For weeks, I have been wanting to write on this topic and just have been so busy, that I didn’t have a chance. Psychotropic medication is a very controversial topic that carries A LOT of stigma. As many Americans that are on some form of mental health meds, you would think it would not be looked at the way it still is today. I have heard some look down on

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I am so excited to say that Trey the Chef: Cooking Camp is out today!!! I know I’m cheesy but, on another note…this book has truly been a labor of love. I can’t tell you how much blood, sweat, and tears has been put into this book. Self-publishing is probably the greatest challenge I have ever taken on and it requires a level of tediousness that is not in my

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I have wanted to blog about this topic for weeks but guess what?  I was practicing some self-care and allowing more time for rest at night. Blogging is something I enjoy doing but there is some work entailed in it and I wanted to use my nights to just rest and not do anything rather than doing what I considered to be work. So, I took a break from blogging

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This week I want to continue last week’s discussion on mental consumption, but I want to talk about it as it relates to kids. Since children are only consumed by things they are exposed to, I am going to reframe consumption and call it “exposure” when referring to children. We must be careful what we expose our children to. Tv, video games, music, and social media can have negative influences

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When people think of consumption, they often think of what our body consumes; food, alcohol, or drugs. People generally don’t think of consumption of things related to your mind. Well this is just as important I believe. People need to really pay attention to things that consume their mind and their spirit. Your psyche is a very real part of who you are and if you ignore or neglect what

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Recently, I have taken up journaling. I find it to be therapeutic and cathartic. I started about two weeks ago and it’s my way of getting all the yucky stuff out of my brain and putting it on paper.  I’m grateful that I have rediscovered my passion for writing not only in writing books but in writing about myself, which is where the healing begins. I had an epiphany the

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