Thursday, February 2, 2012

Just a touch away

Hi everyone! It's been a little while since my last post, but I promise you I've been busy. :-) I completed my first book! Yay! Thank God! I'm now waiting to receive my proof copy. Approve it and let the printing begin! It will be sold through my website and LuLu.  So check back for the official release date.

Now on to the topic that's been on my mind--touch.  I was reading an article in Good Housekeeping on the health benefits of touch. Has technology transformed touch into a rare occurrence? Are we so distant now because of social media and cell phones? Yes I am plugged in to the social media platforms such as the one I'm on now and others.  However, my true nature is to be hands-on.  I'm that person that may slap you on the arm when we're laughing. :-)

I'm blessed very blessed that I come from a family of "touchers." We greet and leave each other with hugs and kisses. My Mother will still hold our hand when she's talking to us. She's also known to spontaneously and gently rub our backs or our hair just because she loves us. And it's nice and calming and for that brief space in time, we're just her children--not parent, sibling, employee, husband, wife etc... Just happy to be right there feeling all that love!

Do me a favor please. For the next two days (more would be better), hug someone you love or someone that you think needs a hug. When watching TV or riding in the car with your spouse or significant other, reach over and hold his or her hand. Put touch back into your life...I'm sure it'll make someone happy! ;-)

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I’m Trinka Polite! Georgia native! Aunt Extraordinaire (at least I think so)! Lover of divinely delicious food! Servant of God and I gratefully accept my calling as counselor, poet, and speaker. My mission? 

As a counselor, it is to empower you to access your full potential and live more authentically!

As a poet, it is to share words to inspire love, deliverance from hurtful situations and encourage a renewed relationship with God.

As a speaker, it is to provide a dynamic experience which will actively engage you and your group in learning and growing.

My professional background includes over 14 years as a Career Counselor providing education planning and career guidance.  I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and National Board Certified Counselor with a Master’s degree in Psychology.  My publications include After the Sixth Day: Notes from a Spiritual Journey and Pain is Fertile Ground—poetry collections focused on spiritual awakening and growth.

On a more personal note, the southern lady that I am loves to cook (have you seen my Pinterest board?) and have fun with my family!  Are there any two things that bring more joy to a G.R.I.T.S. (Girl raised in the south)? Lol 

I hope we stay connected because new ventures are on the way to enlighten your mind and to partner with you to chart a course for your success!  

Peace & Blessings!


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