week forty-nine

I attended a Friendsgiving dinner last month that involved a pretty cool bunch of women. We discussed everything from marriage to mental health and enjoyed a meal we all helped prepare. It was authentic and refreshing until… The night ended like so many have lately: the exchange of social media handles. I think back to […]

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week forty-eight

Things to Remember About Arguing: You are not always right. The point of arguing is not to win. You don’t know everything. It’s ok to stop when you see things escalating. Some people will not get it. Focus on solutions instead of going in circles about the issue. Saying the same thing over and over […]

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week forty-six: beware (a repost)

Be careful of individuals who say that they have all of the answers. A teacher who brags of their expertise is only fooling themselves. You will find that many people, who have suffered much, will be humble, and understand what life is really about. Finally, look deep inside of yourself and you will […]

via CCCXIX — Edge of Humanity Magazine

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week forty-four

If it’s not an absolute yes, it’s an absolute no.  Last month, I spent the last day of summer in a room of women chatting about all things mental health. From boundaries to finding Black therapists to generational behaviors to anxiety triggers, The Will to Be Well was a breath of fresh air accompanied by a […]

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week forty-three

My mentor called me lazy and complacent.  And …he’s right. Kinda. Even though he favors Obama, Omar is not a yes we can! kinda man. He is kind and well-meaning and has been in my shoes, yes, but he’s also a straight shooter—the perfect combo to push me through the slumps. And before meeting him, […]

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