Mental Health, Self-Care/Self-Love, Uncategorized

Cognitive Distortions

What you know about them cognitive distortions? I bet you know more than you think you know. How so? Because chances are you've dabbled with one or two in your lifetime. Cognitive Distortions are unhealthy thinking habits that reinforces negative thinking and emotions. Some common distortions are filtering, black and white thinking, overgeneralizing, jumping to… Continue reading Cognitive Distortions

Mental Health, Self-Care/Self-Love

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 

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Relationships, Self-Care/Self-Love, Uncategorized

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

Mental Health

Talking Trauma with Guest Blogger Trenye

My name is Trenye.  I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida.  My passion lies in the development of children, families, and the reintegration of positive and healthy lifestyles for families. I am a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and Divine Nine Alliance. My husband serves as a Chief in the U.S.… Continue reading Talking Trauma with Guest Blogger Trenye

Mental Health, Relationships, Self-Care/Self-Love, Uncategorized

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

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Self-Care/Self-Love

Anxiety Kills & My Adjustment Skills Are Not On Fleek

I cannot expand on this enough on how important it is for you to take care of yourself. We are constantly on the go and involved with the hustle and bustle of life that we forget that we are not machines. We cannot just plug ourselves up to get recharged and ready to move again… Continue reading Anxiety Kills & My Adjustment Skills Are Not On Fleek