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…

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…

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…

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…

The Future is Female: 140 Women Who Will Inspire You, Vol. 2

Six months ago I compiled the first list of 140 Women Who Will Inspire You. It was a way to acknowledge all the women whom I admire and have paved the way for our future female leaders. The feedback from the first list was phenomenal. Take a look at the women who was featured on…

Life Talks With Laura Smartt: Mental Health Issues

To the person dealing with mental health issues…   I know it’s hard. Everyday just getting out of bed is hard. How you want to stay there and not interact with the world. Outside is where happiness happens, and you just can’t seem to find it. The questions that arise. “Are you okay?”, “Why are…