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Erykah Badu Talks Motherhood & Life As A Doula In Mantra Magazine


Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu is the cover girl for the latest issue of Mantra magazine, and like always, we can’t get enough of her tantalizing spirit and beauty!

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Unfortunately the soul star isn’t offering up sex advance this time, but she does give fans a candid look into her life as a mother of three and doula. In her cover story, the 43-year-old badass reveals about how she delivered her own baby because the doctors weren’t ready and didn’t have their gloves on.

“A doula is an empty vessel,” she tells the yoga and health-centered glossy. “Whatever is required of us, we are present—for the mother, for the father, for the family.”

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When it comes to happiness and love, she says, “My medicine is being in love you know, I’m in…

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I’m really focusing on gratitude lately. I’m not complaining. I noticed that when I stopped looking at what was wrong in every situation, things just started to naturally work themselves out. I posted this because I wanted to give a little inspiration today. Uhh…I know it’s Monday so you could probably use it right? LOL! Have a good week everyone.

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Natural Hair

Things To Consider Before Going Natural

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The transition from relaxed to natural hair has become increasingly popular. What is now referred to as the “natural hair movement,” has more Black women wanting to ditch the chemicals for their own curls.

I’m an advocate for going natural and being natural, but a few things should be taken into consideration before making the decision to become a naturalista!

You must embrace your hair. I’ve heard stories of women taking the leap to go natural and then hating it because of the way their hair looked. When it comes down to it, it’s not for everyone. But to truly be about this natural hair life you have to accept your hair, its texture, and everything that comes with it. It’s something different, but you have to fully embrace and love it.

You need patience…a lot of it. If you think you’re about to go natural today, and…

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