Posts in Black Health
5 Tips to Live Your Best Life 

High school was many moons ago for me, but I get nostalgic thinking of the advice that was once shared with me, the lessons I learned along the way, and the advice I wish I had known about now that I’m older. It is quite a humbling experience to be able to share my past experiences and how they have shaped and molded my present-day life.

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How Talking About Taboo Topics Saved My Uterus

Sex and the female body are such taboo topics in the Black community that all some people know is that one day everyone’s saying you’re cute and the next, everyone’s saying you’re fast. Fortunately for me, my aunt talked to me about my body and sent me resources to do my own exploring.


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Money or My Mind? Why I Chose My Mental Health Over a Bigger Paycheck

My anxiety brings me irrational thoughts gift wrapped in ribbons and bows, and when I open it, it’s all I can think about. The inability to move from this spot is my anxiety personified. Trying to find ways to cope with it is something I struggle with, but I continue to work at it every day. Most recently, my anxiety took me to a place I never thought I’d go.

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Filling in the Gap: Why I Wrote A Book About Depression and Trauma for Women of Color

I write and share the voice of hundreds of Black women that sit on the couches of psychiatrists/psychologists/counselors with the courage to tell their story, their struggle with years of family secrets, years of abuse, exploitation, rape, depression, anxiety, mistreatment, injustice and the chronic medical conditions that develop from trauma to the mind, body, and soul.

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