Akosua Dardaine Edwards

Let's Share Lessons on The Journey

Akosua Dardaine Edwards - author, writer, coach, gender specialist, speaker


[What did I learn today? Lessons on the Journey to Unconditional Self Love] What is your why?

Why do, do, do I, I, I, I feel trapped Inside a box when I just don't fit into it? Maybe I've been scared knowing What's there in front of me

Maybe I been trying to be What they needed me to be? When I should've just been me Why, why, why, why, why, why?

Whatever it is, let it be, let it be Whatever it is, whatever it is Whatever it is, let it be, let it be Whatever it is, whatever it is, let it Jill Scott

What's your why?

I mean really? What is your why?

What is the why you do anything that you do?

The why has the answers, the why has the guidance, the why has the truth the why comes from inside, from the gut, from the intention

Today I had the privilege of spending time at Heartbeat Radio For Women
103.5FM As I was there I was thinking this is so surreal I would watch Ms Marcia
Miranda growing up, singing and on stage and looked up to her and here I
was in the same room with her, it dawned on me that I was there because I
had the courage to share my story in the most authentic way because I
wanted someone to learn from my experience - that was my why. Never in my
wildest dreams I thought I would be sitting in the same room with her
sharing and learning as well from her own journey. Meeting Ms Patricia Toby today as well brought my why into focus as well,
she came to share her story to support her friend and that was very

I have learnt that the why may not be clear in the moment but lay it down,
journal it out, ask the Universe, Challenges will pull you off course. You
won't have a filter for decision making. And when shit gets hard and you
get confused... you need that why, Today one of my why's came and introduced herself - in a radio studio in
Trinidad and Tobago And here is my new question I am now asking myself with no judgement -"Why?
What would a person who does this need to believe in order to justify doing


-- Posted By Blogger to What did I learn today? Lessons on the Journey to
Unconditional Self Love on 6/03/2016 01:17:00 pm

Your story is inspiring, your delivery is real
— Barbara Ince, President - Maloney Women's Group
The students who attended the function were so inspired by you they want all their friends to be exposed to your story.
— Cherisse Rawlins - Teacher Moruga Secondary
I must thank you for your presentation, many people were blown away by it.
— Sharon Christopher, Dep CEO First Citizens Bank Limited
It was a pleasure hosting you. Your reading from Nyabo (Madam) Why Are You Here? - was both thought provoking and insightful, thank you.
— Consulate General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - New York
You are an inspiration to us all
— Marlene Charles, YWCA President
I can’t stop telling people about your presentation. You changed my life forever!
— Michele Celestine, Executive Director Heroes Foundation
What an honour and priveledge it was for me and my wife to host you during your stay in Washington DC
— Anthony WJ Phillips-Spencer, Ambassador Extraordinary Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Unveiling was exactly what I needed, thank you.
— Participant at 2017's Unveiling- Looking into the Mirror of Self
Akosua, congratulations and thank you for that fabulous and thoughtful sharing from your book. I did NOTHING for the weekend but read your books. Madam, I found your story telling light and entertaining, true Trini style but DEEP.
— Sandra Ferguson, Agency for Rural Transformation, Grenada W.I
After hearing Ms. Akosua speak, I now know that I am everything and that I have everything to become who I want to be.
— Jenna Marie Bharat, Student- San Juan South Secondary School
Madam Akosua was awe inspiring. Excellent motivational skills. For me as a new retiree her words encourage me to “give back to the village”
— Anthea Doyle
Inspirational for both year groups. Forms 3 and 5. They were at the edge of their seats. prodding them to plan and even when things do not go as planned... to never give up when faced with life’s challenges
— San Juan South Secondary School
She is complete, sincere and true to herself. Akosua relates to you on what is common in all of us, our humanity.
— Odella Jowaheer