Author Archives: Dr. Marvalous!

About Dr. Marvalous!

I am an educator, author, and community/cultural activist of Jamaican heritage, deeply concerned about the way we shape and are shaped by society. How do we engage the resources around us to realize our creative potential? How do we give of ourselves to become the change we want to see in this world? It is my intention to engage an audience in energetic and provocative discussions on these issues.

Nothing Feels as Good As Becoming Who You Are Meant to Be!!!

 I am the Best Version of Myself!! Grace ,Power & Bravery  Keeping my Heart Open!

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Two weekends ago I spent the time celebrating with childhood friends.  And I had the time of my life doing so: dancing, catching up on childhood memories and laughing till the tears flowed. My husband and I traveled to Atlanta … Continue reading

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Celebrate Everything!!!

My Dear Friends, Thank You For Your Delightful Source of Friendship & Wisdom!   It has been my greatest wish to foster a creative community of practice which allows the space for empowered women to fellowship and support the creative … Continue reading

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Share Your Legacy & Enrich the Future Why We Should Write: The Miami Book Fair International 2014 How exciting and I must admit, also emotional for me, participating as a panelist on the African/Caribbean Diaspora Genealogy Panel at the 31st … Continue reading

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Nature & The Life of Inner Peace

Rocks, Water & Plants: Let the Power of Nature Renew Your Spirit! The Imagination is Everything. Einstein I am always amazed at the power and potency of the land when I travel or even when I walk and observe familiar … Continue reading

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Turn Your Face to the Sun & the Miracles Will Come

  Amidst the cliches and all the self help talk  that abound one is challenged to determine what makes sense and how to focus one’s energy and attention towards achieving one’s most important goals. Oftentimes, disappointments are slung your way … Continue reading

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Open Your Door to The Excitement & Delight of Discovery!!!

The Best Day of Your Life Don’t start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. I am not sure just where I read these words, nor can I claim them as my own. However, what I can do is … Continue reading

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Summer Travel Opens A Window to Creativity

Traveling outside of one’s culture has been known to be one of the greatest agents in awakening creativity. Travel has the ability to take simple lessons and transform them into moments so powerful they can define a worldview forever. As … Continue reading

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Poetry & the Power of Self!

Poetry  Illuminates  the Meaning of Life   Poetry Poetry is soca, calypso, rara, reggae. It is the echoes of the abeng across the mountain top; The cold smoldering seams between a couple’s silence ; The hot passion of their midnight … Continue reading

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Maya & Maxine: Women Who Dared to Disturb the Universe

 Women of Words:Women of Substance Last week, the world said goodbye to two notable women of letters; Maya Angelo and Maxine Greene. These two women were trailblazers who dared to disturb the universe and for that I am forever grateful. … Continue reading

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