Have you always dreamt about being your own boss? Building a stay-at-home business is a great option for moms looking to earn some income, set their own hours, and enjoy unlimited growth opportunities—all without the need for a costly degree. Launching a home-based business is the best decision you will ever make. Of course, success … Continue reading Key business tips for stay-at-home mompreneurs
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4 Ways to End Your Toxic Relationship
Are you in a relationship that makes you more frustrated than happy? Do you feel constantly stressed, aggravated, and unappreciated - rather than elated and in love? If this is the case, you may be in a toxic relationship. Toxic relationships are generally detrimental to both parties involved. In extreme situations, one or both partners … Continue reading 4 Ways to End Your Toxic Relationship
Tips to help you get your virtual start-up on the right track in 2022
The pandemic did one thing that has made business easy for entrepreneurs across the globe: it mainstreamed the idea of a virtual or remote workplace. Today, knowledge workers all over the world are no longer piling into cramped cubicles. Instead, we are embracing a work-from-home culture and all the freedoms that it comes with us. … Continue reading Tips to help you get your virtual start-up on the right track in 2022
Dave’s We’re All Alone in This Together is Much More Than an Album
Rappers have long had a reputation for being at the forefront of culture, setting trends and influencing the young. Whilst their contribution to modern culture can hardly be debated, they haven’t always received the credit they deserve. In Britain, many rappers – especially young Black men – have been stereotyped as the face of all … Continue reading Dave’s We’re All Alone in This Together is Much More Than an Album
The Toxic Reality Of Competition and Hustle Culture
Competition. Defined as 'the activity or condition of striving to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others.' The dreaded C word. We wake up, go about our days, and then go onto social media and see… a girl has a car at 20. A man bought a house at 25. A single … Continue reading The Toxic Reality Of Competition and Hustle Culture
Michaela Coel: Actress, Director and Game Changer
Since British-Ghanaian actress, screenwriter, director, producer and singer Michaela Coel first came to the public eye in 2012, she has become the foremost example of Black female success. Perhaps more so than any other actor or singer working right now, the 33-year-old truly is a jack of all trades, and her recent haul of acting, … Continue reading Michaela Coel: Actress, Director and Game Changer
The top 5 Rap Artists of 2010
While no one could bring hip hop to the heights of popularity it reached when Tupac and Notorious B.I.G ruled the industry; the decade of 2010 to 2020 featured a slew of amazing calibre artists that are great in their own right.Travis Scott’s Astroworld bookended the decade, while Kendrick Lamar quietly piled up Grammy’s in … Continue reading The top 5 Rap Artists of 2010
Is Ralph Lauren Losing Its Cultural Relevance?
Few brands can match Ralph Lauren’s standing in fashion – but amidst financial struggles and a difficult retail climate, is the brand losing its cultural relevance? Ralph Lauren’s significance – both culturally and in fashion – can hardly be overstated. His is less of a fashion brand, a place to simply buy new clothes, and more of a … Continue reading Is Ralph Lauren Losing Its Cultural Relevance?
Why Are We Not Talking About Colourism?
“Sometimes my experiences are dismissed. For example, they say things like it didn’t happen which is quite funny because it’s coming from a place of privilege on their part.” Colourism. The hideously ugly little sister of racism. It causes discrimination among people of the same race. Hatred and divide. It is an issue that when … Continue reading Why Are We Not Talking About Colourism?
Social Mobility is a Ladder to Alienation
Conversations regarding social mobility predominantly focus on wealth, but rarely about the emotional impact of such a drastic change in social class. I always knew that one day I would walk into M&S, pick up freshly baked sourdough, and indulge with a spread of pâté. I just never thought it would make me feel so … Continue reading Social Mobility is a Ladder to Alienation
From North London to The Oscars: This is Daniel Kaluuya
Following a somewhat slow Oscars ceremony on the night of 25 April, it was Daniel Kaluuya who caught the headlines with his slightly too graphic celebration of life, leaving his mother’s head in her hands with embarrassment. After delivering a powerful speech commemorating the life of American activist Fred Hampton, whom he plays in his … Continue reading From North London to The Oscars: This is Daniel Kaluuya
Seven Things Sex and the City Teaches Us
As a recent city girl, I found refuge in binge-watching all 94 episodes of Sex and the City, as well as the two films that were made years after. There is something quite comforting knowing that in a world full of what seems to be perfect people, underneath the Dior and the Manolo Blahniks, there are still normal girls … Continue reading Seven Things Sex and the City Teaches Us
The Rise of Rihanna’s Fenty Brand
For the past 15 years, Rihanna has become an icon for all things fashion, music and girl power – but in 2017 she branched out from the music scene, followed her other passions and launched her critically acclaimed cosmetics company, Fenty Beauty. The Fenty Beauty brand prides itself on producing inclusive cosmetics for consumers (across … Continue reading The Rise of Rihanna’s Fenty Brand
What’s Wrong With My Blackness?
I hate talking about blackness. [noun] blackness [blak-nis]‘the quality or state of being Black. the quality or state of being a Black person. Negritude’ Not because it’s not important or because anti-blackness isn’t a real thing, but because I think it’s so nuanced that the more we try to comprehend it, the more it evades … Continue reading What’s Wrong With My Blackness?
“It Don’t Move”: Lessons from the Gorilla Glue Girl Saga
Being able to lay down edges and slick ponytails is an elite skill. It comes with a combination of excellent handcraft and the perfect product. After years of consulting with friends, endlessly scrolling through product reviews and many failed attempts, I am yet to perfect this skill and find the perfect product to lay down … Continue reading “It Don’t Move”: Lessons from the Gorilla Glue Girl Saga
Emotions and Decision Making
Having emotions is a major part of being human and to be honest I think it's fair to say anyone that has no emotion is pretty close to inhuman as you can get. Emotions are a huge part of who we are as people and are often the main driver when we make our decisions … Continue reading Emotions and Decision Making
Protect your Peace
3 min read So where should I start? The year of 2020 has been a roller coaster for us all. This year has disturbed the inner peace of many and some may feel absolutely overwhelmed because of the current climate we have been forced to inhabit. I would just like to spread this message, a … Continue reading Protect your Peace
“Out of sight, Out of mind”
At 19 I experienced a traumatic brain injury which changed my life in many ways. For starters, my interactions with people changed drastically. I went from being an outgoing, outspoken and confident individual to somebody who even I could no longer recognise. Now, I am extremely shy, since my injury, I despise going out in … Continue reading “Out of sight, Out of mind”