Happy New Year, everyone! I don't know about y'all, but I'm soooo excited to see what 2023 has in store for me! I don't have super high expectations or anything like that, but I hope this year is filled with plenty of opportunities for all of us to learn and grow. If you've been a… Continue reading My Vision Board: Discovering Me in 2023!
Change Your Language From, “I Have To…” to “I Get To…”
Let me just start by saying how much I love my job. If you don't know what I do, I work for a non-profit organization that helps high school students with the college application and financial aid process. I get to work with some wonderful students, and even though a lot of what I do… Continue reading Change Your Language From, “I Have To…” to “I Get To…”
Are You Being Mindful of Your Self-Talk?
I hope y'all get something good out of this one because I sure did! I was having a casual conversation with a very close friend a few weeks ago, and she mentioned something that seems very normal to say. She said, "Ugh, I gotta get rid of this fat stomach!" Mind you, my friend and… Continue reading Are You Being Mindful of Your Self-Talk?
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!
What Does Your Best Self Look Like? — A Therapy Exercise That Changed My Perspective
Alright, I hope y'all aren't tired of me talking about what I'm learning in therapy because I'm honestly just getting started 😅. Every single session allows me the opportunity to explore my past, present, and future in ways that I've never thought of before, and I love sharing it with you all. I know that… Continue reading What Does Your Best Self Look Like? — A Therapy Exercise That Changed My Perspective
My Vision Board — 2021 is My Year!
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!
Reevaluate the Relationships in Your Life: If You Don’t Put Yourself First, Who Will?
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?
5 Reasons Why You Should Watch ‘Girlfriends’ in 2020
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