Inner Peace

Inner peace for me is so beautiful and relaxing. But at the same time, it is still unfamiliar to me sometimes. Whenever a situation happens, and I do not get overly upset like I used to, I begin to question if I am suppressing any of my emotions. I begin to wonder if I am… Continue reading Inner Peace

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Somethings that I Learned about Related to Personal Journeys

Something I wish someone told me about the journey of healing, before I embarked on mine, was that taking on any type of personal journey can be a long and rough process that cause you to go through a series of emotions. They do not always goes as planned since they are usually full of… Continue reading Somethings that I Learned about Related to Personal Journeys

The Sunshine Award

The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are creative, optimistic and inspiring, while spreading sunshine to the blogging community. Altogether, these awards are given to encourage and recognize bloggers (mostly new) in the blogosphere. I was nominated for this award by two different people, so I decided to combine the post. Thank You!!!… Continue reading The Sunshine Award

The Queen of Overworking Herself is Trying to Give up Her Crown

When I started my first semester of graduate school, I had to take a research methods class. I accidentally signed up for one in the doctoral program instead of a master’s level one. A week before class the professor emailed me because she was looking at the list of names for her class and realized… Continue reading The Queen of Overworking Herself is Trying to Give up Her Crown

The Intention of My Presence on Social Media

In my previous post Another Blog Post about Social Media, I spoke about social media. While writing, it caused me to think more about my intentions of my platforms. It took me a while to figure out, but I think I know what I want my presence on social media to be and what I… Continue reading The Intention of My Presence on Social Media

Another Blog Post about Social Media

In the age-old debate of whether social media is good or bad, I have decided to share my thoughts on the matter. *List out pros and cons that we have read/heard about multiple times* In my opinion, social media can be either good or bad, both, or neither. I think it boils down to how… Continue reading Another Blog Post about Social Media

The Idea of Forgiveness is Subjective

Forgiveness is a personal experience that varies among people. Some people need to forgive to move on while others can move on and go about their lives without it. It is a personal choice that people should not feel pressured to rush into or even feel like they must forgive. Rushing or forcing people to… Continue reading The Idea of Forgiveness is Subjective

Planning for the Future while Recognizing the Present

While I was reading one of my textbooks for class, I read a statement that said some of the models used in therapy and research are not effective use for certain groups of people, such as people of color, people of various gender identities, people who are not heterosexual, people from lower socioeconomic areas, people… Continue reading Planning for the Future while Recognizing the Present

The Support I Have Received

Throughout my life, I have meet people who do not truly support me. They pretend to support me to stroke their ego, hold it over me, and/or to try to get something more out of it, like money. I was recently watching an interview with Karen Civil and she said, “They want you to be… Continue reading The Support I Have Received

Sisterhood Among Black Women

In an online group discussion, I was having with other black women, one of them asked a series of questions. They were: “Do you believe in sisterhood among black women? How do you define sisterhood? How has your experience been with it? How did you find it?” Some of the women said yes and shared… Continue reading Sisterhood Among Black Women