Therapy entered into my life as a child of divorce. It was always an option for me. Ultimately, obtaining a Masters of Social Work was my way of contributing to the world. My skills have helped others, but equally I benefited from self-work with my therapist. I am able to take the calls from so… Continue reading Therapy – Get You Some!
Trauma and Loss was about healing. The blog stats were off the charts, some who read were touched, empowered and inspired. Others were concerned, speechless and heartbroken. The day after the post I opened Lion's Roar (my Buddhist magazine) to an article titled, " The Healing Power of the Truth by Eve Ensler. Y'all.....she was… Continue reading The Healing Process
Many of us have life experiences or incidents that create an emotional or psychological shift in how we see ourselves and the world around us. From 2008-2009 the shift for me involved my reproductive health and the loss of five people within eight months. My 2008 diagnosis and surgery for stage four endometriosis was life… Continue reading The Shift
I’m All Over the Place, so being still ain't a strength of mine! Stillness has been forced up on me since last August. It was as if God said to me “child sit your butt down somewhere and listen; be still.” I did as I was told and listened and impatiently embraced stillness. It was… Continue reading Be Still……
Sometimes it’s ok if the only thing you did today was breathe. - Halle Berry Yes, it’s June and I am just now doing my May Mental Health Awareness Month post. I'm only a few days late; truth being I tried to write this post in May, but I was working on my own mental… Continue reading M.H. Awareness Month
Part I: Celebrating Black Men - Gratitude & Compassion Thank You To My Homies It’s amazing how God puts the right people in your life at the right time. This summer I experienced a painful break-up that knocked the breath out of me. You know, the kind of heartbreak that makes it hard to breathe some days?! The most… Continue reading Part I – Celebrating Black Men
The yoga mat, on the floor It’s more than that, it’s a metaphor A way of life – Stic For the past three months I have surrounded myself with good vibes and good tribes; making every effort to avoid toxic people, music and food. To ensure my day is off to a productive start and… Continue reading Yoga Mat, It’s a Metaphor
That’s right, I am back! After my Equinox Cleanse and being still for a few weeks I can feel my old nurturing and creative-self resurfacing. Y’all going to really like her! It’s as if a more evolved, more confident and grounded form of Kenya “aka” Afam is coming to the surface! I can’t lie,… Continue reading I’m Back – Me and My Kombucha