The Author

Throughout the book, Pressley shares personal anecdotes and practical advice that can help readers maintain their unique voice as they work towards their goals. By embracing their strengths and values, and staying true to their vision, readers can overcome past hardships and create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling.

Overall, A Self-Made Life offers a powerful message of hope and empowerment, reminding readers that they have the power to shape their destinies and create the life they truly desire. Whether readers are facing a difficult situation right now or simply seeking guidance on their journey, this book can be a valuable resource for anyone looking to overcome past hardships and create a brighter future.

What They Have Said...


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Press!!!!! I’m on page 14 and allll brown skin men should read this!!!! I remember you would always say it’s your MINDSET!!!!!!! I really wish my son could of read this book before his passing….Great job PRESS!!!


Press, so my reading continued at the pool yesterday and I must say this book is a must read for everyone. Especially when you are trying to plan your goals….I’ll let you know later as I continue!!! Congratulations Press I am sooo proud of you!!!!

Jessica B.
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I just finished your book! I’m am so proud of you! I learned so much about you and things I need to do for myself! I hope you truly know the words you shared are powerful and meaningful giving tangy ways to look at yourself in the mirror and knowing next steps you need to take the vulnerability it took to share your words is not unnoticed salute 🫡🙏🏾💕

Ty H.
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… it will be a gift to my youngest son for sure!! Love the takeaways !!!

It’s been a nice , truly informative reflective read. ❤️🥰 make you stop … think .. reflect !

Tammy M.