Celebrating the Winter Solstice

A few days before Christmas is celebrated and the candles are lit for Kwanzaa, people throughout the world come together and commemorate the winter solstice. Observed this year on Wednesday, December 21st, the winter solstice is a time of seasons changing and one of the Earth’s poles being tilted as far away from the sun […]

Down with the Drama

Are you tired of dealing with drama? Do you have anyone in your life that you would classify as a drama queen? As I have gotten older, I have less tolerance for drama. I just want to be around peaceful people, do positive things, and enjoy life. So, what is a drama queen? This is […]

Forgive Yourself

You’ve said it to others: “No one is perfect.” “Try to let it go.” And finally: “When are you going to forgive yourself?” The inability to send forgiveness inward can be torturous.  When you see someone you care about suffering in this way, you do what you can to be helpful. But when the tables […]

WISE Mobile Reading: Sharing Books & Spreading Love

BY MARTIE EMORY PHOTOS BY JODIE BRIM CREATIVE From serving her church family to countless women in search of spiritual growth in their personal and professional lives, Carolyn Edmond is an inspirational force in her community. And as our collective thoughts are turning towards a new school year, her thoughts have been centered on how […]

Alkali Hair Studio: Where Love Inspires the Craft!

Alkali Hair Studio has always been known for a genuine appreciation of the human spirit, and thankfully, their industry has taken notice. In March 2022, the Winston-Salem salon was named to the SALON TODAY 200 by SALON TODAY, the leading business media for salon and spa owners. Each honoree was featured in the publication’s Spring […]

Jack’s New Grass – Bonding with your power tools

Some ladies lunch, and some ladies lose themselves in their yards and flower gardens! If you are more like the second variety, Jack’s New Grass in Winston-Salem is a must-know local business, and their staff may become your new best friends. Serving Winston-Salem, Clemmons, Lewisville, and Davie County since 1981, Jack’s New Grass is a […]

Mastering Your Peace

Photo by Megan Black Photography A chance sighting of a friend’s Instagram post launched a movement! LaTrinda Moore was surfing on social media when she came upon the most unique collection of self-portraits (her friend’s naked body fully encased in the beauty of nature). Because LaTrinda had knowledge of her friend’s internal evolution over the […]

Triad Minority and Women’s Business Expo

WRITTEN BY CORPORATE PARTNER, KATHLEEN DERINGER OF TRULIANT Over nine years ago, Reginald McCaskill, himself an entrepreneur and minority business owner, along with his wife, Aimee, saw a need in the community – and decided to address it. That need was for greater exposure and access to support for minority and women-owned businesses. “We minority […]

Building a Successful Creative Team

Article and Photos by Jodie Brim, Owner, Jodie Brim Creative To thrive, hiring the right people at the right time is essential. I have worked with my team members for a minimum of two years and know them well. I have leaned into my zone of genius while trusting that they’re leaning into their zone […]