Dating After 30: I’m Single & I Like It That Way

This may be hard for some people to believe but I'm 33, single, with no kids and I like it that way.  Don't get me wrong; I do want kids one day but that day is not today. When I was in my 20s I had created this timeline for myself, like a lot of … Continue reading Dating After 30: I’m Single & I Like It That Way

Dating After 30: The Insecure Edition….I’ve Been Issa,Tasha & Molly

So the ratings for Insecure have skyrocketed. I've been a fan of Issa since she had her YouTube series so I'm super excited about the success of the show.  This show is so realistic it reminds me too much of myself and some friends of mine. If you haven't seen the most recent episode, check … Continue reading Dating After 30: The Insecure Edition….I’ve Been Issa,Tasha & Molly

Concealed Depression

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.  I'm a double minority so here goes..... I recently read an article on concealed depression, which did an awesome job of listing 15 traits of people who have depression but are able to conceal it.   Here is a link to the article.  Below, everything in bold is … Continue reading Concealed Depression

Self Care is a Must!

Happy Monday!!! I'm always a little late. I've just gotten into listening to podcasts.  I've recently discovered another one I like, called Another Round, where 2 young ladies named Heben and Tracey discuss things from pop culture to race to politics.  They're pretty entertaining.  I always listen to something while I'm at work during the … Continue reading Self Care is a Must!

Re-evaluating my 2017 Goals: Half the Year is Over!

Happy second day of June!!!!  It's officially the halfway mark for 2017. I've been analyzing how the first half of my year went.  It started off a little rocky with the death of my grandmother, but I have been able to cross some of my goals off my list.  At the beginning of the year … Continue reading Re-evaluating my 2017 Goals: Half the Year is Over!

3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With a Mental Illness

Whether you realize it or not you know someone who has a mental illness.  Some people are very open about it, while others (especially in the African American community) suffer in silence either because of denial or lack of a diagnosis.  Regardless of whether or not someone is open about his or her mental illness … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With a Mental Illness

Jessica’s Story of Postpartum & How She Beat It

Today I will be featuring an awesome young lady who is no longer scared or silenced by her mental illness.  I just want to thank Jessica from the bottom of my heart for helping me to bring awareness to mental illness, especially in the African American community.  She's a regular person who could be your … Continue reading Jessica’s Story of Postpartum & How She Beat It

Mental Health: It’s a Real Thing

Mental health is something that affects society and has for a long time.  I think it's time we start educating ourselves about it instead of just acting like it's something so foreign that it doesn't affect you.  Well, let me tell you something.....If you know someone with a mental illness (and I'm sure you do) … Continue reading Mental Health: It’s a Real Thing

Dating After 30: Don’t Ask for My Social Media

Happy first day of May, my birth month!!!! Now that that's out of the way I have a series I'm thinking about starting about dating as a woman over 30.  Here's a story about a recent encounter....... So I went out the other night with a friend and her boyfriend.  We went to a local … Continue reading Dating After 30: Don’t Ask for My Social Media