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The Big Easy Retreat Backstory

I know many of you are wondering how The Big Easy Retreat came to fruition….

I have worked in corporate America for over 20 years and I was always focused on getting the money bags…. By any means necessary… which usually meant working long hours, weekends, traveling, etc.

I had a vision to become the CEO of one of the largest manufacturing companies and I didn’t see anything past that vision.

As I continued to work, I began to feel my body changing and it wasn’t in a good way. I began having headaches and muscle aches and thought I was coming down with a common cold. I remember my hands breaking out in blisters and had no idea what I had touched to cause this to happen.

I went to doctors, specialists, etc.to find out if it was an autoimmune disease or what was going on with my body. I did all of this to be told that the common denominator to all my symptoms was STRESS. I had never experienced anything of such magnitude like this before. I immediately had to take a break and focus on my health.

After speaking with my husband, I made the decision to resign from my corporate job and work full-time in my own company; with the help of my daughter to teach other women and girls the importance of self-care.

The Big Easy Retreat was born from a vision God gave me to help educate other black women about the importance of taking care of our health and knowing the consequences of what can happen if we don’t. I am a firm believer that if God gives you the vision, he will also give you the provision.

The Big Easy Retreat is a result of me believing that all things work out for your good. I may have been sick, stressed, and shattered; but, I didn’t allow it to break me. Self-care is much more than what we see physically. It is the cultivation of our mind, body, and spirit for a total package!!

I FOUND MY PURPOSE IN LIFE… AND THAT MY SIS IS TO HELP YOU IDENTIFY WITH THE REAL YOU!!!

Welcome to THE BIG EASY RETREAT!!!!!

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