Cessel Boyd AKA as “CJ” is a dear friend of mine who like me, is a mental health professional. She is a wonderful Christian counselor and author who is resourceful and kind. She has a gift of counseling people through challenges while using the word of God to help them find their purpose and inner strength. You can’t go wrong having Cessel as your counselor and partnering with her in
Alaina otherwise known as “Lai” is a thrifting and upcycling maverick. She creates one-of-a-kind vintage pieces that reflect her own bold and colorful style. I personally have a special admiration for those who are makers and create something with their hands. It reflects a kind of creative intelligence that is hard to come by. I wanted to interview her to find out more about the inspiration behind her creativity and
Great news! I have begun pre-orders for the 3rd installment in the Trey the Chef collection, Trey the Chef Goes to Paris! This book is about an autistic boy’s magical adventure in Paris and his pursuit to be a chef. It is intended for ages 7-10. Included in this book will be a mini-French lesson and there will be a completely French edition of this book. I hope that all
“In order to call yourself a healer, your energy gotta be right.” ~ Kira Parris-Moore Patrice is a person with good energy. I was attracted to her energy when I met her many years ago through a mutual friend. She is someone that attracts people from all walks of life and spreads joy wherever she goes. It’s no surprise that she took her good juju and made it into her
“There is a lesson to be told by your story as it unfolds.” ~ Kira Parris-Moore Shamina embodies this principle to the fullest. She went through life-changing experiences that could have broken her but instead she used her testimony to help and uplift other women who have gone through similar experiences. Through meeting her, I truly understand how beautiful of a soul she is. She has a quiet strength. This
As a black business owner, I understand how difficult it is to start out and build your business from scratch. As a person of color, in the “traditional” business world, it is hard to get loans, capital, investors, etc. Thankfully as a result of the Black Lives Matter movement, there is more exposure to black owned businesses and a concerted effort to offer more capital to black owned business owners.