Recently I was at dinner while on travel and I was asked a question: Do you like traveling alone? I can focus and gain clarity on my personal, career, and professional goals when I take time to be alone. When I am alone, I can meditate and sit in solitude. In those quiet moments, I can hear my grandmother talking to the 10-year-old within me. She is quoting “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the… Read More »Nobody Can Make It Out Here Alone
First, thank you to those who have purchased a T-shirt or Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep book. In particular, Thank you all for taking the initiative to address the importance of mental health and reducing the stigma. I am preparing to head home this weekend for the first two events promoting my book. Of course, I had to take a moment and reflect on the past month. I have sold over 200 hundred books. In fact, that isn’t counting numbers from Amazon and Barnes & Noble! In addition… Read More »Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Book Reviews!
I am excited to announce my speaking engagements and appearances for the first half of 2019. February 11th – Magazine Photo Shoot 15th – Union Parish Library, Farmerville, LA 16th – Interview on 102.1 Hot Jams, Shreveport, LA 16th – Book Signing, Shreveport, LA; 6-8pm March 12th-14th – London Book New Book Display 16th – Men’s Real Talk series. When: Every 3rd Saturday of the month from 9 am – 11 am Where: The Y in Druid Hill 1609 Druid Hill Avenue Baltimore, Md 21217 23rd – Book Launch Party… Read More »Speaking Engagements & Appearances
Don’t miss a thing—-January 2019 in review! This month I received my printed books from my publishing company, and a week later I released Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep to the public. Not to mention, the eBooks should be ready in about three weeks. In addition, I’ve had to reorder three shipments of the t-shirt line. We are working to overcome the stigma of mental health. Your feedback and reviews have been fantastic. Most importantly the message has been received that it is okay to take care of your… Read More »Working to Overcome the Stigma
Greetings everyone, I am working on some exciting things. I want to share my upcoming speaking engagements and book signings. Because I know some people will not be able to make the upcoming book signing dates to receive the discounted price of $35 for your favorite T-Shirt and an autographed book, I decided to offer this deal to my subscribers for the MLK weekend. You can receive the same discount on an autographed book and your favorite T-shirt purchased on my website. Discount Instructions:Place your favorite T-shirt and the autographed book… Read More »Online Discount
The first question we need to answer is what is mental health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It also affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is essential at every stage of life. From childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Everyone experiences highs and lows throughout their lives. Finding a supportive mental health professional to help manage those times is essential. One in every four people across the globe has a… Read More »What Is Mental Health?
It’s exciting to see people doing their part to help reduce the stigma of mental health. Latia expressed “Thanks Michael! I enjoyed your book very much! Congratulations again!” Special thanks to Latia for wearing her shirt and helping to educate everyone about the importance of addressing their mental health and reduce the stigma of mental health. The Don’t Label Me shirt: This shirt represents my request: Don’t Label Me, because I have decided to take care of my mental health. A great way to overcome the stigma of mental health… Read More »Reduce the Stigma of Mental Health
Greetings, I want to thank all of you for your support and joining the newsletter. It’s a new year, a new beginning. A time to reach new heights, new levels of prosperity and purpose. But first, have you taken some time to breathe and reflect? Take a few moments in the morning to sit quietly before moving into the day’s activity. This is your time for setting the personal agenda for the day or week, in a state of quiet attention. I have some exciting things I would like to… Read More »Online Book Launch
I have been listening, and I know that everyone will not be able to make the book launch party on March 23rd in D.C. I am excited and honored to share the panel with these incredible medical professionals from my community, whom I have known since my childhood. Special thanks to the Union Parish Library Staff for sponsoring and hosting this event for Black History. I will be traveling from D.C. and will only have a 100 books per event, so it will be on a first-come, first served basis.… Read More »Black History Panel
I have been listening, and I know that everyone will not be able to make the book launch party on March 23rd in D.C. I am excited and honored to share the panel with these incredible medical professionals from my community whom I have known since my childhood. Special thanks to the Union Parish Library Staff for sponsoring and hosting this event for Black History. I will be traveling from D.C. and will only have a 100 books per event, so it will be on a first-come, first served basis.… Read More »Book Signing & Meet & Greet