Jehnelle Johnson (Street Articles Author)
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I'm just a YJL (Young Jamaican Lady) who shares who I am through my words and love for writing. I write very light pieces that are easy to digest and most importantly, not too long. I write for the passion, the love, for what I can contribute to the world through my words. I hope you find my work enlightening.

About Friends
There are friends for a season, friends for a reason and friends for a lifetime. There are many titles attached to friendship; oldest friend, frenemies, long distance friends and the all-time popular BFFs (best friends forever). Research shows that if individuals have been friends for over 7 years they will…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Friendship   Aug 24, 2015  
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Secret Escape
Escapism and I met about a month ago, or so I thought. It turned out that we met long before, years before, and we’ve been dating ever since. I also found out that he’s been cheating on me…with you. Escapism is the avoidance of reality by absorption of the mind…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   May 05, 2015  
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From One Single to Another
Today I’d like to tackle the issue or shall I say gift of singledom. Don’t worry I’m not here to rant about how sad or how great it is to be single. I think it’s actually a bit of both, depending on whether you’re a “the glass is half empty”…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Singles   Apr 08, 2015  
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What's Your Why?
Why we do the things we do has been a mystery since the beginning of time. I’ve asked myself that question too many times. Why do I long for change yet continue to make the same mistakes? Or why do I grasp the dream I have long desired only to…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Achievement   Mar 30, 2015  
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Home Remedies: Acne
Home remedies have been around before doctors and pharmacies, and being Jamaican, it has been a part of my entire life. These alternative methods have had its good and bad times in our history, since it has been the cause of quite a few poisonings yet it is the hero…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Acne   Mar 11, 2015  
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Why Do We Cry?
Ever wondered why we cry? The first thing that might come to mind is pain or hurt. We cry when we've been hurt either physically or emotionally; whether it's a knock to the forehead or a knock to the heart. But that's not the what I'm referring to on this…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Mind Body Spirit   Feb 15, 2015  
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To Live Or Not to Live
"I'm sorry", is how I thought that I would begin"It's not your fault"..... I mean I didn't want anyone to blame themselves for what I had done, not my family, especially not my mother. Even though I never actually wrote this note, I did think about it quite a few…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Friendship   Feb 07, 2015  
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The Struggle is Real
A phrase my friends and I use way too often......"The Struggle is Real". Even though things can get rough, it's time to face the facts that the struggle is only as real as we allow it to be. And there is always a silver lining in every dark cloud. Fact…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Positive Attitude   Feb 04, 2015  
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How To Be Afraid Like A Pro
There are many articles and videos about courage and conquering fear, but this time I'll be teaching you "How to be Afraid" like a pro. Most people believe that fear is a disadvantage; that it is the enemy, but I'm hear to let you know that if you do it…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Techniques   Feb 01, 2015  
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Boy Or Girl ?
Are you a boy..... or a girl? Back in my day this was an easy question to answer. A boy, is as described by wikipedia ".... a young male human, usually child or adolescent. When he becomes an adult he's described as a man. The most apparent thing that differentiates…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 01, 2015  
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