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

Health/Wellness, Lifestyle

What to Do When You Need a Break

Hey y’all! Have you ever felt like your cup was passed empty? Like it was dry and collecting dust? Have you ever felt like you were hanging on by a thread? Have you ever woken up some days and just cried? If you've said yes to any of those questions, you're not alone. It's a… Continue reading What to Do When You Need a Break

Health/Wellness, Lifestyle

What to Do When Life Just Sucks

Hey y'alI! I don't know about you but it's been a rough few weeks for me. With me being reassigned (read about it here)and my birthday coming up soon, I've just been going through it. I couldn't eat, I couldn't sleep. I stopped exercising. I wanted to die. Now I'm sure there are people out… Continue reading What to Do When Life Just Sucks

Lifestyle

I Hate it Here!

hey y'all! For this post, I wanted to share an excerpt from my book, When the Wallflower Blooms. This month is Suicide Prevention Month and I just wanted to share my story. Major trigger warning for suicide with this one. Anyway, enjoy my little excerpt and if you want, check out my book here. Enjoy… Continue reading I Hate it Here!

Lifestyle

I Tried Speed Dating (Online)

Hey y'all! So as most of you know (or may not know if you're new here...if so, hi), I am a hopeless hopeless romantic. There's nothing I want more than to be settled and in a relationship. I've got wedding bells and babies on my brain and I'm not ashamed to admit that. What I… Continue reading I Tried Speed Dating (Online)