5 Ways To Improve Communication With Your Partner

Communication is key. Two people can be in the same relationship and yet see it in two different ways. As a gal in a new fresh relationship, it’s essential to set the foundation of the relationship from day one with honest communication. Here are 5 simple steps you can use to improve daily communication with […]

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May With K: Books and Films You Don’t Want To Miss!

Books Is it just me or does it seem like when the weather gets nice alllllllll the long-awaited books start to release? Personally, I’ve been snatching up so many new books, that I have enough material to read through the rest of the year. But do you think that’s going to stop me from buying […]

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The Naked Writer Dares To Be Transparent And Vulnerable Through Her Growing Platfrom

 In our anxious world, we often protect ourselves by closing off parts of our lives that leave us feeling most vulnerable. Yet invulnerability has a price. ” – Brene Brown As a millennial woman, it’s always important to be a positive influence for other millennial woman. When I stumbled across MJ, The Naked Writer, her transparency, […]

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Letting the Joy Unfold: How to Live the Moment

I can count on one hand about how many times I have actually “lived in the moment.” It’s sad when you say it out loud. I am a hard worker, but I wouldn’t classify myself as the ultimate risk taker. I’m pretty much a perfectionist, meaning my back up plan has a back up plan! […]

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Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do

It was a beautiful Thursday afternoon. I was in the car riding with my best friend and her husband. As I sat there thinking, the song “The Dreamer” by Anderson. Paak blasted through the speakers in the car. The beat caught my attention and I liked the song automatically when I heard the chorus: “This […]

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Facing Difficulty and Detours Towards Your Destiny

Hey My Loves! It’s Zip, and its been a minute since I wrote a personal blog! Between working and preparing for the release of my new book “Single Woman’s Plug” (pre-ordering starts next week), numerous things have tried to distract me or keep me off course from completing my goals. The first thing that came to […]

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Oil and Water DO Mix: Skincare Products To Try in April

With the change of weather, and change in my diet, my skin has been all over the place. I have researched long and far to find ways to remove scars from all the picking at my face along with maintain and hydrate during the transition of winter to spring. I have a combination skin so […]

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Kafia Haile Speaks Film And Setting Your Own Course

  Reuniting With My First Love As activists in Chicago’s Black Power Movement during the 1960’s, my parents used films such as Roots, El Norte, and Dry White Season to educate me about the experiences of marginalized people. They coupled the films with bedtime stories of my ancestors, instilling in me an appreciation for storytelling […]

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Kiarra Taylor on Roxanne, Roxanne and April’s Must Reads

Books Times are a changin’, I tell ya! In a matter of weeks, two different books, by two different BLACK women have dropped and went straight to the top of the NYT Bestseller’s list. Growing up, for me, this was unheard of!  So, to see it happening now, especially with the…complicated racial climate in the […]

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Books, Movies, and Film w/ Kiarra M. Taylor

Books In addition to being an author, I am first and foremost, a reader. Whenever I read a good book, I literally can’t and won’t shut up about it. So, step into my virtual office/library/reading space and let me put you up on the latest book I read that has me gushing about it!   […]

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