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Anaconda, Bailey Jay, and Billboard: Remembering Legendary Singer and lcon, Whitney Houston @balleralert Remembering Legendary Singer and Icon, Whitney Houston - blogged by @lanaladonna (swipe) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s been six years since the death of legendary singer, actress, producer, and model, WhitneyHouston. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Houston died at 48 in 2012 after being found unconscious in a bathtub in a Beverly Hills hotel. It was reported that the singer passed due to cocaine use and heart disease. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Houston’s legacy included winning six Grammys and selling 170 million albums, singles, and videos over her career. Whitney, to this day, is the only artist to chart seven consecutive No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 songs and is the only woman to have two number-one Billboard 200 album awards. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Houston made her acting debut in “The Bodyguard” in 1992, where she performed the lead single from the film’s soundtrack, ‘I Will Always Love You.’ The song easily became a highlight of Houston’s career, and one of her signature records. It received the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1994. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Houston’s pursuit in acting didn’t stop there. Aside from her appearance in Disney’s ‘Cinderella,’ she landed leading roles in ‘Waiting to Exhale’ and ‘The Preacher’s Wife.’ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Whitney’s career contributed to breaking the color barrier that so many African-American artists faced. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On this day we remember her legacy, career, angelic voice, and the contributions she made to the entertainment industry as we know it. Houston left behind her mother, two brothers, and her daughter Bobbi Kristina, who died three years later. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ May Whitney Houston continue to Rest In Peace!
Anaconda, Bailey Jay, and Billboard: Remembering Legendary Singer and
 lcon, Whitney Houston
 @balleralert
Remembering Legendary Singer and Icon, Whitney Houston - blogged by @lanaladonna (swipe) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s been six years since the death of legendary singer, actress, producer, and model, WhitneyHouston. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Houston died at 48 in 2012 after being found unconscious in a bathtub in a Beverly Hills hotel. It was reported that the singer passed due to cocaine use and heart disease. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Houston’s legacy included winning six Grammys and selling 170 million albums, singles, and videos over her career. Whitney, to this day, is the only artist to chart seven consecutive No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 songs and is the only woman to have two number-one Billboard 200 album awards. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Houston made her acting debut in “The Bodyguard” in 1992, where she performed the lead single from the film’s soundtrack, ‘I Will Always Love You.’ The song easily became a highlight of Houston’s career, and one of her signature records. It received the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1994. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Houston’s pursuit in acting didn’t stop there. Aside from her appearance in Disney’s ‘Cinderella,’ she landed leading roles in ‘Waiting to Exhale’ and ‘The Preacher’s Wife.’ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Whitney’s career contributed to breaking the color barrier that so many African-American artists faced. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On this day we remember her legacy, career, angelic voice, and the contributions she made to the entertainment industry as we know it. Houston left behind her mother, two brothers, and her daughter Bobbi Kristina, who died three years later. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ May Whitney Houston continue to Rest In Peace!

Remembering Legendary Singer and Icon, Whitney Houston - blogged by @lanaladonna (swipe) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s been six years since the death...

Google, Memes, and Relationships: MILLIONAIRE MENTOR INDNESS IS SO GANGSTER. If you are not a kind person you are probably asking yourself… What is kindness? 🤔 Well, a quick google research will give you the answer: Kindness is the state of caring about other people’s well-being and taking action to help make other people’s lives better and happier. BOOM! End of the post. Haha jk! Keep reading… - It’s great to be kind! Be good to people. Even the shitty ones. Let the assh*les be. Just be kind to everyone and you’ll sleep better 😉 - Let’s cut the chase, here’s how to be kind👇 - ✔️Get your intentions RIGHT. Having good intentions is the first step toward being kinder toward others and building positive relationships with them. Cultivating the right attitude about others is often necessary before we start acting in kinder ways. 👀 ✔️See things from other people’s perspectives. The practice of perspective-taking is a scientifically supported technique that we can use to increase empathy and kindness toward others. ✔️Pause when you get angry or frustrated. An important part of being a kind person is knowing how to control our anger and frustration. It’s natural for us to occasionally be upset with other people; however, we should try our best to channel these emotions in constructive ways, not lash out, yell, insult, or be aggressive. - And remember… Practice kindness in small doses. Kindness is like a muscle, the more we exercise it the better we are at it. 💪 - kindness success millionairementor
Google, Memes, and Relationships: MILLIONAIRE MENTOR
 INDNESS IS
 SO GANGSTER.
If you are not a kind person you are probably asking yourself… What is kindness? 🤔 Well, a quick google research will give you the answer: Kindness is the state of caring about other people’s well-being and taking action to help make other people’s lives better and happier. BOOM! End of the post. Haha jk! Keep reading… - It’s great to be kind! Be good to people. Even the shitty ones. Let the assh*les be. Just be kind to everyone and you’ll sleep better 😉 - Let’s cut the chase, here’s how to be kind👇 - ✔️Get your intentions RIGHT. Having good intentions is the first step toward being kinder toward others and building positive relationships with them. Cultivating the right attitude about others is often necessary before we start acting in kinder ways. 👀 ✔️See things from other people’s perspectives. The practice of perspective-taking is a scientifically supported technique that we can use to increase empathy and kindness toward others. ✔️Pause when you get angry or frustrated. An important part of being a kind person is knowing how to control our anger and frustration. It’s natural for us to occasionally be upset with other people; however, we should try our best to channel these emotions in constructive ways, not lash out, yell, insult, or be aggressive. - And remember… Practice kindness in small doses. Kindness is like a muscle, the more we exercise it the better we are at it. 💪 - kindness success millionairementor

If you are not a kind person you are probably asking yourself… What is kindness? 🤔 Well, a quick google research will give you the answer: K...

7-Eleven, Memes, and Police: ICE agents raid 77 businesses this week in the San Francisco Bay Area looking for undocumented workers POLICE FEDERAL ACENT A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent removes handcuffs from undocumented men in California. So infuriating! 😡😡 FuckICE "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raided 77 businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area this week, following through on a threat to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities. Last month, ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan, President Trump's pick to run the agency, vowed to increase efforts in California cities that limited the amount of local law enforcement help for ICE agents. ICE said it sent worker audit notices to businesses in San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, as well as other sites in Northern California. The businesses have three days to produce their hiring records. In early January, ICE agents conducted audits at six 7-Eleven stores in the Bay Area. Gov. Jerry Brown, the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardolast year all reinforced efforts to limit assistance to ICE, denouncing Trump's immigration policies, particularly arrests of unauthorized immigrants without criminal convictions and the president’s move to end protections for “Dreamers,” young undocumented immigrants." Via San Francisco Business Times cleanDreamAct HereToStay Not1More ImmigrantsMakeAmericaGreat StandWithImmigrants Resist
7-Eleven, Memes, and Police: ICE agents raid 77
 businesses this week in the
 San Francisco Bay Area
 looking for undocumented
 workers
 POLICE
 FEDERAL ACENT
 A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent
 removes handcuffs from undocumented men in California.
So infuriating! 😡😡 FuckICE "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raided 77 businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area this week, following through on a threat to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities. Last month, ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan, President Trump's pick to run the agency, vowed to increase efforts in California cities that limited the amount of local law enforcement help for ICE agents. ICE said it sent worker audit notices to businesses in San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, as well as other sites in Northern California. The businesses have three days to produce their hiring records. In early January, ICE agents conducted audits at six 7-Eleven stores in the Bay Area. Gov. Jerry Brown, the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardolast year all reinforced efforts to limit assistance to ICE, denouncing Trump's immigration policies, particularly arrests of unauthorized immigrants without criminal convictions and the president’s move to end protections for “Dreamers,” young undocumented immigrants." Via San Francisco Business Times cleanDreamAct HereToStay Not1More ImmigrantsMakeAmericaGreat StandWithImmigrants Resist

So infuriating! 😡😡 FuckICE "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raided 77 businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area this week, fo...

Bad, Head, and Homeless: STOP THINKING SO MUCH AND START ACTING Thinking too much prevents people from getting anything done! Like all habits, changing your destructive thought patterns can be a challenge. But with consistent practice, you can train your brain to think differently. Here’s how to stop overthinking👇 ✔️Notice when you're stuck in your head. Overthinking can become such a habit that you don't even recognize when you're doing it. Start paying attention to the way you think so you can become aware of the problem. ✔️Keep the focus on problem-solving. Dwelling on your problems isn't helpful-but looking for solutions is. If it's something you have some control over, consider how you can prevent the problem or challenge yourself to identify five potential solutions. ✔️Challenge your thoughts. It's easy to get carried away with negative thoughts. So before you conclude that calling in sick is going to get you fired, or that forgetting one deadline will cause you to become homeless, acknowledge that your thoughts may be exaggeratedly negative. 🤔 ✔️Train your brain. Paying attention to the way you think can help you become more aware of your bad mental habits. With practice, you can train your brain to think differently. Over time, building healthier habits will help you build the mental muscle you need to become mentally stronger. You’re welcome! 😉 - overthinking success motivation
Bad, Head, and Homeless: STOP THINKING SO
 MUCH AND START
 ACTING
Thinking too much prevents people from getting anything done! Like all habits, changing your destructive thought patterns can be a challenge. But with consistent practice, you can train your brain to think differently. Here’s how to stop overthinking👇 ✔️Notice when you're stuck in your head. Overthinking can become such a habit that you don't even recognize when you're doing it. Start paying attention to the way you think so you can become aware of the problem. ✔️Keep the focus on problem-solving. Dwelling on your problems isn't helpful-but looking for solutions is. If it's something you have some control over, consider how you can prevent the problem or challenge yourself to identify five potential solutions. ✔️Challenge your thoughts. It's easy to get carried away with negative thoughts. So before you conclude that calling in sick is going to get you fired, or that forgetting one deadline will cause you to become homeless, acknowledge that your thoughts may be exaggeratedly negative. 🤔 ✔️Train your brain. Paying attention to the way you think can help you become more aware of your bad mental habits. With practice, you can train your brain to think differently. Over time, building healthier habits will help you build the mental muscle you need to become mentally stronger. You’re welcome! 😉 - overthinking success motivation

Thinking too much prevents people from getting anything done! Like all habits, changing your destructive thought patterns can be a challenge...

Blessed, Children, and College: Ballerific Woman - Issa Rae, From Youtube Star to HBO Superstar @balleralert Ballerific Woman - Issa Rae, From Youtube Star to HBO Superstar - Blogged by @Climb_This_Hill ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a perfect world, men and women would receive equal pay. African American women would be presented the same opportunities as their white counterparts. Rejection would be based on qualifications rather than race. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Unfortunately, this world is far from perfect, however, there are people, more specifically women, who have dedicated their time, money and education to make a positive change. They’ve used their experiences and their encounters with injustices to fight and-or create more opportunities for their children and their children’s children, in an effort to make the world a better place. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ They've put our pain and problems on their backs and created space for change, new opportunities for our brothers and sisters to excel and succeed in a world that is designed against us. This is BlackExcellence. These are BallerificWomen. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ One of those special individuals is Ms. Issa Rae. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Best known for her hit HBO series, “Insecure," after making her break with her hit Youtube series, "Awkward Black Girl," Issa has blessed us with over 20 visual projects, which she either produced, starred in, or wrote. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Her YouTube channel has captured over 260,000 subscribers and 20 million views and counting. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Proving not only to be a strong force and inspiration for women in general, Ms. Issa Rae, is a proven example that black women can be bosses too....but we already knew that! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ She takes pride in being an actress, writer, director, producer and web series creator. She has earned her college degree in African American studies and has studied at some of the country’s most famed acting academies. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Issa Rae has been featured in Forbes annual, “30 Under 30,” list, Essence Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair, just to name a few. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ With so much under her belt, and still so young, we’re pleased to know that Ms. Issa Rae will be blessing us with her talent for many years to come.
Blessed, Children, and College: Ballerific Woman - Issa Rae, From
 Youtube Star to HBO Superstar
 @balleralert
Ballerific Woman - Issa Rae, From Youtube Star to HBO Superstar - Blogged by @Climb_This_Hill ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a perfect world, men and women would receive equal pay. African American women would be presented the same opportunities as their white counterparts. Rejection would be based on qualifications rather than race. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Unfortunately, this world is far from perfect, however, there are people, more specifically women, who have dedicated their time, money and education to make a positive change. They’ve used their experiences and their encounters with injustices to fight and-or create more opportunities for their children and their children’s children, in an effort to make the world a better place. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ They've put our pain and problems on their backs and created space for change, new opportunities for our brothers and sisters to excel and succeed in a world that is designed against us. This is BlackExcellence. These are BallerificWomen. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ One of those special individuals is Ms. Issa Rae. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Best known for her hit HBO series, “Insecure," after making her break with her hit Youtube series, "Awkward Black Girl," Issa has blessed us with over 20 visual projects, which she either produced, starred in, or wrote. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Her YouTube channel has captured over 260,000 subscribers and 20 million views and counting. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Proving not only to be a strong force and inspiration for women in general, Ms. Issa Rae, is a proven example that black women can be bosses too....but we already knew that! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ She takes pride in being an actress, writer, director, producer and web series creator. She has earned her college degree in African American studies and has studied at some of the country’s most famed acting academies. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Issa Rae has been featured in Forbes annual, “30 Under 30,” list, Essence Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair, just to name a few. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ With so much under her belt, and still so young, we’re pleased to know that Ms. Issa Rae will be blessing us with her talent for many years to come.

Ballerific Woman - Issa Rae, From Youtube Star to HBO Superstar - Blogged by @Climb_This_Hill ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a perfect world, men and wo...