“Nothing is Dreadful on Me!” Natural Hair Beauty Expert Adana Collins on ‘Dreadlocks’ & her Business of Self-Love

I interviewed Natural Hair Beauty Expert and Mommy Entrepreneur Adana Collins about balancing business and motherhood for Mommy Noire. It was such a great conversation that we kept talking. Adana is also a jewelry designer, licensed face painter, and all around artist.

Here’s the overflow of that amazing convo with the gorgeous Guyanese woman including her business advice. She also shares more of her ideas about self-love and self-esteem. See what she has to say about the word “dreadlocks”…


Breath of Fire How to with Amel Larrieux and Abiola

What is the Breath of Fire in Kundalini Yoga? With Yogini Bravebird Amel Larrieux (Video + Transcript)

It was my sacred honor to have a positive healing dialogue with singer Amel Larrieux. We took a moment to power up and cleanse with the pranayama breathing technique known as breath of fire, Agni-Prasana. That’s right, the Bravebird is also a yogini. Amel was half of the neo-soul powerhouse known as Groove Theory. Along with Erykah Badu, India Arie, Jill Scott, Alicia Keys, D’Angelo, Maxwell and others, they changed the face of music and defined a generation – mine!

The conversation with Amel was so powerful that I want to share it with as many women as possible. That’s why the extended dialogue is included in The Sacred Bombshell Handbook of Self-Love. Watch the video here — and meanwhile, here’s what the Wikipedia gurus have to say on the topic.

“Prāṇāyāma (Sanskrit: प्राणायाम prāṇāyāma) is a Sanskrit word meaning “extension of the prāṇa or breath” or “extension of the life force”. The word is composed of two Sanskrit words: prana, life force, or vital energy, noted particularly as the breath, and ayāma, to extend or draw out. Not “restrain, or control” as is often translated from yam instead of ayāma. It is a yogic discipline with origins in ancient India.”

Ok, here it is…