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Managing your madness

It’s not as simple as “Mind over Matter”. Often things that matter take over our minds. In times of change, our lives and all that it encompasses becomes difficult to manage. I present to you “Managing Your Madness." Managing your madness implies that one has revealed the need for change and is willing to take the necessary steps to better themselves. Change in one’s life is not instant, nor is it the same for everyone. The balance in life includes one’s ability to be healthy in all aspects. It all begins with a healthy mind. Being able to adapt a lifestyle of deliberate redirection for whatever reason, can become necessary for survival. It is the mindset that controls your thoughts. What you believe, have faith in, comes from your thoughts. Your thoughts are the prelude to your actions. “Managing Your Madness” explores what our innermost thoughts cause and reveal in our health and our living. This book is not written as a medical reference guide as I am not exploring mental health issues. Examples and information given is to bring attention to our daily interactions that if not viewed with a positive mind can cause social, physical, and mental discord.


“If you don’t like change, you won’t like growth.”

                                                              – Dr. George Fraser

Growing Up ABCs
An Alphabet learning tool for toddlers, pre-school, and kindergarten age youth. When used in conjunction of introducing letters, in sight words, inspiration, and encouragement parents and children can enjoy the advanced levels of learning. Teachers and educators can use this format to encourage students to seek and define new words and the usage of them.
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           Why Heaven Sent Kisses?

Children have a different understanding of death. Parents don't always have the words or the conversation to explain the emotions they may feel. They may not openly express their grief to others. 
Heaven sent kisses is told through the memories, thoughts, understanding, and voice of a five-year-old as she and her mother
share the experience of her grandmother transitioning from her long-term illness.



Ameera King is a precocious five-year-old whose relationship with her grandmother has been altered after her elder was stricken with a terminal health condition.
Going through emotional changes and learning to deal with the loss of her daily companion, Ameera finds comfort in sitting in the large bay window in her home. There she sees
a caterpillar whom she names, "Crawley".

The fuzzy friend becomes her solace. Ameera begins to express her thoughts she has about her grandmother, her health, their relationship, and "Crawley" becoming a butterfly.
The transition of the fuzzy caterpillar to a butterfly helps Ameera and her mother embrace the transition of their loved one.



The Corner Pew

The Corner Pew- The First Lady, Juanita Reynolds, of The First Tabernacle Baptist Church has a hidden past. She hasn't told the story to her husband, Reverend Geoffrey Reynolds, during their fourteen years of marriage, nor has it been mentioned during any Women in Christ Empowerment Seminars.

Jocelyn Adams has been raised by her father's sister, Midge Adams, since birth. She recognized the First Lady during a lecture at Spelman College during her senior year. It sparked her interest in theology, and she came to the church to learn more from the woman she had always admired. Jocelyn is in awe of the woman who has encouraged many to recognize God in their life. As the young beautiful, prospective new member enters the church each Sunday, she takes a seat in the rear of the church.


A daughter is looking to mimic her mother's life, which she has always felt was misunderstood and is seeking to change her life as it spirals out of control. She's praying for divine intervention.


A mother who thinks her daughter is there to ruin her life. Her past haunts her, so she is unwilling to believe in divine intervention.

Mind, Body & Books recommends...The Corner Pew by Nanette M. Buchanan


"Will the secrets and careless whispers destroy the ministry, the church, and a 14-year marriage?

You will have to read this fast-paced novel to find out. Reading The Corner Pew by Nanette M. Buchanan is like watching a movie with a big bowl of hot buttered popcorn ( or a favorite treat of your choice ) on your lap: comforting and oh so satisfying. This is a big book with a big heart, with many relatable characters, written by Nanette M. Buchanan, a skillful and prolific author."

Terry Benjamin Writer by Nature

Author, Content Creator, Keynote Speaker

for Mind Body & Books, a not-for-profit literacy company

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