Busy

“The answers you seek never come when the mind is busy, they come when the mind is still.” There’s so much on my mind; I’m running blank. At times I can literally feel every piece of information traveling their separate ways, in their different directions, in my head. I can, however, never makes sense of… Continue reading Busy

Do people really care?

I have been through a few stages of the oversharer, the undersharer and the secretive. And at every stage I am changed by my interactions with people. I have found that telling your problems to professional strangers oftentimes work out better than sharing with friends. Do you really think only listening is enough? Do you… Continue reading Do people really care?

Disentangled

On so many forefronts of my life, I find myself being disengaged, detached and disentangled. The truth is the unaddressed traumas of life will always linger and subconsciously work to change the ways you view people, the way you operate and may very much influence the next stage(s) of your life. Sometimes I am so… Continue reading Disentangled

Triggers

Off the top of my head, triggers can be anything ranging from a person(s), behavior or objects that causes a reaction that affects our mental being. One of the important tenets of understanding our mental fragility is to recognize our triggers. If we know our triggers, or even know a few of our triggers, we… Continue reading Triggers

Forgiveness

In one of our weekly zoom meetings, I was reminded that forgiveness is really for one's self and not for the other person. This statement has resonated with me. At first glance, the phrase seems to echo the opposite as we always stress how much those who have wronged us need to be forgiven. However,… Continue reading Forgiveness

However it may seem, I’m not obligated

Kindness and assistance can be rare commodities because the world is never always amiable to us. Hence, it is of utmost importance to let others know that we are grateful and express gratitude whenever someone offer us assistance in any form. The thing, however, is that sometimes dependency on others, can give rise to relations… Continue reading However it may seem, I’m not obligated

The Black Woman and The Weight on her Shoulders

There is so much stigma when it comes on to the expectation of who the black woman should be. For those who are black and a woman, if someone should ask you to describe who you are as a black woman, what would you say? I am sure that some of the words that you… Continue reading The Black Woman and The Weight on her Shoulders

Every Parent

There are many things that shape us into the person we are today. The family, however, is the first and most important source of socialization that imparts knowledge, beliefs and values. The title alludes to one element of our family. An element that is subjective and critical in determining how we turn out to be.… Continue reading Every Parent