Still I Rise

Up from a past rooted in pain – I rise. I am the hope and the dream of the slave and so –  I rise.  On my last trip to Jamaica I met up with my friend Amalia, author of Vices and Victories, who shared some of her favourite spots in Kingston, Jamaica.  As the […]

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25, single, and unbothered 

Hello Beautiful People, So I have contemplated writing this post for a while now, for obvious reasons; but in an effort to be transparent and generate genuine conversation – HERE GOES. Let’s start with a little context, I grew up in a Jamaican home with church and God at the foundation – both characteristics I […]

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unplug

Hello beautiful humans, First off – STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING – have you taken the time to recognize your accomplishments today? Self-awareness has become more and more important to me lately. It is equally vital to celebrate our little victories as it is to identify our opportunities, as we work toward personal goals. Now that […]

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so long bye-bye!

As we embark upon a new year, let me say that I am grateful for the blessings of the past year, but I anxiously anticipate the blessings of 2017! That said, I am saying goodbye to my pain & my sorrows – so long bye-bye! 2017 Declaration I will be open and agile to new […]

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i fell in love…

2016 has not been without challenge. Granted it was easier than 2015 but it still had its hurdles. Through all of it I learned that positivity isn’t smiling when you are on the mountaintop – it’s standing when you are in the valley. I made a pretty big decision earlier this year – after toying […]

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turn the page

Hi Beauties, The other day I was chatting with a friend about how circumstance can get us in a rut. The reality is sometimes life throws us curveballs and things rarely go according to plan. Despite impending disappointments – don’t stop moving forward. When things don’t work out take time to learn from the experience – then turn the […]

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Café Crawl: Marvel

Hello Beauties, Of course the café crawl persists! I discovered Marvel, this cute little café minutes away from my campus in East York just off the Danforth. They have a great collection of teas and pastries and of course specialty drinks. In terms of the the decor – it was like stepping into an upscale […]

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