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Makini Smith

Author/International Speaker/Mindset Coach

I help women conquer adversity through faith

You’ve been through the fire. Life has handed you crisis and brought you to your knees. I know the feeling. I’ve been right where you are, hurting, broken and unhappy. I was lost in my heartache and crippled by my struggle. But I located my footing when I found courage in faith and confidence that God has ordered my steps. Today, I live a life I love, and you can too. If you’re ready to turn your losses into lessons and live the life you desire, you’re in the right place. Come take a walk in my stilettos, and allow me to help you walk in a manner worthy of your calling. It’s time to begin your own journey of healing, turn your dreams into reality, topple your obstacles, and transform your goals into achievements. Incredible woman, you are a conqueror. It’s my mission to help you walk in greatness.

Hello! I’m Makini

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“As a single mother, new entrepreneur and young female “A Walk In My Stilettos” has been a go-to hand guide for me. Whether I've needed reassurance about a bad relationship, an example of sailing the sea of adversity gracefully or career advice it's all been made available to me through this one single book. Cheers to Makini for the well thought delivery and complete transparency. Walking in her stilettos will leave you with the urge to get a pair of your own.” 
Danielle Smith
I ordered the book because I wanted it. I wanted to support a woman that I admired from a distance on social media, but I had no idea just now much I really NEEDED it. As I flip through the pages of my now dog-eared co
Danielle Clarke
“A walk in my stilettoes is a raw and uncut story that is surprisingly easy to relate to. It has not only given me a completely new appreciation for the author herself, but it's also given me the courage to go after my deepest desires. It’s because of women like Makini that I am encouraged to desire more out of life and strive towards my true calling. Definitely worth your while"
T'kehya Prentice-Cupid
‘A Walk in My Stilettos’ showed me that there is no such thing as a hopeless situation. Makini Smith is a power house and such an inspirational woman who, through her own life story, has been able to teach me several life lessons about not giving up and staying strong through trials and tribulations. She is my motivation and an exemplary individual whose book has guided me through tough times since I began reading it.
Shola Seraphina
“A Walk In My Stilettos” isn't just any ordinary memoir. As I read through Makini Smith’s life experience I couldn't help but feel as though she was my personal mentor. This book really surprised me with the amount of knowledge and wisdom it contained. After reading this book I felt equipped to embark on my life's next journey. I know there was a purpose and plan for me in reading this book. I thank Makini Smith for being bold and courageous as she exposed her life lessons with transparency and humility. I know this book will bless many more.
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How To Get Through The Struggle With Grace


When we see other people overcome their fears, face adversity, and then finally taste triumph, we affirm ourselves and say, “If they can do it, then I’m sure I can too!”
This tale will strike an emotional chord and has the power to change your life. Makini is proof that being an optimist, mastering the power of having a positive mindset that focuses on strength, and sharing experiences can heal you and help others at the same time.
Makini aspires to show you how the right mindset can turn anyone from being the victim to a victor, turn obstacles into opportunities, and attract the life you truly deserve. The power is within YOU!”

111 Affirmations To Help You Heal


Affirmations (meaning a statement said with confidence about a perceived truth) have helped thousands of people make significant changes in their lives.
To “affirm” something, by dictionary definition, means that you are declaring it to be true. So when you affirm that you are fit when you are not, wealthy when you are financially struggling, or loved when you are lonely, you are holding a vision for what you know CAN be true.
Makini Smith discovered the power of positive affirmations and gratitude prayers that changed her life for good. In the pages of this book she shares “111 affirmations to help you heal” that made a difference in her life. When we hold a high regard for ourselves and display self-love we set the tone for how we are treated by others. Up your level of living TODAY!

The Gratitude Journal


The advantages to practicing gratitude are infinite. People who regularly practice gratitude by purposefully noticing and reflecting on the things they’re thankful for experience more positive emotions, feel more alive, get better sleep, express more compassion and kindness, and even have stronger immune systems.

Manually writing down the things you are grateful for engages your mind on a higher level. It’s time to elevate and I’ve created this journal to help you walk in your greatness. Not only will this journal help you focus on the positive in your life but it will serve as a memorable collection of your life’s greatest moments!

Couples Journal


This is a common notebook that couples can write their thoughts, memories, love notes, –everything! A couple’s journal is the perfect go-to spot for couples to share personal messages when time doesn’t always allow to talk in person, or it might be the perfect icebreaker for topics that are difficult to discuss. Don’t let the relationship take a back seat to all the other priorities pulling at you daily. This gratitude journal for couples is a simple and exciting way to focus on each other and keep the passion in your relationship.

It makes a great addition to a wedding gift, an anniversary gift or even a gift to yourself to share with your partner. It serves as a memorable collection of a relationships greatest moments. Feel more, experience more, express more when you engage your mind and your partner on a higher level. It’s a simple yet exciting way to focus on each other!

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