My Life Be Like

Normalizing Therapy for Our Culture

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

Go Awf!

Therapy… It’s Not (Just) White People Shit

I feel like when black people think of therapy the first thing that comes to mind is, "That's white people shit" and "What do I look like telling a stranger my business?" For me, when it came to therapy, it was something I had thought about here and there but figured there was nothing happening… Continue reading Therapy… It’s Not (Just) White People Shit

Hidden Gems, interviews

On the Rise: Sade Ndya

By Palmira Muniz (@vivalapalma) Sade Ndya is a young Indian and African American photographer who hails from what she calls, the "boring-ass" town that is Palm Springs, and despite her small town upbringing, Ndya's work is far from boring. I had the pleasure of interviewing the artist, who currently has her studio and resides in… Continue reading On the Rise: Sade Ndya