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The Blind Stigma: Exploring Mental Health In The Black Community

The Blind Stigma: Exploring Mental Health In The Black Community

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to talk about my 6-year battle with depression for a taping of a documentary called The Blind Stigma. This informative film highlights mental health issues within the black community.  It brings me great joy to be apart of this initiative because it’s about time we started talking about […]

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How To Overcome Stage Fright and Rock Your Next Speech, Presentation or Toast

How To Overcome Stage Fright and Rock Your Next Speech, Presentation or Toast

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Growing up I was extremely shy. In middle school, I begged and pleaded my way out of every presentation (single/group) and in high school; I was a victim of bullying which made matters even worse. My confidence was at an all-time low and I really felt uncomfortable expressing myself in any and every environment. Today, […]

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[video] Why The Male-Dominated Tech Industry Is A Promising Field for Any Girl Geek Brave Enough To Pursue It

[video] Why The Male-Dominated Tech Industry Is A Promising Field for Any Girl Geek Brave Enough To Pursue It

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the last few weeks, I’ve discussed finding your passion and how to successfully transition into a new career. Today I want to educate you about a field that your life revolves around, yet very few women explore; the tech industry. Out of all the career advice I’ve provided to date, my most important dose […]

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#GirlTalk:  Love Yourself Enough To Never Lower Your Standards

#GirlTalk: Love Yourself Enough To Never Lower Your Standards

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Line Knitwear’s SS14 collection Exudes Luxury & Comfort

Line Knitwear’s SS14 collection Exudes Luxury & Comfort

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s always a pleasure to witness a fashion house evolve within the Canadian market. Simplicity at its best,  Line Knitwear has debuted the Spring/Summer 2014 collection with pieces which aim to please your needs. What I love about this brand the most is the primary focus on both quality and comfort. Each piece is designed […]

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#AdviceToWriters: Make A Commitment To Improve Your Work Daily

#AdviceToWriters: Make A Commitment To Improve Your Work Daily

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Advice To Writers is a Twitter account which belongs to Jon Winokur. It has become one of my biggest inspirations and pick-me-ups. So I have decided to collaborate and dedicate a section of the blog to honor his incredible clever wit and confidence while sharing my own personal experiences with the world of writing. If […]

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When I Grow Up I Want To Be Just Like … Daddy?

When I Grow Up I Want To Be Just Like … Daddy?

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week I came across an interesting article inside the Toronto Star called Pitch in at home, Dad, for your daughter’s future. According to the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia, dads should start scraping plates and mopping floors if they want their daughters to become CEOs or surgeons. After surveying […]

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GIRL ON TOP: Think & Grow Chick, Courtney Sanders, Shares Her Success Secrets For Love, Life & Finances

GIRL ON TOP: Think & Grow Chick, Courtney Sanders, Shares Her Success Secrets For Love, Life & Finances

| July 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

It brings me great pleasure to introduce Courtney Sanders as our next Girl On Top feature. Otherwise known as “Think and Grow Chick,” this beauty has built a platform where female entrepreneurs can educate and empower themselves in the areas of beauty, personal development and finance. Courtney brings great energy to the table. She is […]

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OVO Co-Founder, Oliver El-Khatib Talks With Billboard Magzine About Expanding The Brand Globally

OVO Co-Founder, Oliver El-Khatib Talks With Billboard Magzine About Expanding The Brand Globally

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Love this publication: Billboard Magazine Currently Reading: Drake Manager and OVO Founder Oliver El-Khatib Started From the Bottom, Too Beautifully Written by: Karen Bliss Featuring: Oliver El-Khatib This is why I give it cool points: I enjoyed reading this article because I admire Oliver’s quiet confidence. Known around the city for his reputation for […]

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Le Château Partners With Italian Shoe Designer Anne B.

Le Château Partners With Italian Shoe Designer Anne B.

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Le Château, Canada’s leading fashion-forward retailer is partnering up with Italian shoe designer, Anne B., for the retailer’s latest Made In Italy collection. Selected stores across Canada now carry this custom designed shoe line which consists of traditionally crafted flats and heels with a mixed media inspiration. Flats retail for $100 and heels are priced […]

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