Is Your Success Hindered because of Your Attachments?

Can I be honest with you? I have been so emotional watching this idea that God gave me be birthed (see the video below). Watching all the pieces coming together from hard work and experiences over the years that were getting me prepared for this moment and I had no idea! Life usually works that way. Even the trademark applications…

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Happy 4th of July! How My Independence Day Drastically Changed Five Years Ago

Happy 4th of July!  How My Independence Day Drastically Changed Five Years Ago By Alesha Brown, The Joy Guru Friday, July 1, 2016, forever changed my life and the significance of the 4th of July. I will never celebrate this holiday the same way again. It all started with a joke. I told God, “Why don’t you allow me to…

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I’m Sick of Saying I’m Sorry

I’m so sick of saying I’m sorry. Actually, I’m PISSED OFF! Why?It sickens me that after all the modern inventions, technology, advancements, and liberties, we have not ended abuse and trauma. As a child abuse survivor and publisher, it sickens me that the stories of survivors coupled with the depravity of humanity is never-ending. But it gets worse.As a woman…

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Are You Still in Love?

Are You Still in Love? I love Valentine’s Day and love in general, but I did not always feel that way. All too often, my feelings were contingent on what society said this holiday meant. In layman’s terms:  If I had someone during this holiday and they pulled out all the stops, I loved Valentine’s Day. If not, it sucked! Either…

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Greatness, success, and wealth start with the first step

Wealth and success do not happen by osmosis! Success is scheduled. With that in mind:How many times would you like to be paid today? Tomorrow? This week? I remember the first time one of my business coaches asked me this question. She followed up with “in my business, I need to be paid every day.”My friend, so do we, six figure business or…

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Separation

Separation.  This word can have such a negative connotation. Separation is associated with job loss, divorce, death, and even surgery. However, since the beginning of time, separation was instrumental in the creation of all things. If you read Genesis chapter 1, the first thing God did was create heaven and earth. Verse 2 (KJV) tells us “And the earth was…

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The Cost of Doing Nothing

2020: What has it cost you? Let’s be honest: With the pandemic, this year has produced great challenges and changes. I want to know, what has 2020 cost you? One of the largest costs I saw in the marketplace was the high price tag of doing NOTHING. There is always the option to: Spend no money and do it “all…

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Are you a Friend or A Service Provider?

Let’s be real: we all have had that one relationship where we gave our best and hoped to receive something in return only to end up feeling used and not appreciated. We thought if we showed ourselves friendly then the other person would be friendly as well. Our expectations were never met. No matter what age you were or the type of relationship, I…

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He Will Heal you in the Middle of a Storm even if He doesn’t make the storm go away

I thought I was crazy when this dropped in my spirit, but God provided confirmation so I knew I must share this thought especially at a time such as this. This is a miraculous truth that many of us overlook: God will heal you in the middle of a storm even when He doesn’t make the storm go away To…

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I’ve been in training for Coronavirus my entire life

At first, I thought I was crazy. Our stay-at-home order for COVID-19 seemed natural to me. Yes, I went through the panic, rebellion and mild shock stages, but I focused more on the action/prep and prevention mode. I felt really weird at how natural this was for me and how, except for a few inconveniences, I was pretty comfortable with…

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