November 7, 2016 Hi friends. It’s been a while. I've used a generic autumn stock photo to represent the amount of time that has passed. So it's been a while. Reason being that I’ve been forced to keep one of the biggest secrets I’ll ever have to keep in my life. You see, these two people here:… Continue reading Big Changes On The Horizon…
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Locking Up, Toning Down
August 23, 2016 A month and six days to date, I decided to grow dreadlocks. Well I actually decided over 10 years ago that I'd embrace twisties when I turned 30, but just like many other things in life, things didn't go as planned. But do they ever? I've slowly begun to recognize how weird the 20s… Continue reading Locking Up, Toning Down
7 Things I Look For In A Man To Be The Father Of My Children
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!