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Capturing Magical Moments With My Favorite Photographer Samantha Clarke

Capturing Magical Moments With My Favorite Photographer Samantha Clarke

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Smooth, savvy and successful – Meet the New Girl On The Block I recently had the opportunity to shoot with one of my favorite photographers, Samantha Clarke. Sam, alongside my crew, really went out of their way to make my day special. Makeba Lindsay is my go-to-girl for hair, Samora Smallwood is my go-to-girl for […]

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A Road Map To Creativity: My Step-by-Step Process To Reigniting My Mojo

A Road Map To Creativity: My Step-by-Step Process To Reigniting My Mojo

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier today I gave a Keynote speech to Ursula Franklin Academy at their annual Mental Health Conference and I had an amazing time sharing my journey and personally connecting with a student body of over 500 young adults. Many people have told me that I make public speaking look so damn easy, but little do […]

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Dear Diary, Entry #1: Against The Odds

Dear Diary, Entry #1: Against The Odds

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

You think you know, but you have no idea. This is a passage from my online diary. Always keepin’ it real.

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5 Big Mistakes I’ve Made As A Solo Entrepreneur

5 Big Mistakes I’ve Made As A Solo Entrepreneur

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am still here learning and trying, even after all my failures. I’ve come to realize that one mistake doesn’t have to rule your life and it can’t unless you let it. Maintaining this mentality has helped me learn to keep calm and carry on – as hard as it may be sometimes. My past […]

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THE GIRLFRIEND CODE: Alisha Wedderburn Tells Us Why It Is Important To Be Unapologetic

THE GIRLFRIEND CODE: Alisha Wedderburn Tells Us Why It Is Important To Be Unapologetic

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Full Name: Alisha S. Wedderburn Age: 25 Hometown: Toronto, ON Occupation: Hospitality & Customer Service Specialist Twitter: @ASWedderburn Millennial woman, do not be afraid to be unemployable, most entrepreneurial minded millennial women aren’t. This is not necessarily because you are a bad employee and can’t follow direction but because you are crafted uniquely to lead […]

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There’s Nothing Like A Good Documentary

There’s Nothing Like A Good Documentary

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

My teacher, Ms. Hollingsworth, introduced me to my first documentary in grade ten. As part of an assignment, she had the class watch Bowling for Columbine which is a film produced and created by by Michael Moore. My teacher was awesome. She used visuals, humor and always led a great discussion each class. Who knew […]

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Gabrielle Bernstein Talks Subtle Shifts for Ratical Change & Unlimited Happiness

Gabrielle Bernstein Talks Subtle Shifts for Ratical Change & Unlimited Happiness

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whenever I need a pick me up, this is one of the videos I watch to redirect my thoughts. Marie Forleo and Gabrielle Bernstein are next-generation thought leaders who really understand the simple concept — Your thoughts shape your world. It’s easy to zero in on how stressed we are rather than how blessed we […]

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Writing for Hollywood Ain’t Easy

Writing for Hollywood Ain’t Easy

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

I’m finally making progress. Even before I produced my novel, Everything I Couldn’t Tell My Mother, I knew it served a greater purpose. I had envisioned this story to make the transition into a script. Since the release of my novel, I’ve spent the last several months processing the reality that one of my dreams […]

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This Is Not Your Average Mentorship Program

This Is Not Your Average Mentorship Program

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Girl On The Block is a mentorship program, but way sicker than your average. Founded by Pauleanna Reid & Safia Bartholomew, it’s a go-to resource for millennial women to receive assistance with life planning, career strategies and personal style. With unique teaching methods and a curriculum designed to educate, entertain and inspire women in […]

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Thinking Strategically: 5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Playing Chess

Thinking Strategically: 5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Playing Chess

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

I was introduced to chess when I was a kid. I was a member of the chess club at school and although it wasn’t the most popular choice amongst the student body, for me it was super cool. Growing up I found it very hard to comprehend text and often zoned out during the lesson, […]

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