Varnado native writes book, working on another

Published 2:21 pm Friday, April 30, 2021

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Born and raised in Varnado, Paula A. Burton Harrison is the owner of The Change Strategy, LLC, and the author of the book “The Change Strategy: Change your thinking, change your life.”

She currently resides in Hattiesburg, Miss., with her husband, Kindell Harrison, and three children. She is the daughter of Paul and Shelia Burton of Varnado, and the granddaughter of Robert Earl and Annie Robinson, also of Varnado.

Harrison is an up and coming mindset coach and motivational mentor where she focuses on changing negative thinking/habits and reframing them into positive thinking/habits. She is also a paralegal for a private firm, notary public, and social media marketing manager.

Harrison has an Associate of Applied Business Office Technology/Legal Assisting and Associate of Applied Science in Marketing and Social Media Management. She is currently working on her new book called “Changed Habits with Positive Reframing.” Harrison is also working on a book collaboration with best-selling author, philanthropist and publisher Alandria Lloyd and several other writers.

To keep up with Harrison and her upcoming projects, you can follow her on Facebook and Instagram by searching for “The Change Strategy.” You can also visit her website at or send her an email at