Social Media Put me on the Path to Finding a Therapist – Guest Blogger Margo Gabriel 

Some say social media is like a two-edged sword. It can be a positive tool used for good but also can be harmful if used inappropriately. The former rings true for me. I use social media for personal and creative reasons. When I started my Instagram page, my focus was connecting with other creative Black … Continue reading Social Media Put me on the Path to Finding a Therapist – Guest Blogger Margo Gabriel 

What do you Need?

What do you need? This is by far one difficult question that I cannot seem to answer on the fly. Lately, I was asked this question and literally froze. I was not prepared and although I wish that I was asked this often, I didn't know what to say. It left me pondering for some … Continue reading What do you Need?

How Therapy Taught Me How Boundaries are Crucial to my Mental Health  Guest Blogger: Margo Gabriel

Middle child syndrome is real. I have the experience to prove it. I have always been a mediator in my family. But when it came to facing the issues that I needed to deal with, I found it emotionally traumatizing to face them. I was stuck. No one in my family taught me a healthy … Continue reading How Therapy Taught Me How Boundaries are Crucial to my Mental Health  Guest Blogger: Margo Gabriel

Take it Easy

Recently I took some time away from blogging and interacting with my followers for Leave inspired. I started a new job, again, and I needed to adjust to my new schedule. As well as the environment and the pace of the work that I'll be doing. If you read the latest blog post that I've … Continue reading Take it Easy

Am I Enough – Guest Blogger Regina Boykin

Regina Boykin is the Founder and CEO of S.W.A.N.S., Inc. established in March of 2016. S.W.A.N.S. ’s mission is to build a solid foundation to ensure growth in all areas for female adolescents between the ages of 16 and 19.   Overcoming personal trials which included mental, physical and verbal abuse, Regina has decided to turn her misfortunes into a positive vehicle to assist others in similar situations.  She Wants A New Start originated as a … Continue reading Am I Enough – Guest Blogger Regina Boykin

Self-Care with Guest Blogger Jasmine

My name is Jasmine Kazera and I run a Travel/Lifestyle blog called Traveling Through Life With a Wine Glass Half Full. For me, traveling through life is a journey within itself. Life can sometimes get you down and you may encounter numerous stressful days. I believe it is all about perspective; keeping a positive attitude and open mind (seeing the … Continue reading Self-Care with Guest Blogger Jasmine

Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him… There Was You!- Guest Blogger Candace Belin

Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him... There Was You! Please note: throughout this blog entry I use "him" interchangeably. What attracted him to you was your strong sense of yourself. It included all of the things you once admired about yourself so deeply... You know...The simple things that required no effort or second thought … Continue reading Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him… There Was You!- Guest Blogger Candace Belin