Growing up that was a term that I heard very often from my mother and my elders. To stay in a child’s place or in other words stay out of grown folks’ face, no back talk, and do what they say without question. Now that is all fine and dandy and in certain situations I … More What is a Child’s Place?
Sitting in the house these past few weeks has really shed some light on ME! I did not realize how many things that I could be doing in this time to take care of myself and also get some work done. So I thought I would share a bit of my list with you all. … More Quarantine and ME !
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 … More Healing: The Mind-Body Connection
I went to Sacramento on Friday the 6th to collect a BAG and then got the chance to see and spend time with my family. It was a beautiful day. I officially met my best friends’ new friend, and we instantly clicked. I was offered a great opportunity from my God-uncle, Jhene’ was on … More Stop Getting Stolen
Fibromyalgia is defined as a neurological disorder, which causes widespread musculoskeletal pain. It impacts the Central Nervous System, which impacts the body physically, emotionally, and mentally. According to research, fibromyalgia causes the brain to process pain/nerve signals differently. Fibromyalgia causes extreme fatigue, inconsistency in sleep patterns, fibro fog (loss of memory), and mood swings. The pain … More Fibromyalgia: More than the Eyes See
I hate dating. I hate everything about it. I’m not too fond of the games, the scheduling, the facades, people trying to impress you, getting to know someone for nothing, ghosting (even though I have done my fair share), the phrase when am I going to see you, all of it. I need one person … More Maybe It’ll Be Better If He’s Older
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 … More 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 … More Avoiding Burnout: A Self-Care Guide
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 … More TSS – “All Falls Down”
Have you ever been watching a super hero movie and the entire time during the movie the villain starts making more sense compared to the actual hero? The villains start picking away about all the dumb flaws that we have in our government or judicial system. From there they slowly start picking at social interactions … More Yeezus Walks