Showing posts from September, 2016

Fitness Expert Tony Little (Interview)

Fitness Expert Tony Little Overcomes the many Harsh Challenges in Life Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge Fitness expert Tony Little has inspired and motivated millions of people around the world to get in shape and live healthier. While continuing to make a positive difference in other people’s lives, many were unaware that he was faced with multiple adversities and horrific moments through out his personal life. He would eventually overcome and survive four fatal car accidents, his struggle with prescription drugs and alcohol, owing millions of dollars to the IRS, and his biggest challenge of all, when he and his wife Melissa twin sons were born three-and-a-half months premature. I had the opportunity to have an uplifting inspiring and enriching interview with Tony Little, who is one of the most-recognized faces in pop culture. Over the course of his career, he has sold over $3 billion worth of products and continues to have success both in his personal and profession

A Chat with Nikki Giovanni (Interview)

A Chat with Nikki Giovanni By Dr. Shanessa Fenner Nikki Giovanni is a living legend. She is a poet, writer, activist, and educator. At the age of 73, she continues to write and teach others how to bring out their inner creativity. I had the pleasure of speaking with her about her latest book and enjoyed the great advice on writing. Shanessa Fenner: What is your latest project that you are working on? Nikki Giovanni : I am writing my latest book entitled “A Good Cry.” It started because I became aware that no matter what the myth is about women crying all the time, women do not cry. When your husband, mother, or sister dies you bury them and you get things done. You sell the car, rent the house, and just do things you have to do and you don’t have time to mourn. It dawned on me that a lot of people my age don’t really know how to mourn. My doctor says we have high blood pressure because we don’t take care of ourselves.   I think we have high blood pressure because we keep a lo