I have no desire to be Superwoman anymore, and I have no desire to be the friend that has it all together. I don’t want to do it all, and I damn sure don’t want to be anything strong this season. I’m healing, and the only thing I desire is authentically being myself. An eye-opening … More I’m No Longer Superwoman or the Strong Friend in This Season
On January 25, I left my job, not knowing it would be my last day. After 18 months of various situations, my last day wasn’t even by my own doing. I left that day under the impression that my paid leave was temporary. That leave turned into two months, then a termination. As an educator, … More Losing My Job=Freedom
If there is a myth that the African American community deals with the most, it is this: “Black people don’t need to go to therapy! We’re strong all by ourselves!” Or my personal favorite: “We got the Lord on our side! We don’t need therapy!” News flash everyone, black people go to therapy as well! … More News Flash: Black People Go To Therapy Too!
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
Chileeeeee. I was on FaceTime with one of my good girlfriends having a Rona happy hour, and we got to talking about what separates the boys from the men. She a whollllllle therapist honey, so she starting talking about emotional openness and communication skills like the educated woman that she is. BUT ME? I haddd … More Why it benefits MEN to give WOMEN head
Feeling indestructible. That’s how some feel when it comes to their bodies. Totally ignoring the signals their body gives them to do the things they want to do. At that point in time, it may not catch up and the regularly-scheduled activities can still go on. But as you get older, things definitely change. I, … More Listen To Your Body!
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
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 … More It’s COLD and I’m SAD
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 … More Therapy… It’s Not (Just) White People Shit