Random Journaling…

As human beings, we all have our own values, beliefs and attitudes that we have developed throughout the course of our lives. Our family, friends, community and the experiences we have had all contribute to our sense of who we are and how we view the world. I can honestly say I don’t take notice…

Deep Cleanse

Okay so I know this picture looks absolutely gross, but this is what I've been dealing with my ENTIRE life. Scalp psoriasis is a mother**** I tell you! I have random outbreaks so I never know when my scalp is going to feel inflamed which is completely annoying, and the dermatologist prescribe medicated items that…

Loc’Versary

I'm a little late on some post I've been extremely busy and I have zero time management skills. As of July 13, 2017, marks three years of my Loc journey. These three years has been tough, but it taught me how to love myself unconditionally. When I started my locs I was excited to have…

Day 4

Word choice: Enjoy, Journey, and failure. Wherever there's failure there's success. Failure hurts but it's indeed a part of life, I've failed more than I would ever admit. I can't say I like failing but I'm human. BUT without failure what do you learn? Failure has taught to me how to be compassionate, empathetic and…

Attempting to Eat better

Recently I was informed by my doctor that I'm negative blood type and that I needed to eliminate certain foods out my diet. Now everyone who knows me know I am a pretty healthy eater. I've tried the vegan lifestyle, enjoyed it but it wasn't for me and vegetarian as well but I love fish…

Day 3

Word choice: Beyond, Circumstance, Joy I try to never let negative people and horrible circumstances steal my joy. One bad situation can bring stress upon anyone and how you react to it determines your emotional state. I read a book by Robert Schram called “Maximize Life by Living for Peace, Harmony and Joy.” In this…

Seven Days of Affirmations

I’m doing the seven days of affirmations presented by the lovely journalist Alex Elle. Its day two and I am a bit behind on the challenged but better late than never right! As a counselor, I educate my clients on gratitude journals and positive affirmations, but never really took the time to try it out…

4 days of fun

So since my last post I've been doing things I wouldn't normally do. It's usually hard for me to break my normal routine, but after awhile you will realize that your life need new adventures. Day 1. Biking Never have I ever thought I would learn how to ride a bike..... YES LEARN at the age of 24…

Camping for the first time….

  A few weeks ago, I decided to go camping for a weekend and it was such an amazing experience. Working in the mental health can be very challenging sometimes and I get overwhelmed with life very quick. Now one thing I learned in grad school was that self-care is extremely important. It’s so easy…