Part 1: Acknowledge Yourself and What You’re Going Through.

This is the first part of a blog series that I introduced back in September, titled A Journey through Self.  My goal for this series was to help acknowledge, accept and take accountability for the journey through learning more about myself, the good, bad and ugly, and finally finding a way to get through itContinue reading “Part 1: Acknowledge Yourself and What You’re Going Through.”

A Journey Through Self.

I’m thinking of doing a series of blog posts dedicated to a series of things that I am wanting to rediscover about myself: Self-Acceptance Self-love Self-Acknowledgement Self-Esteem All of these things obviously have a common denominator; self. Ive realized throughout the year, my posts have somewhat dealt with a lot of what I’m going throughContinue reading “A Journey Through Self.”

Frustrated AF.

FYI: This will be a post full of a full fledged vent. Something I feel we all would like to do, but feel like it’s not allowed when blogging. Well, screw it. We’re going to jump right into it. I feel….lost. 2019 did not go exactly how I planned; scratch that, it did not goContinue reading “Frustrated AF.”

“You Don’t Look Sick” – Why You Should Stop Saying This

A few weeks ago, I went to the doctor to discuss an extension on medical leave that I had. I had a conversation with him about what I was experiencing in relation to my depression and anxiety. During the conversation, he made a statement to me that sort of bothered me. He said “you don’tContinue reading ““You Don’t Look Sick” – Why You Should Stop Saying This”

Remember to Breathe

Let’s get real for a moment. I don’t believe that mental health is something that is discussed to the fullest degree. There are so many misconceptions and assumptions about depression, how to deal with it, who should and shouldn’t be faced with depression, etc.; the fact of the matter is, anyone can be riddled withContinue reading “Remember to Breathe”

“But How?”: A Small Look into My Mental Health Journey

I’m somewhere between the boughs of exhaustion and extreme restlessness. I was on another Internet binge, searching for answers for my mental health.  It had become some sort of a past time now; a hobby if you will, I sit up on Saturday nights, and instead of going out with friends, or spending time withContinue reading ““But How?”: A Small Look into My Mental Health Journey”

Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Music

This week’s highlight for self-care is one of my personal favorites: music. Photo Cred: Google Images Music is one of the most therapeutic things I utilize in my day-to-day life.  I can pretty much listen to any type of music, as long as it gives me good feeling vibes.  I have always loved music andContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Music”

How to Combat Depression

  Lisa Brown Alexander is the CEO of Nonprofit HR, the nation’s leading full-service human resources firm focused exclusively on the nonprofit sector. But despite her success, she was keeping something secret from her family, friends and colleagues. “I am a successful career woman who has battled with depression for five years.” Alexander’s book StrongContinue reading “How to Combat Depression”

Take Care of Yourselves Today, People.

Sometimes you need to take a step back and just do what you need to do to get through the day.  Scream, cry, drink, yell, drive, sleep….do what you have to do to get through.

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