You survived. Social Media Celebrations Social media feeds are filled with end-of-the-school-year photos of smiling students holding awards, graduating, sharing their A’s and B’s with the world, and other joyous moments that come along with making it through another academic year. Celebrating the Others This is for the others…whose biggest achievement was actually making it through the… Read More Another school year done, thank goodness.
Each day, my body reminds me of that sultry summer day. I was twenty years old and on my way to work at a nearby shopping mall. The light was green. Nonetheless, as I entered the intersection, a cement mixer barreled from the other direction, took a turn, and hit the driver’s side of my… Read More Cement Mixer, Lawyer, & Pains…lifelong pains
No one is immune. My Truth I became a mental health awareness advocate due to my own struggles with severe depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. When my situation finally began to improve (with the help of a psychiatrist and proper medication), I became involved in fundraising for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). I wanted… Read More Mental Health Advocates are at Risk for Suicide Too