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.Read More
One way to manifest your heart’s desires is to create a vision board. This is a powerful tool that helps our brain to train our bodies to get into action. Vision boards provide a dedicated space where we can be purposeful about choosing what we want to focus on-- whether that may be getting active, practicing self-care, or going back to school.Read More
The girl who grew up in the give-me-that- old-time-religion, Pentecostal, holiness tradition, wasn’t even supposed to be in a therapy session, ‘cause we don’t really do that sort of thing, ya know? We usually just pray.Read More
Researchers oftentimes exclaim that their data is representative, when in actuality it under samples the minority comparison population. This is problematic because we are not taking into account the lived experiences of our study participants. Black women living in Detroit, Michigan are different than Black women living in Los Angeles, California.Read More
When we focus on the whole being, we reduce the risks of serious injuries and illnesses and increase our quality of life. Wellness is a constant process of awareness to allow us to make better choices to living a healthier and more fulfilling life.Read More
Instead of putting the onus on the individual who might need help, I’d encourage us to rethink how we can encourage and be supportive to someone who might need it. Here are some suggestions to consider.