As another school year quickly begins, preparing children for that first day is the main thing on the mind of parents right now. The traditional To-Do list consists of shopping for school supplies and clothes, making beauty and barbershop appointments and organizing carpool and pickup schedules. All of these are important to making sure youth … Continue reading Ways That Parents Can Talk About Mental Health
If you were asked right now on the scale of 1-10 with 10 representing extreme depression or sadness, what would your honest response be? Your answer would be contingent on a number of factors. For instance, the kind of day you are having. Whether or not you are in the middle of a crisis. And … Continue reading How to Handle Depression as a Christian
Those who work extensively with people such as clergy, doctors, teachers, police officers and social workers are often at risk of experiencing burnout. You don’t have to work in these professions in order to experience burnout. In fact, you can be retired or assuming the role as primary caregiver for someone and have the symptoms … Continue reading Are You Suffering from Burnout?
Let me guess, you woke up this morning eager and ready to get your day started, right? Or…. Perhaps you dreaded getting up out of your bed after experiencing a restless night. Was it because of the long and exhausting day you had or because of the day that you are anticipating? What has you … Continue reading Accessing Peace While Dealing with Anxiety
We are one day away from biting into the scrumptious entrees and desserts that we have been working hours on to prepare. Can you smell the satisfying aroma lingering throughout your house? Maybe aside from one dish or two that still needs to be prepared, you are all set for the perfect Thanksgiving. At least … Continue reading Surviving Family Conflict During the Holidays
Now that you have started your ‘Hump Day’ are you already thinking about What’s for lunch? So am I! And I have a possible solution. With Thanksgiving around the corner, you might be thinking of different soul food dishes that either you or the top chef in your family will be making. Can’t you just … Continue reading Soulful Sessions with Ambassador Shulanda
Life events and the actions of others can be disappointing. It is important to remember that we can’t control life from happening and we sure can’t control the words or actions of other people. We are responsible for ourselves; our thoughts, our words, our actions.
Have you ever been in a situation where you needed help? That is an understatement, right? You might be thinking; I could use some help right now. And that’s okay. We all need help at some point or another in life. It is the kind of help we need that varies. Life is full of … Continue reading On the Other Side of Support
Hooray! It’s the beginning of another work week. The last day of another month. So, how are you feeling right now? Excited? Full of energy? Ready to conquer the world? Or perhaps you are a bit… Anxious, overwhelmed and haven’t a clue how you are going to complete one assignment or project out of … Continue reading Balance Before You Break
Did you find yourself thinking about the same thing over and over again? How many sleepless nights were spent antagonizing over events that had yet to occur?