Melissa Elise Hall (MsMissy) is a survivor who has learned to thrive. As one who has overcome depression, suicide, an abusive relationship and physical illness, she knows that hope is real. MsMissy received a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She began her career in 2008 and has continued to promote mental health awareness, emotional wellness, healing and self-love. She believes in dealing with life’s challenges head on and realistically. MsMissy attributes some of her greatest strengths to her life experiences, mistakes and the identifying of her character flaws. Once hopeless, with no desire to live, MsMissy is now empowered, and cheering others on. As an Author, Advocate, Mentor and Founder of Moments with Missy, she is on her way to meeting every goal she has set.