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What does a Healthy Relationship look like?

What do you mean by Healthy Relationship? What does a Healthy Relationship consist of? What does a Healthy Relationship look like? A healthy relationship is a relationship where both people feel supported and connected to one another, but still maintain their identity or individuality. Here's a list of some of the commonly identified characteristics of

Talking to Children about SEX

Parent 1: So have you talked to Jamie about the sex? Parent 2: Girl, of course not! I do not want her to get any ideas and plus she's only twelve! Parent 1: Well, I have been talking to Kennedy about sex. I started after she came home from school telling me what she saw

New Beginnings, Part 3

  How I began living intentionally I'm not going to sit here and tell you that the next couple of months were easy because it wasn't. I think 2016 was one of the hardest years of my life and not because I didn't hang out with the same people that I used to, but because

New Beginnings, Part 2

  Summer ’14 I can remember this summer clearly. My grandmother had just passed away, and at the time it really seemed like it was going to be impossible to continue with life because she was my world. Someone who I had considered to be a good friend wasn’t present during that time, and I

Keep… Moving… Forward!

No matter how familiar hospital stays were to me (for my autoimmune condition), there was always a “down-time”. I like to say this is the time in between nurse check-ups, family/friend visitations, and procedures—when the hospital bed can feel like an island that isolated me from the rest of the world.   By the 3rd

By | May 11th, 2018|Categories: Healthier Mindsets, Mental Health Awareness, Resilience, Self Empowerment|1 Comment

New Beginnings

The STRUGGLE was REAL!! When I decided to create this platform, I was going through this period in my life where I was struggling with my relationships, mainly with friends and family due to my relationship status being SINGLE per usual (but that's a blog for another day, lol). I knew that I wasn't the

Everything That Glitters Ain’t Gold, Part 2

Everything That Glitters Ain't Gold  Part 2 THE JOURNEY  I went back to school after an over 5 year break … Difficult is an understatement. Doctoral programs have a way of reminding you over and over that amongst other amazing folks around you, you shine only dimly. I had been doing mental health work and

Everything That Glitters Ain’t Gold

Everything That Glitters Ain't Gold  Part 1 Have you ever heard the quote, “Anything worth having is worth fighting for” or “Nothing worth having comes easy”?? Man, have I found that to be true! THE GLITTER I achieved one of my grandest goals this past December, and while I appreciate everyone congratulating and celebrating with