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Monique offers us creative storytelling exercises

Many of us are feeling overwhelmed, stretched, and stressed out due to student loans, high utility bills, and increased property taxes. Need a well-deserved mental break, aka emotional deviation from your day, you might enjoy the Give You A Break Podcast. Award-winning author, Monique Gilmore provides a short, weekly segment to help you escape from the chaos of the day through creative storytelling exercises. Feeling overwhelmed, stretched, and stressed out?  Tune in, every Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm EST for the latest ‘kreative stories on your favorite podcast platform. Enjoyed the segment? Visit www.giveyouabreak.com and support her work while getting a break.

Living this normal life can be confusing because of our emotions. When searching for a reprieve, listening to inspiring stories like the Give You A Break Podcast is one option. Monique just released an activity book called  Give You A Break & Create Coloring & Activity Book Vol. 1. This coloring and activity book is designed to Give You A Break from the outer world. When I got my copy my intent was to increase my imagination and creativity. There are beautiful illustrations to color to stimulate creativity by handwriting a short story. It’s perfect for group activities for students, to relieve stress.

When researching how to get out of the dumps, distract yourself. It’s up to us to take action during the activation process. If you’re going through a heartbreak and overcoming it beware of triggers that take us off track. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) estimates that 19.4 million adults in the United States, had one episode of major depression in 2019.

First African American, one-woman syndicated radio host in the Southeast region for major broadcast networks. Over the past 23 years my passion and perseverance has lead me to reach and relate to demographics spanning, Sports stations, Country, Hip-hop, R & B, Gospel, Adult Contemporary & Top 40 radio stations. I have a unique way of setting the tone, and people feel comfortable telling their story,