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 toContinue reading “SAD is a Beast”

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 hadContinue reading “Resilience Burnout is Real and How To Deal”

What Happened to Promoting Black Education on TV?

Hey y’all! Recently, Funky Dineva made a video on how people who went to PWIs (Predominantly White Institute) shouldn’t be looked down upon by people who went to HBCU’s (Historically Black Colleges & Universities). I can attest to when I was at the FSU (Florida State University) and heavily using Twitter, every now and then,Continue reading “What Happened to Promoting Black Education on TV?”

Affirmations for Love, Life, and Everything Between

Hey y’all! I don’t know about you but affirmations are pretty cool. So what’s an affirmation? It’s basically when you are affirming something. It’s a process of positive thinking and self-empowerment. Basically, if you think positive thoughts, more positive things will be drawn to you. Now I’m not talking about toxic positivity and believing thatContinue reading “Affirmations for Love, Life, and Everything Between”

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 outContinue reading “What to Do When Life Just Sucks”

New Year, Who This

Hey y’all! A lot of people have been asking me how I’m feeling and how do I like my new school and I don’t know its just all so new for me to give like a real opinion! I will say that I guess each year I feel like I’m growing more confident as aContinue reading “New Year, Who This”

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. EnjoyContinue reading “I Hate it Here!”

What Throwing Axes Taught Me About Myself + Affirmations

Hey y’all! Recently I went axe throwing with an old coworker and man was it fun! I’ve always been interested in axe throwing ever since I saw a building pop up during my last few months in Tallahassee. I was intrigued. Kind of like those smash rooms where they put you in a room andContinue reading “What Throwing Axes Taught Me About Myself + Affirmations”

When It’s Time to Let Go of the Past

Hey y’all! So lately, actually scratch that. Every now and then I like to sit back and reflect over my life: where I am and where I’ve been and I must say, I’m truly blessed. God has blessed me so much and sometimes its necessary for us to reflect on it. Have I reached allContinue reading “When It’s Time to Let Go of the Past”

How to Deal with Grief

Hey y’all! Grief has been on my heart and mind for a while now and I decided to go ahead and talk about it because maybe what I’m going through someone else is going through it too and you never know who you’ll bless. Grief, just like healing, ebbs and flows. Some days, I’m good.Continue reading “How to Deal with Grief”