Blog

Check back here for thoughts and experiences from our presenters.

Compensating Much?

By: Morgan Snyder While listening to a podcast called “The No’s of Dating”, I heard someone say this, “If someone makes a big romantic gesture, I always wonder if they are overcompensating. It’s like if someone has huge wheels on their car… you always wonder what...

The Setup of Rejection

By: Dontae' DeVaughn  Who likes being rejected??? No one does!!! But it happens to the best of us!!! Many of us have experienced it on many different levels from losing a relationship, not getting the job, being abandoned by a mother or father, etc. Whatever it is, it...

Body Armor to Protect Against Manipulators and Groomers

Body Armor to Protect Against Manipulators and Groomers

By: Danny Brooks Your defense is only as good as your weak points. If you have weak points that can be exploited, other people with bad intentions will target them. That's why armor exists. I want to share the armor you can put on to protect yourself from people with...

Are Leaders Better than Followers?

By: Danny Brooks "Be a leader, not a follower." This was what my high school principal said over the announcements EVERY DAY. We started making fun of it we heard it so much. Not all of our high school teasing was completely cruel. We had questions about the motto and...

Winning Against the Odds

By: Dontae' DeVaughn  Did you know that as of 2016, that 25% of children under 18 live with in a single parent home with their mother? Meaning their father isn’t present in the home. I wouldn’t even dare to guess what percentage has an absent or inactive father. They...

The Snake In Shining Armor

By: Danny Brooks A manipulator or groomer can manipulate a target through advice. How is this possible? I always tell students to look at two things when identifying a manipulator: motive and method. Sometimes one can be innocent and the other harmful. For example, a...

Relationship Tuneups

Relationship Tuneups

By: Chawnette Clark Are you in a dating relationship? If you are, I am hopeful that your first priority is having a healthy relationship. I want to offer you some solutions that you may have already heard; however, let me remind you of how important they are. The best...

Distractions

Distractions

By: Danny Brooks Have you ever noticed how vital the main plot of a movie is? The hero isn't pausing to answer texts halfway through an important conversation with their friend as they are discovering the plans of the villain. Sometimes a movie or story even starts...

Discovering your potential and possibilities

Discovering your potential and possibilities

By Chawnette Clark Many of you have hidden gifts and talents that you may not even be aware of. You ever ask yourself questions such as, “What are things I enjoy doing, what do I do well, what are some of the places that I enjoy going, what would I do or where would I...