#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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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.Β  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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#MentalHealth : So Are We Talking About it Yet?

This past week, news outlets and media rocked the nation when they announced suicides from two prominent folks in the fashion and culinary industry. Across social media, outpourings of shock, concern and cries for people to check in on their loved ones were posted one right after the other. Hashtags galore instructing people to acknowledge…

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Depression- The Unfashionable Side of Life

Whenever people ask “How are you?” I find myself wondering exactly how I should answer that polite greeting. You see, most of us know when people ask you that; they don’t mean it. It’s simply a way to say hello and appease a social quota that most of us feel obligated to ask. Because of…

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All the Ways I Plan to Treat Myself – 4 Cheap Ways to Self Care

Recovery has been an absolute draaaag albeit necessary.Β  I have slid back into my 9-5 though thanks to the graciousness of my boss; I am working from home. I almost sorta kinda miss my desk; but hubby has rearranged our bedroom to include a little office space for moi. I thank God everyday for a…

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Note to the Depressed: ARMOUR Method

This morning I found myself having a conversation with a dear friend of mine whom I’ve known for over 10 years now. This conversation was prompted by a post I made: This prompted an impromptu dialogue between both of us. During that conversation she expressed her thoughts about her own struggle with depression. The things…

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