overcoming fear Archive

Journaling Lessons Learned from Teens

Journaling Can Benefit All Ages I had the honor and privilege of speaking into the lives of a few budding teens this month through a series of Journaling Workshops. I have conducted several journaling workshops over the past few years at my local library.  It has given me an opportunity to share the importance of

Hello Fear — Let’s Talk

  Change the Way You Look at “FEAR” “What Did I Learn Today?  I learned how to change the way I look at fear.” As a journal writing Practitioner, I am constantly sharing tips on the many styles of journal writing and how this thought-provoking practice serves as a tool for self-reflection, personal growth and

What are you doing with YOUR Freedom? Reflections from “12 Years a Slave”

If you have yet to see this movie, you may want to add it to your list of movies worth viewing.  No matter your ethnicity, this movie highlights the harsh realities of slavery and the horrific results of not only physical abuse amongst a race, but the mental incarceration forced upon them as a whole. 

It Only Takes 3 Steps to Your First Bold Boundary

  Recently, I conducted a Leadership Development Training Course for a number of women that were attending a Women’s Leadership Retreat here in Atlanta.  Anyone that knows me personally, knows that my all-encompassing quest is to educate women on the importance of setting significant boundaries in their lives. As I reflect on the time I spent with

5 Steps You can Take to Eliminate “Potential Zappers”

 Establishing Significant Boundaries on the Way to Your Calling. I have gotten to the place where nothing or no one intimidates me.  Does this confidence come from age or experience? I dare to say both.  Many people can go through the course of their lives and never gain the courage to stand; for themselves, for