Bring out the bottles of Arbor Mist, guys! I am so excited because, on September 20th, my husband and I will have been married for one full year. Not many people can say that, so I'm truly thankful. Trust me, we are not perfect by a long shot, but I've learned so much in this… Continue reading It’s Our Wedding Anniversary! 5 Things I’ve Learned After Being Married for One Year
Have you been struggling with your mental health for a while now, but you feel like nothing is helping? Are you feeling discouraged and stuck in what feels like an everlasting funk because you've tried everything and have no clue what else to do? Trust me, I've been there, and I might be able to… Continue reading What is an ESA and How Can It Help Your Depression and Anxiety?
This one is going to be a bit difficult to write and even harder to let you guys read, but Let's Flourish Together is all about self-betterment , and as a mental health advocate, I'm hoping this helps someone else understand their mental state more. My readers who've been following me since I wrote my… Continue reading My Most Vulnerable Post Yet: Does This Common Mental Illness Affect You Too?
Alright, it's time to get a bit serious here. Bear with me because it's about to get deep. Now, I know what most of you are thinking just by reading the title -- "Wait. Since when does she write about politics? Isn't this blog supposed to be about empowering each other and spreading positivity?" In… Continue reading Should We Strive to be More Like Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?
Ahem, ahem. Alexa, play "Welcome Back" by Mase. Yes, I am back, and it feels sooooo good to be writing to you all again. It's been a few months since I've posted a blog, but I don't want to just hop back into the swing of things. No, you all deserve an explanation as to… Continue reading Bouncing Back – Why Have I Been Gone For So Long?
Okay, so let's keep it real. How many of us have started to work out regularly and eat healthy foods but then quickly fall off the wagon? It's okay because I've been there too plenty of times. It's so frustrating because you start off feeling so confident and excited as you get on a routine work out… Continue reading Inspirational Social Media Influencers Who Will Help You Get Your Body Right!
April is National Poetry Month, and as a poet myself, I couldn't be more excited! Writing, in general, helps me express myself in ways that I can't verbally, but poetry is my go-to source. I definitely recommend that everyone try to write a poem at least once or twice in their life just to get… Continue reading 3 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month!
Okay, so I've had enough of reading about the coronavirus. Anyone else? Good. Let's take our minds off of this for just a second, and we'll discuss something that's very important to me. I want to introduce you all to cognitive behavioral therapy. According to the American Psychological Association, "cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a… Continue reading Be Your Own Therapist Using a Cognitive Behavioral Approach!
Hey, guys! It's been a little over a month since I've posted a blog for you all because my last semester of school has been so hectic. Nevertheless, I am back, and I have a good one for you all today! So, this coronavirus has most of us feeling gloomy and depressed, and we are… Continue reading Self-Quarantine Gives You Time to Practice Self-Care!
Going grocery shopping can be very expensive, especially when you're shopping to feed a house full of people. To make matters worse, it's even harder to save money when you're trying to eat healthy and organic foods -- they cost sooo much money. But... Dun-da-da-DAH (cue my superhero music, please)! I am here to save the… Continue reading Grocery Shopping on a Budget