All, Relationships

I’m Done Being Quiet & You Should Be Too

Y'all, let me just apologize in advance for the drama that you're going to read in this post because it is draining, to say the least. I debated not even writing about this since it's a very personal situation that has been and still is a bit touchy, but I think it's super important to… Continue reading I’m Done Being Quiet & You Should Be Too

All, Interview Series

Interview: Married to Mental Illness

It has been entirely too long since I've done an interview for the blog, and there's no better way to come back with a bang than with an interview with my husband, Marlon. Now, you all know that I try to be pretty transparent about my struggle with depression and anxiety, and you all are… Continue reading Interview: Married to Mental Illness

All, Mental Health, Self-Help

The Best Therapy-Approved Way to Manage Stress

Okay, show of hands -- who knew that April is National Stress Awareness Month? I'll be the first to tell you that I sure didn't know, but once I found out, I thought this would be a great opportunity for me to bring you another gem I learned from a therapy session I had in… Continue reading The Best Therapy-Approved Way to Manage Stress

All, Mental Health, Relationships

Let’s Rethink, “Family Over Everything”

Let's be real -- we've all heard this phrase, "Family over everything" since we were younger. It's a phrase that has been instilled in us early on to remind us that no matter what happens and no matter who else comes into our lives, we shouldn't forget our family. After all, they are our blood,… Continue reading Let’s Rethink, “Family Over Everything”

All, Mental Health

Reflective Meditation: What Is It & Why Should You Do It?

TW: Suicide Before this gets started, let me just say that I'm sorry that this is the second post in a row where I'm talking about suicide. If you're new here, I promise my posts aren't always so dreary! This topic has been heavy on my mind lately, and I know that someone else may… Continue reading Reflective Meditation: What Is It & Why Should You Do It?

All, Mental Health

Whatever It Is, Just Hold On

TW: Suicide Hey, LFT fam. I don't mean to bring the mood down, but there's something that has to be addressed. We're only two months into 2022, and I'm noticing a bit of a pattern that has me a little concerned. There have been a lot of celebrity suicides and celebrities opening up about how… Continue reading Whatever It Is, Just Hold On

All, Relationships

Are the People in Your Life Pouring Into Your Cup?

February is upon us, which means that Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. Usually, this is the time of year where I stress the importance of self-love and self-confidence, and while all of that is still important, I decided to switch it up a bit. This year, I want to focus on the love that other… Continue reading Are the People in Your Life Pouring Into Your Cup?

All, Self-Help

My Vision Board: I’m Ready for 2022!

I'm sure quite a few of us can agree that 2021 was filled with many ups and downs -- for me, I started a new job, left that same job, changed my career path, and grew both personally and professionally. I've learned quite a bit last year through the celebrations and the many challenges, but… Continue reading My Vision Board: I’m Ready for 2022!

All, Mental Health, Self-Help

I’m Back: Here are 3 Things I’ve Learned in My 3 Months Away

Happy New Year, everyone! I'm back with a brand new blog post, as I am finally in a different space than I was since my last post. I figured, there's no time to start anew than at the beginning of the year, so here I am! Phew! I have so much to tell you, but… Continue reading I’m Back: Here are 3 Things I’ve Learned in My 3 Months Away