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Gina Ayanna

Hopare: Artist Spotlight

Street Art Inspiration

Hopare also known as Alexandre Monteiro is a Paris based street artist.  His street portraits caught my eye with his bold use of colour, however, what captivated me most about his work are the eyes of his …

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Mindshift: Motivation Monday

Shift your thinking in order to achieve your goals

No matter what your goal is; you need to push yourself every day and take action in order to realize your goal.  On those days where I need a reminder on …

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The Power of Intention!

Coffee Break Inspiration #5 Intention

How do you start your day?  Do you spend time with yourself, setting your intention for the day, or do you roll with the day as it comes?

I used to roll with the day …

Creative Spotlight: Love Limzy

Art and Flowers

Art can change the way we see the world, and it can act as a gateway to the beauty within humanity.  The more I come across different artists, the more I see our capacity for love and …

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

Coffee Break Inspiration #4:Fear

At this point you kind of have an idea of what you want to do, the vision is not crystal clear but there is something there.  There is an idea for a painting, a product, career …

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Uma J: Artist Spotlight

Art and Memories with Uma J

I came across Uma J on Tumblr, her work opened the flood gates of my memory.  It brought me back to my childhood; growing up in the cultural melting pot that is Guyana. Uma’s …

Finding a Mentor

Coffee Break Inspiration #3:Finding a Mentor

I’ve heard it said time and time again to new entrepreneurs, or small business owners that you need to find a mentor. However, the fact is when you’re just starting out it can be …

Coffee Break Inspiration #2

Do what you love

What are you going to do today? Is it work that fills you up or does it make you want to roll over in bed and hit the snooze button again and again.

So many people …

Coffee Break Inspiration #1

Believe…

So you’re ambitious and maybe even an entrepreneur or a small business owner and you’re thinking how do I make this thing a success?  How do I get this thing off the ground floor?  When will people see what …

Handmade Bold Clutch

I’m not that female that has a ton of purses, I buy one and rock the hell out of it until I need another.  I tend to opt for something handmade and unique as opposed to designer or department store

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Legin Knits: The man behind the brand

Where does the story begin, what motivated you to start Legin Knits?
It all started with the idea to learn how to crochet so I could make hats to cover my dreadlocks. After making lots of hats for myself, family …

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Nine Mags: Instagram and fridge art

Fridge art with nine mags

It might be the photographer in me but I love having printed images on display.  I enjoy looking around my home and have it reflect the love and memories that we share as a family.  …

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Alicia Tormey: Flowers

For as long as I can remember I have been fascinated by flowers.  Flowers show us the beauty that surrounds us if we just open our eyes. Flowers remind us of the beauty and potential we have as human beings. …

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Story of the week: Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho

Can you imagine being homeless for thirty five years?  All the while knowing you are a talented writer and poet.  This is the story of Raimundo Arrunda Sornrinho a true inspiration in every sense of the word.  This is truly …

Everyday Inspiration: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Stories are our gateway to different worlds.  Stories teach us, make us laugh, cry, and transport us to a different time and place but what happens when all we know of that person or place is a single story? Chimamanda …