D’orandae | Building Wealth

Building Wealth What better topic to speak about since this is the pay week for most of us? Wealth is something we all want to have but yet no one is looking for ways to build it. It is not just about having money and saving money, oh no Courtanae it involves so much more

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D’orandae | Your business is failing because…

Hey my beautiful reader, This week, we are NOT throwing shade but we will be speaking the truth on a matter we have either encountered or fear… FAILURE! Raise your hand if you know someone who has started a business and have stopped. This is nothing to be ashamed of even if you are that

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Relationship Cycle

Have you ever realized the cycle of a relationship? Wait, did you even realize that relationships are a cycle? It’s funny isn’t it? You meet someone, you’re scared of opening yourself him to him/her; you finally tear down your walls and allow that person in. Your trust and confidence grow and even though you doubt

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Jobs for Jamaicans (Montego Bay edition)

Known for its beautiful beaches and a popular tourist destination, Montego Bay is not only my home but the home of more than 100,000 other folks, one of the two airports on this island, Sangster’s International Airport, and Reggae Sumfest. It is the capital of St. James, has a popular ship port and numerous beachfront hotels and

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A lesson in growth

Last week, I was on the low-low mentally because I had no sense of direction; I was confused because someone who I loved very much returned into my life but I didn’t want to give up my progress for him. Not to spill out much of my personal life, but that one incident really opened

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Break Up Process

All good things must come to an end ~ Geoffrey Chaucer People believe that a break up is simple; you cry for a week then move on.  Is that the case for everyone?  Do you run to another guy/girl after exiting a relationship?  Do you take another drink or eat yourself to death? When the

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Hustling

The urban dictionary defines ‘hustling’ as making money no matter what the situation is; Jamaicans are the creators and mastermind behind the term, ‘hustling’.  I strongly believe that we are able to make it wherever we go just because of this trait.  Today, I want to share five tips for making money on the side

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Hot Head, Calm Down

Criticism may come in the harshest form, some we even cry about at nights.  Other times it comes from persons who we may not be fond of.  But, is it possible for us to focus on the message and not the messenger? Is it possible for us to find value in what was said and

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Budgeting

The dreaded B word haunts us again as each payday approaches us; it is quite hard for us to budget especially because every month after you’ve paid your bills, it is hard to save the $10 that is left to bring us back to work.  I most recently purchased something quite expensive and I’ve been

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