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What Does Your Patience Look Like?

Patience is that one area where we can always practice and improve on. This has been a HUGE theme for me throughout the past year. I've been been tested in the areas of employment searches, friends, relationships + dating, and my own self-abilities + skills. The constant rejection, not receiving the results I wanted, and daily life revelations and own experiences and hearing other positive stories helped me come to grips with needing to improve and increase my patience.

HA, THE BLIND COOK

If you watched season three of Fox TV’s reality cooking show “MasterChef,” you remember the big smile that lit up Christine Ha’s face every time she impressed the judges with her bold flavors—and especially when her three-course meal of Vietnamese comfort food won Ha the “MasterChef” title.

FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING

"When someone abuses you, rejects you, and abandons you it has nothing to do with you and EVERYTHING with them" said Shannon Tobin. Professional speaker, author, transition coach, and bronze medal Stevie winner of mentor and coach of the year, Shannon went from surviving to thriving.

SARAH JAKES: RAGS

I’m a single mom.  My son is eleven and my daughter is four. I became a single mom by choice. I took a chance on myself and filed for divorce. I was afraid. I had the security of knowing there was at least one other person in the home. It didn’t matter what issues existed between us at least there were two people in the home.

NISHITA, HOW SHE TURNED IT

Throughout my life, I have learnt to push myself, move out of my comfort zone and walk that extra mile,” says Nishita Mantry, CEO of My Life Transcript. Nishita has turned the negatives of her life into positives. Coming from a broken home, being obese and a laughing stock for everybody, Nishita grew up to be a carefree child, thanks to her mother whom she calls ‘Mr.Mom- a single parent on double duty.

BOLD AND UNASHAMED

I was ashamed. I was ashamed of my past, ashamed of being a victim, being a part of the statistic of this epidemic that continues to plague our society. I am a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. I am not who I was years ago and it was taken me years to get here on this healing journey. Shame is gripping, shame is crippling. Shame robs you of real joy, that’s what it did for me it robbed me of truly living the life God intended for me. One of the things that survivors carry with them is a great deal of shame.