Mother, Pastor, best-selling author, and certified life/trauma coach are just a few of the titles that Pittsburgh native, Lytia S. Brock, goes by. Her book, Making the Most of Life’s Lemons was published in 2016 and quickly made Amazon’s best-seller list. In addition to "lemons" she has written and published Self Inventory, Day by Day and in 2021 Mental Help.
In 2022, Lytia launched a second food-based business Soup and Bread LLC. Soup and Bread LLC will feature a variety of fresh made soups and bread for her customers in the Greater Pittsburgh region. Soup and Bread LLC is a result of a pivot that Lytia made while attending Cohort 8 of Own Our Own Academy.
Her penchant for service and compassion for God’s children who don’t fit the status quo, led her to birth Cloaked in Favor Ministries, a not-for-profit. To date, the organization has assisted with outreach efforts in Ghana, The Philippines, Kenya, and India. Lytia also continues to spread the Gospel, through her work with her father, at Narrow Way International Ministries.
In addition to her work in service, Lytia is an entrepreneur. She has been featured in The Washington Post, NextPittsburgh, The New Pittsburgh Courier, and has been a guest on the #24 Hour Hustle Show with Anthony Freeze, and the Lynne Hayes- Freeland Show on KDKA. She currently operates Abundant Living Life Coaching where she encourages her clients to: "Live the Life they've imagined."
Among her many accomplishments, she was a 2011 recipient of the prestigious Irene O. Bartko award, which honors and celebrates the strides of both single and minority mothers. As singer/songwriter, Lytia performs under the name Tinna James, and has had the honor of performing at many Pittsburgh venues such as Heinz Hall, the Benedum Center and headlined a concert at Heinz Memorial Chapel. She is currently working on her sophomore album. In 2021 Lytia became an Associate Coach with Vino & Vision, an international coaching company. Further spreading her mission of helping others to heal and sharing her passion for food and music.
Lytia can be reached on social media outlets simply by searching for and following Lytia S. Brock.
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