My Life Lessons

Need Help Learning to Pray?

When I was in undergrad at Florida A&M University, I was a regular at the library. One day, two of my guy friends joined me in a study room and as we usually tended to do, we joked and laughed about the normal college things. Well about 5 minutes into the conversation, one of them […]

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Quotes

Monday Motivation: Words from Michelle Obama

Happy Monday!! What better way to get your week started than with wise words from my #ForeverFirstLady, Michelle Obama. This video is from her last commencement speech as the First Lady. One notable thing she said was: “Your experience facing and overcoming adversity is one of your biggest advantages.” So as you continue on through […]

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Sharing

Spring Break Do’s and Don’ts

Spring Break is here! In honor of the yearly event where college students from near and far gather to escape everything they’ve been learning in college (and even things they’ve learned as home training)… I wanted to let you all know a few things to do and also those things that you should avoid at […]

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Events, Fashion and Beauty

Teen Vogue Back to School Party

Yesterday I attended a back to school party sponsored by Teen Vogue. The event included a fun mingling session followed by mini seminars for Makeup, Skincare, and Fitness. Each particular topic had its own room as well as a color specific theme. These rooms were all located on different floors which made attendees feel like they were […]

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My Life Lessons

5 Girl Power Movies and TV Shows

It can be exceptionally hard to find movies where the female role isn’t plagued by some extreme identity crisis particularly centered around the meager “need” of a male companion, daddy issues, or constant comparison to an onscreen rival (as if women can’t coexist without envy of another woman). So, when I find a movie or […]

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Webisodes

Freshman 15 Workout

We are ALMOST DONE! With just 2 videos left in Shaakira’s Declassified College Survival Guide, today is all about the Freshman 15. If you aren’t familiar with it, the term was developed for the amount of weight freshmen tend to gain during the first year of college. To combat that, Jon of the New You Boot Camp […]

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Webisodes

The Tea on College Majors

*inserts drumroll* Day 3! We’re halfway through Shaakira’s Declassified College Survival Guide and today is all about choosing a major. It can be a difficult decision to make but here we talk Theatre, Psychology, Business, Pharmacy, and Public Relations.  Even if these aren’t your interests, the information is useful for any area of interest you […]

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Webisodes

Back to School Lookbook

Day 2! As promised, I’m giving you the second video in Shaakira’s Declassified College Survival Guide. Today’s topic is back to school style… I’m a sucker for nice pieces but I don’t believe in breaking the bank to do so. Nothing in this video costs over $32!  I hope that you enjoy and are somehow […]

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Webisodes

Shaakira’s Freshman Survival Guide

Hey y’all Hey! So I’m extremely excited to be releasing my college freshman survival guide! It’s been a process trying to bring my ideas into fruition but I must say, it was well worth the hassle lol… Anyhow, in case you aren’t subscribed to my YouTube channel, I will be posting each video here on […]

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