Folake Taylor, MD is a debut author and a board certified Internal Medicine physician who practices outpatient medicine. She is married with a little girl and resides in the Atlanta metro area with her family. Her motivational/self-help book "The Only Way is Up: The Journey of an Immigrant" targets women, African Americans and immigrants. It focuses on issues such as identity, self esteem, self worth, success, relationships, being single, teenage pregnancy, single parenthood, diet, exercise, nutrition, weight, preventive medicine and so much more. It paints a picture of possibilities and a can-do attitude to those who need encouragement. It also serves as a reminder of basic life lessons that we could all use every now and again.
This book features the author’s experiences and views on pertinent life issues as an immigrant to the United States of America. Though the objective is to empower women, African Americans and immigrants, the greater part of the message of hope is of relevance to a general audience. Some of the issues that are the focus of this book are self esteem, self worth, success, health and relationships.