Empowerment Series: Actress, Nathalie Kelly Shares Self-Care Rituals with AW

Nathalie Kelley first came up on my radar as “Noa Hamilton” on The Baker and the Beauty. I interviewed the…

Empowerment Series: Canadian Recording Artist, Alexa Ray Shares with AW how She Became Fearless

Canadian beauty, Alexa Ray‘s new song Fearless describes the internal struggle of a woman fighting to be her true self.…

Empowerment Series: Vanessa Coppes, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Bella Magazine Shares Hope with AW

She is a rockstar boss than can be described as limitless, wearing multiple hats including mother and wife while living…

Empowerment Series: Actress, Lois Robbins Shares her Authentic-Self with AW

Native New Yorker, Lois Robbins is best known for roles in some of our favorite ABC daytime soaps. She has…

Empowerment Series: Certified Life & Relationship Coach, Sheila Decoster Shares with AW, the 3 Things to Know About Situationships

We can all agree that navigating the dating world is complicated. Rules of engagement, commitment, and relationships can be confusing.…

Empowerment Series: ABC’s, “United We Fall”, Actress, Christina Vidal Mitchell Shares her Favorite Parenthood Stories with AW

Christina Vidal Mitchell is a fellow New Yorker born and raised in Whitestone, Queens. Her face is no stranger to…

Empowerment Series: 3-Time Emmy Winning Host, Media Personality and Actress, Nikki Boyer Shares her Womanhood with AW

We have seen her as a frequent guest on The Wendy Williams Show, Access Hollywood Live and the remake of…

Empowerment Series: Communications & Digital Media Manager for Girl Up, United Nations Foundation, Rahkendra Ice Shares her Inspiration with AW

The U.N. Foundation’s 2020 Girl Up Leadership Summit is filled with women known for their empowerment, inspiration and courage. The…

The AW Empowerment Series

AW went live in May, 2018. I have been lucky to communicate with readers all over the globe. Your messages…

Empowerment Series: Actress, Lisa Vidal Shares with AW how She is Living Her Best Life

Lisa Vidal is recognized by millions as “Kara Lynch” from BET’s Being Mary Jane or most recently “Mari Garcia” in…

Empowerment Series: New York Times Bestselling Author, Beth Ferry Shares with AW, thoughts on Motherhood and Children’s Books

In the new age of pause, many of us are becoming increasingly grateful for the small things in life. Quality…

Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

While many AW readers are familiar with the articles about women and motivational pieces I’ve written, you might not all…

Are You Battling with Negative Self-Talk?

Life’s challenges come in a variety of shapes, sizes and potency. There are all kinds of lessons to learn. It…

Does Love Change Over Time?

The euphoria felt in the first stages of love can resemble the intensity of a fiery inferno. The heat produced…

Do You Feel Something is Missing in Your Life?

The daily grind can be brutal. Stress created by responsibilities that stem from the realities of life. We build lives…

The Ugly and Beautiful Truth Behind Lasting Relationships

Trips to the salon are usually uneventful. The visits are used as “me” time. Pause to do some self-care. The…

How To Stop Attracting the Wrong Men

Lets face it, relationship resumes aren’t always strikingly impressive. In fact, many of us have kissed at least one frog.…

She Has It All! Or Does She Really?

From New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Columbia and all corners of…

How to Write Our Own Rules

Women seem to spend a great deal of time following rules. Society sets guidelines and for the most part we…

A Woman’s Daily Balancing Act

It’s a daily juggling act for many women. Managing their roles as mom, wife or partner, friend, daughter, sister and…

Grateful for My Exes

The latest track from Ariana Grande, “Thank u, Next” is blowing up the charts. The song describes the artist’s realization…

Real Talk: Uncovering Truth Behind Age Old Question – Do All Men Cheat?

Women have asked each other and themselves this question for decades. The answer you get depends on who you ask.…

The 3 Keys to Unlocking Sexy at Any Age

Jennifer Lopez is one of the most talked about women in the entertainment industry today. InStyle Magazine unveiled a sizzling…

Are You a Woman that Empowers Other Women?

Society nurtures, at times encourages competition among men, women and children alike. Healthy competition between men has been seen in…

How Do You Cope with Mommy Guilt in a Healthy Way?

My daughter was born almost 18 years ago. It seems like just the other day she was living inside my…

The 5 Questions Most Women Want Answered

The popular saying “curiosity killed the cat” doesn’t apply to women. We want to know the why’s, especially in relationships.…

The Top 5 Questions to Ask Him Before Making a Long-Term Commitment

We all like a little bit of mystery now and then. We say we want to know everything about the…

The 3 Deal Breakers Every Woman Should Have in a Relationship

I’m not the first or last woman who has been trapped in a relationship that has zero chance of long-term…

3 Reasons to Go Full Throttle on the Autobahn of Dreams

We live with a world of ideas in our head. The thoughts that take over can overwhelm the most brilliant…

The 3 Tell-Tale Signs that a Relationship is Developing into a Monster Storm

A “Monster” storm is Category 5 hurricane with winds of more than 157 mph. It is ferocious having the capability…

These 3 Things Can Make Her Susceptible to Being Unfaithful

It isn’t uncommon to hear of men who cheat. It’s almost as if it’s expected, at times making it feel…

How Do You Know If Your Partner is Cheating?

Infidelity, whether you’re thinking of doing it or has been done to you is difficult. Forgiveness of any kind is a…

Deciding if a Relationship is Worth Saving

Love is a powerful emotion. It can entice us to do things even when we feel deep down it’s not…

RBG: One Woman’s Journey for Purpose

Do you know what your purpose is? Can we live a full life without one? Most importantly, have these questions…

Does Being a Good Woman Mean Having To Be A Martyr?

Women everywhere have endured pain and suffering caused by betrayal, abuse or other injustice. We’ve used our bodies as carriers…

Physical Attraction or Spiritual Connection?

A spontaneous combustion of the physical kind, barely requiring ignition. It can feel like two worlds colliding after moments of…

Is it Possible to Age Gracefully? These Tips Can Help Make it Easier.

Madonna, Jennifer Lopez and Jennifer Aniston – over 50 and fierce! Getting older is inevitable. Our bodies will change significantly…

One Thing You Can Do If You’re Stuck in the Dissapointment of Failure

Many of us spend a great deal of time setting goals for ourselves. We set a career path to follow…

She is Broken, Tired but Stands Beautiful and Strong

“She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it…

The “Yes” Monster: 3 Ways To Stop Being a People Pleaser

Sheryl Sandberg said “If you’re pleasing everyone then you are not making any progress.” There is immense power tied into…

The 2 Things All Men Want May Shock You

Once upon a time, I was intrigued by the question “What do men want? Single, dating in the city and…