Don’t Wait to Validate Your Worth

Don’t Wait to Validate Your Worth

Valentine’s Day can be a day of waiting and stressing about who is going to profess their love for you. That’s not all; Valentine’s Day can bring the stress of not only waiting to see who is going to profess their love for you but also how their love will be...

Don’t Date Heal: Learn to Heal the From Your Past

Don’t Date Heal: Learn to Heal the From Your Past

Have you ever found yourself making the same poor relationship mistakes over and over again? Whether it is fits of jealousy or choosing the wrong men, the answer may lie in your past. Last week I told you that you needed to set a standard for what you deserve. This...

Get Back on Track: Don’t Give Up on Your Goals

Get Back on Track: Don’t Give Up on Your Goals

January has ended and for many of us, so has working on our goals for the New Year. You initially made the goal because there was something so important to you it warranted becoming a goal.  What happened in the past 30 days? Falling off the wagon is easier than...

End the Cycle of Dead End Relationships

End the Cycle of Dead End Relationships

February is the month of love. It can also be the loneliest month of the year if you're single or in a dead end relationship. In honor of this month, I want to help you end the cycle of dead end relationships and learn to love yourself. In a past post, I shared how I...

4 Reasons Women Experience Depression Differently

4 Reasons Women Experience Depression Differently

The roles of women have changed. No longer are women only expected to be mothers and wives and helpers of men. The roles of women have evolved and women equally perform as men do. Though women play on what appears to be a level playing ground, the reality is that...

5 Tricks to Keep Your Home Clean When Depressed

5 Tricks to Keep Your Home Clean When Depressed

In my depression post, I mentioned how during depressive episodes my life would fall into disarray. This was because I would put everything on my handle later list, especially cleaning. But the thing about later is that it always arrives. Living in a vicious cycle of...

Emotional Manifestations of Child Abuse in an Adult

Emotional Manifestations of Child Abuse in an Adult

Child abuse is the mental or physical pain intentionally inflicted on a person who is unable to defend themselves is abuse.  The World Health Organization reports that every year more than 3.6 million referrals are made to child protection agencies.  The reports...

Why I Ditched Social Media, and Why You Should Too

Why I Ditched Social Media, and Why You Should Too

So you have a roadmap for slaying your goals and system to maintain productivity, but self-doubt and comparison are kicking your butt. I remember the days when I would waste time scrolling through Facebook, Instagram, and even LinkedIn to stock the accomplishments of...

The #1 Reason Depression Affects Memory

The #1 Reason Depression Affects Memory

You may not link your poor memory and inability to focus on depression, but depression affects memory and focus. This is more prevalent than most people realize. I used to be a successful multi-tasker. Now there are times when I absolutely cannot focus on multiple...

Fight Depression with Exercise

Fight Depression with Exercise

So by now you have made your new year’s resolution and are full swing into making it come to fruition. Maybe you’ve used my sister’s suggestion of creating a vision board to create the life you want and now it’s time to put some plan to action to realize those dreams....

Loving Who You Are: My Journey to Self-Love

Loving Who You Are: My Journey to Self-Love

Have you ever looked at any part of your body and wish you could change it? If so, you can relate to the feeling of identifying every flaw on your perfectly made body and feeling ashamed when others to see your flaws. I want to share how my self-image was tarnished by...

Black Women Can be Suicidal Too: 4 Signs of suicide

Black Women Can be Suicidal Too: 4 Signs of suicide

In my depression story, I shared how I had attempted suicide when I was younger. This is how I know what it is like living through feelings of hopelessness and suicidality.  Four years ago in December, I attempted suicide for the last time ever. So I'm writing this...

Transform from Negative Energy into Positive Energy

Transform from Negative Energy into Positive Energy

It seems no matter how you try to stay on top of your depression there are always people waiting to pull you down. To manage my depression  I exercise, I listen to motivational talks and I write a motivational quote daily. I stick my quotes somewhere in my office that...

Stop Being Controlled By Your Anxiety

Stop Being Controlled By Your Anxiety

So your day or week or month is not going as planned and you feel like you are in a rut. Nothing is quite working out, or so you tell yourself. Does it seem like negativity compounds to more negativity and you can’t catch a break?  Being controlled by your anxiety is...

Sharing is Caring: Create Joy by Sharing with Others

Sharing is Caring: Create Joy by Sharing with Others

Often times we can get so caught up in wanting more, especially now during the Holidays. More time, more money or more stuff. This can leave us feeling discontent with what we have, envious of what others have or unwilling to share what we have. Living this way can be...

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