Wellness

13-17yrs, 18 & over, 8-12yrs, blog series, civic duty, commentary, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development, Resources, Wellness

Post Trayvon Martin Tragedy let’s tackle: Community Violence, Chronic Health and Student Achievement


  Fresh off the Zimmerman jury verdict of “Not Guilty”, there have been several peaceful protests and discussions about the issues of race and court injustices. Although real issues, community violence, chronic health and lack of student achievement greatly affect our children and their families. These interrelated problems impede progression in underserved communities.  Let’s look

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13-17yrs, 18 & over, blog series, commentary, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development, Wellness

Despite my Disabilities: The importance of love, acceptance, perseverance and determination


Hello again to all 🙂. In this long overdue installment, which is long overdue, I am writing a bit about how my education, family and friend’s support helped me to overcome all that I have and let me be who I am today.  The first thing I should say about all of this is that

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13-17yrs, 8-12yrs, blog series, commentary, inspirational, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development, Wellness

Raw Fish &Lumpy Grits: for Success


Raw Fish & Lumpy Grits So after surviving the third interview, making it through the hiring and orientation process you are now happily settled it at your new job. The job is going well, your co- workers are nice and you are finally feeling at ease in your new work home. The bliss and euphoria

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13-17yrs, 8-12yrs, blog series, Education, inspirational, personal development, Wellness

Life Essentials for Success:Selecting Friends


How to Select the Right Friends: It does not matter the decade or for that matter the century we are in, being a teenager or a young adult is not easy. With our global community’s population totals pushing ever so closely to the seven billion mark communication, problem solving and decision making skills will be

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blog series, commentary, Motivational (Coaching, Speaking, etc), personal development, Wellness

Life Essentials for Success: Strengthening and Protecting Your Child’s Self-Esteem


Importance of Self-Esteem in a Child’s : Self-esteem is apart of each person’s social development which begins during infancy and lasts a lifetime.  Parent, educators, religious leaders and neighbors all play an important role in this most delicate process.  What does self- esteem mean?  According to author David Myers in “Exploring Psychology”, self- esteem is one’s feeling of

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