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
I, as most of us do, define ourselves by roles. I’m a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister, a friend, a teacher. All of these roles rely on having a reciprocal. We often decide our worth by how we feel we measure up to others in these roles…or how we perceive ourselves measuring up… Read More Who are we without others? Can you define yourself as an individual?