Feature Story, Women's Lifestyle

One Mother’s Fight to Help Families of Addicts

By Allison Kugel A few weeks ago, Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas and his son Cameron Douglas appeared on the cover of People Magazine, opening up about their decades-long struggle with son Cameron’s cocaine and heroin addiction, and the devastating impact addiction has had on the Douglas family. It’s a portrait that outlines the trauma that… Read More One Mother’s Fight to Help Families of Addicts

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November Thankfulness Challenge: Practicing Specific Gratitude

Happy November! It’s the month of thankfulness, family feasts, festive celebrations, and my birthday month. 😉 I’m here for it! How about you? I’m sure you’ve heard of a November Thankful Challenge. Usually, family and friends will post on their social media a daily thankfulness post leading up to Thanksgiving Day. Do you like thankfulness challenges?… Read More November Thankfulness Challenge: Practicing Specific Gratitude

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Meet TEDxDETROIT Labs’ Three Inspiring Women

TEDxDetroit returns for its 11th year on Wednesday, November 6th! The annual conference will be held at the Masonic Temple beginning at 8 A.M. and concluding at 6 P.M. Are you planning on attending? You can get ticket information here if you’re interested. TEDxDetroit brings together the area’s leading thinkers, designers, entertainers, entrepreneurs, scientists, artists… Read More Meet TEDxDETROIT Labs’ Three Inspiring Women

Culture, Feature Story, Women's Lifestyle

Celebrating Two Years of Breastfeeding My Toddler (Happy Black Breastfeeding Week!)

It’s Black Breastfeeding Week and I wanted to share my thoughts on my breastfeeding journey. There are many misconceptions regarding breastfeeding toddlers and it is my hope my story can encourage other mamas out there who are planning to breastfeed or are currently breastfeeding! READ: “WHY WE SHOULD CELEBRATE BLACK BREASTFEEDING WEEK” DISCLAIMER: This post… Read More Celebrating Two Years of Breastfeeding My Toddler (Happy Black Breastfeeding Week!)

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Detroit Swag: Interview with Detroit Artist Judy Bowman

Detroit artist Judy Bowman has arrived, and she accomplished it in only four years! After taking a long hiatus from her art career, Mrs. Bowman decided to pursue her passion for art again. In just a matter of four years, the retired school teacher is making a name for herself as an artist. Thanks to… Read More Detroit Swag: Interview with Detroit Artist Judy Bowman

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Piper Carter Talks Photographing Erykah Badu and the Advice She’d Give Women Photographers

The 2nd Annual ROCK THAT Photography Conference and Trade Show starts tomorrow. Are you going? The three-day conference will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan from July 25th to the 27th.  I plan on attending the conference and learning more about what ROCK THAT has to offer. Although I’m not a… Read More Piper Carter Talks Photographing Erykah Badu and the Advice She’d Give Women Photographers

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How Two Detroit Entrepreneurs are Encouraging Positive Workplace Culture for Women

Today’s post is sponsored by Northern Fashion, LLC. You can read our disclosure policy here. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit! What is one negative quality a colleague has mislabeled you as having? For me, it would have to be two things: 1- Being called emotional. I’ve been called emotional… Read More How Two Detroit Entrepreneurs are Encouraging Positive Workplace Culture for Women

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High Tea: Cannabis Tea Party Teaches Women the Health Benefits of Medical Cannabis

About two weeks ago, I was invited to a tea party called High Tea. Now, this wasn’t just any tea party. I guess you could call it a tea party with a twist (kind of like Painting with a Twist), only this tea party was all about marijuana! Did your eyes just widen at my… Read More High Tea: Cannabis Tea Party Teaches Women the Health Benefits of Medical Cannabis

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Femology– Detroit’s First Female-Focused Co-working Space to Open Downtown Headquarters This Fall

SOURCE: The Bee Agency Detroit’s first female-focused co-working space, Femology, is slated to open its doors to the new Downtown Detroit headquarters that will be 6x the size of their current 500 sq. foot founding space Fall 2019. The new space will include a wellness/fitness room and yoga area, state of the art podcast room,… Read More Femology– Detroit’s First Female-Focused Co-working Space to Open Downtown Headquarters This Fall

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The 4 Career Tips I Recommend for Women Entrepreneurs

With Women’s History Month coming to a close, I thought it would be nice to feature an interview with a Detroit-based female entrepreneur who is killing it in her career field! Meet Rebecca “Becky” Scarcello, a woman who wears many hats in the professional world. She’s the co-host of The D Brief, co-founder of Michigan… Read More The 4 Career Tips I Recommend for Women Entrepreneurs