Meet Lacuna Loft’s Featured Community Member of the Week, Yolanda!

Yolanda-Murphy

Meet Yolanda Murphy.

Home: Pittsburgh, PA

Horoscope: Aries

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!