Vernisha Crawford is an entrepreneur who has overcome many obstacles. She has turned every challenge into an opportunity. Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, a Master’s Degree in Leadership, and currently pursuing her PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Vernisha has found passion in helping others navigate life. Through her organization, Bringing You Excellence (BYE), Vernisha specializes in educating the community on systems change, trauma, mental health, resilience, and entrepreneurship.
In this episode, Vernisha and I talk about:
The mindset shift that happens when one is trauma-informed.
The fundamentals of trauma.
How Vernisha uses different identities to determine how she is going to help people.
Why setting boundaries is important.
Adapting to changes without sabotaging other parts of yourself.
Vernisha’s huge turning point.
The best part of self-care and how to incorporate it into your day-to-day.
The power of affirmations on someone that has experienced trauma.
… and so much more!
Therapy highlight: What are affirmations and do they really work?
Check out BYE: https://www.byellc.org/
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