Posts by DeAnna Minus-Vincent

DeAnna Minus-Vincent is dedicated to creating sustainable change in communities and working to eliminate systemic inequities. She currently serves as Founder and Managing Partner of The Outcomes Architect, a strategic advisory firm that works to improve organizational results. A New Jersey native, she is invested in the community and proud to live in Lumberton with her family.

How to Slow Down and Take Care of Yourself

“You are worth the quiet moment. You are worth the deeper breath. You are worth the time it takes to slow dow, be still and rest.” ~Morgan Harper Nichols

“It’s great to see you without three laptops and two phones,” my cardiologist quipped. I nodded, remembering how, a year earlier, I’d sat in the ICU tethered to my to-do list while having a heart attack. Even as the doctors were attaching wires and monitors to me, I couldn’t put my laptop down. I believed that everything would fall apart if I stopped to take care of myself.

It had …