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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“In order to call yourself a healer, your energy gotta be right.” ~ Kira Parris-Moore Patrice is a person with good energy. I was attracted to her energy when I met her many years ago through a mutual friend. She is someone that attracts people from all walks of life and spreads joy wherever she goes. It’s no surprise that she took her good juju and made it into her

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“There is a lesson to be told by your story as it unfolds.” ~ Kira Parris-Moore Shamina embodies this principle to the fullest. She went through life-changing experiences that could have broken her but instead she used her testimony to help and uplift other women who have gone through similar experiences. Through meeting her, I truly understand how beautiful of a soul she is. She has a quiet strength. This

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Lu Camy, a hypnotherapist who resides in Ithaca, NY. As a former client of her’s, I know how much value she brings in the work that she does with her clients and the information she offers about mental wellness. So I asked if could interview her for those looking to improve their mental wellness using nontraditional methods and I’m so happy she agreed. You

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Back in March for Women’s History Month, I wrote a blog on self-care. I talked about the importance of self-care and why we should practice it more. This month for self-care awareness month, I want to discuss specific tips that you can use to practice more self-care. Now to each its own, meaning that not everything I suggest might work for you, but it has worked for me. You take what

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