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
Hey y’all! I was listening to a video on Instagram earlier today and it was from Funky Dineva and he was talking about black people having to unlearn certain behaviors to break generational curses. What is a generational curse? It is the cumulative effect on a person of things that their ancestors did, believed, or… Continue reading Breaking the Cycle
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
Hey y'all! I have some pretty bummer news. On Tuesday December 3rd, while I was at work, I got a terrible text message: one of my uncles, Charles, had passed away from a heart attack that morning. I was in total shock. I was in the middle of teaching my first class of the day… Continue reading Addiction: Illness or Stupidity?
Hey y'all! It Mental Health Awareness Month and let me tell you, I'm stoked! I'm not sure if this is a new thing or what but I'm all about it. The reason I'm so happy and excited is because mental health is really getting the acknowledgement it deserves. Back in the day it was considered… Continue reading Delores