Search
  • Dear Beautiful:: A Self-Empowerment Book for Black Women (Volume 1)
    Dear Beautiful:: A Self-Empowerment Book for Black Women (Volume 1)
    by Gail L. Thompson Ph.D.
  • Yes, You Can!: Advice for Teachers Who Want a Great Start and a Great Finish With Their Students of Color
    Yes, You Can!: Advice for Teachers Who Want a Great Start and a Great Finish With Their Students of Color
    by Gail L. Thompson, Rufus Thompson
  • The Power of One: How You Can Help or Harm African American Students
    The Power of One: How You Can Help or Harm African American Students
    Corwin Press
  • Up Where We Belong: Helping African American and Latino Students Rise in School and in Life
    Up Where We Belong: Helping African American and Latino Students Rise in School and in Life
    by Gail L. Thompson
  • Through Ebony Eyes: What Teachers Need to Know But Are Afraid to Ask About African American Students (Jossey-Bass Education)
    Through Ebony Eyes: What Teachers Need to Know But Are Afraid to Ask About African American Students (Jossey-Bass Education)
    by Gail L. Thompson
  • A Brighter Day: How Parents Can Help African American Youth
    A Brighter Day: How Parents Can Help African American Youth
    by Dr. Gail Thompson
  • African American Teens Discuss Their Schooling Experiences
    African American Teens Discuss Their Schooling Experiences
    by Gail L Thompson, Greenwood
  • What African American Parents Want Educators to Know
    What African American Parents Want Educators to Know
    by Gail L. Thompson
Blog Index
The journal that this archive was targeting has been deleted. Please update your configuration.
Navigation
Monday
May062019

Episode 016 She Got Mad

Each year, sexual violence affects millions of people, including children and teens. In Episode 16 of my podcast, learn how one survivor became a warrior against sex trafficking, and how you can help.

Dr. Gail L. Thompson, Ph.D. www.drgailthompson.com

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 16 Stop Sexual Abuse

Sunday
Mar032019

Episode 013 The Spirit of Fear A Roadblock to Success

In Episode 13 of my podcast, “Inspirations by Gail,” I explain why “Fear” can be one of the biggest roadblocks to success, describe several fears that consumed me for years, and share 5 steps that can be used to move forward in spite of fears.
Dr. Gail L. Thompson:  Founder & CEO of Inspirations by Gail LLC
Thanks in advance for your support.
Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 013 The Spirit of Fear A Roadblock to Success

Sunday
Feb172019

Episode 012 Examining Your Beliefs About Money and Success

In Episode 012 of my podcast, “Inspirations by Gail,” I explain how America’s obsession with money
has contributed to our national drug crisis, high crime rates, mass incarceration of low-income people of color, and the importance of developing realistic and healthy beliefs about money, and teaching our youth Financial Literacy skills. 

Thanks in advance for your support.
Dr. Gail L. Thompson:  Founder & CEO of Inspirations by Gail LLC

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 012 Money Production

Sunday
Feb102019

Episode 011 - You Can’t Be Big, if Little Got You!

In Episode 11 I describe the dangers of abuses of power-- especially how one child’s life was destroyed by a racist teacher--and the importance of identifying and addressing faulty beliefs about success and power that can cause us to look down on and mistreat others.

Thanks in advance for your support.
Dr. Gail L. Thompson: Founder & CEO of Inspirations by Gail LLC.

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

You Can’t Be Big, if Little Got You!

Sunday
Feb032019

Episode 010 Secrets to Success

In Episode 10 you’ll learn the keys to my professional success, and expert advice from Lane Rankin, one of the nation’s top-ranked entrepreneurs, who built, led, and sold several highly-successful EdTech companies.

Thanks in advance for your support.
Dr. Gail L. Thompson: Founder & CEO of Inspirations by Gail LLC.

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 010 Advice from Lane Rankin 2017 Orange County Entrepreneur of the Year

Sunday
Jan272019

Episode 009 - Strong Women and Those Who Fear Them

In Episode 9, I describe stereotypes and misconceptions about anger, passion, and especially strong women and girls, and explain why passion and courage are requirements for a purposeful and impactful life.

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 009 - Strong Women and Those Who Fear Them

Sunday
Jan202019

Episode 008 Do You Like and Understand Yourself


In Episode 8 of my podcast, I talk about the importance of understanding how your personality is linked to your purpose, passion, impact, and destiny, and how I’ve had to fight efforts to destroy a crucial part of my personality: “The Gift of Gab.”

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 008 Do You Like and Understand Yourself

Sunday
Jan132019

Episode 007 - Your Big Picture: Starting at the End, Instead of the Beginning

In “Your Big Picture: Starting at the End, Instead of the Beginning,” I talk about the teacher who changed my life, what I said at her Memorial Service, and the importance of connecting our passion, purpose, and impact.

 

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 007 - Your Big Picture: Starting at the End, Instead of the Beginning

Sunday
Jan062019

Episode 006 - What if I Had Killed Myself?

In “What if I Had Killed Myself?” I talk about the reasons why suicide rates are increasing in the U.S., share a personal story and strategies, and emphasize the importance of choosing to live one day at a time. Stephen

Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 006 - What if I Had Killed Myself?

Friday
Dec282018

Episode 005 - You Deserve That Gift

In “You Deserve That Gift” I talk about the importance of investing in your spiritual, emotional, and physical health, and personal strategies that have worked for me.

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

 

Episode 005 - You Deserve That Gift 12/28/2018

Saturday
Dec222018

Episode 004 - Is My Nose Too Big, Butt Too Big, and Other Foolishness?

 

In “Is My Nose Too Big, Butt Too Big, and Other Foolishness?” I talk about the  destructive effects of negative stereotypes about the body shapes and sizes of Black girls and women, and share the tragic story of Sara Baartman.

 Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 004 - Is My Nose Too Big, Butt Too Big, and Other Foolishness?

Saturday
Dec152018

Episode 003 - Do I Look Like a Criminal to You?  12/15/2018

In “Do I Look Like a Criminal to You?”I talk about the  destructive effects of negative stereotypes about various hair textures, and hairstyles, such as Afros, braids, and dreadlocks, as well as my own experiences with hair-related racial profiling.

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..


Podcast 003 - Do I Look Like a Criminal to You? 12/15/2018

Friday
Dec072018

Episode 002 - Don't Believe That Lie  12/07/2018

In “Don’t Believe That Lie,” you’ll learn about the destructive effects of a lie that has had a negative effect on countless people, the U.S. Public School System, and the Criminal Justice System. For more information about the “Personal Empowerment Challenge,” please refer to Podcast 1: “The Girl Who Thought She Was Cursed.”

Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Podcast 002 - Don't Believe That Lie 12/07/2018

Sunday
Dec022018

Episode 001 - The Girl Who Thought She Was Cursed 12/03/2018

“The Girl Who Thought She Was Cursed,” is based on a true story that  illustrates how beliefs can be self-destructive, followed by a “Personal Empowerment Challenge.”

 Stephen Thompson's music can be found at his website, http://www.aaronnimbus.com, ITunes, YouTube, Amazon, etc..

Episode 001 The Girl Who Thought She Was Cursed