Down, But Not Out

All I can say is depression is a bitch. Not the fun kind of bitch that makes snarky comments and everyone giggles. It is the Regina George of mental health. It knocked me on my […]

Hindsight, Foresight, The Connection

We live in a unique time period and one that the world has never seen before. If you feel like watching a movie tonight, you can pull up your Netflix or Hulu account without leaving […]

Open the Door

I’ve seen a lot of shit. In both my personal and professional life, I have either heard, seen, or experienced unimaginable events good and bad. Therefore, I developed an uncanny ability to bounce back quickly. […]

When Is It Okay to Pull Back?

Not many things make me happier than helping someone – especially a close friend or family member. Helping out brings me a sense of purpose. There is a breaking¬† point however where it goes from […]

I Am Poem

All the time I emphasize the importance of insight. If self-care is a journey, insight is the compass. Sometimes the hardest part of embarking on such a trek is simply knowing where to start. This […]

Confronting Your Demons

It was fifteen minutes before nine on a Sunday morning. I sat there at a diner table with my eyes anxiously darting from my phone up to the windows facing the parking lot. I glanced […]

The Word Should

My broken ankle throbbed throughout the night, making sleeping comfortably impossible. In an effort to get sleep a little longer, I cancelled my first two appointment of the day and moved another to later in […]