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With Love From Morocco

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow” I’ve been on a spontaneous trip for the past few days. I came as part of a creative group touring the cities of Morocco and so far we’ve been to Casablanca, Marrakech, Chefchouan and we have one stop at Fes to go. Coincidentally, the trip aligned with my birthday and I was very lucky and fortunate to have spent the reminder of my born day around…

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The Burden That Is Adulthood

Adult- A person who is fully grown or developed  Adult- A person who by virtue of attaining a certain age, generally eighteen, is regarded in the eyes of the law as being able to manage his or her own affairs. When I was younger all I wanted to do was be grown up and do what I perceived to be grown up things. Wear mini clothes if I wanted to, go out at 10pm to meet up with friends, be able to order alcohol in bars, hang out with boys. Looking back now, I wish I had a true 360 view of what adulthood meant…

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20 Reminders That May Comfort You When You feel Anxious

Anxiety is part of the journey of life. There’s been so much going on with me personally, professionally and with family. A lot of times it’s felt too much as adulting can often feel. I stumbled on this post from one of my favorite blogs to read Tiny Buddha and I’ve been reminded of so many things that skip one’s mind in the pursuit of a decent life. I hope you enjoy reading the below as much…

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THE NALÈ Girl Looks Of The Week – Fashion Week Edition

“I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful, but also to reassure them, give them confidence.” — Yves Saint Laurent The NALÈ Girl Fashion Week Edition was inspired by the education of fashion. Fashion week is an education for most, from the grand runways to the sophisticated styles and edgy models, it’s much like the beginning of high school where everyone is looking at everyone else and people are calling…

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POTENTIAL: Are You Everything You Can Possibly Be?

There lies within each person a huge reservoir of untapped potential for achievement, success, happiness, health and greater prosperity. It’s like an ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channelled toward some great good. – Jim Rohn With ‘Potential’, I believe that most people do not know just how much they are capable of being and achieving. Lately, my greatest prayer has been to utilize as much of my…

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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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