Best Thrift Stores to Shop at in Jamaica

It’s still the season for shopping and shopping thrift stores can be hard in Jamaica. Searching for local thrift stores can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. While there are countless clothing retail stores online or traditional storefronts it’s not the same for thrift stores. This year however I found a few stores that I’d love to share with you. In usual Sunny Side style, I’ll take …

24 Things I Learnt Being 24: Day 8

Disappointment is God’s guidance. I write this one with a heavy heart. I had big plans to ring in my 25 year. After settling on plans months ago it had all fallen apart in a few days. Initially I responded well, I understood that it wasn’t meant to be but the emotions came through. I couldn’t hide how disappointed and distraught I felt about a milestone I wanted to celebrate …

24 Things I Learnt Being 24: Day 4

Friendships aren’t always forever and that’s ok. I think a lot of us can identify with this. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ll see a friendship related post on my social media. As we evolve as people sometimes our circle changes and that’s normal. Grow, learn and spread your wings! Friends come and go but it’s important that you maintain respect for the other persons and yourself.

24 Things I Learnt Being 24: Day 3

Procrastination doesn’t win, perseverance does. I’ve always known this to be true but procrastination was the blanket I clung to when the possibility of failure existed. If I tried to achieve something and it didn’t work out my excuse could then be: “I didn’t even try that hard”. This year I decided I would no longer teeter at the edge of my potential but I’d make the plunge and commit …

24 Things I Learnt Being 24: Day 2

Patience is key. If you know me I’m not always the most patient person in the world but in recent years my that’s been my biggest test. Waiting for the right job, waiting for the right car, waiting for my savings to be enough to buy said car, there were plenty of times when all I could do was wait and it was hard. There were times I felt I …

24 Things I Learnt Being 24: Day 1

Invest your time and energy wisely. There’s nothing worse than wasted time. In primary school we learnt a gem (as we called them) we used to repeat daily. I can’t quite remember the words but the essence was that wasted time can never be regained. A lesson I think we all should learn. Don’t get me wrong though, I’m a devoted advocate for a balanced life filled with equal rest …