February 7, 2016 So I took my first step towards separating business from pleasure. (Or maybe leisure would be a more appropriate word…) I finally got around to creating my personal website. At shanaantoine.com you'll find my bio, a list of publications, and contact information. No more, no less. No longer will I feature both external… Continue reading New Site!
It’s Not About Working Hard, It’s About Working Smart
November 7, 2015 Anyone else totally swamped after a 5-day week of nonstop hustling and bustling? I know I am. Whether it's school, freelance projects or waking up at 6 am for an hour long commute to work, we're constantly pushing ourselves. Luckily, there are a number of ways we can increase our productivity levels,… Continue reading It’s Not About Working Hard, It’s About Working Smart
5 Ways You Can Up Your Green Tea Game
“Guess Who’s Back, Back Again”
October 7, 2015 It's been a while since I've posted (37 days, 1 hour and 35 minutes to be exact), so I figured I'd give you all a holler. A few weeks ago, I gave up my flexible, aimless, yoga-filled schedule to live the sleepless, structured, 9 to 5 life I'd always dreamed of. (It's more… Continue reading “Guess Who’s Back, Back Again”
Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Eight Things You Can Do To Be A Happier You!
August 31, 2015 So many of us are under pressure, whether it be a result of school, financial obligations, work, or familial responsibilities. These kind of stresses take a major toll on our overall levels of happiness and in turn, the relationships we have with ourselves and others. I wrote this piece because I've learned… Continue reading Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Eight Things You Can Do To Be A Happier You!
Getting Kinky: My Journey To Natural Hair
August 13, 2015 Hello, lovelies! Head on over to MOGUL to read about my personal journey to being au naturel. I struggled with the decision to share this with the world. In the end, I figured why not? Perhaps my words and my experiences will inspire some of you to take that leap out of your… Continue reading Getting Kinky: My Journey To Natural Hair
6 Things Mom & Dad Taught Me About Love
Taylor Magazine Has Made Its Debut!
July 27, 2015 After months and months of eager anticipation, Taylor Magazine has finally launched its website! A few months ago, I was approached by one of the founders to write for this London-based online/print publication. I've been looking forward to this day ever since. Click here to visit the site! Like, follow, share, explore. ***Update***… Continue reading Taylor Magazine Has Made Its Debut!
8 Things You Need To Know Before Dating An Introvert
“Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy” : The Job Hunt
July 8, 2015 A few months have passed since graduation, and I’ve found it discouragingly difficult to land a job in my desired field. Just when it seems that my writing and credentials have opened the door to my dream job, the subsequent interview ends up slamming said door right in my face. I find… Continue reading “Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy” : The Job Hunt
As Far As My Eye Can Sea
July 6, 2015 Davy Jones was so enamored by the sea that he carved out his own heart after having betrayed her. Other stories dictate that it was a woman (not the ocean) that he yearned for, a sea nymph by the name of Calypso. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest touches on each of… Continue reading As Far As My Eye Can Sea
Loved & Lost: Overcoming the Pain of Breaking Up
June 23, 2015 I have now been accepted as a Contributing Writer for MOGUL Inc.! I am overwhelmed with joy at the opportunities my love of writing has provided me. And surely, this is only the beginning! Still, I will never consider writing to be "work," for my desire to write is like an unquenchable… Continue reading Loved & Lost: Overcoming the Pain of Breaking Up