About Your Host
Hi, I'm Suzette Vearnon. On December 27, 2014 on my 55th birthday, I did something my Inner Critic would not have predicted. I got married to the most wonderful man. It wasn't because I was perfect! It was because I was me! The same me who was told I was not enough at times and I was too much at others. I struggled for most of my adulthood because of it. Oh how I could have used someone who could unlock for me what was such a mystery, that I was enough.
That's why I'm so excited about this podcast. I get to give to you what I didn't get. And because of that, it won't take you 55 years to get it right! But if it has, it's not too late. Let's make sure that you don't spend one more moment not knowing that you are worthy, you are worth it, you are enough!!
Join me every Sunday for my Enough Factor Podcast!
S02-E08: It's Okay to Not Be Okay
Despite loving what you do, being constantly told how to sit, how to stand, whether you’re wearing the right lip color or if you’re too dark for a role can take its toll.
Continuing our Mental Health Awareness Series is none other than Theatre and Film Actress Germôna Sharp. In our honest talk, Germôna talks about her journey of enoughness and how she learned it’s okay to not be okay.
Germôna loves the arts! With a grandmother who is also an actress in L.A. and a grandfather who is a singer and actor in Atlanta and both sides of her family being lovers of entertainment, it was only right that Germôna took her chance at being center stage. She has been singing since she was three years old and acting since she was twelve, with her very first acting role being in her high school production of “...For Colored Girls”. She has graced the stage in many different theatre productions such as Blood Done Sign My Name (RLT), Sister Act: The Musical (RLT), Caroline, or Change: The Musical (JTP), Steel Magnolias, and many more.
She is also a film actress and works closely with an up and coming production company in the NC area, EazeDay Entertainment.
But behind all the perfect fitting clothes and immaculate makeup, Germôna still struggles with the names she was called in middle school where she was severely bullied and mocked. Though she made great strides in her adulthood, the toll of it leaked out as anger and an over-encompassing need to “look the part.” This led to depression, isolation, stress and stagnation. It wasn't until she got a wake up call from an unexpected place that she woke up to the support around her and discovered a deeper passion.
CONNECT WITH GERMỐNA
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email Germona at firstname.lastname@example.org
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LET SUZETTE HELP
During this coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, she will be offering coaching sessions on a sliding fee scale. So if you need someone to talk with who will not judge you but will be a source of encouragement and a reminder that who you are, whose you are and why you are is more than enough to overcome your current circumstances, here's how to get in contact with her:
- For first-timers, the first hour of our session is free. Just click http://www.calendly.com/suzettevearnon to get on my calendar. If you do not receive notification immediately, send me a direct email at mailto:email@example.com and I'll confirm within 24 hours.
- For return customers, click bit.ly/slidingfeeform. Provide your first name and email where you'd like the information sent and you'll get my sliding fee scale breakdown. Make sure to check your email and your spam folder for an immediate response.
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