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8 Great Summer Reads for Women!

Summer is the perfect time to take a break, lay out in the sunshine and get into a great book. On this week's Global TV segment, I shared eight great summer reads. In the fall, I had included something for every woman: fiction, non-fiction, laugh-out-loud funny, witty, heartwarming, and a heart-pounding thriller. For the summer though, I like to keep it a little lighter. We…

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April 7, 2017: A Women’s Wellness and Growth Conference in Montreal!

Women's Wellness & Growth Conference Friday April 7th, 2017 ----------------- Montreal, Quebec I couldn't be more excited to make this announcement today, WomenOnTheFencers! On April 7th, 2017, get ready to feel inspired, empowered, and armed with the tools to rock your life. Combining our passion and dedication to empowering women, Lisa Brookman and Liz Wiener ( and I, Erica Diamond (,…

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Toxic Friends: 6 Different Types and What To Do

There are tall ships There are small ships But the best ships Are friendships... Unless of course, they're not. Yes, this post is about the dark side of friendship, a Global TV segment I did while on my blogging break end of July. To be honest, I have not had too many toxic friendships over the years. I was never…

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Would You Swipe An App To Find Your New Best Friend? Watch This and Then Decide.

Swiping to make your next best friend? Tinder-Style dating-style apps are helping women make new friends. Yes, that was my topic for this morning's weekly Global TV segment. Now, before you say NO to this possibly up-and-coming trend, before you say that finding platonic friends online is desperate, ridiculous, and something you'd never try, I ask you to kindly watch my segment. And…

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The Importance of Female Friendships @OWNTV #OWNSHOW

Happy #MotivationMonday, ladies! My fourth episode of the #OWNSHOW on OWN TV aired live at 7am this morning. The topic was on the importance of finding your sisterhood. Here is this week's episode on OWN TV. My girlfriends are my oxygen tanks - not a word of a lie.  I'll tell you from personal experience, if there is one group of people besides my incredible family that…

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Friendships in Our Thirties and Forties

A friend of mine forwarded me a recent popular article from the New York Times titled "Friends of a Certain Age. Why Is It Hard to Make Friends Over 30?" The argument states that the period for making B.F.F.'s, the way you did in your teens or early 20s, is pretty much over. It's time to resign yourself to "situational adult friends." "In your…

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Erica Diamond’s Top 10 Secrets To Success

Happy Hump Day! As a Certified Women's Life, Business and Success Coach, I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for almost 15 years. I have always been fascinated by success and what makes someone successful, and I don't just mean success from a financial standpoint. I have studied success for thousands of hours, and…

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Ending Mommy Wars

There's always a first for everything. This week, I did my first live TV interview with either food poisoning or a terrible case of the stomach flu. I still don't know which it was (I ate mussels the night before the interview), and I still don't know how I made it through. But somehow I did. Without vomiting. Gross. On…

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The Importance of Female Friendships

As if we didn't already know how incredible it feels to be with our girlfriends, a recent study out of Stanford explained just how "healthy" these female friendships are. I was sent an article and have tried to track down the source, since you know how important providing accurate information is on this blog. I was unable to track down…

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Hello! I’m back from Hiatus. Let’s Talk BlogHer!

I'm back! And I've missed you ladies like crazy! I hope that during the past three weeks, you have kept yourself busy and enjoyed the warm weather a little. Our summer is flying by too quickly, the fact that we're already into August, makes me weepy. During my three-week blogging break, I had a chance to relax, unWINE unwind and rest my…

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