Meet Yolanda Murphy.
Home: Pittsburgh, PA
Favorite Book: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Hero: My Mom!
Superpower: My ability to see the silver lining in any situation.
Hardest Challenge: Facing and surviving my breast cancer journey.
Guilty Pleasure: A hot, steamy seafood boil with spicy butter sauce, (I make it myself!)
Favorite Lacuna Loft Program: Unspoken Ink: Creative Writing Workshop
Proudest Moment: My first time as a keynote speaker.
The best piece of advice I’ve ever received: “The only thing hindering us from our next level is us.” -DK
How I stay mentally healthy: Pray! Continually connecting to family & friends; also having me time!
Personal Mantra: “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
My favorite part of being part of Lacuna Loft: Being connected to other amazing young adult survivors who just get it!