Genuine Sisters Announces 5k Walk and Brunch Awards, Honoring Cancer and Domestic Violence Survivors

On Saturday October 7th, the Genuine Sisters Supporting Sisters non-profit organization will host a 5K Walk & Brunch Awards to benefit and celebrate cancer and domestic violence survivors at Stone Mountain Park. Created by Philanthropist, Motivational Speaker and Domestic Violence Survivor, Betty Murray; Atlantans of all facets are invited to register at GenuineSisters5K.Eventbrite.com in support … More Genuine Sisters Announces 5k Walk and Brunch Awards, Honoring Cancer and Domestic Violence Survivors

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Mental illness, specifically untreated depression, is the leading cause of suicide. You are not alone. Seek help. Mental illness is real. You can survive and thrive. Logic recently performed “1-800-273-8255” at the VMAs sharing his struggles with depression and suicidal ideation. I want you to be alive.-Logic https://youtu.be/_Ju6Q8Azcmg Call … More Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness: It Is Never Ok. It Is Not Your Fault.

The month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness month which is approaching soon. What exactly is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, … More Domestic Violence Awareness: It Is Never Ok. It Is Not Your Fault.

How To Cope When A Natural Disaster Hit

Natural disasters can significantly impact the mental health of many including those directly impacted, first responders, survivors of previous natural disasters, and those watching the coverage. Mental Health America (2017) identifies the following common reactions to natural disasters. Disbelief and shock Fear and anxiety about the future Disorientation; difficulty making decisions or concentrating Apathy and … More How To Cope When A Natural Disaster Hit

Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

In recent weeks, several clients, colleagues, friends, and family members have experienced the death of a loved one. The circumstances were different for each loved one. However, there are many commonalities we all share when dealing with the death of a loved one. Regardless of how you feel and the circumstances, grief is normal.   Anger, … More Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

The Experience: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life with Iyanla Vanzant

An Afternoon with Iyanla Vanzant On Sunday, July 29th I got the chance to spend four hours in the presence of six-time New York Times best-selling author and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant. It honestly didn’t feel like four hours. Iyanla was funny, transparent, authentic, engaging and nurturing as she shared her life story. The first book … More The Experience: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life with Iyanla Vanzant

I Could Have Died Trying to Build a Brand and Grow My Business

Don’t Die Trying to Build a Brand and Grow A Business In business,  there are so many triggers in the workplace that can cause stress. I talk about this because I recently experienced what being overwhelmed and being under stress can do to you. Running my own small business and doing it all proved to … More I Could Have Died Trying to Build a Brand and Grow My Business

Mental Health Matters: 7 Tools to Silence the Shame

Voices of Hope On July 22, I had the opportunity to attend the Haven House Mental Health Conference hosted by The House of Hope in Decatur, GA. Anchor Hospital was the premier sponsor along with several conference partners. Mental Illness is not a punishment from God.-Rev. Dr. Percy Johnson Rev. Johnson posited that theology and … More Mental Health Matters: 7 Tools to Silence the Shame