In a heartbeat, my husband will say that I am the emotional spouse— which I will gladly own. Why not? Being emotionally intelligent is a gift to claim—it brings empathy, sympathy, and compassion towards situations and others. However, if you also claim this gift, you might be aware that it can get the best of
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a designated time that we are able to make steps towards building unity and breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health & suicide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), suicide claims a life every 40 seconds; which equates to 800,000 lives per year! Statistics prove that suicide
So, I'm basically writing this blog because there are a ton of people these days screaming, "go to therapy!"- myself included. I'm a huge advocate of encouraging folks to get in therapy if they need it. It's life-changing. I know firsthand how it can save you from the lowest of lows. One thing that has
I recently finished a great read— We’re Going to Need More Wine, by Gabrielle Union. Have you read it? Isn’t she so self-aware and grounded? YAS, GABBY! Her personal vignettes elicited a number of my own, unknown biases and rooted struggles. By the end of this biography, one prejudice, in particular, resonated with me.
In the Spirit of Mental Health Awareness Month, our team decided to start our first team MH challenge! We decided to challenge one another to practice something that would better OUR OWN mental health. We were able to use a technique of choice—the members had to practice the task for one whole week! Here are our personal stories:
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