Self Help

Built to Outlast the Storm: The 12 Points to Turning a Setback Into a Major Comeback

by Jamila T Davis (Author)

Built to Outlast the Storm: The 12 Points to Turning a Setback into a Major Comeback is a MUST have manual for those experiencing any kind of life adversity. Author Jamila T. Davis teaches readers how to shift their mindset and do the internal work to discover the divine purpose of obstacles and how to position them to become their stepping stool for success.
“You can overcome any adversity and land back on top! There is a reason that you are still alive. You were built to outlast the storm!” – Jamila T. Davis
In Built to Outlast the Storm, author, CEO and PhD student Jamila T. Davis draws on her own incredible life experiences, as she achieved the pinnacle of success as a millionaire celebrity advisor for high-profile athletes and hip-hop artists and then quickly fell to the darkest depths of despair when she was incarcerated in federal prison for 12 years, to offer you a powerful and ‘real-world tested’ 12 steps plan that will help you to overcome adversity, use your faith for self-healing, and turn any obstacle into a stepping stool for ultimate success.
In this inspirational, but practical self-help book for women and men, Davis outlines the road map she used to survive over a decade in federal prison. Not only did she successfully complete her prison term, she used prison as a launch pad for her personal and business success. Behind bars, she became the author many books, received multiple college degrees and became the co-founder of a nonprofit organization. Her mind-blowing life story has been featured in Forbes and on popular shows on CBS, BET and VH1.
In this revolutionary self-motivation book for women and men, you will learn:
•How to use Davis’ game-changing 12-Point Plan to overcome adversity, turn discouragement into positivity and give anybody the tools that you need to power through any low point in your life, even if you suffer from low self-esteem, self-doubt, PTSD, or been in destructive relationships
•How to change your perception and perspective, so that you can take control over what you believe
•How to develop powerful tools, like positive affirmation skills, meditation techniques for clearing your mind, and a can’t-lose mindset to destroy common set-backs like divorce, incarceration, death of a loved one, addiction, bad relationships, job loss and bankruptcy… and get you back on your feet and reaching for new heights
•How to use Christian inspiration, or your religion’s higher power to develop a life-changing crutch to lean on when you feel tired or hurt. Learn how to trust God again, and start living your life after the pain subsides!
•How to change your point of view when life seems hopeless and figure out what you can do to make everything better and find happiness
Built to Outlast the Storm is the ultimate game changer. Step-by-step, readers are empowered and encouraged, so that you can turn any setback into a major comeback!

Sunny 101: The 10 Commandments of A Boss Chick

by Sunshine Smith-Williams

SUNNY 101: THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF A BOSS CHICK By: Sunshine Smith-Williams Some foolishly believe life is a matter of chance, based on the cards they are dealt. Yet, a Boss Chick knows she can reign as captain of her own ship, regardless of how steep the tides may come! Because life, in fact, is a matter of choice, a Boss Chick chooses to strategically call the shots and she plays to win! Although she may face challenges at sea, a Boss Chick never travels without her navigation. As a result, when others around her falter, she always seem to have the answers to get ahead, turn around her situations and come out on top! The key to a Boss Chick's success resonates by the standards she sets and the rules she lives by, which keep her rooted and grounded. These rules give her wisdom to turn adversity into triumph. Everything she needs to know to become a virtuous woman, discover her purpose, find a mate, keep him, gain notoriety and wealth are now outlined in Sunny 101: The 10 Commandments Of A Boss Chick. This is a must-have empowerment guide for today's striving women! This self-help companion is a road-map designed to empower women to avoid the common pitfalls that often derail many from achieving their dreams. Author Sunshine Smith-Williams enlightens readers as to how to overcome life obstacles and utilize challenges as fuel for success. Not only does she instruct readers on what to do, through captivating, real-life examples, she teaches her readers how to strengthen their endurance, sharpen their insight and reign as an ultimate Boss Chick! Step-by-step, through each poignant Commandment, Smith-Williams equips her readers to overcome fear, increase their self-esteem, build powerful relationships and rise as a shining star amongst the pack. By implementing a lifestyle, based on morals, values and principles, and setting practical goals, readers are challenged to step up their game! Raising the bar on their expectations, Boss Chicks can expect to finally live the life of their dreams! Some believe no woman can have it all, but Smith-Williams enlightens her readers as to how to beat the odds! No matter what obstacles they may face in life, regardless of background, color or creed, girded with Sunny 101: The 10 Commandments Of A Boss Chick, any woman can position herself to come out on top! Through her candid voice of reason, she breaks down the Commandments of a Boss Chick into easy-to-read revelations, with practical analysis and jewel drops. This powerful formula is sure to stir the soul and stimulate the mind! Let Sunshine Smith-Williams teach you the ropes, and you too can become a Boss Chick!

How to Navigate Through Federal Prison and Gain an Early Release

by Lisa Barrett (Author), Jamila T. Davis (Author)

Have you or a loved one been sentenced to serve time in Federal prison and have no clue what to expect? This experience doesn't have to be as scary or stressful as you may think. There is a way to overcome this obstacle as quickly as possible and come out on top! Let Lisa Barrett teach you the ropes! Barrett, a former school teacher and Teacher's Union President sentenced to serve a year in Federal prison, utilized her time behind bars to create an invaluable road map for prisoners. Through her first hand experience, research and interviews with numerous inmates, Barrett has compiled a unique resource for Federal prisoners; the first of its kind written from a women's perspective. How to Navigate Through Federal Prison and Gain an Early Release is a detailed prisoner's survival guide, written by former inmate, Lisa Barrett, with excerpts by Jamila T. Davis. This captivating book vividly guides readers through the journey of incarceration, shattering the fear of the unknown! 

Add element Permission to Dream: 12 Points to Discovering Your Life's Purpose and Recapturing Your Dreams (Voices of Consequences Enrichment Series) Paperback – February 24, 2015

by Dr. Jamila T. Davis (Author)

Permission to Dream is the second book in the Voices of Consequences Enrichment Series created to empower incarcerated women to heal, recognize their potential and recapture their dreams.

Hear What Some Immates Are Saying!

“Permission to Dream" demonstrates to all incarcerated women that like Jamila T. Davis they can also make a difference. Even though we’re down something good can come from our situation.”

Patricia Laney

Marianna Federal Prison Camp

Marianna, Florida
“I had the opportunity to read Voices of Consequences- Permission to Dream just a few weeks before my release from Danbury Federal Prison Camp. I am now more equipped to enter the world without guilt or shame. I now have more self-esteem and can accept responsibility for any situation that confronts me.”

Leslie Tavolacci

Danbury Federal Prison Camp

Danbury, Connecticut

Unlocking the Prison Doors: Workbook /Journal (Voices of Consequences Series) Paperback – February 10, 2015

by Jamila T. Davis (Author)

Unlocking the Prison Doors is a nondenominational, faith-based, instruction manuel created to help incarcerated women gain inner healing and restoration. It is written by an inmate, Jamila T. Davis, who has utilized these proven principles to overcome the delemmas of her incarceration and to dethrone negative thinking patterns.

High Acclaims!

“I just finished reading Unlocking the Prison Doors book and its companion journal/workbook. Both of the materials are worthy instruments to assist incarcerated woman to carefully review their current situation from a variety of meaningful measures. All the chapters were insightful but I found Chapters 6 & 7 the most important for my self-evaluation. I particularly liked reading the stories of real cases which related to the various topics. They helped to put a face on the problems that were dissected.”

Marilyn White

Alderson Federal Prison Camp

Alderson West Virginia
“I picked up Unlocking the Prison Doors and I couldn’t put it down. This book really spoke to me and is helping me get through this time in my life. I can’t wait to read the rest of the books in the series!”

Ashley Lamphere

Danbury Federal Prison Camp

Danbury, ConnecticutAlderson Federal Prison Camp

Pursuit to a Greater "Self": 12 Points to Developing Good Character and Healthy Relationships (Voices of Consequences Enrichment Series)

by Jamila T. Davis (Author)

A PURSUIT TO A GREATER SELF- BACK COVER Many take it for granted that everyone knows the difference between what's right and what's wrong. The truth is, people often become a product of their environment. Success is often miscalculated, or determined by status and material possessions. Consequently, if people aren't taught to live by a higher standard, they can easily stray off course and possibly land in prison. Today they no longer have to remain stuck! Transformation is possible on the journey of a Pursuit to a Greater “Self”. Pursuit to a Greater "Self” is the third book in the Voices of Consequences Enrichment Series, created to empower incarcerated women to heal, recognize their potential and recapture their dreams. It is a nondenominational, faith-based instruction manual created to help readers develop good character traits and cultivate healthy relationships. Filled with powerful real-life examples that illustrate how good character traits have helped many people live a prosperous life, and how deficient character has caused others to fails, this book is a well-needed magnifying glass for incarcerated women. These striking examples, along with self-help strategies and inspirational passages, are sure to inspire readers to dethrone negative character traits and pursue becoming a greater "self." Step-by-step, this book empowers readers to overcome adversity and develop healthy character that will sustain them, including love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Readers are also instructed how to utilize these positive character traits to cultivate healthy relationships. Utilizing these powerful tools, female offenders are equipped to position themselves for long-term success and empowered to sustain it! By the end of this spiritual journey, readers will be inspired to let their light shine for the world to see that true reformation is attainable, even after imprisonment!