The Journey Toward Self-Love - An Interview with Dr. Tongie Scott

Episode 7,   Nov 16, 2020, 04:00 PM

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In this episode, Dr. Tongie Scott discusses her experience being a single Mom (with three children by the age of 21), sexual abuse, a lack of connection with her birth father and promiscuity. Here she discusses the work and faith she had to have to pull herself back up and continue to pursue her dream of becoming a medical doctor.



Tongie Scott, a.k.a. Dr. Tongie helps countless soon-to-be business owners/individuals live a more productive, dedicated, and purposeful life. Oprah in the Natural. Moses in the Spirit. Born in Columbus, Mississippi, to Annie Brown and Joe Fenton, Dr. Tongie faced unforeseen and unimaginable circumstances.  Being introduced to the importance of establishing a relationship with God through Christ at a very young age; Dr. Tongie has seen firsthand the benefits of this relationship. After attending Caldwell High School and graduating a year early, Dr. Tongie quickly learned that life needed a plan of action. Forced to discontinue her studies at Mississippi University for Women in the fall of 1988, Dr. Tongie focused on becoming a great Mother to her three children: Ty, Tryone, and Morgan.  But as life would have it, Dr. Tongie, in 1992, was diagnosed with malignant papillary carcinoma of the thyroid. After treatment of radiation therapy, Dr. Tongie was finally ready to thrust herself into life.

Upon matriculating into medical school at 31 years old; Dr. Tongie proved to herself and her children that no matter how old you are if you believe that you can and deserve to be “here”; you will.  Before launching interactive shows such as Talk to Tongie (featured on Facebook Live) and the Dr. Tongie Show, (featured on LA Talk Radio), Dr. Tongie served several years as the CEO of Me and My Nanna, LLC-A Home Care Company.  And as a medical consultant for families looking for skilled facilities, convalescent homes and assisted living facilities for their loved ones. After a successful career helping adult students discover their passion in medicine and serving as an in-demand motivational and inspirational speaker; Dr. Tongie now creates opportunities for those who desire to truly discover who they were born to be by asking five (5) simple questions: (1) Who are you?; (2) Where are you from?; (3) What can you do (your abilities)?; (4) Why were you born?; and (5) What is your destiny? She believes that the individual who can answer those questions will cause a shift in their lives, and they will be the change they want to see in themselves.

When not traveling, Dr. Tongie enjoys spending time with her family and dancing. One of her favorite places to go and have fun...a Zumba Class.

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Audra was burned at a year and a half, had six surgeries between the ages of 2 and 16, and did not look at herself in the mirror until she was 25 years old.
As a person, who has experienced trauma and was left with physical remnants of it, she was then able to do the work necessary to embrace her scars and become empowered by them. Because of her experience, Audra wrote her song “Scars”, created the I’ve Got Scars Baby! Podcast and has been performing and holding personal empowerment workshops across the country.
From Detroit native to Los Angeles artist and producer, Audra has also performed at such venues as the Disney Music Hall (LA), The Kennedy Center (Washington DC), The World Children’s Festival of Theatre (Copenhagen, Denmark), The House of Blues Sunset (LA) and The Comedy Store (LA), Laugh Factory (LA) and The Comedy Union (LA).
As a Producer, Audra has worked for several network TV shows including: America's Got Talent, Steve Harvey's Big Time, and The Tom Joyner Show as well as shows on Netflix, BET, and VH1. Audra has taken her creativity to the stage as the writer and producer of her first play entitled, The Cage at the Stella Adler Theatre.