Brittany M. Orie Leak

Brittany M. Orie Leak is a freelance writer, Faith Blogger, and Preschool Teacher at Winston Salem Christian School. She studied English and psychology at Forsyth Technical Community College and University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Brittany’s interest include reading, writing, traveling, music, and the arts. She has a passion for African American studies and loves to write on those topics as well as inspirational and human interest pieces! Writing means so much for Brittany because it’s her strongest medium of communication, inspiration, enlightenment, and exploration. Brittany loves God and serves in ministry! She is happily married to Pastor Robert Leak III and resides in Winston-Salem.

Gifts of the Disabled Mind: Depression

Mental health has always been a prevailing issue among human beings. With 2020 being such an eventful year for many reasons—a pandemic, racial injustice resulting in further violence, and economic

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Gifts of the Disabled Mind: Dyslexia

Imagine meeting an exceptionally intellectual individual who is creative, inventive, empathetic, and undoubtedly impactful in their work, but has intense difficulty with reading, recognizing letters and numbers. Approximately 40 million

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Do You Have Test Anxiety?

There comes a time during the academic school year that is quite daunting: the “End of Course” test. You have studied, learned the material, and aced all of your homework assignments,

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Why Am I Not Popular?

We’ve all known them. The good-looking, charismatic, impeccably dressed kids who were smart, but not too smart, cool, and trendy. Maybe you were one of them. Or maybe you were among the

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$aving Money in College

Let’s look at the facts: college is a money guzzler and school is going to be different this year, but expenses may still add up. Whether college will be online

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A 20-20 Outlook for Self-Care

We’ve made it into 2020, and once again, we are engulfed in the repetitive “new year, new me” expression. So, what exactly does making it to a New Year mean

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Vegan Soul Food!

Vegan soul food might sound like the biggest paradox, right? We know classic soul food as being rich in meats, animal grease, dairy, and sometimes seafood—all of which a vegan

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Feeding Hunger in Winston-Salem

Hunger is closer to us than we may think. Back in 2011, it was brought to our attention that Winston-Salem is one of the leading areas in America in hunger.

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