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Coping with Life’s Ups and Downs

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Are you a person who views the cup as half full or half empty?  Personally, I view life to be wondrous. Even though we go through times of suffering, it really comes down to our perceptions. How we translate events and situations into our personal lives play a huge role in our happiness. When we process new information, we have two choices: resistance or acceptance. And people who choose to…

A Woman Who Never Lost Hope

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Two days ago, I had the honor of running into a woman who fought cancer into the ground and proved her original “A-Hole” of a doctor wrong. (Her words, not mine.) Referring to the doctor who told her she would only have eight months left to live. It’s unfortunate that people do get diagnosed with terminal illnesses, but do we ever stop to think about the possibility of a miracle…

5 Ways I Clear My Mind

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When it comes to moving forward in life and getting past all the stresses that it brings, there are a few things I do particularly to allow my brain not to think and just do. I listen to Latin music. It’s upbeat and gives me happy vibes. I don’t always know what the hell they are saying, but I like it for that reason. It allows my energy to just…

Loving Yourself & YUNA YANG

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All too often we tend to put ourselves as the last priority -when really- we should be loving ourselves a little more. Something that designer, YUNA YANG, understands. Whether it be catering to your significant other, family, work or too much effort spent in searching for that hopeful soulmate, it is all backward. We have to put ourselves first in order to successfully help and love others properly. The ability…

Dan Liu- Empowering the Bold

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New York Fashion Week (NYFW) was such an exhilarating and fun whirlwind which exposed me to new designers that I had yet to experience. One notable and exciting show that I had the pleasure of attending for Fashion Designer Dan Liu. If you aren’t familiar with his designs that will all change soon because this label is on the fast track to being a name well-known.  Dan Liu is a Chinese-Canadian designer currently based…

Why You Should Know – TAORAY WANG

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During my recent visit to New York Fashion Week (NYFW), I had the opportunity of attending the Taoray Wang show. Tao Wang is one of China’s most celebrated and accomplished designers that is making her mark in the Western fashion world. The designer is known for her fine tailoring, chic silhouettes and exceptional textiles. The power of suit is the name of her game.  I was most impressed by her…

When the Ego Divides Your Character

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Honesty, a character trait that each and every one of us has, yet the value placed on it varies on an individual basis. There are people in this world who will lie, cheat and steal as if it is second nature, these people lack virtues. A deficit of integrity and the inability to be whole, lacking solidarity and unification through life’s interactions. Personally, I believe that a word is bond….

Everyone Has Their Own Journey

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As I continue this journey we call life, I can’t help but to stop and look back at my path and evaluate the moments that have lead me to where I am today. I was graced by God to have a child at a young age of 24. I’ll be honest, it was difficult because I didn’t have any friends that I could relate to with the same responsibilities. After my two-year…

Ambivalent Relationships Are Not Worthy of Your Time

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Recently a friend of mine had sent me a video talking about ambivalent relationships and it got me thinking about all of my past relationships, not just with significant others but also with friends. Ambivalence is the experience of having an attitude towards someone or something that contains both positive and negative components. It’s that one friend you have to work extra hard on to maintain that friendship, or that…

Sequin Dresses Always Make a Statement

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Everyone wants to sparkle during the Holiday season- and the Christmas/New Year celebrations are almost here! I know it’s only the beginning of December, but if you have a packed schedule like I do, then it feels like you only have a week left until Christmas. I have selected a few of my favorite sparkling and ultra textured dresses below to shop. You can find the Tolani dress that I’m…