Sunday, July 19, 2020

Lessons from the Human Body

Who remembers the song, by Olivia Newton John called "Physical?" One of the most iconic lyrics in the is "Let me hear your body talk..." As I am in my early sixties, a mother of three, and a grandmother of seven, my body talks to me all the time. Right now, it is saying how much pain I am in. In fact, it is screaming at me because about seven weeks ago, I feel and fractured my shoulder. The pain hasn't gone away and tomorrow I see a specialist surgeon. My body talks to me in other ways too and I listen. I get sinus headaches, I know it is going to rain because my knee throbs, I know when I need to drink orange juice or need to eat certain items because my body craves it. Today's author interview with Julious N Fletcher, presents "Lessons from the Human Body," and I found it very interesting and well-worth the read. I discovered more than I knew or recognized by the lessons to be learned from the human body. Take a look and meet the author.

Lessons from the Human Body Paperback – March 19, 2019

by Julious N Fletcher (Author)


There are different functional systems that make up the human body. What are the lessons that we can learn from the human body? We look at our skeletal system and it teaches us structure. Is there a misalignment in our life structure or do we have the proper structure to build productive lives? Our muscular system teaches us to endure and keep moving forward. Are there negative emotions, such as shame, guilt, and fear that is hindering our progress in life? Our circulatory system is our distribution center that sends blood through our bodies; are we properly distributing life to ourselves and others? Our reproductive system tells us that we are supposed to procreate and reproduce; are we producing in our gifts, talents and skills, which should be creating new life? These are some of the lessons of the human body. Are we willing to learn these lessons?


Product Details

·       Paperback: 101 pages

·       Publisher: Julious Fletcher (March 19, 2019)

·       Language: English

·       ISBN-10: 0988934612

·       ISBN-13: 978-0988934610

·       Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches


Tell your readers a little about yourself, where you grew up, where you live now, where you went to school etc. Let them get to know the personal you.

Julious Fletcher obtained his Associate’s degree in Liberal Arts (2005) and his BFA in Theatre Performance (2008). He is currently obtaining his MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, with a specialization in Expressive Art Therapy, with an emphasis in Dance/Movement Therapy at Lesley University and is obtaining his MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Troy University. He is also pursing his certification as a Spiritual Life Coach.

He has also penned Ministry of the Sacred Artist, which is a book geared for those involved in the liturgical arts ministry.

Julious has worked with children (ages 3-12) for five years, including his time as an after- school teacher at an international school in the Buckhead area of Atlanta as well as a dance expressions intern at an after-school program in the East Lake area of Atlanta. He used his talents and skills to help the children to develop communication skills socially, emotionally and mentally along with homework assistance. He also helped toward Black History and assisted choreographing for the school’s production’s Willy Wonka. He released Raped, an original poem that talks about sexual assault victims, and African-Americans in Education, a short film documentary that interviews African-American educators about current issues, such as HBCU education, segregation, racism and the importance of Black History.

Julious has been a dancer, actor, writer, director, producer, model, conference host and workshop facilitator. He has traveled domestically and internationally, performing and teaching the performing arts to the children.


What inspired you to author this book?


I have always been fascinated with the human body. I loved Human Anatomy in high school, which inspired me to write the book. I thought it would be cool to write about learning life's lessons from a different perspective.

Where did you get the inspiration for your book’s cover?


I fully do not take any ownership for my book cover. I truly thank Sam for his creative eye for my cover. I didn't know what my cover was going to be but Sam came up with an awesome concept for it.


Who has been the most significant influence on you personally and as a writer?


I can't pinpoint a particular person on who has influenced me personally because so many people has influenced me. As a writer, however, I would say Iyanla Vanzant. 


What were your struggles or obstacles you had to overcome to get this book written?

It was interesting that during the time I decided to focus on the book, I lost my apartment, I lost my job my laptop was stolen and I lost one of my uncles. Amazingly, the day that my uncle died, I was writing at that point about how to deal with grief and disappointment. I also wanted to make sure that what I had written made practical sense to people.


Tell your readers about your book.


Lessons from the Human Body is a book that discusses real life issues. It talks about being real with where you are, your life structure, and identifying healthy and unhealthy relationships. It also discusses how to handle your emotions, how to be effectively productive, how to handle trauma and unhealthy thinking, how to release toxic things, and how to maintain healthy boundaries.

Who is your target audience, and why?


I would say any willing teen to adult because it uses anatomy terms but it helps the individual become clear about their life.

What do you consider your greatest success in life?

Being able to travel internationally and to do what I love.


What one unique thing sets you apart from other writers in your genre?


I speak in 1st person in my writing, so I don't say, "You have to do this, you have to do that" in an authoritative tone. However, I speak in the "We" format because we all, including me, are traveling thru this life and we are still learning lessons every day.