Mental Health

12 Affirmations for Depression and Anxiety

Hey y'all! I know that it is mental health month and I'm so ashamed to admit this but, my mental health has taken a hit. I find myself really depressed and feeling hopeless. I usually like to let it ride until the feelings subside but lately, I just cannot shake it anymore. It's just a… Continue reading 12 Affirmations for Depression and Anxiety

Mental Health, Spiritual/Religion

14 Bible Scriptures to Help You Cope with Anxiety and Depression

Hey y'all! As you may or may not know, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. I love how mental health is being more talked about out in the open. As you may know, I am one who suffers from anxiety and depression. I also have a strong faith and belief in God and it has… Continue reading 14 Bible Scriptures to Help You Cope with Anxiety and Depression

Lifestyle, Mental Health

Faking It

Hey y’all! Something has been on my heart this past week and I've been feeling a bit bothered. Recently, Cheslie Kryst committed suicide. She was Miss USA, 30, blogger, a lawyer, a television correspondent, and all around cool chick it seemed. Before she leapt to her death, she posted on her Instagram "May this day… Continue reading Faking It

Mental Health

How to Love Someone with Mental Health Struggles

Hey y'all! Loving someone with a mental illness is...a lot! It's not easy. It can seem like the other person is selfish. It can be a heavy load and it can be at times really frustrating. You don't want to turn the person away and seem like you don't care but also, you can only… Continue reading How to Love Someone with Mental Health Struggles

Lifestyle, Mental Health

SAD is a Beast

Hey y’all! As you know, I have times when I struggle with my mental health. I’ve been diagnosed with depression and anxiety and it’s definitely a dark cloud looming over me sometimes. The last few months of the year are really hard for me mentally and emotionally. This is around the time I tend to… Continue reading SAD is a Beast

Lifestyle, Mental Health

Resilience Burnout is Real and How To Deal

Hey y’all! You know, life is not easy. I was just venting to a friend about how I'm tired of being resilient and I just wanted a break in life. If you're like, hey that came out of nowhere. Not quite. You see, I was reflecting over my life and how much hardship I had… Continue reading Resilience Burnout is Real and How To Deal

Lifestyle, Mental Health

Who’s Timeline Is It Anyway?

Hey y’all! It's the summer and since I've been on break, I've had tons of time to reflect on my life. I don't know, whenever I experience changes in my life, I start to reflect on where I am and where I want to be. Sometimes though, the thought will come to me like, girl,… Continue reading Who’s Timeline Is It Anyway?

Lifestyle, Mental Health

#FreeBritney

Eye are the windows to the soul Hey y’all! This blog has been on my heart for months to be honest and after hearing her testimony, it just broke my heart. I actually didn't plan on writing this blog for today but you know, it was on my heart. I want to talk about this… Continue reading #FreeBritney

Lifestyle, Mental Health

It’s Okay Not to Be Okay

Hey y'all! May is officially and and you know what that means! It's mental health awareness month! I'm hoping that this time around I'm okay. Pretty recently, I've been struggling. It happened slowly and before I knew it, I found myself in a depressive episode. I would come home feeling down about my circumstances but… Continue reading It’s Okay Not to Be Okay