TRUE LIFE: The Part Of Me I’ve Been Hiding

I just finished watching MAID on Netflix. Tears are still rolling down my cheeks. Especially when it comes to Alex and stepping into her world of domestic violence. Very well written and filmed. What if l told you that l was Alex and my bruises are all healed now? Most nights l can’t sleep. l … More TRUE LIFE: The Part Of Me I’ve Been Hiding

#10 Year Challenge

I’m changing so much. So I’ve been reading about self compassion and the pros because there’s absolutely no cons to the newfound self appreciation. Now what l have learned about self compassion is it’s much different than self-esteem. Self-esteem is something our ego likes to control in order to validate ourselves. Or simpler, it’s just … More #10 Year Challenge

Discovering Akilah

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 … More Discovering Akilah

Introducing Safi Lynch & Culture and Identity Sensitive Therapy

On May 31st, I had the pleasure of discussing the mental health of immigrant children with an expert, Safi Lynch on Instagram Live. A Therapist and Certified Licensed Social Worker who specializes in treating immigrants, she piqued my interest because I was not aware that this type of therapist existed. Delving into her website, I … More Introducing Safi Lynch & Culture and Identity Sensitive Therapy

Being Selfish: The Years Of Those 20 Somethings…

Your twenties are the time for making mistakes and learning from them. Your twenties are for growing pains and figuring yourself out. It’s also the time period were being selfish should be encouraged. You aren’t required to give yourself away to the point of non-existence. You are allowed to say no. You are allowed to … More Being Selfish: The Years Of Those 20 Somethings…