In honor of mental health awareness month and in the spirit of oversharing, which I have the tendency to do, I have invited my therapist/sex therapist, Lamarr Lewis, to discuss how our mental health shapes our dating experiences. To make it in this new dating era one must be mentally and spiritually equipped with the… Continue reading Mental Health & Dating
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!
The rules, I follow; but on my terms. Self-isolation and social-distancing for me requires some intentionality. Intentionality being my 2020 theme, if you haven't already figured that out. Knowing that loneliness at times is my closest acquaintance required some intentional moves on my part. Fortunately, having learned how to embrace and dance with him (loneliness)… Continue reading Intentionality & Music Therapy
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
Today is International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. I am sending virtual hugs to all those who have lossed loved ones to suicide. My heart has been very heavy the past few months, which is why it was hard for me to particiate in the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and American Foundation for… Continue reading Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
Geez, what a summer! Thank God Fall has arrived. It aint always a good thing to be "all over the place!" The timing of the Fall Equinox aligned nicely with my need to spiritually, mentally and physically cleanse. My four day raw cleanse helped me prepare for the this new season of my life -… Continue reading The Equinox – Cleansing My Body & Soul
There was this free-spirited soul I once dated, when he heard the baseline drop to any song he would jump up fearlessly and damn near run to the dance floor, empty or not. I remember saying to myself, “um no one is on the dance floor I’ll just wait on the sideline until there are at least… Continue reading No Talking On The Dance Floor