Posts in Black Women
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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Knowing When to Let Go: 5 Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

Anyone can end up in an unhealthy relationship at any time regardless of how smart, beautiful, or confident they are. Abusers are experienced in psychological warfare and are master manipulators who will try to exert power and control over you either physically, sexually, or emotionally. Here are five subtle signs to watch out for that may be a sign of an unhealthy relationship.

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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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[OPINIONS] Alkaline Veganism and its Claims to Cure

As I spoke with this person about alkaline veganism, it made me think of the difficulties people have dealing with a disease: the expenses, symptoms, and ailments that come along with being diagnosed. As important as it is to have hope, it is just as crucial to give people factual, thoroughly researched, and proven scientific evidence.

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