New York City is a place where many have their own preconceived notions before visiting, and of course there comes the occasional myth. This can sometimes deter many from moving here to accomplish their dreams. When I first came to New York to live there, I had many preconceived notions, and was astounded by the actual truth of many of them. Here, I describe some of those myths and shed light … [Read more...] about The Reality Behind New York Myths
Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Being Goofy! My computer decided to go belly up. I have had the computer for under a year, but it just won’t cooperate. The back light is on but no picture on the screen. I was in tears. Thank God I kept my old laptop. This weekend was my nephew Cairon's birthday, and he was too cute with his white button-up and yellow vest. He turned three and was proud about … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Being Goofy!
Lady Lennia Sha'da: Take a Leap of Faith and Don’t Look Back The best advice that I can give anyone entering post-graduation life regardless of their degree level is to believe in the decisions that you make. Don’t live with regrets. Regrets become weight and could very possibly turn into fear that keeps you from making more difficult decisions in your future. I will shed a little bit … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Sha’da: No Regrets!
While plenty of styles come and go, waist belts seem to stick. They stay because they create that classic hourglass figure that every woman wishes to achieve. Here I describe five ways to wear the waist belt. Shapeless Dress This is a great way to add that natural silhouette to a tent or box-shaped dress. Depending on the design and pattern of the belt, this can also add an edgy look to … [Read more...] about Funky Ways to Wear a Waist Belt
As a college senior facing your last year, you might've contemplated deleting a good 1,000 or so friends from Facebook. During those four, five, maybe even six years of undergrad, one will most likely experience lots of drama from lots of people they’d prefer not to bring along into the real world. The next step for most is to ask the question, "How do I free myself from pointless and negative … [Read more...] about Re-examining Negative Relationships
Graduating from college is an exciting time. The late nights spent studying and the years of taking classes you truly despised were all for this one moment. But you are not the only one who is joyous in your success. Your family has been there for you the entire way; providing a home for the holidays, helping fund your education, and giving you tips to get the most out of your classes. They've … [Read more...] about Thanks, But No Thanks: Handling Post-Grad Pressure from Family