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#GirlTalk: Remember Why You Started

#GirlTalk: Remember Why You Started

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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There’s More Than One Type Of Beauty: Chantelle Brown-Young’s Story Inspires Females To Celebrate Their Differences

There’s More Than One Type Of Beauty: Chantelle Brown-Young’s Story Inspires Females To Celebrate Their Differences

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

As someone who has also experienced bullying as a teen, I know first-hand how difficult it can be to get through each day when you feel defeated. But Chantelle Brown-Young’s story is a positive reminder that your underdog past can be the key to your successful present. I originally came across her story in 2011 […]

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I’m Speaking At The Uniquely You Summit In Washington, DC – September 2014

I’m Speaking At The Uniquely You Summit In Washington, DC – September 2014

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

I had the opportunity to fly out to Washington, DC earlier this year to speak at the Conversations Her Way Conference. It was an amazing experience that I will never forget. I made some special connections during my visit to the United States but one of my fellow panelists will always have a special place […]

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Girl On Top: Celebrity Make Up Artist, Sherlyn Torres, Talks Being An Artist Since Childhood & Having The Courage To Create Her Dream Career

Girl On Top: Celebrity Make Up Artist, Sherlyn Torres, Talks Being An Artist Since Childhood & Having The Courage To Create Her Dream Career

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beauty is her middle name. Sherlyn Torres is a rare talent who has her sights set on expanding her empire across North America and beyond. Her portfolio speaks for itself, including celebrity clients such as Arisa Cox, Keshia Chante, Trey Songs and Fefe Dobson just to name a few. Besides her flavorful personality, it is […]

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Overcoming A 6-Year Battle With Depression: My Story

Overcoming A 6-Year Battle With Depression: My Story

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel all alone. – Robin Williams Since the recent news of Robin Williams’ suicide, I thought it was fitting to open up a much need conversation about mental health. What you may not know about me is that I can personally […]

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EVENTS: Secrets Of A Side Hustler

EVENTS: Secrets Of A Side Hustler

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

My friend Chivon John is the founder of Secrets of a Side Hustler and is hosting an awesome event for entrepreneurs on September 18th, 2014. Attendees can anticipate a candid conversation on health, happiness and hustle. I had the honor of sitting on the panel at the last event and it was fire! This time […]

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My Real Job vs. My Dream Job: How I Handled The Biggest Decision Of My Life

My Real Job vs. My Dream Job: How I Handled The Biggest Decision Of My Life

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Almost two weeks ago, I courageously quit my “real” job to pursue my dream career. I didn’t just walk away either, I kicked off my stilettos and ran. Corporate life has its advantages; the most obvious being a financial safety net. And with such a competitive job market, it has been a blessing. I’ve been […]

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[photos] Dreaming In Full Color: An Inspiring Recap From The Art Therapy Event w/ Chivon John

[photos] Dreaming In Full Color: An Inspiring Recap From The Art Therapy Event w/ Chivon John

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently attended Art Therapy hosted by Chivon John and Camille Lauren. I was accompanied by one of my New Girl On The Block student, Adajee, and we had a great time dreaming in full color. Each of us were asked to select one word which inspires us to channel our inner child. I chose […]

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ASAP Science: Learning Made Easy

ASAP Science: Learning Made Easy

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Can I fill you in on a little secret? I fully admit it, I’m a geek and I am totally obsessed with a YouTube channel called ASAP Science which consists of fun and easy to understand 2-minute scientific explanations created by Mitchell Moffit (@mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (@whalewatchmeplz). These gentlemen answer who, what, when, where, […]

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Love Yo’self For Who You Are, Not Who You Wish To Be

Love Yo’self For Who You Are, Not Who You Wish To Be

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

I remember sometime last year during the hustle and bustle of the Toronto International Film Festival, I had an interesting encounter with a stranger. It only came to me recently after a heated debate with some friends about Jay-Z, Beyonce and the obsession our generation has with celebrities. Since the luxurious red carpets have been […]

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