HER JOURNEY

20's and Mental Health

Hey, there boss lady, Happy New Year! I am wishing you much success, peace, and happiness. Walking into a new year always feels great in the beginning; however, by mid-February to early March, we can get into a bit of a rut. To help combat this common issue, I want to…
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It Missed Me, I Didn't Miss IT!

We’ve all heard it “oh well, you missed out,” but did we really? I’ll keep it a hunnit Ebonics is a language – there have been times I felt I was missing out on a lot because of circumstances and responsibilities (some of which in my eyes…
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Oh Honey, This Is Personal

So here’s the thing…. Whoever said business isn’t personal lied. There’s a scene in Harlem Nights when Quick (portrayed by Eddie Murphy) says, “This is personal” to Dominique La Rue (portrayed by Jasmine Guy) before homegirl had to go…
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Young, Black & Depressed

I remember sitting at the stop light as the train began to approach in the distance and the gate slowly came down. It was last year, sometime during the spring. It was a pretty day out and the sun was shining while a nice breeze ebbed and flowed like water through the sky. I…
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BOUNDARIES: SETTING + KEEPING THEM

Today, I affirm: to nurture and nourish every part of me. not just the whole and good, but the wounded and the healing. The wounded and healing parts are gaining their strengths again. But, there are still areas of my life needing more work – boundaries. Clear…