40 million adults in the U.S. suffer from anxiety disorders. Many of them also battle with depression or other mental challenges. The fact is, stress is at the root of all disease and causes low productivity, low self-esteem, and poor quality of life. For these reasons, I have been teaching and serving thousands, introducing them to holistic options for optimal living.
My personal challenges with depression & anxiety began in my late 20's. I was working in retail management providing customer service, training, and development for my sales teams. I thought that living in fear for my job and always having to prove myself was normal. The stress of raising my two brothers as a single parent and working fulltime was overwhelming, to say the least. Anxiety crept into my daily experience. I became physically sick and therapy became necessary for me to make sense of what was happening to me.
In my 30's I realized that I had more control of my life than I thought I did, so I change my career to one that would allow me to receive healing while helping others. Becoming a holistic health professional saved my life. As my mind, body, and spirit were being purified, I became more and more capable of supporting others on their journey to health and healing.
There is nothing like having a career that is fulfilling, healing, and that keeps you surrounded by people on a similar path. I have been blessed to own 3 wellness centers over the past 20-years and divine inspiration has led me to a property in Douglasville, GA that will allow me to retire into a live-work space where people from around the world can come to an experience healing and relief from depression, anxiety, and chronic pain.
It is my prayer that by April 2020, the Optimal Living Healing Arts Center will be open and ready to serve metro Atlanta and the world. This healing arts center will not only offer holistic health services and classes, but it will also transform into an entertainment venue where sound practitioners, artists, dancers, painters, and word slingers can showcase their talents. The nearby Sweetwater Creek Park will serve as our outdoor retreat venue.
I'm asking 500 of my family, friends, and supporters to contribute $100 each by January 30, 2020, to help make this vision become a reality. That's $25 a month October through January. If you choose to mail in your contribution, you can send it to Versandra Kennebrew, 5402 15th Ave Suite 3, Columbus, GA 31904. You will receive VIP access at our grand opening celebration, art exhibit, and live concert featuring YaTafari, Music Practitioner.
Words can not express the feeling that came over me 6-months ago when I walked through the historic building that was once a paper mill and envisioned a thriving healing arts center. I still feel giddy today which is why I believe God is reminding me that I have planted thousands of seeds and now it's time to harvest.
Thank you in advance for your love and support.
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