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Top 50 Ways To Be Kind in 2015

When was the last time you did something nice for someone else, a stranger perhaps, completely out of the blue? Most of us would like to say today. Or even this week, or month. But for many of us, this just isn’t the reality. Instead, we keep drifting through life, doing what we must, and … Continue reading

Top 5 Traits of Happy People

By Suzie Patterson Happy People are no accident. They are happy because they have developed certain skills that make happiness part of their lives. Here are 5 skills that will reduce stress, build confidence and self-esteem, help reduce negative thinking and improve your relationships. 1. Savor the Moment Frequently this is called “Being Present” or … Continue reading

Top Story: The 12 Absurdities of Christmas

Christmas 2014 will be the worst on record for me. I won’t be able to buy my daughter anything until the end of the month, my car won’t start (again) and I can’t afford to have it towed to find out what’s wrong with. And, I’m also days or hours away from having my energy … Continue reading

Don’t Ask What You Can Do For The Homeless, Ask What They Can Do For You

I got nothing. Just check this article out – Homeless Man Offers All His Money To Help Student Get Home, But What She Did In Return Is Spectacular | If You Only News. Listen as you read:

#ThrowbackThursday: Hurricane Katrina Looting in 2005

I wrote the following in September of 2005 for my Ask Dangerous Lee column (I think). It is eerily relevant today and sadly it will be 50 years from now. I don’t feel like doing the usual Q & A in this issue. I want to talk about the racial drama surrounding Hurricane Katrina relief … Continue reading

Bill Cosby is Not “Dr. Huxtable”

Originally posted on Splendiferous Everything:
One of the many memes circulating on the Internet about Bill Cosby’s activities off-camera. The Latest news regarding actor Bill Cosby is downright heinous: fifteen woman have reported he drugged them then raped them. Fifteen women!  That’s atrocious!  Worse, they were not believed when they tried to raise the alarm…

Top Story: 7 Choices You Will Regret in 7 Years

By Siimon Sander “If only…” These two words lead to regret. Here are 7 choices, which lead to regret, and how to elude them. 1. Not being yourself (unless you are a creep) This is the hardest and most important one. How often we try to act like others to fit in? It could be … Continue reading

10 Problems Every Overweight Person Has Faced

By Ariba Adnan Being obese is not funny but the problems or issues they face being overweight are funny. Same goes with skinny people or with any specific category, so no offence here! Facts I have discussed below are merely my observation which I thought are real and ought to be shared. Are you obese? … Continue reading

Why Iyanla Can’t Fix My Life

I really believe that she can “fix” my life in a few areas. I like Iyanla and when I had cable I watched her show, Iyanla Fix My Life, religiously. I get unnerved by her use of the word Beloved, but I know she is coming from a good place. I love how, especially in … Continue reading

#KeepitDangerous! Re-defined

Estimated reading time: 25 seconds. Contains 84 words New Definition: “Keep it Dangerous!” means doing your best in life while holding fast to your personal beliefs as you move forward in a crotchety yet positive direction. I was going to post the old definition for comparison, but I can’t remember the exact wording. Needless to … Continue reading

Men don’t smile all day. Why should we?

 Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 35 seconds. Contains 317 words After an SMH and eye roll worthy experience I took to Facebook and asked: Men: Does it usually “work” when the first words you say to a woman are – “Why you look so mean? Smile!” ? — feeling curious. Post by Leigh Langston. Doesn’t … Continue reading

7 Phrases We Must Stop Using Now

By Phil Mullins Estimated reading time: 5 minutes, 22 seconds. Contains 1076 words No one appointed me, nor do I aspire to be, a member of the grammar police – those folks do great work. However, I hear, and often use, the following phrases, words, etc quite often, and insist we must work together to … Continue reading

Women Are People First – Female Second!

By Bryan W Foster Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 29 seconds. Contains 499 words A most beautiful experience is to realize for the first time, that women are truly equal to men. To realize that all people have so much to offer our world. To realize that through our gender differences we are made whole … Continue reading

Why Has ‘Ratchet’ Behavior Become So Popular?

By Chuck Checkman, Sr. Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 16 seconds. Contains 855 words Worldstar Freaks Uncut has uncovered a vast phenomenon for which is rapidly becoming relevant among all aspects within our lives. Trends occur all of the time. However, modern trends have transformed into something of which very few if any people at … Continue reading


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