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
This morning I took my nephew to the airport, and while we were in the car, he said: “next year I am going to take an Uber to the conference instead of you taking me to and fro.” I smiled on the inside because he is growing up and learning to make decisions for himself, but they will always be my babies. He was nervous about flying this morning, so I helped to check him in, navigating security with him, and walking him to his gate. I remember my first… Read More »Dare To Be Different
The family is the most important and valuable gift that God has given us. It is the first lesson in relationships we have with others. Yesterday, I spent the day with my 89 year old aunt. She talked to me about growing up as the baby in a large family. We also discussed her leaving Louisiana, moving to Arkansas, and how she ended up in Chicago and living with my Auntie Ruby before marrying her husband. We discussed the importance of having family in our lives. She reminded me that… Read More »Family