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Episode 14: Stay Safe!


“Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive, You will thrive in spite of it.” – Joel Olsteen  Today’s episode was pretty deep. We knew it would be. But it was well worth it to put this issue out on another table…

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Episode 13: Level Up


Aniecia Browning shares how she leveled up from college student to entrepreneur this year. This bright and confident 20-year old Texas A&M Commerce student let nothing stop her from achieving her business dream after receiving encouraging advice from her mentor, Lashara Jefferson. Becoming the business owner of Alluring Body Fitness and an Herbal Life Distributor is just the beginning for…

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Episode 12: Overcoming Self -Doubt


Self-doubt is real. It gives you a shrink back, lack of confidence in yourself sort of feeling that slows down your progress. Krystle Crosby shares some great, spot-on insights to overcome self-doubt – giving us a powerful boost to soar through our goals, from start to finish, with clarity and confidence.

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Episode 10: You Got This


Before catching up on everything that’s been going on, Ciji and I welcomed our international listeners. We’re super excited to have them join the Thrive Matters family of listeners.  After that, we jumped right into candid discussions about where we are with the Covid-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter Movement. It’s still hard to believe that Covid-19 united us…

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Episode 9: Mentorship


We can all use some help becoming the best version of ourselves and mentorship does just that.  Mentorship is influence – great mentors give us the ability to SEE further and REACH further.  Isaac Newton said, “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.”  In this episode Barbara and Ciji unpack some…

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Episode 8: Hey Girl, Hey!


This episode is like having lunch with friends.  Ciji and Barbara chat with guests – Krystle Crosby, Brittney Mays and Satara Russell. Their easy going girl talk is lighthearted, but dips into some pretty deep waters, like discussing ways Sisters can better support Sisters, Bossing Up and putting ourselves in the shoes of a bride who gets, “Married at First Sight” 

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