My oldest son, Kobi, talked to me about the Texas police shootings first thing this morning. This made me reflect on the situation.
The odds are not in favor for Blacks, Hispanics, or minorities in general, but this doesn’t mean we have to keep adding to the statistics. Create your future. Overcome the odds. Violence against violence is not the answer. I beat many odds to get my PhD. It wasn’t easy, but I’m glad I took that road instead of many other roads that would have led me to become another statistic. … More Blacks and Minorities Can Overcome Statistics
Life is filled with challenges. This video gives tips in a fun way on how to overcome adversity. Bloopers at the end. … More Smash Your Challenges
November is National Diabetes Awareness month. Here is a video on living with Type I Diabetes: I remember being about 12 years old when a best friend of mine, Rebecca, took me to the bathroom at church and showed me her needles, vials, and syringes. She was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. We were young … More November: National Diabetes Awareness Month
Do You Handle Adversity Like Smigel, Mary Poppins, Steve Urkel, or William Wallace? It’s inevitable that we are all going to go through tough times in life. We can’t choose our battles, but we can choose how we react to them. When adversity comes your way, do you act like Smigel and basically lose it? … More Smigel, Mary Poppins, Steve Urkel, or William Wallace?
When adversity knocks you down, you get up on fire, like Katniss Everdeen. During my approximately 12 years of college, I had little time to read. I grew up reading everything I could put my hands on. College and increased responsibilities caused a decrease in time. The Hunger Games was the first book I picked … More Katniss Everdeen Girl on Fire