I am a black girl and I suffer with Imposter Syndrome. Oftentimes, I heard these words floating around but never understood it until my time came. It hit me in the midst of my last year of graduate school, perfect timing as I am looking forward to post graduate work utilizing my Masters of Social… Continue reading Imposter Syndrome of a Black Girl
Being there for a friend who’s struggling with mental health can be challenging and a bit overwhelming at times. Where do you start? What do you say? If you ask them the question of “why” are you judging them? It’s like you want to be supportive, but you’re simply not sure of how to approach… Continue reading How To Help a Friend Struggling with Mental Health – Guest Blogger Markesha
You want professional help but feel as though you have no idea where to start? Well, I am here to start. The resources I’ll be listing today is extensive but not exhaustive. I know that finding mental health clinicians can feel like a game of “Where’s Waldo?” so my hope is to alleviate some of… Continue reading I Need Help! But Where Do I Find It? – Guest Blogger Ade
Being a black woman comes with its pros. I don’t know about you but I wake up feeling GOOD knowing that I have some pigment in my skin, honey! Some find it annoying, but I take it as a compliment to see women of other cultures, aka the culture vultures, fixing their hair or their… Continue reading Does being a “Strong Black Woman” affect healthy thinking? – Guest Blogger Markesha
Hey Inspirers! As some of you know, I am currently in my last year of graduate school. It has been such a long journey. I started in the summer of 2017 while working full-time. If you don't know much about MSW programs, I hope you leave with this... IT IS A SACRIFICE!. I was not… Continue reading End of My MSW Journey…What’s Life Gonna Be Like?
Meet Markesha Briggs What’s up “Inspirers”!! I know you’re wondering “who is this girl?” and “why is she here?” Let me start by saying name is Markesha and I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to shed some light on how significant mental health is through different aspects of life. I am the founder and… Continue reading Black and Beautiful – Guest Blogger Markesha
The other night I was having a conversation about the healing process. I was speaking on my healing journey and how rewarding yet difficult it is. I realized that once you start, you can't simply stop because with each level of success there is more to overcome. I might have mentioned before in another blog… Continue reading The Inside Job