Guyanese Girl / About Author
Cloyette Harris-Stoute is a proud Guyanese based in Queens, New York. She's the founder of the Guyanese Girls Rock Blog, Founder & President of Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation, Inc. and Owner of Guyanese Girls Rock Apparels. A self-professed techie, she's an IT Manager at a prestigious New York City Hospital. She also owns her own fine jewelry business, Twin Elegance.
What advice would you give to your 21-year-old self?
Growing up in Guyana I was very very skinny and I desperately wanted to gain weight. But try as I may, nothing seemed to work. I wanted to be like other women who were referred to as being “thick” or having “a little meat on my bones.” But it just wasn’t in my DNA, I guess. I even wanted to try pills to gain weight. How delusional of me! Fortunately for me none of my…
28 Jul 2015
Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets….
Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So love the people who treat you right and forget the ones that don’t and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a change, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said that it’d be easy, they just promised it would be worth it. –Anonymous Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
30 Jun 2014
Knowing yourself means understanding who you are as a person and accepting the truth of what you discover….
Knowing yourself means understanding who you are as a person and accepting the truth of what you discover. It means knowing what you’re good at and what needs improving, knowing what you’re passionate about and what scares you, knowing your goals and dreams, knowing your habits and behaviors, your likes and dislikes, being aware of your physical being, accessing your health, well being and your relationships. Everyone has a purpose in life and and knowing what…
23 Jun 2015
You can be happy if you choose to be thankful…….
You can be happy if you choose to be thankful. Even if your life is not perfect, there are lots of reasons to feel good about something. Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
19 Nov 2013
Don’t forget to love yourself…..
“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” ~ Oscar Wilde Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
04 Jun 2015
Real Talk Thursday: A Man is Not a Financial Plan….
Don’t be dependent on him for your livelihood. Be self- reliant and pursue your own financial goals! Financially independent women can follow their dreams, stand up for themselves, are less stressed and have better higher self esteem. Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
03 Jul 2014
In the process of letting go for this new year you will lose many things from the past, but it will help you to find yourself. Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
02 Jan 2014
Don’t let your fears and doubts hinder your dreams….
Fear can paralyze your life and prevent you from following your dreams. It’s all in your mind; – stop thinking about the hurdles and just jump over them. Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
26 Jun 2015
You’re Only Human…..
Everyone makes mistakes in life, but that doesn’t mean they have to pay for them the rest of their life. Sometimes GOOD people make BAD choices. It doesn’t mean they’re bad…it means they’re HUMAN! Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
30 Jan 2015
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life….
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. Melody Beattie, Quoted in “Simple Abundance”, by Sarah Ban Breathnach Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
22 Aug 2013
Always follow your dreams….
“The best thing that you can do in life is follow your heart. Take risks. Don’t just take the safe and easy choices because you’re afraid of what might happen. Don’t have any regrets and know that everything happens for a reason.” unknown Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
24 Sep 2013
Relationships last longer when you don’t tell…..
Relationships last longer when you don’t tell people about your personal problems. Remember – 20% of people don’t care and the other 80% are glad you have them.” Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
04 Nov 2013
Take a chance on you, it’s about time…
Stop putting your dreams and goals on the backburner to support others, or for fear of failure. It’s your turn to shine, so take a chance on you! Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
13 Jul 2015
To All The Single Ladies….
The stage of single life is a time to discover who you really are, your purpose in life. It is a time to plan on how to fulfill your destiny and be successful in life. It is indeed a preparatory stage for a successful life. What you put in at this stage will determine the result you get in future even when you are finally married. Excerpt from The Beauty of Being Single –http://stepswithgod.com/beauty-single/ Share…
29 Oct 2013
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken……
Oscar Wilde said it best “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” You should be your own biggest cheerleader. Forget about what you look like and be proud of who you are! Stop trying to measure up. The only person you have to compete with is yourself and always remember that You Rock! Share on FacebookTweetFollow usSave
03 Dec 2013