I have depression; don’t tell me to just pray about it.

I am a Black Woman. I am a Christian. I am a Nurse. I also have clinically diagnosed Depression. I have wanted to write a piece on these four things for a while now. But unfortunately I still succumb to the stigma of it being a taboo subject as well. One less subject talked about … More I have depression; don’t tell me to just pray about it.

Woman

Strength bearers. Nurturers. Exponential lovers. Unmatched. Nothing is synonymous.  In the midst of all that we possess, we have to remember to take care of what’s most important…  That woman.  You.  Be good to yourself. 

No more silence. 

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Did you know?  I’ve spoken on how this affects “us” many times before. Especially Women of color.  Please, if you have a condition, love yourself and those around you enough to seek help.  I did.  #BreakTheStigma #DepressionAwareness

Faithfully Fearful

Originally posted on THAT WATER LOVE:
Are you faithful to your fear?  It’s a positive attribute to be loyal to your significant other, your family or close friend but it’s dangerous to become loyal to your fears. It can become your go-to place anytime things don’t go as expected or a situation takes a turn for…

21 days of affirmation-Day 21: Sometimes you have to learn from yourself.

So here I am at the end of the series, and I am feeling quite differently than I thought that I would. My intention was to encourage and empower other women to stop negative self-talk and break bad habits in 21 days, because it’s a proven fact that it takes about that long to do … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 21: Sometimes you have to learn from yourself.

21 days of affirmation-Day 17: Grow where you are planted. 

How many times have you been scrolling you Facebook timeline and have come across a friend’s post about all of the wonderful things that are happening for them, and thought “Wow, I can’t wait until God blesses me like that”. Or as your thumbs are smoothly pressed against the glass of your smart screen you … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 17: Grow where you are planted.