Hi everyone! Since I have been wrapped up in Reckless Behavior The Series, I haven't blogged in a while. Therefore, I decided that it was time to give ya'll an update. In the beginning of quarantine, I wasn't as pissed off as everyone else. I was actually happy to be able to work from home,… Continue reading LIFE UPDATE: Adjusting to the Coronavirus
Seeing the world for the first time in 1993. Being the last of 4 children. Being raised by a older mother. Growing up singled out and abandoned by my father. Being 20 years apart from the first born. Being raised by a single mother who had breast cancer, lupus, and a small hole in her… Continue reading Discovering Akilah
Photo by Ava Sol on Unsplash Growing up when it came to my period I hated everything about it. I got extremely bad cramps, would miss school almost every month when it came, I would cry not from the PMS but just the pain of it and I really couldn't stand having to do any physical activity. For… Continue reading Dieting, Exercise & Your Period.
In August 2012, President Obama signed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive order, changing my life for the better. I got to apply for scholarships and grants, which made it possible for me to attend San Jose State University. It allowed me to get my driver’s license and legally work for the first… Continue reading Healing: The Mind-Body Connection
I’m a normal person —at least I thought I was. In my mind, normal people don’t go to therapy. Therapy was for people with deep rooted issues. Until I realized that normal is a circumstantial word. Everyone’s “normal” is different due to life experiences. After much contemplation, I made the decision to meet with my… Continue reading Normalizing Therapy for Our Culture
Avoiding Burnout: A Self-Care Guide We’re always under pressure to achieve a new goal or cross something off our to do list. We’re always breaking records and generational curses. Even if that means not prioritizing our mental health. Our bodies serve as our personal temples. Yet, sometimes we forget that we need a tune-up. Just… Continue reading Avoiding Burnout: A Self-Care Guide
S.A.D : what is it, how do I recognize it , and what can I do? Have you ever felt like during the winter times and colder months all of a sudden you become extremely sad? When the sun goes down earlier does it make you want to sleep more? Do you find yourself wanting… Continue reading It’s COLD and I’m SAD
As soon as one thing wasn't going right, it seemed like everything around her was going wrong. She found herself stuck in a room with no escape. The walls were closing in and the ceiling crashing down. Her heart started racing, hands shaking, and mind wondering. How was she going to escape this prison of… Continue reading TSS – “All Falls Down”
Overthinking—sometimes I think it's going to be the death of me. I have my days where I get into a state where I'm thinking way too much, unable to turn off my brain no matter how much I try. I think of ways to relax but my mind still tends to move at 1000 mph,… Continue reading Overthinking & It’s Relation To Mental Health.
Summer is here, which means we’re wearing less and going out more. This calls for bottomless mimosas, brunch, brunch and MORE BRUNCH. We all know that seasonal effective disorder is real. Many of us battle with anxiety and depression and it gets real during those winter months. Now that the sun is making more appearances… Continue reading New Weather, New You, New Boo?