When Love Just Isn’t Enough

One thing  I learned after being admitted into a psychiatric hospital two times in two years are strategies in managing stress. I have learned how to recognize triggers and I have found constructive ways in giving myself self-care. This may mean knowing when it’s time to take a mental health day from work, increase physical […]

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Revisioning the Black Father

  I grew up without a father, however, I am blessed to have mother that raised me. My mother’s love for me runs  deep. As I mentioned in my earlier post,  “You’re Pretty, For A Dark Skinned Girl”it was my mother’s dedication and reminder of my uniqueness  that carried me through challenging times. I was taken […]

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“If It Takes Money To Be Happy, Your Search For Happiness Will Never End”. -Bob Marley

As children during the summers in Connecticut my siblings and I would always blow dandelions petals. As we inhaled a mouthful of air our cheeks would swell like round balloons. We’d close our eyes and make a wish as we exhaled. Dandelion petals swirled around us and we smiled knowing that one day our wishes […]

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