Whew! We can breathe a little, y'all. 2020 was a bit of a doozy, and I think we can all agree on that one. With COVID-19, police brutality, and the never-ending war of politics, I'm just glad to say that we made it to 2021. So, to bring in the new year, I decided to… Continue reading My Vision Board — 2021 is My Year!
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?
Alright, the holiday season is soon to be upon us, and some of us (ahem, me) couldn't be more overjoyed! I love everything about this time of year -- the cold weather, music, lights, traditions, and so much more. However, I know that some people, perhaps even most people, are not a huge fan of… Continue reading 3 Ways to Turn a Holiday You Hate into a Holiday You Love!
Happy Thursday, everyone! I've had a very busy month since my blog post 'Suicidal Thoughts: It's Okay Not to be Okay' came out. I've had a lot of people reaching out to me across different platforms to share their stories and ask for advice, and I truly feel honored and blessed to have the opportunity… Continue reading Suicidal Thoughts Part II: Kindness Is Key
In an effort to display and promote Black representation on their platform, Netflix has made many of the shows that I used to love available for you to stream right now. Some of these shows include fan favorites like, 'The Parkers,' 'Half & Half,' and 'One on One.' When I found out that they were… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Watch ‘Girlfriends’ in 2020
Trigger Warning: Suicide Alright, here's another one that's super difficult for me to write. I feel like I've been saying that a lot lately, but each one really gets harder and harder. However, I know that this post needs to be written so that I can be honest with myself and honest with all of… Continue reading Suicidal Thoughts: It’s Okay Not To Be Okay
Okay, so if you haven't figured it out by now based on my previous blogs, I am very emotional. I don't think there's anything wrong with expressing yourself, having a good cry, or feeling emotions in general. However, we live in a society where a man isn't supposed to cry, or else he's "acting like… Continue reading What’s So Important About Feelings? — ‘Side Effect of Feelings’ Episode Review of Amanda Seales’ Podcast
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?