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Workplace Stress

How does each of these workplace factors create stress, anxiety, and low-grade depressions...and what can you do as employee or employer?
Specific focus areas include:
Clubhouse Room, “My Job Is Making Me Sick”, will begin soon (click here to join). In the meantime, follow me on Clubhouse @Aria Craig.


Professional Wellness Coaching

Bullying in the workplace is an widespread epidemic and affects people psychologically, emotionally, spiritually, and even physically. As an advocate against bullying (including retaliation, harassment, and unfair treatment), I work together with you to identify effective ways of coping with the stress, anxiety, and low-grade depression associated with workplace bullying. We'll use holistic tools to improve your health while building strategies to enhance your professional development and career trajectory.
IG Lives on the following topics:

Personal Wellness Coaching

We will navigate to find the sources of stress, anxiety, and low-grade depression and work together to build progress towards the accomplishments you seek to improve your personal experiences and heal from trauma that limit your productivity.
Specific focus areas include:

Need to discuss before booking your first session? Click below to schedule your FREE 15-minute
Discovery Call.


Evening and weekend hours available for the
comfort and flexibility of Visitors.


Statistics show that more than 80% of employees do not trust HR as a helpful resource. An Ombuds is not an office-of-notice and serves as the initial point of contact whenever an employee, at any level, is experiencing conflict in the workplace. We can work with your organization in contracting Ombuds and Mediation services.
Ombuds operate within these four principles:
Evening and weekend hours available for the
flexibility of clients.

Family Mediation

Need a trained professional to help mediate the conflict between you and your ex in a divorce settlement? What about a family business? Book below to get the support of a Family Mediator without the high cost of an attorney.
Conflict resolution areas include:



My Sister's Keepers

A fiction novel about a generational curse inherited by a mother who creates a narcissistic sibling relationship between her daughters. After making poor decisions with relationships, one daughter begins to connects her choices to her childhood and learns that she was living with trauma of the curse for years.

This funny and dramatic story will keep you flipping the pages to learn what happens next and how the one daughter reclaims her life and mental health from the trauma.

Projected release set for Fall 2022.

How can you support? - Coming Soon

Books for Moms

Being a working single parent comes with rewards and challenges. The key is being focused on achieving clear goals. The Single Mother Diaries, Volume 2: Tips and Wisdom on Being Career Savvy offers strategies and coaching on:
The Single Mother Diaries, Volume 1: Tips and Wisdom on Being a Fabulous and Successful Single Mother is a parenting investment tool that offers strategies for single, divorced and blended parents with tips on:
The perfect complement to The Single Mother Diaries, Volume 2 with steps on reaching your professional goals:

Books for Kids

Love is Here, Love is There: My Co-Parents
There is finally a children’s book that demonstrates the effective co-parenting strategies that families can create to successfully raise children together.
Sam and Dad go on a fun adventure together when Sam starts to realize that his family is different from others he encounters. Curious, he asks Dad about his family dynamics. After a heart-felt talk from Dad who explains that even though Mom and Dad live in two separate homes, they both work together to make sure he is the best Sam he can be, Sam begins to understand.
This visually stunning illustration helps kids and parents develop:
Aria also speaks on these various topics, including how parents can work together to co-parent successfully. CLICK HERE to read my blog on Co-Parenting During Covid-19.
Bubbles the Beautiful Butterfly and The Bully that Chloe Conquers
From the creative mind of Bestselling and Award-winning Author, Aria Craig, comes a children’s book for girls and boys who struggle with the pressures of bullying and the impact it has on their self-esteem.
10-year old Chloe is a beautiful girl with a very unique smile who lives with her loving parents and dog, Snuffles. However, her mom and dad are unaware that when Chloe heads off to school she is hurtfully teased because of her smile and deals with the struggles kids face when bullied. Chloe handles it in a way that most kids do until a student tests her courage. On that day, she meets Bubbles the Beautiful Butterfly, who empowers her with tools to build confidence and conquer the bullies. Bubbles the Beautiful Butterfly and The Bully that Chloe Conquers is a powerful children’s book that touches on:
Bubbles the Beautiful Butterfly Activity Book – full of word games, mazes, hide-and-seek, puzzles and more.
Have fun with Bubbles as she goes on journeys and adventures with other animals!

Need to order books in bulk? Great! 10% discount on orders of 100 or more. Let's discuss.


4 Keys to Creating a Fabulous and Successful Children's Book E-Course Series

E-Course Building the Foundation

The foundation of writing a manuscript serves as the basis for your literary work.
In E-course 1, you will learn:
And much more!

E-Course Finding the Illustrator

The foundation of writing a manuscript serves as the basis for your literary work.
In E-course 2, you will learn:
And much more!

E-Course Developing the Legalities

Protecting your intellectual property is a step that should not be overlooked or undervalued.
In E-course 3, you will learn:

E-Course Creating the Marketing

Marketing is the most essential strategy to any product or service.
In E-course 4, you will learn:

About Me

Herschenia A. Brown (PEN “Aria Craig”) is an Employment Mediator, External Ombudsman, Corporate Consultant, Board Certified Integrative Mental Health Coach, Speaker, and Bestselling and Award-Winning Author of The Single Mother Diaries™.
While working on establishing the brand for her own brand, Aria (or Hershey, as some people affectionately call her) spent some of her free time writing books under the PEN Name Aria Craig, which earned her awards and placed her on the Amazon bestseller’s list in five parenting categories. Her books build bravery, resilience, and empowerment for moms struggling with the stressors of being single, divorced, or in a blended marriage; as well as children dealing with social issues.

She is an advocate against workplace bullying and family narcissism relationships (parent, sibling, or spouse). She serves on the following associations:
  • Advisory Board for the National Workplace Bullying Coalition
  •  Tri-Chair of Membership for the Federal Bar Associations, ADR Section
  •  American Bar Association, DR Section – Ombuds, Women in Dispute Resolution & Diversity Committees
  • Member of the International Ombuds Association (IOA)
  •  Lambda Kappa Mu, Sorority, Inc.