LISTEN: Kehlani’s New Mixtape “While We Wait”

A few days ago, Kehlani released her new mixtape While We Wait, and I’ve had it on replay ever since. Her mixtape features 9 soulful songs with special appearances from Musiq Soulchild, Dom Kennedy, Ty Dolla $ign and 6lack. Listen to While We Wait on Spotify below!

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Granddaughter Has a Dream

Yolanda Renee King comes from a rich heritage of changemakers as the only grandchild of the renown Martin Luther King Jr. Even at the young age of 10, she has already spoken at marches for social justice and social change just like her grandfather. In the interview with NBC Nightly News, when asked if she wanted to follow in the footsteps of her grandfather, the responded with the wise words “I want to make my own footsteps.” Check out more from Yolanda below.

Quiz: Sweetheart Report Card

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day on the horizon, take this quiz and evaluate yourself and your partner in how well you both grade on certain relationship skills. What grade will you and your sweetheart score?

[interact id=”5c018e00f17536001324f822″ type=”quiz”]

Boy Bye: Oprah & Gayle’s Dating Advice

Our favorite pair of best friends, Oprah & Gayle, sat down to answer some of your most pressing questions on love and relationships. They answer questions about sharing passwords in relationships, keeping things spicy, and dating unemployed men. Check it out below!

Quiz: What is Your Communication Technique?

A communication technique is different than a communication style, but they work together when conversing with someone. Your communication style is the way that you approach communication, but the communication technique is the way that you prefer to carry out the communication. Learning both of them will help you advance your communication. Take the quiz below to find out your technique! (If you haven’t already taken the Communication Style Quiz, click here.

[interact id=”5c019990f17536001324f849″ type=”quiz”]

Quiz: How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

John D. Mayer of UNH defines Emotional Intelligence (EI) as “the ability to accurately perceive your own and others’ emotions; to understand the signals that emotions send about relationships, and to manage your own and others’ emotions”. Having a high-level of EI will allow you to experience better relationships in all areas of your life. Take the quiz below to find out how emotionally intelligent you are!

[interact id=”5c019d6ff17536001324f85d” type=”quiz”]

Quiz: How Strong is Communication in Your Relationship?

Communication is the first pillar of a healthy relationship and a successful love. Take this quiz to assess the strength of the communication in your relationship!

[interact id=”5c019184f17536001324f832″ type=”quiz”]

Quiz: What is Your Listening Style?

The definition of listening is “the learned process of receiving, interpreting, recalling, evaluating, and responding to verbal and nonverbal messages.” Listening is just as important as talking is in a relationship and each person has a different style of listening. Once you learn your listening style, you will be aware of the differences that you may have with someone else, which will reduce misunderstanding when communicating. Take the quiz below to find out your listening style!

[interact id=”5c01a338f17536001324f87b” type=”quiz”]

T.D. Jakes & Charlamagne Tha God Speak on Mental Health

Radio and television personality and New York Times Bestselling Author, Charlamagne tha God, sits down with Bishop T.D. Jakes for an enlightening and insightful conversation on mental health. As T.D. Jakes combs through the stories in Charlamagne’s new book, Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me, an honest dialogue takes place on the effects that certain experiences can have on your mind and how to overcome them once and for all. Watch below! Click here to purchase Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me.

 

Quiz: What is Your Area of Intelligence?

Harvard Professor, Howard Earl Gardner, developed the theory of multiple intelligences which identified the eight ways in which different people learn, remember, and process information. Knowing your area of intelligence will help you understand your strengths and weaknesses, and problem solve more effectively. Take the quiz below to find out your area of intelligence!

[interact id=”5c01a62a144dcd0013012542″ type=”quiz”]