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10 Things You Should Never Apologize For

“To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.” – Roy T. Bennett An over thinker, an extrovert, a person that hurts easily, a person that’s not emotional, an over achiever, an emotional eater, whoever and whatever you are, you should never apologize for being yourself. Day by day I’m learning the importance of being authentic to self, life is too short and the journey too chaotic to live a 2nd hand…

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The NALÈ Girl Look Of The Week (Behind The Scene)

The NALÈ Girl look of the week was put together by me and my talented brother for my store The NALÈ Girl. Shoot days are always very interesting for me and I enjoy the creative process from location scouting to executing the shoot the way I envision it. I decided to start producing 2 variations of a style to suit personal style preferences so I’ve made The Ixora pair, the dress and the jumpsuit. The looks…

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How To Train Yourself To Live Positively

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive thoughts, you’ll start having positive results – Willie Nelson In life, I’ve come to realize that it’s not always what happens that matters, it’s mostly how you react to it. How do you react when you’re presented with situations that are not the most favorable to you? People often say that the only constant thing in life is change but no one reminds you that the silent part…

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International Day Of The Girl Child

“Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist for female education This year is the first year i’ve ever heard of The International Day of The Girl Child since it’s inception in 2012. While I wish I had known and participated earlier, I’m glad I do now. October 11th is a day that was initiated by the United Nations “to highlight and address the needs and challenges…

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You Have (Are) Enough Already

“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” — Oprah Winfrey As human beings, I’ve realized that most people spend life waiting. There just never seems to be enough; waiting until they get xyz to then fill a gap in their lives and provide something that will finally make them happy. We wait until we lose weight so we can start doing more fun things, wait until we get funds…

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What Are You Up To This Weekend?

I definitely thank God it’s Saturday. As a struggling entrepreneur I would have to say that everyday feels the same to me, weekdays into weekends into bank holidays all bring the same level of intensity so much that I forget what actual day I’m in but Saturday is definitely one of my favorite days of the week because once I see people home and not rushing for work then I know its the weekend. How…

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Saudi Arabia Agrees To Let Women Drive….. (In 2017)

“My advice to women all the time is: If you want a certain future, go out and create it. Conquer your fears as that is what enslaves most women.”  – Divine Ndhlukula  I came across the title above, I was so astounded, I had to copy and paste it right away. If you’ve been reading my words, you know by now that I’m a modern day woman with the belief that women are a force to reckon…

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You Are An Original; Start Acting Like One

“Always be yourself, because not much left in this world is unique, but you are” – Shannon Harris Has it ever occurred to you just how special you are? You are an original, there is literally no one exactly like you out there, you were specially and wonderfully created with gifts that are unique to you and that is your power. You are not an imitation or a fake. You are the real version of…

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Your Purpose Is To Live A Life That Matters

At the end of life, what really matters is not what we bought but what we built; not what we got but what we shared; not competence but our character; and not our success but our significance. Live a life that matters.  — Unknown For the past few weeks I’ve been adulting. I’ve been doing grown up things that I never quite fantasized about growing up; renewing rents, firing incompetent staff, hiring better ones, running a…

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You’re Alive. Do Something With Your Life

“The day you die will start off like any other ordinary day” – Maki If you’re reading this, congratulations you’re alive! No matter what the quality of your life is right now, you’re still capable of doing and being better. Isn’t that just a huge consolation? Have you ever taken a minute to think about your impact in your space while you’re in existence or is it one of those serious things you push to…

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