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I’m Officially A Homeowner: How I Accomplished This Goal Under The Age of 30

I’m Officially A Homeowner: How I Accomplished This Goal Under The Age of 30

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

I’ll never forget the day I checked my account balance and the statement said $2.09. I just wanted to cry because I felt so defeated. I had mountains of bills, creditors constantly calling me and no money to pay them. During my early twenties, my finances were such a mess and it was my best-kept […]

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Pauleanna In The City: A Recap of My Epic New York Adventure To Essence Magazine Headquarters

Pauleanna In The City: A Recap of My Epic New York Adventure To Essence Magazine Headquarters

| December 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

God is so good. He allowed me to start and finish this year very strong. Releasing my debut novel back in March was such a dream come true, but having my story featured inside ESSENCE Magazine is more than I could’ve ever asked for. Keke Palmer looks supa dupa fly on the cover. For those […]

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[video] “Explaining My Depression to My Mother”

[video] “Explaining My Depression to My Mother”

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

I couldn’t have said it better myself. Sabrina Benaim, thank you for being a voice for every young woman who is struggling to find theirs. Follow her journey on Facebook.

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This Christmas Season I’m Not Giving Any Presents, I’m Committed To #Givepresence

This Christmas Season I’m Not Giving Any Presents, I’m Committed To #Givepresence

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

This video clip could not have come at a better time. It’s been a very long weekend. Not only do I have the flu and a sore throat but I put in 12 hour days working on projects and strategically planning what my awesome 2015 will look like. I’m addicted to achievements. I’m addicted to […]

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Dear Diary, Entry #2: Stepping Out In Style

Dear Diary, Entry #2: Stepping Out In Style

| 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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