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Connie Johnson

Connie Johnson
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Connie L. Johnson is a writer, teacher and speaker. She is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the greatness of historically marginalized people. Connie is the author of Beyond Measure and is currently writing Survivor's Song, a memoir\self help project.

Size Matters: It’s Time to Think and Dream Big!

“Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you.” - Marianne...

We Too Are #BlackGirlMagic: Destroying the Stigma Around Black Women Living...

In the fall of 2002, while walking through the vibrant HBCU campus I attended, I heard hip hop music blaring from a huge, red,...

Why My New Mantra is: “Forward Ever, Backwards Never”

"Elephant thinking” is a business concept that illustrates the conditioning of the human mind to remain stagnant and content in undesirable circumstances. In various versions...

Forty, Fabulous and Fallible

Like many teenagers I naively created a time line of my life of when and where I would be during certain stages of my...

Our Purpose, Our Plan

Living Life

True Confessions of A New Mom

Growing up, my parents conveyed a very negative sentiment about having kids. They would often tell my brothers and I not to have kids...

My Experiences Abroad Gave Me Panic Attacks

My heart starts racing. I feel my chest tighten, skin tingling. My breathing becomes labored. Terror grips my body as I brace myself for walking...

The Morning Shift: 3 Tips for a Great Start to Your...

BUZZZ….SNOOZE…...BUZZZ...SNOOZE Yep that is the sound of the alarm in the morning for so many people. You hop of bed and straight to the reality of...