, these are a few good reasons to be on the lookout for a new gig…

I’m Not Your Superwoman: How I Finally Realized It Was Time For Me To Start Saying No

Knowing when to say no is one of the most important things a woman can learn to do for both her success and her sanity.

How I Realized That I Needed The Opinions Of Men To Validate How I Felt About Myself

Need a man to validate you? This author didn’t realize she was seeking validation when she wouldn’t cut her hair or would wear certain things for attention.

Girlfriend Intervention: When Is It Okay To Intervene In Your Friends’ Toxic Relationships?

Sometimes you should just listen, and other times, you need to speak up.