OVERCOMING OBSTACLES

HOW DO I STOP ALLOWING MY PAST TO MAKE ME BITTER AND FORGIVE PEOPLE WHO HAVE HURT ME? 

 

We have all probably heard of the ancient story of Joesph and his jealous brothers as kids. I’ll be the first to admit – I never really paid it much mind nor understood the deeper meaning until recently.

To cut the long story short, Joesph was a boy who because of the jealousy of his brothers was sold into slavery, imprisoned and separated from his family for 22 years. Finally when released, becomes the second in command in Egypt which was when he finally reconnects with his family.

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LAST-MINUTE VALENTINE’S DAY IDEAS FOR SINGLES

SINGLE THIS VALENTINES? HERE ARE 4 LAST-MINUTE IDEAS TO CELEBRATE THE DAY FILLED WITH LOVE!

 

It’s no secret that many singles all around the world go into panic mode, and self-pity when valentines comes around each year. There many be a lot of people sulking about their singleness on this day, but don’t let this be you! ‘Stop treating your own singleness so cynically. Just because you’re single today, doesn’t mean you’ll be single tomorrow. And just because you’re single on Valentine’s Day, doesn’t mean you’ll be single forever.’ – Elite Daily

Instead of spending this Valentine’s Day moping about your lack of a dinner date and a relationship, why not:

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CHEF SHELLY HARRIS

CULINARY ARTIST CHEF SHELLY HARRIS TALKS BALANCING RUNNING A BUSINESS WITH MOTHERHOOD, HER FAVOURITE RECIPE AND MORE.

 

Shelly Harris – also known as Chef Shelly is 25-year-old Culinary Artist from New Orleans, Louisiana. Her passion for cooking was birthed at a tender age when she would watch her mother and grandmother cook together – alongside the rest of the family during holidays. However, it was her aunt Alisa Randolph who helped mould the artistic side to her passion, particularly when she was left having to care and cook for her aunt while she was undergoing chemotherapy. It was then she knew Culinary Art was something she wanted to pursue. Her drive continued to excel ever since, setting herself challenges and catering for her community with the aim of building her own empire.

We caught up with Shelly to discuss the future of her business, her favourite dishes to make and much more:

 

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MALACHI MUKETE ON POLICE BRUTALITY.

JOURNALIST, WRITER AND FILMMAKER MALACHI MUKETE TALKS POLICE BRUTALITY, AND SHARES INCIDENCES POLICE HAVE TRIED TO PLANT DRUGS ON HIM.

 

Malachi Mukete is a 22-year-old Journalist, Writer and Short Documentary Film Maker. His work focuses mainly on the plight of black people within white supremacy, as he feels there is a void when it comes to young black people being leaders in their communities – speaking out on issues that affect them specifically. Malachi himself – a proud Pan Africanist  is very active within his community and is a strong advocate for getting more young black people into writing/journalism.
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ANTHONY LYRICS

CONSCIOUS WRITER AND PUBLISHED POET ANTHONY LYRICS TALKS DRIVING A SOCIAL CHANGE, SACRIFICE AND SELF-BELIEF. 

 

Anthony Lyrics is a 27-year-old versatile writer and published poet who by day is a full-time Social Media Officer for a children’s charity. He first started writing poetry in his late teens, but it wasn’t until his friends saw his work and were impressed that he realised his talent. His passion for writing poetry continued to thrive, culminating in hundreds of poems and a handful of short stories ever since.

Although he now works in Social Media, he always dreamt of becoming a Copywriter, writing content for creative marketing campaigns and TV ads. Rather than TV and billboards, his main focus is now on the Digital space – writing content and also involved in marketing campaigns.

We caught up with Anthony to get more insight on what he does, and his advice to upcoming artists like himself:

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LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES – JASMIN RHIA

PRODUCER, SONGWRITER AND RECORDING ARTIST JAZZY RHIA ON PSA: “Looking For Love In All the Wrong Places”….

 

Who knows a social media addict in their circle of friends/family? Are you that person? Ever since social media was created look how quick we’ve become more materialistic, brainwashed individuals obsessed with displaying these fake ass lives where we try to appear cool or perfect for false validation….Where we obsess over finding next week’s ‪#‎tbt‬ post, stalk old friends instead of picking up the phone, share a tragic WSHH video, etc….

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ESTHER MUKUNDGI

[EXCLUSIVE VIDEO FEATURED INTERVIEW]: BLOGGER ESTHER MUKUNDGI SHARES HER UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE. 

 

Esther Mukundgi is a 22-year-old Lifestyle and Fashion Blogger from London. After a tedious and difficult 3 years studying at university, on the 9th of July 2015 Esther finally graduated with a BA in Tourism Management at Staffordshire University. We caught up with Esther to find out more on her university experience, the times she wanted to give up; and her advice to those currently at university or thinking about going.

Catch the highlights and video interview below:

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