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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trust Your Gut

BY: SHEENA BLAKE We hear it all the time, “trust your gut.” Our elders say it; our parents say it. Everyone says it. But, what...

Sifting Through the Debris

BY: SHEENA BLAKE “We gotta sift through the debris,” said my partner one chilly Saturday afternoon. It seemed so out of context for me, really....

The Family: A Crumbling Institution

BY: SIMONE Welcome Back Toronto Caribbean Readers. I am happy that you have joined us for another learning experience. This week I want to take...

Dealing With Disappointment

BY: SHEENA BLAKE How do you deal with disappointment? Do you sit and feel sorry for yourself? Do you seek encouragement from others? Do you...

My Crazy ‘Relationship Self’

BY: SHEENA BLAKE What is your ‘relationship’ self like? You know, that self that acts repugnant or self righteous or ignorant or arrogant or needy…well,...

Never This Broke Again

BY KEISHA JOHNSON Over the holidays, my husband invited me to watch an interview of this amazing lady who had interrupted her family history and...

Riding the Rough Waves

BY SHEENA BLAKE Life tends to have all types of dips and turns and plateaus a plenty. Sometimes, things are clear and smooth and nothing...

Failure Cheer Leaders

BY SHEENA BLAKE My father has this fascination with failure. He talks about it all the time. In fact, he is even wanting to start...

Change Your Trajectory

BY SHEENA BLAKE  I usually start by asking you something, a question to get you thinking about the day’s topic. I don’t want to do...

Low, Down, Dirty Fear

BY SHEENA BLAKE What are your deepest fears? Like, what are the things that subtly, oh so very subtly chip away at your thoughts and...

Professional Development

Not Just Another Change Leadership Event

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU Toronto will be hosting a leadership event that will offer knowledge and tips on improving a business or organization in today's changing...

A Key Strategy to Make Volunteering Meaningful

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Volunteering in Canada is a way of life that is as ubiquitous as the maple leaf insignia. Not only are engagement opportunities...

Who’s Speaking Into Your Ear?

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON There was a point in my journey not long ago when the future seemed a bit cloudy and my confidence weighed precariously...