Mental Health Affects Your Teen

Today is a special Monday or me and my family. It commemorates the day that my 15-year-old brother’s life was lost by suicide. Marchello is the reason why I advocate for mental health and especially for suicide prevention. My advocacy includes everyone because mental health affects everyone. However, my two main focus areas are adolescents … Continue reading Mental Health Affects Your Teen

Living Inside a Box

Imagine that you are placed inside a cardboard box only big enough to fit your body measurements while in a sitting position. No extra space. Only a hole in one corner about the size of a quarter, allowing you just enough oxygen to survive. In order to keep breathing, you have to keep your nose … Continue reading Living Inside a Box

Chastity Defiled

Do you remember when your world, your life seemed so carefree? Yeah, if you are thinking the same as me, your mind just took you all the way back to childhood. Children should not have any worries. Now, of course, they are going to have their child size problems, but no child should have adult … Continue reading Chastity Defiled

Choosing to Celebrate Life

Today is a special Monday for me. And after the weekend that I was blessed to experience, I am hopeful that it is also an endearing day for others in my family. Today, March 6, my brother Marchello would have been 35 years old. This year marks the 20-year of his anniversary death. It was … Continue reading Choosing to Celebrate Life

Memoirs about Mental Health

Happy Thursday! I hope you all have been having a great year and definitely a great week. As for me, honestly, I have been feeling a bit stagnate. You know how we set our yearly goals and have grand expectations? You might be thinking, it is only the beginning of the second month. This is … Continue reading Memoirs about Mental Health

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Cancer has ceased to become a silent killer because everybody is talking about it, advocating on behalf of those who fought the battle, and those alive who continue to fight. Fight for what? Their lives.  The lives of those they love. Because when someone you love and care about is ill you want to help … Continue reading Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Keeping My Faith While Saving My Mind

Do you know what today is? No, not my anniversary.  However, I do hope to be celebrating an anniversary with this special announcement. Today is the first day for my readers to purchase their preorder of my new book, "Keeping My Faith While Saving My Mind; Memoirs of Overcoming Traumas".  This book is about personal … Continue reading Keeping My Faith While Saving My Mind

3 Ways to Train Your Teen To Manage Stress

You don’t have to be a mental health professional in order to train your teenager how to maintain his or her mental health. Parents are the most important teachers. In fact, training a teen how to have a healthy mind starts when they are toddlers and even infants! Understanding that not every baby is born … Continue reading 3 Ways to Train Your Teen To Manage Stress

Suicide: An Epidemic Among Youth

Tragedies are occurring everyday within our nation and across our countries. Most are so devastating that they are headliners in newspapers and breaking news on broadcast media stations. The World Heath Organization informs us when there is an alarming disease that is detrimental to our health or possibly fatal to our lives. These tragedies are … Continue reading Suicide: An Epidemic Among Youth