Being Resilient in a Stigmatized Environment

We live in a world where it is pretty much considered a norm to be labeled by social stigma. Those affected often tend to internalize these negative and unfair beliefs that others have about them. In my book of memoirs, I talk in depth about how the effects of stigma hinders many people from enjoying … Continue reading Being Resilient in a Stigmatized Environment

My Memoirs About Chronic Depression

Happy Saturday! I declare this will be a great day for you. Now it is up to you to receive it and walk in it! Today, my book of memoirs about my battle with depression is available for free through Amazon Kindle. I encourage you to take the time to download it. Why? Encouragement.  You … Continue reading My Memoirs About Chronic Depression

Don’t Judge Me for Confessing Our Truth

It's Friday... So I'm going to endeavor to restrain from making this a deep or long post. BUT, something is on my mind. As a faith-based mental health advocate, I daily encourage everyone, especially the church to join me in my movement of breaking mental health barriers. Now, I have been very transparent about being … Continue reading Don’t Judge Me for Confessing Our Truth

Freedom Friday, Liberating My Mind From Stigma

“To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man” (William Shakespeare). Right now, it is 4:14 a.m. Today, kicks off a three day national holiday weekend. Depending upon who you ask, it is the holiday we Americans celebrate our Independence … Continue reading Freedom Friday, Liberating My Mind From Stigma