It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, and I couldn’t think of a better time to give my brain a hug than right now. As we all know, mental health, mental illness, and wellness as a whole does not look the same for everyone. Depression and anxiety aren’t the only mental illnesses that exist, and we have … Continue reading Five Mistakes I Made During my Mental Health Journey
Photo by Ree on Pexels.com As a woman of color, I grew up knowing that I'd always have to work twice as hard to compensate for the fact that I am a woman of color trying to be successful. It is exhausting to have to always hold yourself to a higher standard and somehow still … Continue reading Exploring the Imposter Syndrome
To the beautiful babes at ShexShines, I can't express my gratitude enough for your IG post on last Monday. https://www.instagram.com/p/B4cqXkNDPRo/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link I took a much needed break from creative writing, and my blog and just focused on working and being a mom. Obviously, it turned into an extremely exhausting loop and I figured now was the … Continue reading Remember your Why
"Oh, I didn't know you were suffering." Although the phone was to my ear, I stepped back. Suffering? Me? I hadn't realized that in the whirlwind of emotions, I was experiencing the toll it took on my health. It was either that or the fact that I compartmentalized so much of my feelings and traumas … Continue reading Heal
As I was scrolling through Instagram, I came across a post from The Champagne Diet that said, "January 1st is a comfort zone" and it hit me, how many years have I made lists of goals and resolutions that sit on my desk until 1/1? Why am I waiting for the new year to start … Continue reading Let’s Not Wait Until 1/1 to get our Shit Together
I don't know about you, but this retrograde is trying to kick my ass. I'm an emotional mess, and I'm so happy that it's almost over. I can't lie though, this one has revealed so much about the people around me and honestly I've never been more grateful for being able to see people for … Continue reading Self Worth and Happiness: Am I Enough??