Akosua Dardaine Edwards

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


30 Things I Believe

What is being of service? Looking upon another human being with kindness and compassion and not judgement is a profound act of service and though such a form of service lacks for whistles and bells, this expression of “service” comes from truly understanding the power of your soul and what it means to “look upon another with eyes of grace.” Carolyn Myss

1. I believe in sleep

2. I believe that love can cure it all 

3. I believe in feeling my feelings

4. I believe that nature is my best teacher

5. I believe that friends are family minus blood lines

6. I believe that discipline and consistency combined with talent  can and will can create miracles

7. I believe in following my intuition

8. I believe that rest is part of the Journey

9. I believe in that all things are lessons that God will have us learn

10. I believe in choosing the people around you with care

11. I believe that vacations can reboot creativity 

12. I believe in joy - doing what brings you joy - and often

13. I believe in karma and  that there are consequences for your  every action

14. I believe in God and using whatever name one uses to refer to their God

15. I believe in love - yes it is worth saying it again

16. I believe that women are changing the world

17. I believe in minding my own business

18. I believe in letting people be

19. I believe that music has super powers

20. I believe in gratitude, service and giving back

21. I believe in starting where you are

22. I believe in being yourself, every single time

23. I believe in tears and its cleansing powers

24. I believe in writing things down as it makes it real

25. I believe in self belief

26. I believe the future is female

27. I believe we are never alone

28. I believe in asking for what you want

29. I believe in disrupting to create

30. I believe that anything is possible

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Have you read any of Akosua's work?

What Did I Learn Today? Lessons on the Journey to Unconditional Self Love

Nyabo (Madam) - Why Are You Here?

Daily Lessons on the Journey - A Journal

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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
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— 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