Education and Learning, Just about Anything, Mental Health, Spiritual, Writing

I’m Only Happy When it Rains

I often think about what the world would look like without me it.  It’s a hard question to ask ourselves at times because we are here sometimes fighting life, trying to survive. Some go through life with a silver spoon in their mouth, some are raised by parents that frankly shouldn’t even have kids and… Continue reading I’m Only Happy When it Rains

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Failure is not an option, but I am a failure at mostly everything I’ve done in life  

I often reflect on my life from childhood until today recounting those of life’s accomplishments and where I am today in my life. I can honestly say I have not accomplished as much as I had hoped but I believe its most due to my upbringing and my own self-destructive attitude at times. Growing up… Continue reading Failure is not an option, but I am a failure at mostly everything I’ve done in life  

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How Writing Can Help Un-Tap Your Creative Side and Heal at The Same Time

Writing has an important part of daily life, but more and more individuals choose to forgo writing in exchange for technology such as Social Media and television. The benefits of writing are huge especially when it comes mental health, being creative and being better communicators. Let's all see how we write more and reap the benefits.

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How attempting suicide changed my perspective and Life

Suicide prevention continues to be a topic we should all care about as I at one point struggled and even attempted many years ago, thankful to be here today. It's important to have an open discussion about struggle and stop making those with depression a stigma. There is hope for all who suffer, I am proof of that and here is my story.

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Dealing with Stress, Depression and Aniexty Durning the Holidays Amist COVID

The holidays can be one of the most difficult times to get through lasting two long months of November to December starting as early as October for some as the reminders start to come earlier each year. Thanksgiving and especially Christmas can lead to many to fall into depression and even many leading to suicide.… Continue reading Dealing with Stress, Depression and Aniexty Durning the Holidays Amist COVID

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Why I Have so Much Trouble with My Self-Worth

Where it All Begin Throughout my life from a wee lad I have always been someone who felt I had no value in this life as I grew up with a mother, father, sibling, aunts and uncles the whole nine yards. But early in my childhood after Mom and dad divorced and we moved in… Continue reading Why I Have so Much Trouble with My Self-Worth

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Why I Never Feel Good Enough, You Can overcome these Feelings Too!

For some feelings of inadequacy is something we tend to carry around throughout our lives, even though many will say you should not. Yes, we are all different have different talents, strengths and weaknesses.  As an instructor to college-age students I have had my share of teaching students from all walks of life which has… Continue reading Why I Never Feel Good Enough, You Can overcome these Feelings Too!

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How self-reflection helps my mental health

I often look back on my life and think to myself how I have changed over the years, what milestones in my life help create who I am today. Some of those major life events include getting my college degrees, getting married and having my daughter. These were some of the happiest moments in my… Continue reading How self-reflection helps my mental health

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Why We Continue to Stigmatize Mental Illiness?

Recently I had the time and urge to watch the television series Homeland on Hulu. A show that has been off the air for a few years now but one that I truly missed out until now. The main character Carrie Mathison a CIA agent who fights to keep America safe all while carrying around… Continue reading Why We Continue to Stigmatize Mental Illiness?