Inspiration

Motivation Monday #9 // Be a DOER, NOT a DREAMER

It’s Monday again, so that means more motivation for you guys + gals!

As you know I’m currently reading Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes and it’s keeping me inspired plus pushing me to share my inspiration. *It’s a darn good book!*
It started with “You never say yes to anything” and here we are now being urged to “Ditch the dream; be a DOER, not a DREAMER.”

Well Shonda, I’M A DREAMER……it’s all I’ve ever been
*maybe that’s why I often times feel stuck*

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Let’s Talk: Finding your TRIBE

Hey guyss!!!

It’s Friday, so you know what that means….LET’S TALK!

Took me a while to come up with a topic then I tweeted about my difficulty, and two seconds later it came to me. Finding your tribe…..finding my tribe.

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So what’s a TRIBE and WHY should you find one?

In the simplest of terms a TRIBE is a “distinctive and close-knit group.” It can range from your family to your close friends and even teammates/club members. However, more specifically to me a tribe is your support system – as the quote above says, they help you to be your BEST self. Continue reading “Let’s Talk: Finding your TRIBE”

Inspiration

Things to be HAPPY about // A-Z Gratitude Challenge

Hey Guys!

It’s the last day of May and before we enter June, *half way through 2017, whoa* I just want to take a moment and recognize all the things I have to be thankful/happy for. So here’s a little alphabet challenge:

A-Z Gratitude Challenge:

A – Art; the only way I know how to express myself, whether it’s writing, drawing, painting, or creating

B – Blogging + Books; I’m happy to have found an outlet where I can share my thoughts and inspire people. For writers who also have the power of inspiring others and spreading their wisdom through books.

C – Carnival; A Caribbean festival which happens in the Summer for our island (Antigua). The first time I participated in the parade wearing a costume it felt magical. I love this experience! * can’t wait to do it in other parts of the region/world* Continue reading “Things to be HAPPY about // A-Z Gratitude Challenge”

Inspiration

Motivation Monday #8 // “You never say yes to anything.”

Hey Guys!
Happy Monday, no blues round here!

If you follow me on Instagram you’d know that I finally got two books that have been on my Book List for months now. Well, since I watched GirlBoss on Netflix and got the gist of it I decided to start with Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes.

Even though I’m pretty sure I can read through this book quickly, I decided to take my time with it. Lo and behold the first chapter already brought me inspiration, which is why you’re now reading this.

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Inspiration, reflection

85 Years of Growth

Two Sundays ago I attended a Thanksgiving Service on behalf of the Girl Guides Association of Antigua and Barbuda. It was their 85th Anniversary under the theme GROW.

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As a member of the 1st Antigua Girl Guides Unit, the first company to be established in Antigua we are also celebrating 85 years. Attending the service brought back many memories of my years as a girl guide, along with seeing other old members. Continue reading “85 Years of Growth”

reflection, Reviews

Let’s Talk: 13 Reasons Why

Hey Guys! Hope everyone is well.

Over the last few weeks I have seen quotes/messages from people about 13 reasons Why on various social media platforms. At first I was confused, because I never heard of this show; only to realize it’s a Netflix series based on a book. Everyone was going on about it, even in my group chats that I finally decided to give it a try.

Ten minutes in I decided it wasn’t for me, I was bored and the interest just wasn’t there. However, conversation continued and I felt even more curious to understand what everyone was talking about so I gave it another try. I finally completed the season last week and I don’t think I have a general description/emotion about it.

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If you haven’t watched it yet I’d stop reading now *spoilers ahead*. Continue reading “Let’s Talk: 13 Reasons Why”

reflection

Let’s Talk: Outgrowing Friendships

So last week we started out with Relationships, dating, situationships etc this week it’s OUTGROWING FRIENDSHIPS.

How many of you still have the same best friend from primary/high school?

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Firstly, nothing is wrong with that and kudos to you. However, if you’re like me you probably don’t and that’s fine too! Continue reading “Let’s Talk: Outgrowing Friendships”

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Let’s Talk: Relationships

Friendships…..Relationships….. Situationships……. I’m in a shipppp guys

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So besides my ‘Lessons learned from my Exes‘ post I don’t think I’ve ever spoken about relationships on here. Which by the way it doesn’t seem like I learned anything, but also because it’s a touchy/complicated thing for me.

However, Let’s talk! Continue reading “Let’s Talk: Relationships”

Inspiration, reflection

Daily Reminder

Hey Guys!!

Today I wasn’t really feeling myself and decided to find an old journal I had to review the pages. It’s a journal from 2014 when I was just getting into the process of blogging/finding myself. I wrote a lot about different things happening in my life along with my goals for upcoming years. Basically, I wanted to look back at past stuff to see whether I was really growing or if any changes were actually happening in my life. Sometimes the reminders are good to show you that your life do has meaning and you’ll get through this.

Flipping through the pages I also found a little poem (words I wrote) which I wanted to share; as it needs to be not only a daily reminder for me, but for others as well.

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Inspiration, reflection

Journey to Self-Love

Hey Loves!!

Lately the idea of “self-love” has been prevalent in today’s society from music to movies and even advice given to one another. How often have you heard “If you don’t love yourself, how do you expect someone else to?” or “go love yourself girl or nobody else will?”

But what exactly is “self-love“? I think it’s pretty self-explanatory, but according to Merriam Webster dictionary it is the regard for one’s own happiness or advantage.

here's a thought to consider. self-love.: Continue reading “Journey to Self-Love”