From Annika, With Love xo

When I was little, I remember asking my Nan if she was rich and she would always reply with “I’m not rich with money but I am rich because I have all of you.” I used to love that so much, that she counted her wealth as the loved ones around her, and I know…

Thank You, Poetic Essence

Poetic Essence changed my life and I say that without exaggeration. The impact this event has had on my life has been unlike any other. It may seem on the surface that it is JUST a live event where you can JUST see artists perform, JUST like at any other live event in Birmingham. You’d…

EXCLUSIVE: From my writing archives…

Hey poetry, It’s been a while Since I gave you attention, Nurtured you with passion, Helped the words to flow, Allowed the flame to ignite, And let the creativity grow. Yet, you’re always on my mind, Forming sentences and lines, Sometimes speaking out loud, But rarely writing poetry down… I’m sorry, Sincerely sorry, I am….

From Me To You

If you’re reading this, please know that I think you are amazing! I know social media doesn’t truly reflect your daily battles and challenges, you deal with so much behind closed doors. You are strong, you are powerful and I see you. You put on a smile for all to see even when you’re not…

Dear Creatives: An Open Letter

Welcome to 2015. This is officially the year of making big things happen. I really feel like last year was the dress rehearsal for the big show this year. Are you ready? Have you rehearsed your lines? Are you clear about what your costume should look like? Did you do research into your character? Are…

About Project YOU

I have a collaborative blog called Project YOU. It is amazing. It oozes positivity, inspiration, tips for self love and is ready for you to indulge yourself among the posts. It started as a peer group on Facebook, then became a blog, then became a collaborative blog (can’t write everything myself) and now has an…