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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Quotes

Monday Motivation: Don’t be Afraid to Dream BIG

Happy Monday! Denzel Washington is one of my favorite people to watch both on screen and off. You can catch him off screen sharing major life hacks and words to remember. This morning, I wanted to share this short video of Denzel speaking at a college graduation. One thing he said that really stuck with […]

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Quotes

Monday Motivation: Take Care of YOU First

A wise woman once said, “You have to keep your own self full… that’s your job.”  That wise woman was Oprah Winfrey. I watched her speak to Stanford’s school of business and she dropped major gems that we can all stand to hear (multiple times). Here is one clip where she reminds us of something […]

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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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Fashion and Beauty, Updates

Introducing Queen to Queens Apparel !

I know that I’ve been gone for a while now, but I promise that it was for a good cause! For a while now I’ve been having a burning desire to create clothing in conjunction with the blog and this summer allowed me the opportunity to do so. Now that I’ve officially launched the website, […]

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My Life Lessons

Do You “Like” You?

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Since when did Instagram likes determine someone’s value, worth, or even competency? Our generation has transformed the boundaries with all things technology based in the last few years. There are all types of […]

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Updates

Update + More Blogs!

January is basically over and the last time I published something was the 1st day of this month… sad right? I’ve had people ask me, “when is the next post going to be?”, and honestly, I could not answer them. School is back in session in addition to some major life changes so it’s hard […]

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