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
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”
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?
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
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
Dear LFT Family, This is a really difficult decision to make, but it's certainly one that I have been thinking about for a bit. To put it plainly and simply, I'm taking a break from blogging for now. I know, I know -- just hear me out. For those who don't know, I recently started… Continue reading A Letter to My Readers
TW: Suicide If you haven't heard, September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and it's an honor to do my part in continuing to bring awareness about this issue. If you haven't read my previous post about my experience with suicidal thoughts and the public reaction to that post, please do so. Sharing my experience with… Continue reading How to do a Mental Health Check-In in 5 Easy Steps
No, I'm not pregnant. However, I am about to be 26 in September -- the pressure is on to make sure that I don't wait too late to have a baby, but I want to make sure that I have all my ducks in a row and am in a better position financially. My relationship… Continue reading Anxieties About Pregnancy and Motherhood
Trigger Warning: eating disorder Happy Mental Health Awareness Month!!!!! I can't think of a better way to start than to open with some vulnerability and a moment of transparency. So, let's just get right into it. Show of hands... how many of you have gone on a diet and gave up because it was too… Continue reading How to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Food & Exercise
Everyone is talking about The New York Times' "Framing Britney Spears" documentary, and I wanted to get in on the conversation too. So, I finally sat down to watch it last week, and I learned so much in those 75 mintutes. But, it wasn't until I watched it a second time with Marlon that I… Continue reading 3 Biggest Takeaways About Our Society After Watching ‘Framing Britney Spears’ — Did You Miss It?