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Chasing Your Dreams - Graduating From Nursing School (LPN to RN)

Here at A&S, we make an active effort to promote the positivity that's occurring all around us. Spreading motivational and inspirational stories is a great way to create a mentally healthier society.  A good friend of mine, Vanessa (known as Very Vanessa on Instagram), recently graduated from RN school and will become a registered nurse very shortly. Her story is one that has not only inspired me, but also many other people chasing their own dreams. She initially started off as a model appearing in many popular music videos with celebrities, and then made the switch to nursing -- where she worked as an LPN for the past six years. While working and juggling other responsibilities, she managed to go back...

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Staying Mentally Fit During Finals Week: A How-To Guide

The older I get, the more I realize that exercise is non-negotiable when it comes to maintaining and promoting your physical and mental health. When I say "exercise", most people around me automatically think of a heavy weight-lifting session followed by a 5 mile run - which is the wrong way to think. If you are able to push out intense workouts regularly, more power to you. However, the goal is to get out of the house and do something for 30 minutes to 1 hour which will 1). Give you a break from studying and 2). Improve your physical and mental health. At the very least, this is a therapeutic way to take a pause. Exercise and physical fitness...

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Promoting Mental Health Awareness for College Students (Commercial)

As many of you already know, entering college can be a very stressful time for many people. From moving away from their parents to having to balance work and school at the time, this period of time can present a lot of challenges for the evolving young adult.  During our photoshoot in Atlanta, we had the chance to put out a video talk to some of the models and A&S team members about the importance of mental health awareness for college students. Check out the footage below!

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Abrantie & Signora - Atlanta (March 2018) - Highlights From Photoshoot

  If you're looking for a city that combines passion with culture and creativity, Atlanta should be at the top of your list. When looking to organize our first photoshoots of the year, me and co-founder Ken Ababio agreed that Atlanta would be not only a city that we can grow the company in, but also place where we can organize our photoshoots at. Thanks to a lot of help from a lot of good people, we were able to pull off two amazing photoshoots this March. Here are some highlights, along with a behind the scenes vlog attached above.   Photographer: Brandon  https://www.instagram.com/brvndonv/  

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