According to dictionary.com, anxiety is defined as: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. For myself the idea of uncertainty is what brings anxiety. I normally have anxiety before poetry performances, big events/gatherings and when I have to start something new because I don’t … Continue reading Anxiety: It plays tricks on you
The strong friend seems to be the go to person. There seems to be one person in a sisterhood or brotherhood that people go to for advice and guidance, but can you be the strong friend for your strong friend? Can you be there for your strong friend when they need you? Can you reciprocate … Continue reading Can you be the STRONG friend, for your STRONG friend?
You are the best example of how you want to be loved and treated. As people we want to be loved. That's natural. We want to be loved my friends, co-workers, family, your partner, but when we don't get that love we tend to question ourselves and their loyalty. The real question should be, "Do … Continue reading Love YOURSELF….The Way You Want Someone Else To LOVE YOU!
Dear Dionna, You are beautiful. I know you hate yourself right now and think you are not worthy but that is not true. If you only knew what I know now you wouldn't want to take your own life. You wouldn't want to end it all right now. Your life hasn't even started yet. That … Continue reading Let's Talk: "A Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self"
As mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, business owners....the list can go on we tend to put other peoples needs and wants before our own. We don't take the time to check on our mental state and make sure we are good before anything else. WE CAN NOT TAKE CARE OF ANYBODY ELSE UNLESS WE TAKE CARE … Continue reading Taking Care Of YOUR Mental State
Mental Illness isn't the easiest thing to talk about. Most people keep their thoughts to themselves, or end up hurting themselves because they don't feel they can survive the circumstances. 8.6 million adults have suicidal thoughts and most people don't know that. I defiantly didn't know that. And I am one of those adults. Having … Continue reading Mental Illness: Suicidal Thoughts