Lost. Every day I wander. I try to be grateful and positive and optimistic. I try. Trying is not good enough, I have known my whole life. My person, who I am, doesn’t try. I do. I accomplish. I tell myself it wasn’t a big deal. I mean, no one died. Or is even in… Read More
But there I was years later, okay with the fact that my curls hadn’t come out perfectly because somewhere along the way to me accepting that my hair didn’t need to be perfect, I began to accept that the rest of me didn’t have to be perfect either. I could make decisions and go places and do things and didn’t have to look, sound, or FEEL perfect.
Nothing brings people together like a disaster. It’s human nature. Time and again through the historical hurricanes Harvey and Irma these past few weeks, the stories of humanity at its best have illuminated God’s light. I don’t recall a time where I’ve ever seen so many people with such compassion and ingenious fortitude come to… Read More
Recently I attended a retreat with a small group of women with whom I share a passion for living life more intentionally, with more purpose, and in a way that serves others. We planned mental exercises to help us leave behind the responsibilities of everyday life and focus on what makes us tick. One activity… Read More
Love yourself with reckless abandon. It is a revolution to love yourself, let alone even like yourself, and to believe that you are worthy. Because you are.
As a mental health clinician, it is my obligation to educate individuals on what mental health is and the importance of taking care of your body and mind. First, understand that mental health focuses on our emotional, psychological and social well-being. Mental health is vital because it profoundly influences the way we think, feel and act.