Tag :Dr. Shonta Smith

Posted on 24 Feb 2014
Black Boys ROCK!

For the past three weeks, I have been tutoring an adolescent Black male. This young man was referred to me because he is doing poorly in school. Upon working with him, I discovered that his academic deficiencies have ab...

Posted on 28 Jan 2014
Reevaluate Your Life

There will be various points in life where you have to reevaluate what’s going on. You may have to review a situation, change the company you keep, move forward or even let go of something you have been holding on to. ...

Posted on 21 Jan 2014
Stop Tolerating Bad Behavior

The apple doesn’t fall to far from the tree.  When a person shows you their true colors you better believe it.  A person’s character speaks volumes.  It shows you what they are made of, and the behavior they disp...

Posted on 16 Jan 2014
Greatness Is Upon You

Sometimes life throws you a curve ball, and instead of dodging the ball just let it hit you. For a brief moment, you will be in pain, and you might even have a bruise. However, since you are a winner, just shake it off ...

Posted on 08 Jan 2014
Live Today

Yesterday is gone, and tomorrow is not here, but today is just beginning. Today your dreams, goals, and aspirations are waiting for you to embrace them. They are so excited because today you decided to breathe a breath ...

Posted on 03 Jan 2014
Live Your Dreams

A little bird told me to tell you to walk into your greatness.  It sees marvelous things taking place in your life that are going to change your world.  As it flies over the horizon, it sees the works of your labor an...

Posted on 20 Dec 2013
Affluenza: You Must Be Kidding Me

Sometimes things take place and you have to ask yourself, is this real, am I dreaming.  Did I just read what I thought I read or did this individual really do this?  Wait a minute I think I am sleep, because no one in...

Posted on 13 Dec 2013
It’s Simple, Ask For Help When You Need It

Repeat these words out loud. Oh lord I want you to help me. Oh lord I want you to help me. Help me on my journey, help me on my way, oh lord I want you to help me. We all need help, and when you need help it is imperati...

Posted on 05 Dec 2013
Let the Countdown Begin

Let the countdown begin. In 30 days, it will be a new year. It is interesting to listen, watch and read about people starting anew, having New Year’s resolutions, parting ways with old habits, and wanting to lose x amo...

Posted on 21 Nov 2013
What Risk Are You Willing To Take To Be The Best You Can Be

Ask yourself what risk you are willing to take to live your destiny now. You keep telling yourself you want to be the best teacher, the best parent, the best student; however the risk associated with being the best scar...