Posts Tagged ‘reading’


My interview with ABC-7 was a success. Thank you to all whom wachted it, and if you missed it click here to watch. Bipolar and depression effect thousands of people across the country. Most signs go unnoticed by family members and friends making it hard to tell if your loved one is suffering from either of these life altering diseases. To gain a little more insight into this world, take a moment to watch my informative interview. 



January 15th- Unity Church in Sarasota, Fl (book signing and medt & greet after service)

January 21st- Barnes & Noble, S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 12-2PM (book signing and meet & greet)       

Pick up your copy of Dragons to Butterflies to read the true story of how I over came addiction, depression and my own demons to emerge into the proud, strong person I am today. I take pride in my accomplishments and spreading my message to help others. If you would like to help me in doing so, any contribution to my funding page is more than greatly appreciated https://goo.gl/LMpHGt 

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Dragons to Butterflies

What reading can do for the soul

We all know reading can provide more than just information and entertainment. It does something for our soul we can’t quite explain. Reading has been proven to help relieve stress and escape the pressures of every day life. It may bring you to a place that you’ve never seen, or introduce you to a character that you relate with. We all have our favorite genres too, whether it be romance, suspense, biographies, or even fantasy it takes you on a far away journey while staying in one place. Check out this great article to learn more about reading can do for your soul https://goo.gl/J3emJx and if you like heartwarming, true stories about perseverance, check out this great book Dragons to Butterflies. You can order your copy here: http://goo.gl/jiyG6c

10 Benefits of reading

Now that we know reading is good for the soul, here are 10 more benefits of what reading often can do for you.

  1. Mental stimulation 
  2. Stress reduction
  3. Knowledge 
  4. Vocabulary expansion 
  5. Memory improvement 
  6. Stronger analytical thinking skills 
  7. Improved focus and concentration 
  8. Better writing skills
  9. Tranquility 
  10. Entertainment 

Meet The Author of “Dragons to Butterflies”

Johnnie Calloway grew up in a small town in Kentucky, with the population at around 11,000. His mother passed when he was only five, leaving him to grow up with an angry, alcoholic, sexually confused father. Johnnie was born into a reputation that he never wanted but was obligated to live up to. Still, Johnnie always wanted to be the “good guy.” The conflict between his personal desire and his sense of obligation to his dad’s/family’s reputation created a great torment that was oddly accompanied with an insatiable yearning to learn. Read more about this up and coming author and order your copy here: http://goo.gl/jiyG6c

Dragons to Butterflies

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