Woo hoo! 2017 is coming to a close. Lord knows it’s been a challenge. From politics to personal, the chaotic roller coaster ride of everyday life has left us worn out. It’s time to put this chapter to bed. But before we do – let’s make sure that we finish strong! Here’s a checklist to send… Read More
“Happy Holidays!” They say. What’s so happy and merry about a time that forces the memory of loneliness, death, and unmet desires for some? Here it is, the end of the year and what’s there to expect? Holidays are traditionally a time where family and friends gather together to eat, enjoy hallmark movies, and be with… 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.
Sometimes we don’t know when we are stressed, so before your body tells you – take time for yourself daily. Get up a little earlier for prayer and a word, take a walk and feel the sun on your face, laugh out loud even if your co-workers joke isn’t that funny, eat well, and drink lots of water. Whatever it is you have to do to make yourself happy, just do it! The world is a better place when I am Loving On Me! You should do the same.
This month is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Month (PTSD), and June 27th is PTSD Day. PTSD can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event such as combat, assault or disaster. Most people have some form of stress reaction after a trauma. If reactions do not stop over time or disrupt your life, then there… Read More