Life will happen whether you are prepared or not, there are down-turns you will have to navigate and endure. 2017 made me realize that each of us has things in our life that feel like we are truly climbing Mount Everest, we have moments when everything is crumbling before us. I learned the true meaning of Never Ever Ever Giving Up, Ever because sometimes just the thought, the dream, the vision of where you want to go will keep you afloat, so just hold onto that.

To turn things around I held onto the late Wayne Dyer’s saying” he said: When we hit these rough and challenging times if we let it go far and long enough, they can stop us from reaching our full potential, and eventually cause us to give up and quit and live in the memories of regret! As you go into 2018 I share with you:


1. She first lays enough eggs before sitting on them *- GOOD PLANNING.*

2. When she starts sitting on her eggs, she minimizes movements *- DISCIPLINE.*

3. She physically loses weight while sitting on her eggs due to decreased feeding *- SACRIFICE AND SELF DENIAL.*

4. She can sit on eggs from another hen *- INDISCRIMINATION AND GENEROSITY.*

5. She sits on her eggs for twenty one (21) days, patiently waiting, even if they do not hatch, she will lay eggs again *- FAITH, HOPE AND PATIENCE

6. She detects unfertilized eggs and rolls them out *- SENSITIVE AND DISCERNING. *

7. She abandons the rotten eggs and starts caring for the hatched chicks even if it is only one *- WISDOM, CONSCIOUSNESS, AND REALISTIC.*

8. No one touches her chicks *- PROTECTIVE AND LOVE.*

9. She gathers all her chicks together *- UNITY OF PURPOSE.*

10. She cannot abandon her chicks before they mature *- MENTORSHIP.*


11. She never gave cocks attention when bringing up her chicks *SHE STAYED FOCUSED*

DrStem is a Licensed Psychotherapist, International Best Seller, Teen-Parent Expert, Wellness Coach, Certified Passion Test Facilitator, Certified John Maxwell Leadership Trainer, Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway Trainer, Motivational Speaker, Life Coach and President/Founder of Global Counseling & Coaching Services, Inc. which focuses on speaking, training, workshops and seminars for teenagers, parents and women. She is the Host of the DrStem Show Talk Radio and Podcast on America Out Loud. DrStem “Life Plus”, is all about Motivation, Inspiration, Education, Empowerment and Encouragement. She is a teen-parent expert who understands that many teens are missing the parental or adult guidance they need during these challenging years. DrStem is on a mission to inspire, and empower teenagers and adults alike to feel the fear and go after their passions and dreams anyway. Her work is designed to bring HOPE, boosting confidence and encouraging others to live their lives Freely and Fearlessly.