I've never really been the type that feels as though they need to be loved by everyone. I've never had many friends and frankly I've never wanted many. The main reason why I think and operate like this is due to the fact that, not many people operate on the same level that I do.… Continue reading Her Friends Don’t Like Me And IDC
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… Continue reading Introducing Safi Lynch & Culture and Identity Sensitive Therapy
I consider myself an extremely awkward person. Even though it may not seem like it to some people, I get terrible anxiety sometimes when it comes to social interactions. I have been this way my whole life, but now I realize that I need to put myself out there more if I want to be… Continue reading How Anxiety Affects My Ability to Network
If you're anything like me, you may fear getting out of your comfort zone, which leaves you living in this bubble you wish you could pop but you're too afraid to find out what will happen once it burst. One thing I've learned about myself is, once I'm set in my ways it's very hard… Continue reading Five Ways To Get Uncomfortable.
Why do some Black men equate masculinity to violence, danger, and lack of emotion? Why is it so important for these men to assert their masculinity in every situation? Unlike other races, Black masculinity is like no other. In defining Black masculinity, you must look at the stereotypical images of the Black man portrayed in… Continue reading How Social Conditioning Created a Culture of Toxic Hyper-Masculinity