Black women are the epitome of everything and more. From the way, our melanin pops in an array of shades, to the way our bodies curve in all the right places, to the way we hold it down and command attention when we walk in the room. Black women in every way OWN this world. Simply put, we are DOPE! In all of our dopeness, … Continue reading Black Women and Mental Health
It took me to get to a breaking point to inquire about professional guidance for myself. I am a do it herself kind of girl which means I will find a way to make things happen on my own. Before seeking a therapist, I copped with my subconscious health through exercise, praying, reading, writing, and spending quality time with myself; however, as mentioned, I was at a breaking point and didn’t know how to control what was brewing within, so I sought help.Continue reading “The Journey To Seeking Therapy”
When there is all work and no play, you can stress and burn yourself out. Taking a break from work allows you to rejuvenate. When you are burned-out and or stressed out, it becomes hard to focus on what needs to be done, to make sound decisions, you become stressed, emotional, and the list can go on. To protect your sanity, you must know when … Continue reading It’s OK to Take A Break!
We are in a pandemic, and there are people still taking vacations, so we are just going to share and remind everyone of some essential and necessary tips while traveling. If you’re going to travel, let’s take safety precautions that can lower your risk of contracting coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID 19 cases continue to grow. When … Continue reading COVID Is Still Around: Necessary Travel Tips You Should Know and Follow
Seeking help from a Mental Health Professional is important because they will give you sound advice and unbiased counseling.
Don’t get me wrong, speaking with family and friends can be beneficial when you need a support system. Still, I have found professional help makes it easier to be open about emotions and addressing things that have taken place.
Some people will attempt to hide and ignore symptoms that point to mental health issues: he or they may be ashamed or don’t know how to handle it. According to Better Health Television, talking to your doctor or mental health professional about emotional difficulties is a positive step toward improving your mental health. A professional can help you achieve a healthier lifestyle. For example, he or she can improve your problem-solving skills, build and increase confidence, help you heal from the past, and set and achieve personal goals. Continue reading “The Importance of Seeking Help From a Mental Health Professional”
Only you can determine that YOU ARE ENOUGH!
If you struggle with this thought, self-confidence and self-love equal knowing YOU ARE ENOUGH!
For you to be enough, you have to believe you are enough. When it comes to being enough, you are you; have self-confidence and self-love. Self-confidence has firm trust within yourself. Self-love is what it is, loving yourself. Continue reading “You Are Enough”
Let’s face it; life is demanding – work, family, bills, organizational commitments, social life (ha) – we spend a lot of time doing “the things.” Our personal wellness and mental health often fall victim to neglect as we focus on getting “the things” done and maintaining the moving parts of life. For many, the thought of travel is a luxury, an illusion that time away from “the things” will be relaxing and refreshing; however, the lingering notion that there is no time for vacation haunts the mind. Continue reading “The Importance of Travel and Mental Health by Tabitha James”
Dear Sis, Dare to be different, dare to be BOLD! Being bold is being confident in whatever you do or say. Being BOLD is having the courage to do something outside of your comfort zone or just doing something you may be afraid or uncomfortable doing. Being bold is taking risks in life. All of these charters link together, making you the BOLD TYPE. Sis, … Continue reading Dear Sis: Be Bold
Regardless of what one may be going through a strong support system of friends to help stay balanced in life is needed. When you have friends who support you and you support them things become less stressful. When you don’t have a support system you may find yourself making decisions a lone that you wish you had someone to consult with.Continue reading “Build A Strong Support System”