Being in therapy was one of the best gifts I could give myself. I mean I waited twenty years to do it (once during the pandemic and once after it) and I gained so much awareness from it. It was very hard for me to admit that I had a problem. Very difficult to come to terms with that I needed professional help. Especially since I am a therapist. Therapists

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I want to have a conversation. Not just talking about self-care because been there, done that. What I wanted to discuss was that moms with special needs kids ensure that they pay special attention to their mental health so that they are pouring into themselves as much as they are pouring into their kids. However, this is a difficult balance when you are a special needs mom. A special needs

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It’s Women’s History Month and what better time to share my experience as a Black Businesswoman. I know you all are probably tired of hearing about the black woman experience, especially after Black History Month. However, you are here on a black woman’s website and given those circumstances, I feel it is safe to assume you are open to learning from a black woman’s perspective. However, I sometimes feel that

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It’s been a while since I did a personal blog, but I was tired. And that’s the very subject I am going to talk about in this blog. It’s not just a physical tiredness I was experiencing. I didn’t really have a word for it until I was talking to another therapist at my job who was requesting counseling in her area. She described what she called “compassion fatigue.” I

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Cessel Boyd AKA as “CJ” is a dear friend of mine who like me, is a mental health professional. She is a wonderful Christian counselor and author who is resourceful and kind. She has a gift of counseling people through challenges while using the word of God to help them find their purpose and inner strength. You can’t go wrong having Cessel as your counselor and partnering with her in

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After a night full of disappointments and shameless comparisons based on browsing social media, I became angry and despondent. My life compared to others seem so routine and mundane and I don’t know “lifeless.” It’s very all work no play with a slight mix of excitement in between. I was kind of envious of how others were so unabashedly living their lives to the fullest (or so it seemed) while

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