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

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