Insecurity Competes, Confidence Empowers: Lessons in the Shine Theory

Avarie |

“When you feel copied, remember that people can only go where you have already been, they have no idea where you are going next.” – Liz Lange

 Let’s be honest, being in the creative business is not all fun and games. In addition to the hard work, lots of late nights and the harsh criticism, there’s also putting your work on the worldwide web which can cause copycats to come knocking on your door. 

My Girlfriends

Perri |


I’ve mentioned the importance of friendship in previous posts and I honestly can’t stress how vital loving, supportive and healthy connections are! I thank God for my friends and I’m praying you can too!

The Real F word: Dispelling the Myth

Shara Trott |


Okay, so it’s no secret that I am a certified and card carrying ambassador of the feminist movement. Ever since I was a teenager I’ve been obsessed with social injustice in society, taking a special interest in issues affecting women and girls all over the world. If you follow me on any social media platform, I’m sure you’re tired of my thousands of feminist post and I would love to tell you that I plan on stopping flooding your Instagram feeds with my feminist sentiments but that would be a lie. Being that my life pretty much revolves around feminism, it is still so shocking when I am reminded daily that most people still have no idea what feminism really is.