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LEAP WITH US: An Incredible Year of Accomplishments 

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) What an incredible year we have experienced here at LEAP Foundation DC. From our mentees’ educational pursuits to our successful annual toy drive, we have been meeting our mission to bridge the gap between hope […]

LEAP WITH US: The Dos and Don’ts of Everyday Living    

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) Holiday break soon will be upon us and, with that, comes the dreaded New Year’s Resolution. While some people have given up on the tradition of setting goals throughout the year to eliminate the risk […]

LEAP WITH US: Grab Your Elf Hat   

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) If you’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to get involved in your community, the holiday season is the ideal time. The cold weather can be tough for those in need, presenting health concerns and […]

LEAP WITH US: Don’t Let the Holiday Pass You By   

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) With Christmas just a few short weeks away, it’s only a matter of time before stress levels start to rise. It’s an unfortunate result of such a joyous holiday that, rather than being filled with […]

LEAP WITH US: Decision-Making Made Easy   

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) Decision-making can be tough. In fact, depending on your personality, it can be a downright dreaded part of life. There is a lot of pressure behind making choices – after all, they can have a […]

LEAP WITH US: Overcoming Holiday Depression & Anxiety

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) For most, the winter months are a happy time, filled with comforting thoughts of warmth, family, friends and holidays, but for the less fortunate or those who have suffered the loss of a loved one, […]

LEAP WITH US: Don’t Let the Cold Weather Stop You   

(Dr. Clayton Lawrence, founder and CEO, shares his thoughts in a weekly column focused on community wellness and inspiring others.) If you’re thinking cold weather means time spent with the youth in your life will be limited, think again. There are so many indoor opportunities not only to have some fun, but mix in some […]