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
Yep, we've all been there. A small comment your loved one says turns into an escalated debate, which then turns into a full-blown argument. Sometimes, we're so focused on getting our point across or just trying to be heard that we don't stop to evaluate and interrogate the situation. Better yet, we don't stop to… Continue reading 3 Questions to Ask Yourself in the Middle of an Argument
Y'all wouldn't believe the kind of week that I've had, okay? I've been tried, tested, and then some. Sometimes, all in one day, I've experienced anger, sadness, frustration, depression, and anxiety. Nevertheless, I survived, and I'm here to share my experience and everything that I've learned during this tiresome week. As you all know, I… Continue reading When You Grow, Some People Won’t Grow With You, and That’s Okay
If you saw my vision board in my last post, then you saw a picture of the most amazing baby boy in the universe! Drum roll please.... (I hope you're doing the drum roll thing in your head lol). Everyone, please give a round of applause and a warm welcome to the LFT fam, my… Continue reading The Beginnings of Learning to be a Godmother
Recently, my friendship with a really close friend of mine was tested, and I went through a period of depression that brought on anxiety and panic attacks without notice. It sounds overdramatic, but I'm just being 100% transparent. I was left with a decision of whether or not to lose one of my closest friends,… Continue reading Reevaluate the Relationships in Your Life: If You Don’t Put Yourself First, Who Will?
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