Mental Monday: Reflection Pt. I

Loneliness is, to me, a double edge sword. It can be comforting, or it can be dangerous. Some of us loath it, while others find peace within it. However, the one thing we come to learn while being alone is that we use it as a time to reflect on the events that have happened... Continue Reading →

Mental Monday: Healing Part II

After talking about healing and accepting that we are our own worst enemy at this point. You might be wondering what to do next? Well, I’ll be the first to admit it, if you want to cry for hours on end go right ahead. Let it all out and understand that you want to take... Continue Reading →

Mental Monday: Healing Part 1

One of the hardest things about being mentally ill is fighting the battle on your own. No one to turn to because everyone that said that would be there has reached their limit. You want to cry, but you’re all cried out, scream, but nothing won’t come out. Now you’re just sitting down either staring... Continue Reading →

Mental Monday: Getting Older

My birthday is three days away and this year I’ll be turning thirty years old. Yes, I know, I should be grateful to be alive where others will never get to see this age. But I am grateful, it’s just that when I sit here and think about what I have done in my twenties.... Continue Reading →

Myths of The Mentally Ill

For as long as I can remember many of us have assumed the worse about people battling depression, anxiety, or schizophrenia. Now dealing with depression myself, I understand how offensive these myths are. So, today I’ll be talking about the most common myths that I have heard and dealt with throughout my life and explain... Continue Reading →

Mental Monday: Breaking Point!

Four in ten adults reach their breaking point sometime in their life. Whether that’s at home or work (mostly work), and sometimes people just don’t know what to do. They don’t know who to reach out too, whether that’s a friend or a family member. They’ll even try to seek out every outlet known to... Continue Reading →

Mental Monday: African Proverb

“The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth.” Every family member has that one person that is the ‘oddball’ of the family. The ‘weird one’ or my personal favorite the ‘black sheep.’  We all have one in our families, whether you like it or not. Even... Continue Reading →

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