“And sometimes is seen a strange spot in the sky

A human being that was given to fly…” From Pearl Jam’s “Given to Fly”

[Updated June 2019.]

Happy June! Thank you everyone who mingled with us at the Beverly Hills Food & Wine Festival in LA last week!

As we’re on the road to...

May 30, 2019

[Photos by Akasha Garnier.]

"The harder you work, the luckier you get."~Thomas Jefferson

A few years ago I started writing a travel blog when I was living on Hawaii's Big Island.

I've always known that I wanted to be a writer, now I'm balancing working smart with an invit...

May 29, 2019

It is my great pleasure to welcome Laurence O’Bryan back as a guest this week for our writers and entrepreneurs. Laurence O’Bryan is an author and the founder of BooksGoSocial.comand The Dublin Writers' Conference.

Check out Laurence’s valuable advice and special offer:


May 23, 2019

“The Earth has music for those who listen.” ~George Santayana

Warm wishes for a wonderful Memorial Day weekend to our American

readers & friends!

Make time to go outside as we put on that summer mindset.

This week, many health professionals prescribed nature is becoming a...

[On the way to The Oscars adventure. Photo: Devin G., LA.] 

Thank you for 2 years of great growth, engagement and inspiration for entrepreneurs and brands!   

Here's a #TBT toast to our photo shoot at Cerise, the Virgin Hotels Chicago Rooftop.

There are people...

I’m here with Paul Banks in Chicago…that’s Paul M. Banks, the author and sportswriter, not Paul Banks the Interpol singer. Congrats on the release of your first book NO, I CAN’T GET YOU FREE TICKETS: Lessons Learned from a Life in the Sports Media Industry!

April 27, 2019

 [images: Akasha, except where noted]

I've had a writing breakthrough with what needs to happen.

Yes, I had to put this on pause for my #ShineThroughtheNoise #SparkCreativity release and helping with a family member's health. Now I'm writing and planning the #Davant...

April 23, 2019

“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” ~Victor Hugo, Author (The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Misérables & more)

What a timely quote! This week the world wondered, prayed and rallied together around Notre Dame de Paris. [Parisians kneeling and singing as...

March 14, 2019

“In my life, what I find most satisfying is that I was part of a movement that made life better, not just for women … gender discrimination is bad for everyone.” ~ Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has made life better, and along...

February 28, 2019

“It is a profession that takes courage.”~Glenn Close on acting

The 91st Academy Awards was a night filled with twists and firsts. Last year Frances McDormand (Best Actress, 2018) said she had two words to leave us with: “inclusion rider,” a stipulation in an actor’s con...

Please reload

Please reload

Recent Posts

Miles of the Emerald Isle: Dublin Shine + Chapter Reading

September 25, 2019

Please reload

  • Twitter Clean Grey
  • Instagram Clean Grey
  • Vimeo Clean Grey

Be the first to know about the thriller series.

© 2015 by Akasha Garnier   All rights reserved

Website by CWD  & Akasha Garnier