Holiday Blues: How to Survive an Un-Happy Holiday

This year we have seen our fair share of depression and how not talking about it can lead to many questions down the road from people thinking “I wondered what happened and what was going on?” Depression is a serious matter, often brushed under the rug or diagnosed as a phase. Although I advocate whole-heartedly about the value of prayer and faith, for those not easily “fixed” by such rituals, it’s kind of hard to get through depression… especially during the holidays.

For me, the holidays are supposed to represent the family being connected, the birth of Jesus Christ, and settling down to celebrate our gratefulness for the joy, peace, and happiness we received all year. Apparently, I watch too much television. Yes, we all love presents, who doesn’t? However, Christmas isn’t supposed to require that we all buy gifts for every single person in our lives just because there is a special sale going on at XYZ big box store.

Flawesome Academy November 2014 – The Gift of A Testimony & Loving the Real You

I totally appreciate everyone that came out to this past weekend’s Flawesome Academy Workshop at Dogtown Dance Theatre in Richmond, Virginia. This event is dedicated to motivating and inspiring the community through artist, speakers, and entrepreneurs in the local area. It is our social responsibility to sow seeds into our community, educating and empowering others to not only love themselves, but to overcome some of the same obstacles and pitfalls that we may have experienced. It is through our challenges and trials that we can even be qualified to be mentors, motivators, and inspirational role models to others.

The Problem with Transparency

Sometimes, I don’t know what I was thinking. Starting a business based on my personality, my lifestyle, and my ideas. Drawing attention to my life, my family, and the struggles that I endured. I even wrote a book detailing some of my past indiscretions and...

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