Mental Health: Relinquishing the Grind Now Rest Later Theory

My entire childhood my parents instilled a healthy work ethic in me. Whether it was being vigorous and attentive in my chores or putting forth maximum effort in my school work; they ensured I put forth my best. I carried that work ethic into every job I ever took right into adulthood. I applied this…

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Reminder: Mental Health Illness is Nothing to Be Ashamed Of

May is Mental Health Awareness month for those of you who don’t know. Across social media; informational posts and testimonies are being shared in solidarity with normalizing mental health and ending the stigma. Because I write so much about mental health on this blog; I was going to skip writing an official Mental Health Awareness…

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#MentalHealth: My Truth about Anxiety

Anxiety is a word that I hear used often in daily conversation. There isn’t a day that when I am in conversation, or scrolling social media that the topic of anxiety doesn’t come up. Anxiety Defined Anxiety is defined as: “a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with…

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New Year Same Me

Every new year all across the globe; people are gearing up to shed their bad habits, toxic relationships, and whatever else they feel is holding them back from being the amazing human being they desire to be. You see it all over social media up and down your timeline; heck you might even be that…

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Honest Moment: I Don’t Feel Positive About My Body

At least not at the moment. In a world that is becoming more and more vocal about “self love”, “body positivity”, and “loving your flaws”, can I have an honest moment and say I’m struggling with that right now? I know, I know; it’s an unpopular opinion but I just have to be honest about…

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Ted x Talk: I Owe My Energy to Myself

It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged, and I have to be completely honest and say that’s been intentional. If you follow me on Instagram then you’ve seen me recycle old looks on my grid. If you follow my Instastories than you’re getting the raw and unfiltered reasons for my absence. I’m depressed. I wrote a…

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Can We Talk About Plus Influencers & Weight?

It’s quite the time to be alive and existing in a plus size body! I remember growing up and never really seeing plus bodies in magazines or media or television; unless of course a plus body was feeding into some negative stereotype about the norms of fat bodies. You know, being the comic relief, the…

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Fall into Change

The season of change is arriving, at least that’s how I always view fall. The leaves are changing color, days will get shorter, and the weather begins to cool down. Well, sort of, because I live in Georgia and summer weather tends to exist well into November as far as I’m concerned. This season always…

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Hello September & New State of Mind

I have been hesitant to blog because of the emotional and mental state I’ve been in. I don’t want to be repetitive in my discussions about my depression and feelings regarding my health.  While I’m all for transparency, I have to do something more than just complain about my current emotional state. Chronic illness is…

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