How To Remain Positive In A World Of Negativity

There’s so much happening in the world that can affect the way we move through this Earth. Death, violence, racial injustice are only a few. Happiness can be elusive or short-lived for so many of us but it doesn’t have to be. Here are 10 ways I  personally stay positive even when it’s hard to: Don’t compare yourself to others Close your eyes and ears to things that disrupt your …

First Impressions: Earth Elements’ Turmeric and Lime Mask

Since puberty hit I’ve struggled with controlling my acne. Some weeks I have great skin other weeks the breakouts seem relentless. In the days of the latter I spent my time constantly researching new, affordable ways to improve my skin. Over the past months I’ve found products I finally can call my staples. My cleanser of choice is African black soap with witch hazel as my toner and St. Ives …

Back To School Essentials

Well, tomorrow is the official start of the school year for most schools in Jamaica and many parents are happy that the kiddos get to be back in school and out of their hair but the non-parents like myself are dreading the added traffic. All we can do is mentally prepare ourselves for the inevitable and try our best to be the earliest bird and get on and off the …

New Post Schedule & Blog Launch

As I promised a few posts ago the new Sunny Side Ja blog will launch this week with a new posting schedule. If you were hungry for content you’ll be fed for sure. The blog will host my the usual tips and tricks and restaurant reviews but will also feature other lifestyle content: natural skincare methods/products, fitness routines/progress, my motivational playlists and so much more. Starting today you, my faithful …