The Great Escape: Stagnation to Growth

Hey my loves, We are now in the third quarter of 2019! We have six more months of this year to make it a memorable one. It’s time to get ready for the growth coming our way….that feeling you know that the next 6 months is shifting you to something bigger! When we get discouraged when a certain goal doesn’t go our way (or we … Continue reading The Great Escape: Stagnation to Growth

Stylist Jhanae Peyton on The Art of Entrepreneurship and Balancing Life & Business

As the owner of Xpressions Salon and Barber Studio alongside with her husband, Jhanae Cherry Peyton is no stranger to hard work as she lives a life balancing running a business, being a wife, and raising a family. Jhanae and I met a few years ago and she is definitely a person I admire as she makes the road of entrepreneurship look “easy” to the … Continue reading Stylist Jhanae Peyton on The Art of Entrepreneurship and Balancing Life & Business

THE COME-UP: Artist TySolo Creates Abstract Art That Influences Others

Tyrus Solomon aka TySolo is a 23 year old artist and native of  the small town Roseland, LA. He has been creating since he came out the womb with his influences stemming from different directions. I caught up with TySolo as we chatted about his journey as an artist, staying motivated, and the ups and downs of being a creative.  Art heals me and helps … Continue reading THE COME-UP: Artist TySolo Creates Abstract Art That Influences Others

You Deserve to be in the Room

Hey my loves, This past week has been good for me mentally and spiritually. I concentrated on God, read daily affirmations, and applied the confirmations received. Though I had random slips during the days, I re-focused and got my goals done. Lately, my goals are shifting me to think bigger about my future. When I started my writing/branding journey years ago, I was hungry and I … Continue reading You Deserve to be in the Room

Creator “MeekFro” is a Force to be Reckoned With

Creative Mykel “MeekFro” Trent is a force to be reckoned with. Known by her authentic and artistic style, Mykel is popular for her hairstyles, wigs, and faux locs leading her to being invited by YouTube to become a YouTube Partner. Mykel has worked with and collaborated with over 40 brands. Brands like Voice of Hair, Boho Locs, Janet Collection, SuperLine Collection, Zury Sis, etc. She has … Continue reading Creator “MeekFro” is a Force to be Reckoned With

THE COME-UP: Actor Jeremy Lloyd Talks Success and Taking Center Stage

An avid lover of musical theater, Jeremy Lloyd has performed in many shows in the North Shore area. Some of his favorites roles include: Beast/Prince/Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, Seaweed in Hairspray, Jim in Big River, Harpo in The Color Purple, and Jesus in Godspell. I had the pleasure to catch up with Jeremy as we discussed his many accomplishments, his love for theater, and his definition of success. What did you want to be as … Continue reading THE COME-UP: Actor Jeremy Lloyd Talks Success and Taking Center Stage

The Art of a Creative: Bringing Your Art To Humanity

The Art of a Creative by Whitley Gillin Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.” –Leonardo Da Vinci As a Pisces, I was born to be a dreamer and visionary; I was born a creative. Creativity runs through my veins and is the foundation of everything I am and wish to be. I compare the gifts and talents of … Continue reading The Art of a Creative: Bringing Your Art To Humanity