What Are Your Passions in Life?

Dr. Deitra Hickey discusses the importance of discovering your passions in life and how doing so will create greater happiness and overall contentment.
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About Dr. Deitra Hickey, PhD


Dr. Deitra HickeyDr. Deitra Hickey PhD., was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. She has utilized her life experiences to develop a passion to help others find their balance and honor themselves through physical, mental, and emotional wellness.

Deitra developed a strong will and resilience at a young age by taking care of two paralyzed parents after witnessing both of them being shot. She then cared for her mother who suffered from Multiple Sclerosis until she passed away at only 48. Deitra is a transparent individual that will admit she had struggled as a teenager with consistent doubt, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She made the decision early on not to accept these facets of her outlook and learned how to take control of her life. Deitra has dedicated her life to assisting others to find positive perspective and happiness. She encourages the importance of capitalizing on life’s challenges to strengthen and empower versus using adversity as a crutch.

In addition, Dr. Hickey proudly teaches the community about the positive effects of holistic treatments that not only pamper the deserving individual but also aid in overall health, wellness and stress reduction.

Dr. Hickey worked for Toledo Public for 17 years as a teacher, school counselor, and a school principal. She taught PhD students at the University of Toledo prior to opening her business, Serenity Health & Wellness Center. Dr. Hickey is a proud Toledian and enjoys bringing her experience, education, and dedication to make a lasting impression and difference in others’ lives.

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Watch Dr. Hickey’s episodes of Serenity Now: A Health and Wellness Perspective.

  1. thanks for keeping us focused on what’s important in life, and sometimes our passions, which are most important get overlooked in day to day hustle. Thanks for bringing to attention ways to identifying our passions in life and help to keep them in the forefront to live and enjoy them to live a happier life. If I knew this stuff when I was younger it didn’t sink in or no one spent time with me to help develop. I see know how important is is and working to bring reminders of my passions into my living space.

  2. What a wonderful reminder that finding our passion in all aspects of our lives – work, play, and relationships – is not only possible, but creates a necessary blueprint for happiness!

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