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If I were to ask you to name five things about yourself that make you wonderful, would you have to think or would you be able to spit them out quickly? It’s important that we know how valuable and important […]

I’m going to be transparent. One of my biggest obstacles in life has been my battle with self torment and comparison. I’ve often felt that I’ve missed out on so much in life because I chose a very much different […]

Being misunderstood in life is one of the greatest tragedies to experience. I often found myself in life explaining myself over and over again.  It hurt me deeply to be perceived a certain way.  However, one of the greatest joys […]

Today I had the pleasure of meeting some wonderful kids at a charter school here in New York.  I always love getting asked questions.  And in true form my expectations were met.  One young lady, Regine, asked me how does […]

I was watching a workshop put on by the famous dance company, Alvin Ailey, here in New York.  The piece, co-directed by a good friend of mine, was breathtaking.  What really amazed me was that the Ailey adviser, a beautiful […]

Today, I got to see my girls ( a group of teens at a Girls’ Home) whom I life coach each week.  There was a new girl who I hadn’t met. I was excited to be able to bond with […]

Photo Credit: Google One of the biggest “A-Ha” moments of my life came to me when I was sharing with a friend some deeply personal hurts. She said to me ” Pervis that may have been the facts of your […]

Today I ran into a an acquaintance of mine at the store. It was good catching up with him, but while we were talking I kept sensing this overwhelming feeling that he was perplexed. I asked him what was wrong. […]

In the journey towards greatness its important to recognize where and how far you’ve come in life. Too often we get so destination oriented  that we miss the blessing because we are so caught up in the end result.  You […]

I believe for most of us there’s a point in life where we believe the lie that we’re not good enough.  Moreover, we spend the rest of our lives trying to disprove that lie.  While it’s important to live down […]