June 7, 2017

My name is DJ Shawna… 

I read an article today that pulled at my heartstrings big time and inspired me.   

So, thank you GRiZ for helping inspire this week’s blog related to Pride (read his article here).  

So, my name is DJ Shawna and for as...

May 17, 2017

Asking for help isn’t something that comes to me very easily.

I’ve said this time and time again.

But, I have challenged you to step out of your comfort zone, so I have to accept this challenge myself.

With that, I want to celebrate what I consider a HUGE win with you tod...

May 11, 2017

June is nearly upon us. 

For most of us that means summer, vacations, no school, cookouts, baseball games, and more. 

For less than 10% of the population, June is Pride Month.   

I bet you just imagined scantily dressed people, draped in rainbow flags and glitte...

April 26, 2017

Change really is inevitable.  

No matter what your opinion is, adjustments are going to constantly be made.  

Some changes will fail briefly, and others will have a huge, immediate impact positively.  

I touched on the same topic this week in my Monday Moti...

April 20, 2017

This blog is to inspire you. 

I want you to get up, move, challenge yourself, and do something different than you normally would do.

There has to be something that is in the back of your mind that you have been fighting and making excuses or putting off “for a better tim...

April 5, 2017

This past weekend has definitely been one I will remember for a very long time, for so many reasons. I was able to witness history at the 2017 Final Four game

March 22, 2017

I enjoy helping people when I can. 

I get satisfaction out of it, really. 

It makes me feel fulfilled and, honestly, one of my absolute favorite things to do is the cliché “help someone that cannot give you anything in return.” 

It’s simple things, really, that I don’t ne...

March 15, 2017

I’ve said this before: Creating something and putting it out in the world is scary.